In 2023, we are officially discontinuing the program formerly called Zoo Teens. With education as our driver, we will be revealing a new program in March called Conservation Keepers which will be taking the place of Zoo Teens.
Join us in this NEW teen program, Conservation Keepers, blending zookeeping and conservation education. If your teen is interested in exploring the field of Zoo keeping, is interested in working with animals, and is looking to explore conservation-related fields, this program is for them.
This new program includes shadowing keepers throughout the Zoo and learning about current and past conservation and/or environmental topics in a classroom-like setting. The program is a total of 6 days, over three weeks.
Teens still need to apply for a spot in the program and go through an interview process before registration is complete.
A registration form will be released as it becomes available.
The nature of the program requires that participants are able to:
Youth are suggested to bring:
For more information about the Zoo Teens change to the Conservation Keeper program please contact:
Haley Sylvan, Director of Conservation Education (315) 755-0896 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Why the Change
It is after significant debate and reflection that we are discontinuing the program called Zoo Teens as of the end of the 2022 season. We will be continuing with Teen programs and will have new options coming as of March 2023.
Activities in this program may* include: