Career Camp

About the Program

Get an inside look at the who, what, why and how of working with animals. If a career in animal health, behavior or care is something you'd like to do later in life, enroll in this camp now. For campers in grades 9 to 12.

  • Work side by side with our zoological team Monitor animal health and behavior
  • Prepare food
  • Learn about the fields of veterinary science, animal training and conservation
  • Enjoy the amazing rides, shows and attractions of SeaWorld® 

Download the Resident Camp Camper/Parent Handbook.

2017 Dates

Camps runs 2:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:00 a.m. Friday

  • June 4-9
  • June 11-16
  • June 18-23
  • June 25-30
  • July 2-7
  • July 9-14
  • July 16-21
  • July 23-28
  • July 30- August 4
  • August 6-11

Sample Itinerary

Day 1
  • Arrival
  • Dinner and Orientation
  • Time to enjoy SeaWorld® rides 

  • Day 2 - Aquarium Department
  • Tour Aquarium exhibits
  • Assist in feeding animals and preparing food
  • View quarantine facilities and learn about coral propagation

  • Day 3 - Aviculture Department & Sea Lion Stadium
  • Shovel snow
  • Assist in feeding penguins
  • View various training sessions 
  • Assist trainers in daily duties

  • Day 4 - Animal Care Department
  • Help prepare diets for sea lions, seals, and dolphins
  • Assist animal care specialists in husbandry sessions
  • Assist in feeding sea lions, seals, and dolphins

  • Day 5 - Animal Ambassadors, Shamu® Theater & Beluga Stadium
  • Assist in morning walkthrough at Shamu Theater
  • View animal training and husbandry training sessions for killer whales and beluga whales
  • Help care for SeaWorld animal ambassadors
  • Price

    $1,000 per camper

    The $100 deposit is non-refundable. If the balance of camp fees is paid and cancellation is necessary, the following refund will apply if written or verbal notice of cancellation is received:

    • Less than FOUR weeks prior to camp session - 80% of the program fee
    • Less than THREE weeks prior to camp session - 50% of the program fee
    • Less than TWO weeks prior to camp session - No Refund Given
    • If a camper leaves a session early or is dismissed, a refund will not be given