|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.
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.
Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
$900 ($800 for SB Zoo Members)
Please contact Hannah Kistner by
or phone (805) 962-5339, ext. 148.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Offered on Thursdays.
Ages 18 and older with proof of negative tuberculosis test.