Spring Break Camps

Children in grades 2-6 can go wild with the BioPark this Spring Break.

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Prices and Registration

$50/daily camp per child or $250 for the full week

NM BioPark Society Members: $45/daily camp per child or $225 for the full week

Register online. 

Learn more about NM BioPark Society membership.

For more information, call 505-848-7180.

What You Need to Know

  • Open to children grades 2-6.
  • An informational e-mail will be sent one week prior to your camp.
  • Please arrive by 8:15 a.m.
  • Camp takes place rain or shine, and some activities are outdoors. Wear layers of clothing.
  • Bring a lunch and snack.
  • One camp t-shirt and one refillable water bottle will be provided for each camp participant.

Explore a world full of animals and plants at the ABQ BioPark during Spring Break! These camps for children in grades 2-6 offer hands-on learning, games, stories, keeper chats, animal encounters and more.

Spring Wildlife Safari

Elephant

When: Monday & Tuesday, March 28 and 29, 2016,  8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where: Zoo

Go on a safari at the Zoo! Join us for fun-filled days where you will learn about wildlife and endangered species in New Mexico and around the world. Watch sea lions dive, listen to elephants rumble and search for camouflaged critters. Zoo camps include up-close encounters with education animal ambassadors, zookeeper chats, and special guided tours (subject to keeper availability).

Monday Camp Details–Campers will start the day meeting the education zookeepers and their animal ambassadors. Campers will then get ready for April Fool’s Day by learning all about the sneaky things animals have to do to survive in the wild.

Tuesday Camp Details–Enrichment is the name of the day! Campers will learn all about what it takes to keep animals healthy and happy at the BioPark Zoo by meeting the keepers and building enrichment items for some of zoo’s animals.

Spring Water Journey

Spring Break Camp- Fish

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Aquarium

Dive into this adventure as you follow the course of the Rio Grande from Colorado to the ocean. You'll search for mysterious freshwater creatures and tour the Aquarium to learn about amazing ocean animals. Aquarium camps include up-close encounters with education animal ambassadors in our Touchpools, aquarist chats, and special guided tours (subject to aquarist availability).

Spring Green Connection

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When: Thursday, March 31, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Botanic Garden

Uncover the fascinating world of plants from tiny seeds to towering trees. Find out how plants support the web of life on Earth and discover their wondrous uses. Visit animals at the Heritage Farm, and learn the importance of bugs and other insects in our new BUGarium exhibit. Botanic Garden camps include up-close encounters with education animal ambassadors in our BUGarium and keeper chats (subject to keeper availability).

Spring Outdoor Adventure

Porcupine

When:Friday, April 1, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Tingley Beach (all camps start and end at the Aquarium/Botanic Garden)

What do cottonwoods, catfish and coyotes have in common? They are all part of the amazing world in and around the Rio Grande. Take an exciting trek through the bosque to experience nature at the heart of the city. Gather clues about the forest, discover ways that plants and animals survive in the bosque, play nature games and learn what you can do to keep the bosque healthy and beautiful. Tingley Beach camps include a meet and greet with an aquarist working on saving species in the Rio Grande (subject to aquarist availability).

 

For more information, call 505-848-7180.