Jr. Keepers (ages 7-9)

Registration for winter classes opens December 1st, 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! This is a children’s drop-off program.

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 Enrichment: December 8
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!

Birds of a Feather * January 19 
… flock together! Social animals require special care in captivity to remain as happy and healthy as their wild counterparts. Discover the special considerations that zoo keepers make when caring for macaws, meerkats and more! To register online click here!

One Isn't the Loneliest Number * February 16
Some animals prefer the quiet of living alone. Learn about these mysterious animals and what they do with all their free time. To register online click here!

Howdy Neighbor * March 16
Do you ever get anxious meeting new friends? There is much thought and planning when zookeepers prepare to introduce two or more animals to each other. Join us to learn how keepers provide for their safety during these exciting times! To register online click here!

 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Happy Hollow FoundationSpecies Survival Plan