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Release Date: March 15,2023

Akron Zoo Summer Camp Registration Open

March 15, 2023, AKRON, Ohio – Registration is now open for the Akron Zoo’s popular summer camp, ZooCamp. Half-day and full-day weeklong camps are available for children, ages six-12.

Each week offers a different animal theme, such as art safari, animal tracks and more. Camp activities include a tour of the zoo, a chance to meet zoo staff and animal zookeepers, animal encounters and crafts. Each camper receives a camp t-shirt.

One-day camps are also available for families and teens. Junior Zookeeper Camp offers teens, ages 12-16, the opportunity to work alongside zookeepers and get a hands-on experience on what zookeepers do on a day-to-day basis.

Family Camp offers families the full camp experience and is perfect for children not ready for the longer camps. This camp includes the fun activities of ZooCamp for families, ages three and older.

Registration is available at Spots fill quickly.

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.