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Release Date: March 2,2022

Akron Zoo Offering On-site ZooCamp This Summer

March 2, 2022, AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo is offering its popular summer camp, ZooCamp, on-site at the zoo from June through August. Camps are available for children ages 6-12 in half-day and full-day formats.

Camp themes include amazing animals, color me wild, zoo scientists and more. Each camp includes a t-shirt, zoo tours, fun crafts and activities and up-close animal encounters. 

One-day camps are also available for families and teens, ages 13-16. The zoo’s popular Junior Zookeeper camp offers teens who are interested in working with animals a glimpse into what it is like to be a zookeeper.

Family Camp is offered for families, ages three and older. The camp is perfect for kids not ready for the full camp experience to enjoy a camp with parents.

Registration is required and spots fill quickly. For pricing and details, visit

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Winter hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is $9 per person. Children under two are free and parking is $5. For more information visit or call (330) 375-2550.  

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo with over 1,000 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the zoo strives to connect your life to wildlife while inspiring lifelong learning and conservation action. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.