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Camps: Creature Feature Camp

Live animals and hands-on fun!

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See pictures of our past camps on our Picasa Web Albums page and on Facebook.

Our camp is designed for children in the K-8th grade. 

Our camp counselors are preparing to kick off our annual "Creature Feature Camp" this summer! We have many crafts, games and snacks for the campers to enjoy.

Download registration form Download the camp brochure.

Our camp is a safe and fun environment where campers can create, explore, learn, and make new friends!  The camp is five days long, and  runs Monday through Friday. We have morning and afternoon sessions and Before and After Play Care! Our camps are run by our mature, knowledgeable and entertaining staff.

Campers are divided into animal themed teams with a camp counselor to lead each team through the following designated learning stations:

  • DISCOVER—Campers get a chance each day to  discover the featured creature through a hands–on teaching session.

  • SNACK— Campers get a boost of energy while making friends.

  • CREATE—Campers create something memorable that goes along with the themed learning to take home.

  • PLAY— Campers get to enjoy the great outdoors while having fun in the park.   



Dates & Registration

                                              Creepy Crawlers                           and Cute Critters

 July 13-17, 2020

Morning Session 9-12:30       Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

Some zoology we will learn at camp:

  • how to care for, bathe, and handle live creatures
  • their physiology
  • their habitats and ecosystems
  • problems and dangers they face
  • problems and dangers they may cause other living things
  • protective measures for their survival
  • design and interdependence

Some of the creatures that will be featured during camp are snakes, frogs, turtles, fish, sugar gliders, rats, hissing cockroaches, rabbits, guinea pigs, and bearded dragons.


  • One session per week (morning or afternoon only): $110
  • Two sessions per week (both morning and afternoon sessions): $175 
  • Family Discount for multiple campers registered: $10 off per week per camper.
  • Before and After Play Care: $40 per week (8-9 a.m. and 5-6 p.m.)  

Download registration formRegistration Form

An initial non-refundable $50 payment is required at the time of registration.  

A payment plan is available.  Up to four monthly payments canbe made to pay the remainder of your balance.  See registration form for more details. 

Please send your completed registration form vial fax, mail, or email.

Fax:  330-666-9801

Mail:  Akron Fossils & Science Center Attn: Jodie Brewer
2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd. Copley, OH 44321



Our Day Camp is an excellent event for you to volunteer! We are especially interested in youth and adult volunteers ages 13 and up.  


  • All volunteers must love working with kids, love science, and love the summer sun!
  • All volunteers must be 13 years old or older.
  • All volunteers must have a background check conducted by the Science Center.

 Download registration form Volunteer Form

To schedule an interview please contact our Camp Director, Jodie Brewer, either by phone at 330-665-DINO (3466) or by 


If you have any questions please contact our Camp Director, Jodie Brewer, either by phone at 330-665-DINO (3466) or by e-mail.

Register Today!

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You can also register and pay the deposit by mail, fax, phone, or in person.  

You MUST pay for your camp sessions in full or pay a $50 nonrefundable deposit per child at the time of registration, or your child will NOT be registered. 

Please see the following registration form for more details. 

A four month payment plan is available.  After registering and paying the deposit, you may make the remainder of your payments through our payment installment button below, by mail, over the phone or in person.

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