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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 2014 programme is $425.00. Bookings will be open from the 9th December 2013, so keep an eye on this page for further details.

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

To Join JZK Club for 2014 Click here

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 first half of 2014 are:

For Primary School children in Years 3-6 - February 15th and 16th. March 15th and 16th. May 17th and 18th. June 14th and 15th

For High School children in Years 7-10 - February 22nd and 23rd. March 22nd and 23rd. May 24th and 25th. June 21st and 22nd.

Bookings for some of 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