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 2017 - Application deadline: January 11 at 4:30pm, Interviews on January 14, Training class on January 16
- Application deadline: May 10 at 4:30pm, Interviews on May 13, Training class on May 20
- Application deadline: August 9 at 4:30pm, Interviews on August 12, Training class begins August 19
Please note: There will be a mandatory meeting for all Zooteens on June 1 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.