Day 7: Keeper for a Day

Children ages 8 through 13 will learn all about the daily tasks of an Elmwood Park Zoo keeper in this amazing immersive experience! 

Your $250 Purchase Includes:

  • Guided tour of the Zoo that includes a special behind-the-scenes look
  • Opportunity to help prepare an animal’s diet
  • One-on-one animal encounter
  • Opportunity to create enrichment for an animal on exhibit

All participants must wear close-toed shoes throughout their experience.  “Keeper for a Day” experiences are for children ages 8 through 13 only; parents/guardians are required to drop off and pick up their child on the scheduled day.  


Requested dates are subject to availability and must fall within the following times: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Requests must be made at least 4 weeks prior to your preferred date. Limited supply available. Offer must be redeemed in 2019. Please contact Education department at 610.277.3825 ext. 235, or email to schedule your date. 

$250 per Child