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Zookeeper Academy

July 18 - 19, 2020 9:30AM - 6:00PM

Meet our animal experts and learn what they do. Free with admission.

Get a little wild.

Caring for wildlife

What does a keeper do to care for wild animals? Learn from our keepers themselves at Zookeeper Academy through keeper chats, activities and more.
Stay tuned for the schedule.

We all need play time

Why do animals (and humans) need enrichment? It works their brains and bodies and keeps them healthy!
Make enrichment items, test your skills at the Junior Zookeeper Challenge, and learn about wildlife.

Learn more about enrichment>

Meet our keepers!

What's it like to be a real zookeeper? Here's your chance to find out. (Hint: there's a lot of poop involved.)
Come meet our keepers, and read their stories here.

Read Haley's story>


Read Wendi's story>


Read Dave's story>

Meet our keepers