Keeper Courses

Want to learn more about some of our incredible animals and what it takes to be a zoo keeper? Then our Keeper Courses are for you!

Bookings are now available for dates in summer 2024!

During these action-packed courses, each student will have the opportunity to participate in various zoo keeper tasks, from mucking out to building some animal enrichment and gaining some hands-on experience.

We love working with animals, and we also love inspiring the next generation of animal experts. Join us this summer at Blackpool Zoo for one of our fun-filled courses. Limited availability, so book now!

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    Keeper Cubs

    For 5-7 year olds. This one-day programme is the ideal first step first young animal lovers.

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    Keeper Kids

    For 8-11 year olds. This one-day course provides a great opportunity to meet some of our animals up close and spend the day with one of our zoo keepers.

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    Keeper Apprentice

    For 12-14 year olds. This one-day course is an incredible first step into working with animals. Get involved with mucking out and learn what it takes to be a zoo keeper.

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    Keeper Academy

    For 15-17 year olds. This three-day course will provide hands-on experience working in the zoo alongside an experienced member of staff.

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    A Future That's Wild - Student Summer Camp

    For 15-17 year olds. This 5-day programme provides the opportunity to learn about wildlife conservation through a range of activities.