We offer four activity choices that link to badges for Scouting and Guiding groups.  The badges are detailed below each activity we offer.  All activities are subject to availability, which will vary throughout the year.

Endangered Animals and Conservation

A 45-minute session in our education centre focusing on some of the hundreds of endangered species we look after in the zoo and how we work to conserve them and their habitats in the wild.

  • Brownies – Adventure, Friend to Animals and Environment badges
  • Guides – Animal Active
  • Beavers - Global Issues

 

Who wants to be a Zookeeper? 

A 45-minute session in our education centre finding out how our zookeepers care for our animals in the zoo from cleaning to feeding to taking them to the vets, much as you look after animals at home.

  • Beavers – Animal Friend
  • Cubs – Animal Carer

 

Nearby Nature

Enjoy a session outside with one of our education staff talking about our own local species and have a go at minibeast hunting down on our nature trail.

  • Cubs – Naturalist

 

Living Lightly on the earth

From hot crocodiles to elephant poo, come to the zoo and find out how we look after our animals and visitors in an environmentally friendly way.  We recycle, compost, collect sun with solar panels and keep our crocodiles cosy with woodchip.  Come for a session or a tour with one of our education team to find out more.

  • Brownies – Environment
  • Guides – Go for it – Green!
  • Cubs – Environmental Conservation

 

More information and prices available on request