Jr. Keepers (ages 7-9)

Registration for fall classes opens July 21st, 2018!


Does raking, scooping, feeding, enriching, and caring for zoo animals sound exciting to you? Then join our zoo crew!  Throughout the year, Junior Keepers explore different aspects of zoo keeping: animal husbandry, enrichment, veterinary care, and more!

Saturdays from 9:00am-11:00am
$30.00 non-members / $27.00 members

Happy Hollow Members receive a 10% discount on classes 
with their membership number and coupon code HHMEM*

Animal Training: September 15th, 2018 
How do zoo keepers communicate with their animals? Join us to find out how keepers train their animals to participate in both husbandry and veterinary procedures! To register online click here!

Animal Husbandry: October 20th, 2018
What does it take to take care of animals? Join us as we learn how each animal is different and the tools keepers use to help clean their exhibits. To register online click here!

Animal Diets: November 10, 2018
Wild animals have specialized diets, and just because they live at the zoo doesn't mean that changes! Join us to learn what our animals eat and how the zoo makes sure they stay healthy. Prepare animal meals and feed a few of our very own animals at Happy Hollow. To register online click here!

Animal Enrichment: December 8th, 2018
What is enrichment and why is it so important? Answer these questions while learning how zookeepers make sure animals stay physically fit and mentally active. You'll also get to make an enrichment item for one of our zoo animals and watch how they interact with it! To register online click here!

 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Happy Hollow FoundationSpecies Survival Plan