4-H Zoo Apprentice Camp

Join us!  The 2018 Zoo Apprentice/Junior Zoo apprentice experience will be held December 29, 2018-January 2, 2019, at Busch Gardens in Tampa, FL and Sea World, Orlando, FL. 

4-H Zoo Apprentice Camp is for youth ages 14+ and 4-H Junior Zoo Apprentice is for ages 10-13. 

The $592 registration fee includes:

  • Airport pick-up and transportation on Saturday to Busch Gardens
  • All lodging
  • 24/7 Staff Escorts including Zoo Staff, Education Staff, Youth Professionals & Health Staff
  • Three camp t-shirts
  • Staff will process needed laundry during the week
  • All meals and lodge snacks
  • Re-usable water bottle
  • I.D. badges
  • Backpack
  • Transportation to and from Orlando
  • Overnight habitat accommodations at Sea World
  • All meals at Sea World
  • All special events at Sea World
  • Sea World Rescue facilities
  • Park admission to both Sea World and Busch Gardens
  • Behind the scene access
  • Veterinary practices and care facilities
  • Animal encounters
  • Proper dress and equipment required for Zoo areas
  • Photo access and camp video (produced after camp concludes)
  • Unique animal experiences based on age which will be revealed at Camp
  • Access to America's 4th most popular theme park rides
  • World class shows and entertainment
  • New Year's fireworks display
  • Lifelong friendships
  • Transportation back to airport on Wednesday, January 2nd.


Not included in the $592 fee:

  • Airfare to and from Tampa, FL
  • Money for souvenirs


Remember to pack:

  • Long jeans and shorts to handle the December temps in Florida
  • Camera (other than phone)  Campers may not have their phone with them at all times.


Required health paperwork will be submitted directly to Busch Gardens - Health Staff will be with us at all times and monitoring any required medicine or health issues.

Ready to register?  http://www.cvent.com/d/wbq01w/4W

Registration closes December 1, 2018.