2020 Wild Animal Science Camps

Important Information About the Zoo Society's Junior and Senior Wild Animal Science Camps

Practice state of the art techniques with the zoo’s scientific and education staff including field biologists with over 20 years of collective experience studying vultures, elephants, primates, and more in the wilds of Africa. “Explore research techniques and conservation practices used to save animals in the wild, including how scientists study behavior, find cryptic creatures, and address human-wildlife conflict.

Camp Size
Each camp is limited to 16 campers.

Application Requirements

To apply for camp, please

    •       Download the appropirate Field Camp Health Form (see below), fill it out, and mail it to the NC Zoo Society; 4403 Zoo Parkway; Asheboro, NC 27205.
    •       Pay a $5 processing fee either online or by including a $5 check with the Field Camp Health Form.


Questions/More Information
Please contact with any questions regarding wild animal camps.

Camp fees cover all expenses. The estimated cost of goods and services for this camp is $30. All or nearly all of the remaining cost should be tax-deductible as a donation to the NC Zoo Society. Donations support Zoo wildlife conservation projects.

Junior Wild Animal Science Camps

For rising 6th - 8th graders


September 19-20

Camp Tuition
Zoo Society members: $449
Non-members: $489

Junior Wild Animal Camp Application Materials:
Please download: 2020Jr. WildAnimalScienceCamp informational flyer; and the 2020-Junior-Field-Camp-Health Formto fill out and send to the NC Zoo Society.
You may pay your $5 Junior Wild Animal Camp processing fee here.

Senior Wild Animal Science Camp

For rising 9th graders - college freshmen

Sept. 26- 27

Senior Wild Animal Camp Tuition
Zoo Society members: $449
Non-members: $499

Senior Wild Animal Camp Materials

Please download2020 Senior Wild Animal Camp informational flyer; 2020-Junior-Field-Camp-Health to fill out, and return to the Zoo Society to apply for camp.
You may pay your $5 Senior Wild Animal Camp processing fee here or mail the payment with your Senior Field Camp Application Form.