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Payments, Refunds and Scholarships

The following information applies to all classes, camps and Zoo Adventure programs.  For large group Zoo Adventures, please refer to the following page: Zoo Adventures for Large Groups.


Payments for all classes, camps, and small and scout group Zoo Adventure programs must be made in full at the time of registration.  If full payment poses a hardship for you, please email the Individual Registrar or call 206.548.2424. 

Refunds\Cancellation Policy

Camps and Classes: A full refund is given to participants canceling their registration or moving to another event a minimum of two (2) weeks in advance of the start date of the program.  There is no refund for a cancellation or move made less than two (2) weeks prior to the program's start date.

Zoo Adventures: Refunds are available to participants canceling their registration or moving to another event a minimum of three (3) weeks in advance of the start date of the program.  The deposit for Large Group Zoo Adventures is not refundable.

If the zoo cancels a program at any time all registrants will receive a full refund.


A scholarship fund has been established to provide financial aid for qualified children and families.  If you would like to donate to Woodland Park Zoo's scholarship fund you can do so by emailing the Camps Registrar, calling 206.548.2424 or by filling out a registration form.

To apply for a scholarship please complete the Scholarship Application form and a registration form for the program you wish to attend. Unfortunately we are not able to provide scholarships for all programs.  At this time we are not able to offer scholarships for Zoo Adventures (overnights). 

*Please Note:  The deadline to apply for a Summer Scholarship is April 1st each year.  We will contact all applicants with a decision by mid-April.  If money is still available after the mid-April awards, we will offer additional scholarships via rolling admission on a case by case basis.


To access online registration, find the program you are interested in and click on the associated orange online registration link. To register by mail, fax or in person, please click here to download the summer camps registration form.  Please note, we do not accept registrations via the phone.


Need to make changes to or cancel an existing registration?  Call 206.548.2424 or by emailing or  Changes and cancellations cannot be done through our online registration process.  

Changes and cancellations are allowed up to two weeks in advance of the program start date. 

For more information on payments, cancellations and scholarships click here.


If you cannot find the answers to your questions or need additional help, please contact the registrar for camps at 206.548.2424 x3 or by email.