The Zooteen program is designed for teens ages 13-17 years old that have an exceptional interest in animals and wildlife conservation. The Montgomery Zoo's Education Department is looking for teens want to donate their time to the community, gain experience working with animals and the public, can work the required hours per month, and are available to work the required two weeks of summer camp.
Once we have received your completed Zooteen application, you will be notified to schedule an interview time. Interviews are generally held the Saturday prior to training class. Upon acceptance into the program, there will be a one-time fee of $40 to cover the cost of your uniform shirt and training manual.
Application deadlines, sessions and interview dates for 2018 -- Application due January 10 by 4:30pm, Interview on January 13, Training session on January 20
-- Application due May 2 by 4:30pm, Interview on May 12, Training session on May 19
-- Application due August 1 by 4:30pm, Interview on August 4, Training session on August 11
-- Application due November 26. Training session on December 1.
Please note: There will be a mandatory meeting for all Zooteens on May 29, 2018 at 6pm to prepare for summer camp. You must attend this meeting.
Session dates can be subject to change. Notifications will be sent to participants and dates revised as needed and/or required.