CMZoo Auxiliary Volunteers.
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Auxiliary (CMZA) was formed in 1969 as a non-profit organization to give aid in carrying out the Zoo’s objectives. It is an active and founding member of the international Association of Zoo and Aquarium Docents & Volunteers (AZADV).
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Auxiliary Objectives:
- To support the Zoo in providing a major zoological park for residents and visitors of the Pikes Peak region.
- To assist the Zoo in providing recreational, educational, conservation and scientific facilities in the fields of natural history, zoology and related subjects.
- To aid the Zoo’s education program by providing docent guide service for school groups and related organizations, and providing liaison with other educational institutions.
- To work with the Zoo staff toward increased utilization of the zoological park and its facilities.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Auxiliary Activities:
- Provide classroom “Safari” instruction and Zoo tours based on approved curriculum to students in the Pikes Peak region from Kindergarten and up. See details on Docent lead tours
- Provide puppet and slide shows on zoos and animals for grades preschool through 2.
- Provide interpretive education using biofacts and talks to Zoo visitors.
- Handle specified Zoo animals to provide visitors up-close opportunities to see animals, reptiles, amphibians and birds.
- Aid the Zoo staff in providing animal enrichment activities for Zoo animals.
Sound appealing? …become a Zoo Docent today!
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 class. Thank you for your interest and we’ll see you at the Zoo!