The ZooTeens program began in 1993, to give young adults the opportunity to explore their interests in ecology and conservation. The teens are chosen from a pool of applications. The unique training ZooTeens receive engages them not only in the sciences, but also provides activities that foster self-esteem and encourage positive social interactions.
When does the ZooTeen program take place?
In 2013, the ZooTeens program will begin on July 8th and continue through August 18th. There will be training, TBD.
How much time will you spend at the Zoo?
How many days a week is up to you! The minimum requirement is two days per week. Most ZooTeen participants are here 3 to 4 days a week. The hours are 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. There will be training scheduled during the weeks of June 24th and July 3rd.
Is there a charge?
There is a fee of $75 to participate in the ZooTeens program, which covers the cost of your shirt, materials and supplies and end of the season picnic.
Interested in being a ZooTeen?
Download an application and teacher reference form by clicking on the links below.
The application deadline for the 2013 ZooTeens Program has now passed.
Interviews will take place in May.