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Spring Break Camps - 2020 CANCELED

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

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Prices and Registration

Spring Break 2020 camps have been canceled. If you already registered, you will be notified with your refund.

$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

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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 will be provided for each camp participant.
  • Refund Policy: Refunds given if requested at least two weeks prior to the start of the first day of class, minus a $25 processing fee per class/per child. No refunds or transfer of classes will be given if requested within the two weeks prior to the first day of class or once classes begin.

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


When: Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31

Where: Zoo

Go on a safari at the Zoo! Join us for fun-filled days where you will learn about wildlife in New Mexico and around the world. Discover hippo habits, 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.

Monday 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 Zoo by meeting the keepers and building enrichment items for some of the animals.

Tuesday Camp Details – Discover the many amazing animal adaptations of polar bears, hippos, crocodiles and alligators. You’ll end the day with an up-close animal encounter.

Spring Water Journey

Spring Break Camp- Fish

When: Wednesday, April 1

Where: Aquarium

Dive into this adventure as you follow the course of the Rio Grande from Colorado to the ocean. Explore the Aquarium to learn about sharks, jellies, corals, fish and sea turtles. Go behind the scenes to see what it takes to keep fish in the desert. Aquarium camps include up-close animal encounters at our invertebrate and mangrove touchpools, and special tours.

Spring Green Connection

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When: Thursday, April 2

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 arthropods in the BUGarium. Botanic Garden camps include up-close encounters with education animal ambassadors in our BUGarium, farm and garden tours, and make and take seed balls.

Spring Outdoor Adventure


When:Friday, April 3

Where: Tingley Beach 

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.

For more information, call 505-848-7180.

All keeper and aquarist talks subject to availability.