Junior Keeper - Give your child the chance to be a zookeeper

 

There's nothing quite like the wonderful bond between animals and children.  Kids love animals, so what better way for them to get involved and discover more about the natural world and the animal kingdom by treating them to an animal experience day?. Who knows, your son or daughter could be the next Sir David Attenborough! 

Here are some animal experience days for children  as always please check the length of the vouchers before you buy and the important info or need to know sections.   Please also read the terms and conditions carefully so that you are clear about whether adults need to accompany the children and pay an entry fee for admission or not. 

Junior Keeper for the Day for Two at Dartmoor Zoo

Junior Keeper for the Day for Two at Dartmoor Zoo
£199.00
Experience life as a zookeeper for the day at Dartmoor Zoo in Devon!  You'll work alongside the zoo's keepers and get close up and personal with a variety of animals.  T
ake part in feeding and cleaning the enclosures.  Help the team create a rich, fun environment for the residents. Lunch is in the Jaguar Restaurant and you’ll each take home a certificate to remember your day as an official zookeeper. Minimum age 8, maximum age 15, and all participants must be accompanied by an adult at no extra cost (though adults will have to pay for lunch).  Proof of age may be required.  This is not for anyone with high blood pressure or who has a nervous disposition. Available from Virgin Experience Days - book at least 3 months in advance.

SPECIAL OFFER:  There's 15% off at Virgin Experience Days with the exclusive code SLSJQNDS; it's valid to 31.3.23 and side wide (apart from excluded products

 
ZSL London Zoo has a number of experiences for children and young people The Zoological Society of London has experiences for children and young people
At Whipsnade Zoo, there's Zoo Explorers (5-7 year olds), Junior Zoo Academy (8-10 year olds, this is a two day course) and Zoo Academy (15-17 year olds who want to pursue animal careers and studies)
London Zoo has a Junior Keeper for the Day experience and it's for 11-15 year olds. 
Please double check the locations before you buy and also adults will need to accompany children on some experiences
 
How about a Junior Zoo Keeper Experience at Millets Farm Falconry Centre, Oxfordshire How about a Junior Zoo Keeper Experience at Millets Farm Falconry Centre, Oxfordshire?
For those aged 8 to 14, they can hop into the shoes of a zookeeper in the morning!  A friendly member of staff will teach them about the animals and how they’re looked after.  There are skunks, ferrets, meerkats, reptiles and many more.  The expereince also includes entry to the rest of Millets Falconry, which is home to over 100 birds of prey.  Junior guests must attend with a one adult spectator – entry for an adult spectator is included.  And you can enjoy a 15% discount with BuyaGift with our exclusive code AHW2023;  it's valid until 31 December 2023.  Find out more from BuyaGift!

 
Rather different to a junior keeper, if you're looking to get the kids off their screens and outside, what about giving them a Den Kit from the National Trust's online shop?
The Forest School Den Kit
This is the Forest School Den Kit
for £65.00
This is the Original Den Kit
This is the Original Den Kit
for £45.00
And here's the Cottage Garden Den Kit And here's the Cottage Garden Den Kit
for £45.00