Zookeeping The Series combines Zookeeping 101 and Zookeeping 201 into an exciting 12-night camp.
Enjoy nearly two weeks at Busch Gardens®. You'll participate in Zookeeping 101 and Zookeeping 201, and explore the Tampa Bay area for two days in between. Call 1-877-248-2267 to make a reservation for an extended camp.
Assist zookeepers with their daily routine that includes preparing diets, animal training and providing veterinary care. Experience first–hand what it takes to care for a variety of exotic animals from giraffes to hippos to lemurs. Plus, enjoy all the thrilling rides and world-class shows at Busch Gardens and cool off at Adventure Island®.
Take zoo keeping to the next level. Experience real-life, hands-on animal care at one of the nation’s largest zoos. Work alongside expert zookeepers, observe animal training methods and engage in up-close animal encounters.
Here are just some of the experiences you can expect:
- Get an eye-to-eye view of giraffes and zebra from our safari truck
- Assist professional zookeepers in preparing habitats, distributing diets, and observing animal behavior training
- Engage in up-close animal encounters
- Explore Busch Gardens’ animal exhibits and enhance your conservation knowledge about wildlife
- Enhance your knowledge about wildlife at risk and identify ways you can make a difference during a team project
- Challenge Manta at SeaWorld—find out what it’s like to spin and fly like a giant ray
- Enjoy world class rides, shows, and animal exhibits at Busch Gardens and SeaWorld