Pyramid Kids Camps

Day Camps at Moody Gardens
Day Camps at Moody Gardens
Day Camps at Moody Gardens

Perfect for children 2-4 years of age! 

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cost: $20 ($17 for members)

Cost includes one parent chaperone. 

Preschool Camps (2-4 year olds)

Get ready for adventure as we discover the amazing world of animals during our Pyramid Kids Camps. Campers will be introduced to the alphabet by incorporating its letters to different animals. Kids will learn about animals and their habitats through hands on exploration including making crafts, conducting experiments and playing games.

For additional information or to register, please call 409-683-4325 or e-mail education@moodygardens.org.

Please note that all campers must be of the listed age at the time of the camp in order to attend. Camps are restricted to the registered camper, and 1 chaperoning adult. Unfortunately, siblings (not of camp age) and additional adults are not allowed to attend.

Spring/Summer Camps:

April 15, 2017 - Extravagant Eggs (Rainforest)
Campers will have fun learning about our birds in the Rainforest Pyramid and the eggs they hatch from. Entry to the Rainforest Pyramid is included.

June 17, 2017 - Floating Fathers (Aquarium)
Bring your dad the day before Father’s Day to learn about the Floating Father’s of the ocean, Seahorses, and the letter F! Entry to the Aquarium Pyramid is included.

July 22, 2017 - Garden's Giants (Dinos Alive!)
Come learn about the dinosaurs from different time periods. These garden giants will help campers to remember the letter G. Entry to Dinos Alive, returning this summer, is included.

August 12, 2017 - Happy Humboldts (Aquarium)
Come meet our Humboldt penguins for the very first time at Moody Gardens’ Aquarium Pyramid during this camp to learn the letter H, the last letter in our A-H series. Entry to the Aquarium Pyramid is included.

Great for young learners ages 5-9!

Day Camp Times:
Half Day: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (1 attraction)
Full Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (2 attractions)

Check In: 8:00 a.m.

Cost:
Half Day: $40/day or $160/week
Full Day: $60/day or $250/week

Day Camps (5-9 year olds)

Each day, campers will have loads of fun investigating and discovering how animals live in the wild. Camp activities will reflect what they learned about the day’s topic making their summer experience fun, educational, and unforgettable. Day camps are tailored to two age groups, 5-6 years and 7-9 years, to best accommodate learning and development. Each age group will get to experience a unique camp.

Ages 5-6 years

Campers will have loads of fun investigating & discovering how animals live in the wild.

June 26-30, 2017 - “Animal Super Bowl I”

July 17-21, 2017 - “Animal Super Bowl II”

August 7-11, 2017 - “Best of Animal Super Bowl"

Ages 7-9 years

Campers will have loads of fun investigating the ways of the wild from the discovery of inheritance and interdependence to the diversity of life in different habitats.

June 26-30, 2017 - Summer Safari I

July 17-21, 2017 - Summer Safari II

August 7-11, 2017 - Best of Summer Safari

To register your camper please send the following information to education@moodygardens.org at least 2 weeks prior to camp:

  • Camp date(s) of interest
  • Your name, mailing address, and daytime phone number
  • Camper’s name and DOB

Camp Times: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Check In: 8:00 a.m.

Cost: $75

Jr. Keeper Camp (10-11 year olds)

Join us to find out what skills are needed to be animal keepers at Moody Gardens during our Jr. Keeper Camp. Campers will learn about animal behaviors and enrichment, practice their observation skills, and make enrichment devices through hands-on activities and games. This camp includes an animal presentation and tours of the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. We will only be offering this camp twice in the summer, so hurry and register before spots fill up!

July 11, 2017

August 1, 2017

To register your camper please send the following information to education@moodygardens.org at least 2 weeks prior to camp:

  • Camp date(s) of interest
  • Your name, mailing address, and daytime phone number
  • Camper’s name and DOB

Camp Times: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Check In: 8:00 a.m.

Cost: $75

KEEPER FOR A DAY CAMPS (12-13 YEAR OLDS)

Work alongside the biologists as you experience firsthand what it’s like to be an animal keeper at Moody Gardens during our Keeper for a Day Camp. Campers will explore animal training, enrichment, exhibit requirements, and help us prepare food diets for the animals in the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids. We will only be offering this camp twice in the summer, so hurry and register before spots fill up!

July 13, 2017

August 3, 2017

To register your camper please send the following information to education@moodygardens.org at least 2 weeks prior to camp:

  • Camp date(s) of interest
  • Your name, mailing address, and daytime phone number
  • Camper’s name and DOB

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