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Zookeeper For A Day

So you want to be a zookeeper? Well here is your chance to find out what zookeeping is really about! Join the expert staff at Binder Park Zoo working one on one with a zookeeper for a half-day session, and get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work at the zoo.

Ages 12 and up

Available year round

Cost of the program is $250 per participant, limit two participants per program

Program length will be five hours from 8 AM to 1 PM 

Minimum age requirement for this program is 12 years old

Participants will also receive a Zookeeper for a day t-shirt, lunch at the zoo restaurant of their choice, a certificate showing completion of the program, zoo admission for the entire day, and memories for a lifetime. 

Registration is required at least 10 business days in advance of program date and full payment is due at the time of registration. Check, money order, or credit card (Master Card, Visa,Discover or American Express) preferred.

Programs involving the zoo’s animals are subject to change; therefore, we cannot guarantee you will work with specific animals during the program.