Summer Conservation Camp
Conservation Camp offers exciting exploration opportunities for animal and nature lovers from 4-year-olds to those entering fourth grade. Each Conservation Camp group explores the zoo and does activities to discover animal diversity, environmental conservation and ways Lincoln Park Zoo cares for animals at the zoo and conserves them in the wild.
Looking for summer opportunities for youth entering fifth–eighth grade? Check out Zoo Crew!
Summer Camp Comes to a Close
From touching the scales of a blue-tongued skink to making pinatas for Eurasian lynx, Conservation Campers connected with wildlife.
Zoo Scholarships for El Valor Campers
Special scholarships let 4- and 5-year-olds from Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood attend a free week of summer Conservation Camp. Fun animal encounters laid the foundation for a lifelong appreciation for nature.