We are delighted to announce that Summer CAT will be running again in 2020 for children entering P4, P5, P6 or P7 in August 2020. 

Summer CAT is based out of Edinburgh Zoo’s Wildlife Garden Yurt where children take part in a range of activities including planting, building, animal surveying, games, trails, campfires and much more! 



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Who is it for?

Children entering P4-P7 after the summer.

When is it?Summer CAT

Week 1: 29/06/20

Week 2: 06/07/20

Week 3: 13/07/20

Week 4: 20/07/20

The programme runs form 9.00am – 3.30pm, with free early drop-off available from 8.30am.

After school club, which runs from 3.30pm – 5.30pm, can also be purchased when booking.

How much does it cost?

Parents may book their children onto Summer CAT at a cost of £195 for the week.

If choosing after school club with your booking, Summer CAT will cost £225 for the week.

(Prices may be subject to change before booking opens)


Summer CAT attendees may have the opportunity to achieve a John Muir Award, an environmental award scheme focused on wild places, encouraging people to connect with, enjoy and care for our natural environment.

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is a validated Children’s University Scotland learning destination and Summer CAT is a validated learning activity for which CU    members can gain credits in their Passports to Learning.


Further questions

If you have any queries about the Summer CAT programme please call us on 0131 314 0329 or email

For Terms and Conditions please click here

Book your place(s):

Please note that bookings will go live from 12 noon on Monday 2 March


Please Note:

For any technical problems regarding booking onto the Summer CAT programme, please visit:

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