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Jr. Zookeeper Club at Stone Zoo

Join us this fall for our Jr. Zookeeper club, offered in October, November and December. Each standalone session will focus on a different theme, and participants will get the opportunity to learn about the animals in our Zoo and what it takes to work with them. These programs are offered to children ages 11-13.

Taught by Zoo educators, classes include hands-on activities, discussion, animal encounters and behind-the-scenes experiences. Each program includes progressive program topics focused on teaching students about working with Zoo animals and what paths to take in order to work at the Zoo one day!

Information for our November and December sessions is coming soon.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Capacity: 12

Price: $65 for members, $75 for non-members

October Session Details: Conservation (Fall Edition): Turtle Tracking

Register for October Sesssion

Our conservation team has many very important jobs. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at one of those jobs – turtle tracking! Different species of turtles here in Massachusetts need a little bit of extra help and our conservation team is up to the challenge. We’ll spend time learning about what species of turtles are getting help and how Zoo New England’s conservationists do it!

Dates: *Please note, these sessions will be following the SAME CURRICULUM. *

  • Saturday, October 28
  • Sunday, October 29

Age: 11-13 years old (grades 6-8)

Class Size and Safety Information

Classes will be limited to 12 participants and held indoors, with certain activities and zoo walks  held outdoors. Parent/guardian and unregistered sibling/friend attendance is not permitted.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations may be made more than two weeks prior to the program and will receive a 75% refund
  • A transfer to a similar program may be possible if requested at least 48 hours in advance. A small fee will be charged for any change in your registration.
  • No refunds will be given to no-shows
  • To cancel or request a transfer please contact the Education Department at SZcamp@zoonewengland.org