Because of  restrictions due to the Covid-19 virus the Jr Zoo Keeper Camp has been canceled for this year. 

Dates Subject to change

Children between the ages 8 to 12 years will have a rare opportunity to experience up close and learn about New Mexico’s native wildlife and plants, and observe what zookeepers do on a day to day basis. Children will interact with animals in a safe and educational environment, make toys for the wildlife, observe their behavior, and get behind the scenes tours led by zookeepers.This five-day camp program runs from 9 a.m. to noon.  daycamp1

The camps are taught by two certified teachers who will cover everything from zoo-keeping and bird-watching techniques, to animal enrichment projects. jzk250 Children will learn about the care and basic biology of native wildlife and plants.  This outdoor educational program will help children develop life-long values about wildlife and the environment, and learn all about the wildlife at Wildlife West Nature Park. . Daily snacks and drinks will be provided.

$30.00 Per Session, per resident of Edgewood, Santa Fe County
(Scholarships may be available for residents of Edgewood and Santa Fe County)
Outside Santa Fe County $70.00 Per Session

Register today; please print, fill out, and send in your registration form or request a copy from us at (505) 281-7655.

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