• Open daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grounds close at 5 p.m.


The deadline for our 2014 ZooTeen Program has passed. Information for the 2015 program will be listed in the fall.

What is the ZooTeens program?

The ZooTeens program, which began in 1993, gives young adults the opportunity to explore their interests in ecology and conservation. The unique training ZooTeens receive engages them in the sciences and also provides activities that foster self-esteem and encourage positive social interactions. ZooTeens spend the summer educating our visitors about Zoo animals and important environmental concepts. In 2014, the ZooTeens program begins on July 7 and continues through August 17.

How much time will you spend at the Zoo?

How many days a week is up to you! The minimum requirement is two days per week. Most teens are here three to four days a week. The hours are 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

What is the program fee?

There is a fee of $75 to participate in ZooTeens which covers the cost of your shirt, materials and supplies and end of season picnic. This is not due until acceptance into the program.

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