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Keeper For a Day

A fun and informative program for those who are interested in animals and conservation!

Experience a full day working with your favorite animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo as an honorary zookeeper! You will have the unique opportunity to participate in behind-the-scenes activities and assist zookeepers in their daily tasks of caring for the animals which include preparing food and enrichment, training animals, and cleaning.

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The Keeper for a Day program can accommodate up to two people per session on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must sign a liability waiver and provide proof of a negative tuberculosis test. Participants must register at least two weeks in advance.

To sign up, please contact Desiree Rogers: (805) 962-5339, ext. 151.

Encounters with animals are subject to change without prior notice.

PROGRAM DETAILS
Location
Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Fee
$900 ($800 for SB Zoo Members)
Includes lunch

Registration
Please contact Desiree Rogers: (805) 962-5339, ext. 151.

Duration
5.5 hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Dates
Offered on Thursdays.

Age Requirement
Ages 18 and older with proof of negative tuberculosis test.

 
 
 

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