We can now confirm Summer School 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.


During RZSS Summer School, children discover the amazing animals, habitats and cultures of different places around the world. All of this learning happens through a range of fun activities such as zoo trails, games, arts and crafts, animal handling, building enrichment devices and much, much more! 

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Who is it for?

For Summer School there are 4 classes:
• P2-3
• P4-5
• P6-7
• S1-4

For Summer School, children should be booked into the school year group that they are entering after the summer.

When is it?

The programme runs from 8.30am – 3.30pm.

After school club will be unavailable during Summer School 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 the Summer School at a cost of £195 for the week.

(Prices may be subject to change before tickets go on sale)



RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is a validated Children’s University Scotland learning destination with the Summer programmes as validated learning activities for which CU members can gain credits in their Passports to Learning.


Further questions?

If you have any queries about the Summer School programmes, please email us at or call 0131 314 0392.

For Summer School Terms and Conditions please click here.

Please note that your booking will not be complete until you fill in a health and emergencies form for your child(ren). The link to the form will be included in the Eventbrite confirmation email. Failure to do so within the time limit provided may result in removal from the programme.

Booking places 

Booking opens at 9am 1st May 2021


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

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