Over the course of 6 weeks, this hands on class explores all aspects of caring for animals at the Birmingham Zoo and gives participants the opportunity to learn directly from our Night Keepers. Participants will help keepers prepare and feed evening diets, participate in training sessions, create enrichment items for our animals, explore what it takes to create animal habitats that promote the health and welfare for our residents – and much more!
Price: $225 for members and $250 for non-members
Age: Open to 5th -8th graders
Minimum of 8/ Maximum of 15
April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2 and 9 from 4:30-6pm
Education Class Sign In/Out Form: Once registered, complete this form and bring it to the first day of camp.
Education Class Request to Self-Medicate Form: For campers needing to take medication, please complete this form and follow the instructions to send it to the Education Department.
If you have questions about the Animal Ed-venture classes, or you’re having trouble with registration, the Education Department is here to help! Please call 205-397-3877 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Birmingham Zoo is a facility that uses nuts and nut products for animal diet purposes. Traces of nuts or nut products may be found in areas where animal feedings are conducted and areas where Programs and Educational animal demonstrations are performed. The safety of our guests remains a top priority and the Zoo takes precautions to provide a safe environment.
In the Education Programs Department, safety precautions include: