KEEPER-IN-TRAINING PROGRAM - The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore | Kids Out and About DMV

KEEPER-IN-TRAINING PROGRAM - The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Keeper-in-Training gives the ultimate insider perspective as teens learn firsthand what it takes to meet the needs of the Zoo’s animals.
Note that Keeper-in-Training is a three-day experience. Participants must be registered for the correct session based on the grade they will be entering in the fall.
PROGRAM HOURS:

Keeper-in-Training runs from 9:00 am–4:00 pm, Wednesday through Friday.

Keeper-in-Training activities may* include:

  • Shadowing keepers at Zoo exhibits in daily activities such as cleaning and setting out enrichment
  • Preparing diets and food enrichment at the Commissary
  • Interacting with animal experts
  • Touring Zoo grounds
  • Carrying out animal behavior observations
  • Learning how the Zoo uses training as a tool to care for the animals

*Due to animal and keeper needs, activities are subject to change without notice.

PROGRAM FEES:
  • Member: $345*
  • Non-member: $410

Location:

One Safari Place
Baltimore, MD, 21217
United States

Phone:

410-396-7102
Contact name: 
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
08/16/2019
Time: 
9:00 am–4:00 pm