National Zoo & Aquarium

Does your child love animals?

Want to know more about being a zookeeper? Want to help care for the animals at the zoo?

Then the Junior Zookeeper Club Primary (School Years 3 to 6) and High School (Years 7-10) is for them!

These programs are designed for those keenly interested in animals and learning how zoos operate. Its also a great stepping stone for kids wanting to pursue an animal related profession.

Junior Zookeeper Club membership entitles you to attend weekend programs that include feeding animals, behind the scenes tours and helping care for the animals through food preparation, cleaning, creating enrichment and learning about conservation and animal health.

Sessions occur almost every month on a weekend for 3 hours either in the morning—9am to 12pm or in the afternoon—1pm to 4pm.

The cost for NEW members is $435.00.

Bookings for 2017 sessions is fully booked. NEW placements will be open for bookings late November, for 2018 sessions.

For a full list of dates in 2017, click here.

For more information please email our Education Department.

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Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

Open every day from 9:30am to 5:00pm

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