SUMMER CAMPS

Must pre-register by Thursday of previous week prior to camp date.

Unregistered drop-ins are not allowed - must be registered to attend.

Discover Your Wild Side During Summer Camp At Rolling Hills Zoo

Kids, you’ll have a WILD time during Rolling Hills Zoo’s Wild Adventure Summer Camps this year! These 4-day camps include animal showings with some of our favorite animal friends, weekly themed stories, games and crafts, along with tours of the Zoo and Wildlife Museum and other fun surprises! Each week’s theme features a different set of talents by our amazing animal friends. Snacks provided daily.

AGES: Divided into two age groups - ages 4-6 & 7-12

Note: Children must be 4 years of age on the date of the camp.
Three-year-olds may not enroll.

WHEN: Summer Camps are Monday - Thursday, from June 7 - July 15.
You may enroll your child(ren) for a single day, or for all four days (Monday - Thursday).


TIMES:
Both age groups' Summer Camps are from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.


REGISTRATION FEES:

MEMBERS: $25/Single Day or $65/Monday - Thursday (4-Day "Week")

NON-MEMBERS: $30/Single Day or $85/Monday - Thursday (4-Day "Week")

Camp dates and times that do not show up on the online form are SOLD OUT.

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, camp workspaces and areas will be cleaned and disinfected thoroughly twice daily and hand sanitizer and hand washing will be recommended often. If your child is sick please call and let us know! We would be happy to reschedule, if space is available.  Children 6 and older will be required to wear face masks.

If you have any questions about Summer Camp dates and times, email school.groups@rollinghillszoo.org or call 785-827-9488, ext 132.

SUMMER CAMP 2021 WEEKS & THEMES

WEEK 1 • June 7 - 10 • Fantastic Flyers or Not?

Have you ever watched a bird fly? What about a bat? What is special about birds that give them the ability to fly? Can there be both flyers and non-flyers in the bird world? Come and investigate the world of flight as you explore animals from around the world.

WEEK 2 • June 14 - 17 • Rapid Runners

Let’s study animals that run fast, faster and fastest! Where do they live, and how and why do they run?  Join us as we have some fast fun finding out!


WEEK 3 • June 21 - 24 • Radical Reptiles and Awesome Amphibians

Have you ever wondered why snakes have scales and stick out their tongues? Do snakes lay eggs or blink? Toads, frogs, salamanders, newts and caecilians – What makes them so awesome? Join us as we investigate the exciting differences between our scaly and slimy animals!


WEEK 4 • June 28 - July 1 • Jazzy Jumpers

Leap like a lemur or hop like a kangaroo . . .  all the way to the Zoo! From bugs to mammals - Come and discover the world of nature’s amazing jumpers.

WEEK 5 • July 5 - 8 • Playful Prowlers

Nature’s calculating carnivores are stealthy hunters in catching their prey.  Enroll now to learn more about the world’s remarkable hunters. 

WEEK 6 • July 12 - 15 • Connected Conservationists

Come and see how RHZ helps in bringing animals back from the brink of extinction.  Then learn how preserving endangered wildlife worldwide can happen right here from your home base in Kansas.


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Junior Zoo Keeper Camp
Ages 12-15

Without Meal: $105/Member  •  $110/Non Member

With Meal*: $135/Member  •  $140/Non Member

Dates: Tuesday, June 1 - Friday, June 4  •  Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Description: Join us as we explore the many jobs involved in taking care of the Zoo’s animals while also creating a great experience for our Zoo visitors. You'll get to participate in hands-on activities and special experiences under the direction of our Animal Care Staff. You’ll also gain a better understanding of the diversity of zoo careers that can be found at RHZ and other zoos.  

The meal options are: Regular Single Hamburger • OR • Chicken Quesadilla • OR • 2 Corn Dogs.

Meal also includes chips, fruit snacks and RHZ water.    *Prepaid meals can be ordered daily.

Sign up for these Summer Camps here: