Adult Programs

Keeper For a Day!

Let the adventures begin...

Have you ever dreamed of being a Zoo Keeper or know someone who has? Join us to experience what it’s like to be an animal keeper at the Zoo! This exciting experience offers you an incredible opportunity to go behind the scenes with the animal department of your choice and includes lunch with the keepers. You can choose to work with the feline, primate, bird, reptile, hoofstock, or education department.  The Keeper for a Day experience is offered year round. The cost is $150.00 per person and may be purchased for yourself or as a gift for someone else.

To make your reservation please call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org. Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance. Must be 16 years or older.


 

Florida Master Naturalist Program - Conservation Science

Friday-Sunday, March 10-12, 2017

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration is required by March 6, 2017

This course is designed to educate people in the concepts, language, and science related to conservation needs, planning, and action. People that complete this course will become both better educators and participants in local conservation efforts.

Register online at masternaturalist.ifas.ufl.edu or call 407.323.4450 ext. 126 or email jenh@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.

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Alligator Awareness Presentation

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Registration required.
Cost: Members - $10.00; Non-members - $15.00
Must be 12 years or older.


Welcome to our stateAmerican alligator…you might see some alligators here! Alligator safety is an essential part of living in Florida. The Reptile Department at the Central Florida Zoo is offering an informative and educational presentation on alligator safety and awareness for you and your family. Presented in the Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center. To make reservations please call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org or register online.


Snake Awareness Presentation

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Registration required.
Cost:  Zoo Members - $10.00;  Non-members - $15.00
Must be 12 years or older. 

Eastern Diamondback RattlesnakeThe Central Florida Zoo’s Herpetology Department is offering this program to help people properly identify venomous and non-venomous snakes. Separate fact from fiction and learn what and to do (and what not to do) during an encounter. Presented in the Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center. To make reservations please call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org or register online.