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! 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Cost: $20 ($17 for members)

Cost includes one parent chaperone. 

Preschool Camps (2-4 year olds)

Come join the fun as we learn about animals and numbers 1 through 9 during our 2017-2018 numerical Preschool Camp Adventures! Camps include games, crafts, presentations or stories, themed snacks, and entry to the corresponding pyramid or attraction.

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.

Upcoming Camps:

Fall / Winter:

December 16, 2017 — 3: “Polar Penguins” (Aquarium)
You, me, & penguin make THREE! How do penguins survive the cold? Join us to find out.

January 20, 2018 — 4: “Outrageous Otters” (Rainforest)
Three, FOUR, open that door to discover how our otters play with enrichment.

February 17, 2018 — 5: “Swimming Seals” (Aquarium)
Four, FIVE, take a dive to discover how the seals & sea lions move.

Spring / Summer:

March 17, 2018 — 6: “Fragrant Flowers” (Rainforest)
That’s a pretty bouquet of SIX sticks with flowers on the tips! Have you ever attracted bugs with your smell? Flowers do all the time!

June 16, 2018 — 7: “Digging Dinos” (Dinos Alive!)
Gee wiz! Camp SEVEN is a dino Armageddon! Join us for a fun fossil lesson!

July 21, 2018 — 8: “Superhero Sharks” (Aquarium)
During Camp EIGHT you won’t be bait learning about Superhero Sharks.

August 18, 2018 — 9: “Making Music” (JAM Discovery Museum)
At Camp NINE, you’ll be fine jamming to the beat! Let the animals we’ve learned about help you make beautiful music.

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 25-29, 2018 - “Animal Super Bowl I”

July 23-27, 2018 - “Animal Super Bowl II”

August 6-10, 2018 - “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 25-29, 2018 - "Summer Safari I"

July 23-27, 2018 - "Summer Safari II"

August 6-10, 2018 - "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 17, 2018

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 19, 2018

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.