Science Camps

The DLC’s camps are educational, unique, and truly unforgettable!

Thanks for your interest in camps at the Duke Lemur Center!

All camp fees fund the Education Department and help pay for lemur care, housing, veterinary supplies, and conservation initiatives. –So not only will your child enjoy learning about lemurs, you’ll be actually helping the DLC’s lemurs too!

Types of Camps

The Duke Lemur Center offers a variety of camp experiences designed for third- through eighth-grade students. Scroll down for in-depth descriptions of each camp, and please let us know if you have any questions — we’ll be happy to help!

Leaping Lemurs! TRACK OUT Science Camp


The Leaping Lemurs! Track Out Science Camp is a co-ed camp designed for grades 3rd through 8th and includes a mixture of classroom learning, fun interactive activities, and of course plenty of time with the lemurs!  Each camp includes age appropriate modules that guarantee an educational and fun-filled time for your child. Participants learn about all aspects of the Lemur Center, including research, conservation, and animal care! This is a perfect camp for the animal lover in your family. More information is available HERE.

Leaping Lemurs! Summer Science Camp 

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The Duke Lemur Center offers science camps for 3rd- through 8th-grade students. Students meet our lemurs, participate in fantastic lectures with our world renowned researchers and lemur specialists and complete exciting interactive activities. Topics include primatology, research, conservation, archaeology, and animal care! More details are available HERE.



Click on any of the logos above for camp-specific information. If you have questions, please call (919) 401-7240 or email We’ll be happy to help!






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