Wild Animal Science Camp

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A camp where young adults can spend two days and one unforgettable night learning how to study wildlife at the North Carolina Zoo. Campers will engage in the same activities that guide the Zoo’s field biologists when working around the world to study and protect wild elephants, gorillas, salamanders, and more.”


The only camp of its kind available anywhere in the world, the NC Zoo and Zoo Society's Field Research Camp engages campers with radio telemetry, camera traps, drones, night-vision equipment and other technologies to study native wildlife and the Zoo's exotic animals.

Senior Camp Application Process
Rising 9th - College Freshmen


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Dates Offered
: May 30, 31; Aug. 1, 2

Fill out the online application


Junior Camp Application Process
Rising 6th, 7th, 8th


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Date Offered: June 20, 21

Fill out the online application

Camps accept the first 16 qualified applicants to complete the application process.
  • *Mail to NC Zoo Society; 4403 Zoo Parkway; Asheboro, NC 27205

  • *FAX to 336-879-3963

  • *email to dstory@nczoo.com


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