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The Louisville Zoo is now accepting registration for its December camps online at Below are the December offerings:

ZOOper Kids Holiday Camp

(Ages 4–5)

Campers will enjoy a Zoo walk, craft, and a “hands-on” visit with education animals. A healthy snack will be provided.

Monday, December 22 & 29

9 a.m. – noon

Cost per person: Regular $40; Members $25

Holiday Camp

(Ages 6–12)

This all-day program will be packed with activities including animal study, crafts, a “hands-on” visit with education animals and a snack. Children should bring a sack lunch with a drink. Children will be grouped according to age.

Session 1: Monday, December 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Session 2: Monday, December 29, 9 a.m. –4 p.m.

Session 3: Tuesday, December 30, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: Regular $55; Members $40

Teen Holiday Camp

(Ages 13–15)

This all-day program will provide teens with a unique experience at the Louisville Zoo. Teens will explore how our Zoo cares for the many endangered animals that live here and learn about conservation projects in the wild. Teens need to bring a lunch and drink, and dress for the weather.

Monday, December 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: Regular $55; Members $40


Dare to Care Food Bank is a local non-profit organization with a mission to lead our community to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need.  Dare to Care annually distributes more than 16 million pounds of food, including over 5 million pounds of fresh produce, through its 300 partner food pantries, emergency kitchens and shelters as well as its Kids Cafe and award-winning Backpack Buddy program.  Dare to Care provided food assistance to 192,000 people in Kentuckiana in the past twelve months.


The Louisville Zoo, a non-profit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

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