Our Zoobuilder Program is an exciting way to support the revitalization of the Edmonton Valley Zoo, volunteer at the zoo, and to get up-close-and-personal with some of your favourite animals!

The ZooBuilder Program’s “1-2 Person Encounter” and the “2-4 Person Encounter” give you and your friends the opportunity to go on a two hour, private “behind the scenes” adventure with one of the Edmonton Valley Zoo zookeepers! You’ll get up close and personal and discover fascinating facts about one of the animals at the zoo. We’ll even try our best to make sure it’s your favorite animal – so long as they are up for the company that day!

The ZooBuilder Program’s “Zookeeper for a Day” package gives you the opportunity to do just that – become an Honourary Zookeeper for a whole day! You’ll make all the regular rounds with an official Valley Zoo Zookeeper, enjoy lunch at the zoo, and you’ll go home with two tickets to the upcoming event of your choice – ZooFest or Zoominescence: A Festival of Light!

Recently we had the pleasure of hosting Janice and her lovely mother Fay for a ZooBuilder Encounter! Here’s what they had to say about their experience:

Thank you all for giving me and my Mom an amazing behind the scenes Zoo Builder experience! She thought it was absolutely the best tour ever and loved the chance to stand a few feet from the Amur tiger and Arctic wolves, feed the reindeer biscuits and give Hula a pat. It was engaging, educational and entertaining!
Greg, did a marvelous job answering questions, sharing tidbits of interesting info and telling stories.
We enjoyed the walk through the Commissary, frog room and EdVenture Lodge artifacts room, and were delighted with the rare chance to catch a glimpse of the red panda cubs on the den cameras.
The two hours flew by and we both learned new things and had first time encounters 🙂
Thank you all so very much!!

Janice & Fay
Zoo Builder Guests

Sounds like fun, right?! If you’d like to sign up for a ZooBuilder Encounter, or learn more about the ZooBuilder Program, follow the link below! We sure would love to host you on your very own ZooBuilder Adventure!!