We can now confirm Summer CAT is running during Summer 2021! Tickets will be initially available for a limited number of places due to guidance and tickets sales will be live on Saturday 1st May from 9am. A mailing list will also be available for updates to changing restrictions and new ticket availability.

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

The programme runs from 8.30am – 3.30pm.

After school club will be unavailable during Summer CAT 2021.

Week 1 – July 5th 2021

Week 2 - July 12th 2021

Week 3 - July 19th 2021

Week 4 - July 26th 2021

Please note the change in start time from previous years.

How much does it cost?

Parents may book their children onto Summer CAT at a cost of £195 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):

Booking opens at 9am 1st May 2021



Please Note:

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

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