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.)

  • Spring Session 2024 Dates

    Applications will be open: January 1 – January 14, 2024
    Program runs: February 13 – May 20, 2024
    (New applicants are not accepted for Spring, they must be returners from a previous season.)

  • Summer Session 2024 Dates

    Applications will be open: February 1 – February 14, 2024
    Program runs: May 27 – August 9, 2024 (orientation runs 5/27-5/31, teens must attend ONE full day)

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Teen Program FAQs