Camps at Assiniboine Park & Zoo

Camps at Assiniboine Park, The Leaf, and the Zoo are perfect for children who love nature, animals, art and adventure!

Children enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure and non-stop fun! We offer in-service camps, spring and winter camp, and weekly summer camps in July and August.

Camp Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Due to program popularity and limited space available, we ask that you cancel at least ten (10) business days prior to the start of the program for a 90% refund of the program fee.
  • Cancellations with less than ten (10) business days’ notice receive a refund of 75% of the program fee.
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations with less than two (2) business days’ notice.

 

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In-Service Camps at The Leaf and Zoo

When school is out, spend the day at Assiniboine Park and Zoo! In-service camps offer one day of fun-filled activities and exploration. Campers explore nature, learn about plants and animals, play games, and make new friends. We are always mindful of the weather, but enjoy spending time inside and outside, so please come dressed appropriately and prepared for some fun!

Upcoming In-Service Camps

March 15: Fling into Spring at the Leaf!

March Madness is upon us and it's time to jump ahead of the game in celebrating spring at The Leaf! Campers get to enjoy fantastic adventures in lush biomes as they look for exciting ways to enjoy the coming of spring. Whether they are outside, or inside, making yummy treats, or crafting, we know they will have fun discovering plants and making friends at The Leaf. We will be inside and outside, so please come dressed appropriately.

This in-service camp is open to children in grades 4 - 6.

Drop-off and pick-up at the Tannis M. Richardson Indoor Classroom (145 The Leaf Way).

Drop-Off: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick-Up: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fee: $57.50 + GST
Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

Please contact us upon registering if your child has a severe food allergy.

REGISTER ONLINE

 

March 15: Go Green at the Zoo!

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we are celebrating everything green! We will explore forests and the animals that live within them. Campers will also create their own projects to help green their home! We will be inside and outside, so please come dressed appropriately.

This in-service camp is open to children in grades 1 - 6.

Drop-off and pick-up at the Zoo Education Centre (54 Zoo Drive)

Drop-Off: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick-Up: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fee: $57.50 + GST
Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

Please contact us upon registering if your child has a severe food allergy.

REGISTER ONLINE

Coming Soon - Save The Date!

April 19: Party for the Planet at the Zoo

Registration opens March 8

Let’s get together and party for our planet! We will travel around the world from Australia to the Arctic, as we highlight animals from across the globe and celebrate the things that makes our earth so great!

This in-service camp is open to children in grades 1 - 6.

Fee: $57.50 + GST
Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

April 19: Earth Day Adventures at the Leaf

Registration opens March 8

Welcome Earth Day adventurers! Join us as we explore a variety of activities that help us go green for our planet. We'll make eco-friendly crafts and prepare some delicious sustainable snacks as we learn about the things we can do to help our planet.

This in-service camp is open to children in grades 4 - 6.

Fee: $57.50 + GST
Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

 
Coming Soon

Please check back soon for more information about in-service camps in September, October, and November 2024.

  

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Spring Break Camp

Snow, slush, showers, or sun, come to the Park and Zoo for Spring Break fun! Campers will have a blast making new friends at Camp Assiniboine Park! Campers will enjoy art projects, games, exploration, and free play to help us engage and build upon our appreciation for nature. Our amazing adventures will have campers seeing the sights as we explore the Park, The Leaf, and the Zoo. It’s time to dress for the weather and excitement!

Registration Information

Spring Break Camp will take place from March 25 - 28, 2024. 

Spring Break Camp is open to children in grades 1 - 6. 

Drop-off and pick-up at the Zoo Education Centre (54 Zoo Drive).

Drop-Off: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick-Up: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fee: $225 + GST for the week. Sorry, single days are not available.

Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

REGISTER ONLINE

  

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Summer Camp at The Leaf and Zoo

School is out and summer is in at Camp Assiniboine Park! Our summer camps focus on recreation, friendship, teamwork, art, and environmental science. Summer camps offer opportunities to spend time outdoors and explore nature with experienced staff and fun activities. Camps offer one set of themed activities for the month of July, and a different set of themed activities for August. No matter which month you attend, campers will have a funtastic week!

Camp Themes and Information

Zoo Camp

Zoo Camps offer one set of themed activities for the month of July, and a different set of themed activities for August. Each week campers will have a special daily encounter with an animal, zookeeper, or a behind-the-scenes experience. Zoo campers do not visit the Leaf, however, we will visit other areas in Assiniboine Park.

July Zoo Camp (weeks 1 – 4)

Nature’s Engineers: Builders, designers, and all creative minds are needed for this camp! Learning from our Zoo friends and nature, campers will explore how animals and humans design and build structures. We will create shelters and tools from our own imaginations and learn how to build sustainably by only using what we need. We will reduce, reuse, recycle, and learn from the smallest insect to the biggest bears.

August Zoo Camp (weeks 5 - 9)

Biodiversity Blast Off: From burrows to lakes, and oceans to forests, we will explore the wonders of the natural world! Join us on an adventure as we learn about biodiversity of different local and global habitats. We will investigate why biodiversity is important and what we can do to help. 
 

Leaf Camp

Leaf Camps offer one set of themed activities for the month of July, and a different set of themed activities for August. Each week campers will be preparing food and baking and cooking throughout the week. Leaf campers do not visit the Zoo, however, we will visit other areas in Assiniboine Park.

July Leaf Camp (weeks 1 - 4)

Plant Power: Power to the plants! Campers will discover how plants use their powers to create and protect their environment. Learn about superhero cattails as a solution to pollution, and experience how herbs can rescue bland snacks. Join us as we work together to develop our own powers in environmental awareness and connection!

August Leaf Camp (weeks 5 - 8)

Nature’s Mysteries: Venture into the biomes and forests at Leaf Camp to see what mysteries await! We will learn about dangerous and delicate plants from all over the world. Campers will craft delicious and nutritious brews and chews to eat and drink. Come investigate the adaptations and solutions that nature has to offer through outdoor inquiry, play and experimentation. 

Registration Information

Zoo Camp

Summer Camp at the Zoo is open to children ages 6 - 13. 

Drop-off and pick-up at the Zoo Education Centre (54 Zoo Drive).

Drop-Off: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick-Up: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fees:

  • Five Day Weeks: $262 + GST per week
  • Four Day Weeks (weeks 1 and 6): $225 + GST per week

Sorry, single days are not available.

Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

REGISTER ONLINE
 

Leaf Camp

Summer Camp at The Leaf is open to children ages 9 - 13

Drop-off and pick-up at the Tannis M. Richardson Indoor Classroom (145 The Leaf Way).

Drop-Off: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick-Up: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fees:

  • Five Day Weeks: $262 + GST per week
  • Four Day Weeks (weeks 1 and 6): $225 + GST per week

Sorry, single days are not available.

Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

REGISTER ONLINE
 

Alternate Payment Options

If you are unable to pay online by credit card, please click here to complete our online registration form, then call 204-451-7445 to schedule a time to come pay by debit. You can also pay by cheque and gift card.

  

 

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