Camp Destination Discovery (EZS)


Day Camp

Campers can explore Mesker Park Zoo, Wesselman Woods and Angel Mounds while learning cool things and making new friends!  Each host location will offer camp activities with their own flair. COVID protocols will be in place to ensure the safety of your camper.


Register your camper for 1, 2, or all 3 camp dates, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 


Host Dates:

March 22nd, 2021: Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

March 24th, 2021: Angel Mounds State Historic Site 

March 26th, 2021: Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve


Camp will run 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Drop off is from 8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Pickup is from 3:45-4:00 p.m. No extended care is available. Drop off and pickup will be at the location for the camp day.


Tuition is $45/camper per day or $120 for all three days. Spots are limited to 25 campers each day. The registration deadline is Monday at noon, ONE WEEK PRIOR to the first day of the camp session. The cancellation deadline is extended (for peace of mind due to covid) to noon the Friday prior to the start of the camp week.


TIP - On the registration page, click on "show individual events" to register for just a single day of camp!


Registrants will receive camp details via email during the week prior to camp. Campers should plan to bring a face mask, lunch and water bottle to camp.



Virtual Camp
Camp can come to you at home!  Campers will enjoy live two-hour virtual sessions of engaging activities with a different host each day. Registrants will receive a camp box of supplies for the live stream activities, plus extension activities to do on their own. 


Register your camper for a whole week of virtual activities. 

Host Dates:

March 22nd: Children’s Museum of Evansville

March 23rd: Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

March 24th: Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science

March 25th: Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

March 26th: Angel Mounds State Historic Site


Registrants can choose their virtual session: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m.  Spots are limited to 25 families in each virtual session timeslot. The registration & cancellation deadline is Monday at noon, TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the first day of the camp session. 


Tuition is $100/family. One set of material are provided for the activities. Materials are $20 for each additional child.


TIP - when registering your child for virtual session, you need only complete the relevant or required entries on the registration form. This form accommodates both in-person and virtual options for camp.  


Campers can pick up their camp supply box March 17-21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Mesker Park Zoo front gate - 1545 Mesker Park Dr. Evansville, IN. (Shipping can be arranged prior to Mar 15 for an additional fee). 


This camp requires a reliable internet connection and a device that can use the Zoom app or website. The Zoom meeting can be accessed by clicking on the live invitation link in your email. Registrants will receive camp details and Zoom links via email during the week prior to camp. Please make sure you provide an easily accessible email in your registration to access the Zoom link on the days of camp.


**Refund Policy**  No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline. We reserve the right to cancel any camp with insufficient registrations or due to unforeseen emergency circumstances. If such events occur, a full refund will be issued.

For more information, call 812-435-0809 or email