Summer Camp: Junior Zookeepers

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Bambi Godkin
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Mill Mountain Zoo’s popular summer camps are a terrific way to introduce your child to the animal kingdom or to foster an existing interest in the feathered, furry and scaly critters we share the planet with.  Each camp is designed to encourage a child’s respect and enthusiasm for the natural world through hands-on, fun and educational activities.  Every week is chocked full of great experiences, including up-close animal encounters, talks with zookeepers, games, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, scientific explorations and OH, SO MUCH MORE!  There are camps available for ages 5-13.

Camp for ages 10-13

August 6-8   9-3:30pm  Junior Zoo Keepers                                 

Junior Zookeepers builds on the information that campers learned in Zookeeper 101.  Campers will delve further into how animals are cared for at the zoo as they assist keeper staff with some of their daily duties.  Be ready to get dirty!

Requirements for Junior Zoo Keepers:

It is preferred that campers have taken Zookeeper 101 this summer or a previous summer.  Campers also need to submit a letter stating why they think they would be a good Junior Zookeeper

All Camps: $160 Zoo Member               $180 Non-Member

Street Address

Mill Mountain Zoo at Mill Mountain Park
Roanoke, VA 24014


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