*Please note that the Junior Keeper academy programme is currently suspended and we are not taking new applications while the Oasis remains closed.*

Junior Keeper academy

Do you want to learn what it takes to be a zoo keeper?

Do you want to know what a zoo keeper does all day?

Do you want to know if being a zoo keeper is for you?

...if you answered yes to any of these, why not sign up for our junior keeper academy!

The junior keeper academy is a 6 week program that is open to children and young people aged 8+. It runs 1pm – 4pm on Saturday afternoons. The cost of the academy is £85 per person, which includes 1 free adult entry during session times. Discounts are available for multiple children from the same family.

The aim of the academy is to give children and young people an insight into the diverse range of work that zoo keepers do, and why they do it. Each week will contain a mix of classroom activities, worksheets, discussions and practical tasks around the zoo.

A keeper at the Oasis
Lesser Madagascar hedgehog tenrec

Lesser Madagascar hedgehog tenrec

Echinops telfairi

*Please note that the Junior Keeper academy programme is currently suspended and we are not taking new applications while the Oasis remains closed.*

2020 Dates:

LEVEL 1:

  • January 11th – February 15th
  • February 22nd – March 28th
  • April 18th – May 23rd
  • June 6th – July 11th

LEVEL 2:

  • September 12th – October 17th
  • November 12th – December 12th

For more details please contact us .

Lesser Madagascar hedgehog tenrec

Lesser Madagascar hedgehog tenrec

Echinops telfairi

The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is currently closed. Find out how you can support us here .