Kingston Maurward runs a series of childrens’ clubs, designed to encourage understanding an appreciation of animal conservation and welfare.

Keeper for The Day

This very popular day gives 9−13 year olds the chance to work alongside the animal keepers at the Animal Park and Animal Care Centre. Experience looking after a range of animals, from farm animals and small mammals to reptiles and fish.
Jobs include:

  •    Feeding
  •    Mucking out
  •   Grooming
  •   Health checks
  •   Handling

You must be aged between 9 -13 years old and have an interest in animals. Please note: Due to the popularity of this course, each child can only book for one day.

Junior Keepers Club for 9-13 years

This holiday club gives young animal enthusiasts a fantastic opportunity to work alongside the College’s animal keepers.
You will be actively involved in the day to day running of the two specialist animal facilities at the Animal Care Centre and Animal Park. This is a great experience for any young person who loves animals.

Typical animal care jobs include:

  • Feeding
  • Cleaning out
  • Exercising
  • Grooming
  • Handling
  • Health checking

Youngsters should be aged between 9 and 13 years old and have an enthusiasm for animals.

For full details of these courses,  latest dates and prices, please visit the course search page.