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Winter Camps

Snow Safari Day Camp

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2019 Snow Safari Day Camp

Owing to inconsistent winter break schedules for local school districts, we will NOT be holding Snow Safari Day Camp in 2019. Please check back next summer for information about Snow Safari Day Camp 2020.

Welcome to FONZ Snow Safari Day Camp! Each of the Snow Safari programs explores a different set of animals and themes. In every program, campers gain a sense of respect and appreciation for the natural world, learning how their actions and decisions affect the environment. Through hands-on activities such as games, crafts, scientific exploration, and experiments, campers have fun while learning about animals and conservation. Campers go on zoo walks each day to get an inside perspective on zoo conservation and animal care.

Camp Policies and Information

Cancellation requests received at least four weeks prior to the start of the session will receive a 75-percent refund. Transfer requests received at least four weeks prior to the start of the session will be charged a 10-percent administrative fee. Please email the FONZ Safari Day Camp Office with cancellation and transfer requests. No refunds or changes will be made for less than four weeks' notice.

Minimum Camp Size

FONZ reserves the right to cancel a program no less than two days before the class begins if registration is under five participants. In this event, you will be notified by phone or e-mail and offered credit for another program, a full refund, or the option to donate your program fee to FONZ.


Drop-off for all camps is in the Visitor Center lobby. After gathering with teachers and classmates, campers will be led to their classroom in the Visitor Center. Campers in After-Camp Care must be picked up in Visitor Center classrooms. You must show photo identification when picking up your camper at dismissal or in After-Camp Care.


Our registration system requires all participants to have an online account. This system enables you to register multiple children at once, view your account online, and make payments.

New for 2017! Bye-bye promo codes, hello new registration system! To receive your member discount, simply create a new account and login using your member account information. Member discounts will automatically be applied during registration.

Animal Contact

For the safety of your child and the Zoo's animals, there is no contact with live animals or behind-the-scenes access provided in these classes.