Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) is an educational program for 13-18 year old students who want to help fight extinction with Zoos Victoria. The program offers a range of education and conservation activities at Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo throughout Victorian Public School Holiday periods.
YATZ members will be given the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge, learn from animal, science and conservation experts, and work with other likeminded people to help fight extinction by taking conservation action.
If you are 13-18 years old and want to help fight extinction join Youth at the Zoo!
As a Youth at the Zoo member you will receive a YATZ t-shirt and ID badge as well as the following exclusive benefits:
Opportunities to head behind-the-scenes at our three zoos and participate in conservation activities.
Invitations to special events and holiday activities themed around science, conservation, the environment and wildlife plus opportunities to hear from our expert animal and conservation staff.
All the benefits of a Zoos Victoria membership including unlimited entry to our three zoos and free reciprocal entry to five interstate zoos, as well as regular updates from our three zoos and discounts at zoo shops and selected behind-the-scenes experiences.
Youth at the Zoo members headed to Werribee Open Range Zoo to assist the Horticulture team with tree planting.