Junior Keeper

Do your kids love animals? Have they ever wondered what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Now is their chance to find out, with Junior Keeper for a Day at Tilgate Nature Centre!

Sessions last 4 and a half hours and include:DSC_0569

  • Cleaning out a selection of enclosures
  • Making up animal feeds
  • Making enrichment toys
  • Feeding the animals and giving them their new toys
  • A whole hour of animal handling, including meerkats, owls, snakes, coati and more.

Junior Keeper teaches children all about correct handling, care and conservation of a number of species as well as being a lot of fun!

Participants will receive a ‘Junior Keeper’ t-shirt to take home as well as some other goodies.

Session Information

Junior Keeper costs £80 per child and is suitable for 8 to 16 year olds.

Dates for Junior Keeper 2017 are as follows:

Thursday 23rd February – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 13th April – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 20th April – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 1st June – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 27th July – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 3rd August – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 10th August  – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 17th August – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 24th August – FULLY BOOKED


Tuesday 15th August – FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 22nd August – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 26th October –

Junior Keeper can also be arranged as a private experience for small groups on different dates.

Please contact Holly-Marie Michael for details for availability and to book. Alternatively, phone us on 01293 521168.

Spaces are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment.