Keeper for a day
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Keeper for a Day

Children ages 8 through 13 will learn all about the daily tasks of an Elmwood Park Zoo keeper in this amazing immersive experience! 

Purchase Includes:

• Guided tour of the zoo that includes a special behind-the-scenes look 

• Opportunity to help prepare an animal's diet

• One-on-one animal encounter

• Opportunity to create enrichment for an animal on exhibit


Keeper for a Day - $250



All participants must wear close-toed shoes throughout their experience. "Keeper for a Day" experiences are for children ages 8 through 13 only; parents/guardians are required to drop off and pick up their child on the scheduled day.

Requested dates are subject to availability and must fall within the following times: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Requests must be made at least 4 weeks prior to your preferred date. Please contact Education at 610.277.3825 ext. 235, or email to schedule your date.