Kids & Teens Programs

The Experience of a Lifetime.

For kids of all ages, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers unique, hands-on opportunities to play, explore and learn about the animal kingdom.

Birth to 6 years old

Explore the Zoo with your favorite adult at FAWN or Early Explorers classes. LEAP or Summer Camp are perfect ways for you to learn with one of our educators while leaving your adults at home.

7 - 11 years old

Are you ready to sleepover at the Zoo to see what are animals are up to at night? Our WildNight program is a unique way to enjoy your favorite place in Colorado Springs. Summer Camp and School Break Camp are a great way to meet new friends including the WILD kind.

13 - 18 years old

Teens we have many opportunities for you. Keep your passion for wildlife alive by working along side a zoo keeper in our Junior Zoo Keeper program or interact with the public sharing your favorite animal stories or animal face painting in the summer in our Zoo Crew program.


Whether your child wants a wild summer exploration or a first-hand education that may lead to a career,
the Zoo offers highly personal, real-life experiences they'll never forget!