My Town: Akron ‘Zoorific’ Professional For a Day

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AKRON, Ohio — Local students are getting a chance to be a zoo professional for a day at The Akron Zoo.

The zoo is offering its Zoorific Career Days for 5th through 12th grades. Students will get a chance to shadow keepers, animal trainers and education staff about a typical day at the zoo.

The Zoorific Career Days will be offered March 19, 21, 26, 28 and April 2, 4, 9, 11 for students in 7th the 12th grades. Students in 5th and 6th grades can participate in the program March 27, April 16 and April 18. All Zoorific Career Days will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Students who wish to participate in the program are required to register. The cost is $35 per students for Akron Zoo Members and $40 for non-members. Registration will also include lunch.

If you would like to register for Zoorific Career Day, click here

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