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Do you -

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 (School Years 3 to 6) and (Years 7-10) is for you!
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.
For a full list of dates for 2014, see the link at the bottom of the page.

The cost for new members for the 2015 programme is $435.00. Bookings will be open from the 8th December 2014, so keep an eye on this page for further details.

For more information please contact our Education Department - education@nationalzoo.com.au

 

Something NEW at the Zoo!

Curious about what it takes to work at a zoo? Then try Keeper For A Day. These 'stand alone' sessions are incorporated into our JZK program and include activities such as making enrichment (toys) for the animals, learning what it takes to care for zoo animals and conservation issues. Each date will focus on different animals. You can come to one session or more! Cost is $70 per session.

Sessions run on Saturdays and Sundays for 3 hours either in the morning - 9am to 12pm OR in the afternoon - 1pm to 4pm .

The Scheduled dates for the last half of 2014 are:

For Primary School children in Years 3-6 - August 16th and 17th. September 13th and 14th. October 18th and 19th.

For High School children in Years 7-10 - August 23rd and 24th. September 20th and 21st. October 25th and 26th.

Bookings for these 2014 sessions are now open - Or buy a Gift Voucher! Click here




Check out these Zoocation & Junior Zookeeper Club Photos...

...and feel free to contact us if you'd like more info.

JZK Member Information:

Primary School Dates 2014

High School Dates 2014