Fostering Inspiration through Exploration.

(Ages Middle and High School, 6th – 12th grades)
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Teen Programs provide meaningful life experiences that inspire teens to take conservation action both on and off Zoo grounds through education, leadership, stewardship and environmental exploration.

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Upcoming Zoo Crew, Junior Zoo Keeper and Teen Leader application dates: (No late applications accepted.)

  • Winter 2022-2023 Session Dates

    Applications open: October 16 – October 25, 2022
    Program runs: November 12, 2022 – February 12, 2023
    Applications for Winter session teen program are now closed.

  • Spring Session 2023 Dates

    (New applicants are not accepted for Spring, they must be returners from a previous season.)
    Applications open: January 16 – January 25, 2023
    Program runs: February 13 – May 13, 2023

  • Summer Session 2023 Dates

    Applications open: February 1 – February 14, 2023
    Program runs: May 19, 2023 – August 8, 2023
    Want to know more about the summer programming? >Watch this video: Summer 2023 Teen Program Community Information

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