These animal and nature summer camps around NYC promise a wild time! We're asking parents to recommend their picks for the best local summer camps where kids can explore the outdoors, learn about the environment, and get up close with animals. Check the map to find one near you.

If your kid has gone to a nature, zoo or animal summer camp in NYC, please share your personal review below to help fellow parents.

Find more parent-recommended options for all interests on our New York summer camp guide.


Primary photo:   The New York Botanical Garden © Robert Benson Photography

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