Zookeeper Animal Camp

"In the end we will conserve only what we love, and we will love only what we understand."

Baba Dioum, African Ecologist

Summer Zookeeper camp dates are posted below!

Please contact our camp director at zookeepercamp@gmail.com for more information and registration information or call


2018 Zookeeper Camp Dates

ZOOKEEPER CAMP I - June 11-15, July 9-13, Aug 6-10

ZOOKEEPER CAMP II (Habitat camp): June 18-22, July 16-20, Aug 13-17

ZOOKEEPER CAMP III (Enrichment camp): June 25-29, July 23-27, Aug 20-24

Special Needs Camp: July 30- Aug 3

About our camp program:
Zookeeper camp is an animal nut's dream! Our entire camp program is designed to ensure the maximum experience for the animal lover while safe and secure as they observe some of nature's most incredible animals. Participants will get hands on approach to learning about all kinds of animals, and therefore developing a greater understanding of the species and creating a life long link with the love of nature and animals of all kinds. We take pride in being as interactive as possible with as many diffrent species of animals as possible during each and every camp week! We try to balance out every day so we are learning about all kinds of animals, not just reptiles. We also study mammals, birds, insects, arachnids, fish, and more! Every day is something different!

During the camp days spent at Crocodile Encounter children will have the opportunity to learn along side the trained professionals of one of the nations largest outdoor crocodilian facilities. Participants can expect to develop the skills and expertise to care for all of the animals at the facility including various snakes, many turtles and giant tortoises, various lizards, arachnids, amphibians and ,of course,our incredible crocodilians. Campers will receive an excellent science education focusing on the animals habitat, behavior,and general biology.

Field trip days are built into the camp schedule to allow the campers to experience other forms of wildlife as well. We will get an up close look at native animals during a trip to Brazos Bend State park, see amazing mammals at the Bayou wildlife park, and have guest speakers give the campers the low down on our high flying friends the birds!

This camp program will allow your children to escape the concrete jungle and video games that surround them and overwhelm them with the natural world. They will study hundreds of species, and learn information unavailable in books. This will definitely create a greater passion for wildlife in the life of your child. It is a life changing event that we hope spurs many into a lifetime of passion for the outside world.

Help us educate the youth of our area, one step at a time! It starts with knowledge, and knowledge starts at Zookeeper Camp!

Camp Pricing

Camp per week: $200

Save 17% by booking all 3 Zookeeper camps for $500!

Early registration price: $175 per session

Sibling discout: 10%

The Fine Print


1. Camp sessions are limited in the number of participants and are first come first served. 
2. Camp Payment is due at the time of registration. Space is intentionally limited to enhance each campers hands-on experience so please do not delay in registering your child.
3. Student drop off is from 7:45- 8am each camp day. Pickup time is 12-12:15 pm each camp day. 


Contact Info

Crocodile Encounter
Address: 23231 CR 48
Angleton, TX 77515
Telephone: 281.595.2232
E-mail: crocodileencounter@gmail.com.

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