Keeper for a Day activities have been suspended for the entire 2020 summer. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Do you love animals? Have you always dreamed of being a Zoo Keeper? Are you curious about what goes on behind the scenes at the Kansas City Zoo? If so, then now’s your chance to discover the Zoo’s “secret” world!
This highly interactive day gives participants, ages 18 and up, firsthand experience working in a zoo. Spend the day helping keepers throughout the Zoo doing everything from cleaning exhibits, preparing diets, learning the basics of animal handling and educating visitors about conservation.
Available: Select days year round
Cost: $150 (includes T-shirt, nametag, water bottle, & lunch) FOTZ members receive a 10% discount.
Pre-registration is required; Information packets will be mailed upon registration.
Cancellation policy: Minimum 2 week advance notice is required for 75% refund; no refund with less than 2 week notice. Rescheduling fee is $5.