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Hampshire County Council Zoo Keeper Residential – 2019 opportunities

Hampshire County Council Duke of Edinburgh`s Award, in conjunction with Dartmoor Zoo The Home of We Bought a Zoo, offer a unique 5 night specialist zoo keeper’s residential. This enjoyable and appealing opportunity is perfect for anyone with a passion for animals and conservation, or anyone looking to study a related area.

What’s involved:

This 5-day residential combines theory with practical, hands-on experience section at the zoo, focusing on key transferable skills to take away. Challenge opportunities include teamwork, small group work, presentations, leadership, problem solving and, of course, the chance to get up close and personal with a wide range of creatures.

What will be included?
Accommodation in the heart of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park
All food inclusive
Transport from and to Winchester, if required
All transfers to and from the zoo
Animal Encounters
Animal Behaviour and Health
Animal Handling and Care
Includes a sleepover at the Zoo that gives an exciting insight into the wild world of a zoo at night
Taught by fully qualified educators and senior level DZP staff, participants enjoy an experience like no other!

Course Dates:

Monday 2nd September – Friday 6th September 2019

Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November 2019

Course location:
Dartmoor Zoo
Course fee:
£580 All inclusive