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Zookeeper Academy

July 17 - 18, 2021 9:30AM - 5:00PM

Learn what it takes to be a zookeeper.
Free with admission. July 17-18

Get a little wild.

Caring for animals

What does a keeper do to care for wild animals? Learn from our keepers themselves at Zookeeper Academy through keeper chats and a self-guided junior Zookeeper challenge!

We all need play time

Why do animals (and humans) need enrichment? It works their brains and bodies and keeps them healthy!

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 some of our keepers