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Animal Summer Camps

Our 2023 guide to animal camps in Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Animal Camps

These camps have something for every animal lover plus STEM activities.

Phone: (602) 997-7585
1521 W. Dobbins Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85041

Learn about diverse fresh and saltwater species, different ecosystems, animal adaptations, marine biology, and conservation through classroom activities, behind the scenes tours, and interactive learning experiences.

Phone: (480) 291-8193
9500 E Via De Ventura, Suite A – 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Horseback Riding in Cave Creek, AZ. Dailing Riding, learn about horses, grooming contests, equine arts and crafts, games on horseback.

Phone: (480) 239-4896
28410 N 44th St, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
May 17 – Aug 2

This 5 day program uses horses to make learning fun! It is a fantastic way for children to learn the fundamental needs of a horse and learn basic horsemanship skills in preparation for riding.

Phone: (602) 268-4972
1231 E. Ardmore Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85042
May 28 – June 14

Fundamentals of Riding and Horse Care, Daily Horse Activities and Lessons, 2 full length riding lessons per week, Culinary Classes, Crafts, Water Play Games & More!

Phone: 480-452-8606
3735 W. Beardsley Rd, Glendale AZ 85308
May 27 – Aug 2

The campers will learn about the conservation of native and exotic reptiles.

Near Scottsdale Rd and Dynamite
June – July

Campers will experience hikes, games, and science experiments. They will also have close encounters with animals and some Phoenix Zoo and Papago Park activities.

455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Does your child have an interest in attending a summer camp about animals? This list is for you!

We’ve listed a few of our favorite equestrian summer camps where you can ride horses, and learn about horse care.

We’ve also included several other animal-themed summer camps, such as the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary, which provides a great summer camp around reptiles, snakes, and lizards.

The OdySea Aquarium also provides a great summer camp if your children are interested in fish or the ocean.


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