Winter Break Classes-Check back for updates on 2022 Camps!

The following information is from our 2021 Winter Camp Season, check back for updates on 2022 classes soon!

Don't spend your winter break stuck inside! Get out and enjoy the sights and sounds of the zoo and all of Tautphaus Park in winter. All camp registration is online, please click the button above to sign up for camps. For any camp questions please call
Augusta Grumdahl at 208 612 8254 or  email

We Want Winter! (Grades K-1) (REGISTRATION FULL)
Tuesday, December 21 from 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
While some animals hibernate, others celebrate!
Did you know certain animals rely on cold weather to survive? Come find out who just can't wait for the ice and snow.
TPZS Member Price: $32.00
Non-member Price: $40.00

Where's the Wildlife? (Grades 2-3) (REGISTRATION FULL)
Wednesday, December 22 from 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Mother Nature seems quiet in Winter, but don't be fooled! Discover where wildlife goes when the weather gets frosty, then go behind the scenes to see zoo animals in winter housing. 
TPZS Member Price: $32.00
Non-member Price: $40.00

Zoo Engineers (Grades 4-5)(SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE)
Wednesday, December 29 from 9:00a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Come investigate amazing animal engineers and explore how humans can learn from their designs!
TPZS Member Price: $32.00
Non-member Price: $40.00

Explore Zoo Careers (Grades 6-7)((SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE)
Thursday December 30 from 9:00a.m. -12:00p.m.
Thinking about having a job at a zoo? This camp will explore the zookeepers world and what it takes to work at a zoo. Campers will also learn about other careers you can have at a zoo. 

TPZS Member Price: $32.00
Non-member Price: $40.00

Camp Information: Campers MUST currently be in the grade listed in the camp description in order to sign up. These day camps are designed to have kids attend without their parent/guardian. Half day camps (9:00am-12:00pm) will include a snack. Full day camps (9:00am-3:00pm) will include a snack but campers MUST bring their own cold lunch. All campers who attend MUST have closed toed shoes and bring a water bottle. An email with detailed information about camp will be sent out to you after you register. If you have additional questions, please reach out to Augusta Grumdahl at (208) 612-8254 or  email

Registration Tips:  The registration link will take you to a web form.  If you have already made an account, please use the top right corner "Sign In" button to sign in before making a purchase. This is to ensure you get your membership discount. If you have not made an account, you can register your campers and then make an account to receive your membership discount.

Enter the number of campers you are registering for in the "Quantity" box and hit the blue "Register" button to continue on in the process of registration.

Your membership discount will appear when you Checkout at the end of registering.  If you have issues with membership discounts, please call 208-612-8254 for assistance.

Please select eticket to receive at the end of your transaction to receive your  Registration confirmation. We will NOT be sending confirmation over the mail, phone or having in-person pick up

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