Student talks to green Eclectus Parrot sitting on her hand.

Youth at the Zoo (YATZ)

Join the Fight against Extinction. Become a YATZ member today!

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 during 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. 

Membership unlocks special zoo access, dedicated events and lectures, and all the great benefits of a Zoo Membership. 

Join today

Become a member by calling 03) 9340 2788, or sending a completed form to 


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