ZOOKEEPER JOB SHADOW
- Dates: September 2, 2019 - May 31, 2020
- Next Occurrence Jan 18, 2020
- Recurring every 2 days
- Times: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
John Ball Zoo
1300 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49504
- Phone: (616)336-4300
- Category: Family
- Price Per Person: Free-must provide documentation from school that it is a requirement.
- Maximum Group Number: 2
- Guided Tours: Yes
- Length of Time: 240 hour(s)
Want to know what it takes to be a zookeeper and need to fulfill a job shadow school requirement? You’ll follow a zookeeper to learn what it takes to care for the animals at the zoo. Areas of shadowing are determined on the day of the program by the Animal Care Supervisors.
Age Requirement: Students must be in 10th grade or above
Maximum # per Program: 2 people
Program Time: Max of 4 hour time frame, start time varies. Available September-May.
Price: FREE- must provide documentation from school that it is a requirement
Advance Registration required. Space is limited. Footwear that fully encloses the foot is required – no sandals, flip-flops or similar footwear. No photos can be taken behind the scenes.