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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 (School Years 3 to 6) and (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.
For a full list of dates for 2016, see the link at the bottom of the page.

The cost for NEW members is $435.00

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 2016 are:

For Primary School children in Years 3-6 - March 05, 12 and 13, May 07, 14 and 15, June 04, 11 and 12, August 08, 13 and 14, September 05, 10 and 11, October 10, 15 and 16.

For High School children in Years 7-10 - March 19 and 20, May 21 and 22, June 18 and 19, August 20 and 21, September 17 and 18, October 22 and 23.

Bookings for these 2016 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 calender information:

Primary School Dates 2016

High School Dates 2016