Summer Camp Dates & Descriptions

Preschool Camps: Ages 3-4

Join us as we learn through story time, make a craft, have a themed snack, and visit one of the Pyramids at Moody Gardens. Preschool camps are designed for campers 3-4 years of age, accompanied by one adult.

Preschool Camp Fee

  • Non-members: $20 per day
  • Members: $17 per day

Reservations and pre-payment are required for all programs. Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance. For additional information or to register, please call 409-683-4325 or e-mail us at education@moodygardens.org.

Dates: 

  • Saturday, October 25, 2014: Orange Offshore (AQ - clownfish)
  • Saturday, December 13, 2014: White Wonderland (DM - Ice Age exhibit)
  • Saturday, February 14, 2015: Red, Red Rose Garden (RF - ladybugs)
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015: Blue Zoo (RF - blue & gold macaw)
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015: Brown Beaches (Colonel Paddlewheel Boat - brown pelican)
  • Saturday, July 11, 2015: Green House (RF - frogs)
  • Saturday, July 25, 2015: Yellow Fellows (AQ - penguins)
  • Saturday, August 8, 2015: Underwater Rainbows (AQ - fish)

HOURS: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Moody Gardens reserves the right to cancel any program due to minimumenrollment, inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances.

Day Camps

Get ready for adventure as we discover the amazing worlds of oceans, rainforests, and much more during our exciting Day Camps!Campers will learn about animals and their habitats through hands on exploration.Each camp includes a variety of activities, including making crafts, conducting experiments, playing games, and participating in guided tours of the Pyramids.Day camps are designed for campers ages 5-6 and 7-9. 

AGES 5-6

DAY CAMPS HOURS:

  • Half day: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Full day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

DAY CAMPS FEE:

  • Half day Non-members:$40.00 per day
  • Half day Members:$34.00 per day
  • Full day Non-members: $60.00 per day
  • Full day Members:$51.00 per day

AGES 7-9

DAY CAMPS HOURS:

  • Half day: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Full day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

DAY CAMPS FEE:

  • Half day Non-members: $45.00 per day
  • Half day Members: $38.25 per day
  • Full day Non-members: $65.00 per day
  • Full day Members:$55.25 per day

DAY CAMPS DATES: (Ages 5-6 &  7-9) 

  • June 15 - 19, 2015
  • July 13 - 17, 2015
  • August 3 - 7, 2015

Junior Keeper Camps

AGES 10-12

Ever wonder what skills keepers need to take care of the animals? Join us to find out! Campers will learn about animal behaviors, practice their observation skills, learn about and make enrichment through hands on activities and games. The camp includes tours of the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. This program is designed for campers ages 10-12.

CAMP HOURS:

  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CAMP FEE:

  • Non-members: $75.00 per day
  • Members: $63.75 per day

CAMP DATES:

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Junior Botanist Camp

AGES 10-12

Ever wonder who cares for and how the plants are cared for in the Rainforest Pyramid? Join us to find out! Through hands on activities, experiments, and games, campers will learn about plant adaptations and will get to practice their observation skills. The camp includes tours of the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. The camp is designed for campers ages 10-11.

CAMP HOURS:

  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CAMP FEE:

  • Non-members: $75.00 per day
  • Members: $63.75 per day

CAMP DATES:

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Keeper for a Day Camps

AGES 12-14

Learn what it’s like to be a keeper for the animals at Moody Gardens! Explore animal training, enrichment, exhibit requirements, and help us prepare food diets for the animals in the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. This program is designed for campers ages 12-14.

CAMP HOURS:

  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CAMP FEE:

  • Non-members: $85.00 per day
  • Members: $72.25 per day

CAMP DATES:

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015

Botanist for a Day Camp

AGES 12-14

Learn what it’s like to be a botanist for the plants at Moody Gardens! Explore plant care, nature friendly pest control, exhibit requirements, and how animals benefit from plants as you work alongside the Gardens staff in the Rainforest. This program is designed for campers ages 12-14.

CAMP HOURS:

  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CAMP FEE:

  • Non-members: $85.00 per day
  • Members: $72.25 per day

CAMP DATES:

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015

Reservations and prepayment are required for all programs. Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance. Registration for all summer camps starts May 1, 2014. For additional information or to register, please call 409-683-4325 or e-mail us at education@moodygardens.com.

Moody Gardens reserves the right to cancel any program due to minimumenrollment, inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances.