Junior Zookeeper

Junior Zookeeper

The Junior Zookeeper Program, for students 14 – 17 years of age, will provide an exciting hands-on opportunity to learn and teach others about amazing animals. The application process consists of completing a Junior Zookeeper application and submitting a letter of reference from a teacher or non-family member.

Selected applicants will be contacted for personal interviews. Once accepted into the program, all first year program participants will be required to attend a one-week training camp scheduled for Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13, 2014. The fee for this program is $50.00 for Niabi Zoological Society Members and $60.00 for non-members and is due on the first day of camp. Training camp hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Were you a JZK last year and hoping to be one again this year? You just need to fill out the application and submit it by April 18, 2014.
Training dates for 2nd year JZK's will be June 16-18 from 9:00-2:00.
Training dates for 3rd year JZK's will be June 19 and 20 from 9:00-2:00.

The 2014 Junior Zookeeper Application is available. Applications are due April 18, 2014.