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Camp Menehune

Small 'kine' explorers

Children ages 4 and 5 years

Camp Menehune introduces keiki to the animal kingdom with fun and engaging activities including entertaining lessons with sensory biofacts, crafting activities, songs, stories, animal tours, keeper talks and games all oriented around age appropriate weekly themes. All participants must be potty-trained to attend camp. To get discounted prices on our Education programs, sign up to become a member today!

Camp tickets will be available for purchase on Zerve in Mid-October.

Download Camp Confirmation Packet

Safety comes first! Please note that the following is required for all children attending Zoo Camp. In the unlikely event of an illness or emergency, Instructors need to be able to easily communicate with both the child and the parents or guardians.

  • All children attending camp MUST be able to speak and understand English, translators are not available.
  • A United States cellphone contact number must be available on the first day of Camp or the child may not attend. For international visitors, please rent or purchase a prepaid cellphone. Hotel phone numbers are not accepted.

Class Fee
Members: $250 (PER WEEK)
Non-members: $300 (PER WEEK)

Aftercare Fee
Members: $50 (PER WEEK)
Non-members: $60 (PER WEEK)
Since our Aftercare is limited, it is on a first come, first serve basis.

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-2:30pm
Aftercare: 2:30-5:30pm

Winter 2015
December 21-24*
December 28-31*
*These are 4 day week camps as camp will not be held on Christmas Day (12/25) or New Year’s Day (1/1).


Camp Menehune, 'lmi Loa & Wildlife Koas engage keiki using games, crafts, discussions, zoo tours and technology. This is a tentative schedule; themes subject to change without notice.

December 21-24: Zoo Ohana
We have all heard of a pride of lions and a pack of wolves, but what about a romp of otters or a richness of martins and yes, it is truly called a barrel of monkeys. Come celebrate animal ohana at the zoo and learn about animal family groups during this family filled time of the year!

December 28-31: Farwell Old Year!
Say goodbye to years past and learn about extinct and endangered animals, while kicking off the New Year with resolutions of conservation and protecting our animal friends.

Policies for ALL Programs

Booking in advance is required, as spots fill up quickly. Please note that we do not refund for missed or partially missed days and some elements of our programs may change due to animal and staff availability.

Classes for children are held, rain or shine, in Hale ʻImi ʻIke (unless otherwise noted). All programs require participants to book in advance and wear closed-toe, covered shoes during their time at the Zoo. All participants must be potty-trained to attend camp.