Careers In-depth is a 12-night camp for 12th Grade - College Students that allows career-focused students to participate in Zoo Careers, Vet Careers and explore the Tampa Bay area for two days in between.
This is an intense exploration of working with animals including everything from scrubbing and raking, to preparing animal diets and so much more. Gain insight into managing a world-class zoological facility with opportunities to interact with zoo staff and receive valuable career guidance. Participants work behind the scenes daily under the guidance of professional zookeepers, attend training workshops and prepare a special project. This is your chance to sample a zoo career!
Aspiring to become a professional in veterinary healthcare? Join our staff and experience veterinary medicine firsthand. Shadow staff on rounds, participate in labs and professional development classes, and even observe procedures. Campers work behind the scenes to explore what being on a veterinarian team at a world-class zoo is all about. After hours, enjoy all that Busch Gardens and SeaWorld have to offer.
Here are just some of the experiences you can expect:
- Shadow a veterinarian, attend morning rounds, and observe procedures
- Work alongside professional zookeepers to better understand their role in veterinary care.
- Tour the Serengeti Plain on a flatbed truck to hand-feed giraffes
- Gain firsthand knowledge about real day-to-day care of exotic animals
- Enjoy all the world class rides, shows, and animal exhibits Busch Gardens and SeaWorld offer