Youth Groups and Day Camps

Provide your youth group or day camp with the opportunity to reconnect with the natural world – not the virtual world. And have some memorable encounters with the animal ambassadors at the Detroit Zoo, some of the most amazing creatures on our planet. As your youth laugh and share, discover and learn, they create lasting memories and develop important new understandings of their role in protecting and conserving our planet’s natural resources.


Groups of 20 or more visiting at the same time can take advantage of discounted general admission pricing by clicking here, to make a group reservation call (248)541-5717 ext. 3300, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Group admission rates valid during regular Zoo hours. The Detroit Zoo is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Parking may be paid in advance or at Main Admissions. Hours and prices are subject to change without notice.

For groups with special needs, call (248) 541-5717, ext. 3300

For groups of 100 or more*, we offer the Dining in the Wild Picnic, a high-value picnic package that combines Zoo admission plus a delicious traditional picnic meal. catered meal. Let us help you maximize fun for your employees and reduce the time you have to spend coordinating your event. It couldn’t be easier to plan!

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Internal Sales Collateral - We’ll provide all of the free promotional materials you’ll need with email news updates, posters, brochures and maps.

From casual to exotic to black-tie elegant, our exclusive caterer Dining in the Wild, can offer a variety of menus and themes to dress up any affair…receptions and parties, retirement and special recognition dinners, team building adventures, wedding receptions, sales training, strategic planning workshops, or annual meetings.

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Click here for a complete listing of Special Zoo Activities and Events which may occur during your planned visit.