This program is full for 2020, stay tuned for opportunities available in 2021.
Counselors-in-Training (CIT) are 13 – 17 year old volunteers in our ZooCrew program. The CIT program provides experience in camp programs, public speaking, education, teamwork, and conservation.
- Get job experience while earning volunteer service hours
- Assist the counselors in all aspects of camp
- Help the Buttonwood Park Zoo achieve its mission of conservation and education
- Be a representative of Buttonwood Park Zoo and a role model for campers
- Help with all day to day operations of ZooCrew
- Ability to work with others
- Enjoy working with children
- Willingness to learn
- Interest in animals and conservation education
CIT’s must be able to:
- Complete a working interview during either winter or spring school vacation
- Commit to at least 2 full weeks of camp during the summer
- Attend orientation
A baby red panda!?
On June 4th, the BPZOO welcomed the first red panda cub to be born here in its 126 year history!
Congratulations to first time parents - Marie and Jacob