Camps

Summer Camp

Thank you for your interest in the Phoenix Herpetological Society’s Summer Camp Program! We are passionate about the conservation of native and exotic reptiles and are excited to share our animals, experience, and knowledge with your child.

To apply, send the completed registration form (make sure to sign and initial where required) and your payment to the PHS Director of Education & Outreach by email (crystie@phoenixherp.com) or U.S. Mail to the address below. If you must drop off application, call Crystie (480-513-4377 ext. 3) to make arrangements. Click Here to email Crystie to request a copy of registration packet.

 

 

The 2016 season of PHS Summer Camps is here!

We will have summer camps this year for children from ages 6 - 14!

Below is the schedule of camp sessions:

Neonate Camp ($175) (6 - 7 Year Old Camp): July 5th - 8th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

8 Year Old Camp ($275): (always 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

  • June 20th - 24th
  • June 27th - July 1st
  • July 25th - 29th

Junior Camps: (for 9 - 11 year olds) (always 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

  • Reptile Encounters Summer Camp ($275)
    • May 30th - June 3rd
    • June 6th - 10th
    • July 11th - 15th
  • Turtle Camp ($275)
    • June 13th - 17th
  • Vet Camp ($300)
    • July 18 - 22

Advanced Camps: (for 12 - 14 year olds) (always 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

  • Reptile Encounters Summer Camp ($275)
    • May 30th - June 3rd
    • June 6th - 10th
  • Turtle Camp ($275)
    • July 18th - 22nd
  • Vet Camp ($300)
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 11th - 15th
  • Croc Camp ($300) (Croc Camp participants must have attended at least one Advanced Reptile Encounters Summer Camp to qualify)
    • June 20th - 24th
    • July 25th - 29th

Camp Details

8 Year Old, Junior, & Advanced Camps begins promptly at 9:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm. Please make appropriate transportation arrangements. If you need early-hours or after-hours care, contact Crystie to make arrangements. (Additional fees apply).

Registration is $275 or $300 per child, per camp session (specialty camps are $300). This fee covers all 5 days of camp, a t-shirt, healthy morning and afternoon snacks and water, an observation journal and workbook, and all lab supplies. Space is limited and we cannot offer refunds upon cancellation or missed days.

This is our first year of Neonate Camp for 6 - 7 Year Olds!  It will begin at 10:00 and end at 2:00 pm, with before and after hours care available as well.