BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo to Host ZooKrewe Trainings

January 19 2017

Baton Rouge, La –  BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host trainings for its ZooKrewe program throughout 2017. The ZooKrewe is a specialized volunteer program for teens ages 13-17 with a 3.0 GPA or above. This program provides a hands-on experience and understanding of what it’s actually like to work at the Zoo. Only a select group of applicants are accepted.

This year, the Zoo is hosting 4 training sessions to enable even more participation from teens in the community. Participants provide on-site learning for Zoo guests, assist staff in animal care and enrichment, and support the Zoo’s various community events and activities.

Training sessions will be held as follows:

Session 1: Training in March (Applications Accepted January -February)
Session 2: Training in June (Applications Accepted March - May)
Session 3: Training in August (Applications Accepted June - July)
Session 4: Training in November (Applications Accepted August - October)
 

For more info or to apply visit: http://www.brzoo.org/give/volunteer/zookrewe/

About BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Giants of the Islands, Safari Playground, L'aquarium de Louisiane, Parrot Paradise and KidsZoo exhibits offer fun and education for all ages. The Baton Rouge Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a distinction reserved for only the top 10% of zoos in the nation.