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Are you looking for adventure, fun and excitement this summer?  Look no further than Binder Park Zoo! We have summer camp programs for children ages 2 to 17 years.  Binder Park Zoo is a unique and lively backdrop for kids to get outside and explore the natural world around them. Zoo camp participants will enjoy discovery tours, making crafts, group activities, live animal encounters, nature play, scavenger hunts and so much more! Children who attend camp at Binder Park Zoo will shape and expand their knowledge of animals and conservation while enjoying a summer they won’t soon forget. Register online or e-mail for more info!

F.A.W.N. - First Adventures With Nature
Children ages 2 - 5 with one adult
$10 for the first child and adult
$5 for each additional adult
$5 for each additional child aged 2-5 yrs.

This 90 minute camp allows parents and their children aged 2 - 5 years to experience nature and wildlife through animal encounters, guided walks, games, crafts, scavenger hunts, play-time and  so much more.  F.A.W.N. camps are an excellent way to increase your young child’s awareness of the natural world around them. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult that is 18 years or older.  If you have questions or would like to register please call Amy Wesner at 269-979-1351 ext. 175.

Camp Enrollment Policy:

  • Pre-registration is required.
  • Registrations will be accepted by mail, fax or online. No phone registrations accepted.
  • Registrations must be received no later than the Thursday before the 1st day of camp.
  • No “day before” registrations accepted; "day of" registrations available by chance.
  • Programs run rain or shine.
  • We reserve the right to refuse enrollment to anyone or dismiss without refund any student for behavioral issues.

Camp Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received by mail, fax or email only; voicemail will not be accepted.

  • Up to 5 Business Days Prior: 50% will be refunded or you may move to another camp and pay a $10 transfer fee.
  • 0-4 Days Prior: No refund; must re-register for another camp and pay full amount
  • Full refunds are only issued when BPZ cancels a camp due to low enrollment or extenuating circumstances
  • There is a $10 processing fee to transfer participants from one camp to another
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