Summer Camps

Get down and dirty in the incredible world of insects or take a deep dive into the wonders of water with our summer camps!

2023 summer camp registration opens March 1!

Adventure Awaits!

Our four-day camps are sure to leave your explorer itching for their next adventure!
Camps are held Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Incredible Insects

Explore all of the incredible things that water has to offer! From the incredible creatures that live in our oceans to the importance of our local waterways, campers will discover all of the wonderful things that water has to offer - and have fun along the way!

  • Ages 6-8: June 12-15
  • Ages 9-11: June 19-22
  • Camp Price: $148 for members/$185 for non-members (tax included)

Wonders of Water

Crawl, flutter, or swarm your way through this in-depth look at all things creepy and crawly! Learn all about insect and bugs from around the world, why they're important, what they need to survive, and more. We'll also explore what insects you can find in your own backyard!

  • Ages 6-8: Aug. 14-17
  • Ages 9-11: Aug. 7-10
  • Camp Price: $148 for members/$185 for non-members (tax included)

Bundle & Save!

Register for both Incredible Insects and Wonders of Water and save!
$252 for members and $315 for non-members (tax included).

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Camp Details

  • All camps are held at the Butterfly House & Aquarium
  • Campers must provide their own lunch. Snacks will be provided.
  • Refund policy: 75% refund if requested at least two weeks prior to registered session. No refunds will be made less than two weeks prior to the camp session.

Contact Education at 605-367-8313 x233 or with questions or for more information.


Check out some of the fantastic Great Plains Zoo camp options here!

Let's Get in Touch

Have a question? Give us a ring or contact our team. 605-334-9466 x10