We offer four activity choices that link to badges for Scouting and Guiding groups.  The badges are detailed below each activity we offer.  All activities are subject to availability, which will vary throughout the year.

Endangered Animals and Conservation

A 45-minute session in our education centre focusing on some of the hundreds of endangered species we look after in the zoo and how we work to conserve them and their habitats in the wild.

  • Brownies – Adventure, Friend to Animals and Environment badges
  • Guides – Animal Active
  • Beavers - Global Issues


Who wants to be a Zookeeper? 

A 45-minute session in our education centre finding out how our zookeepers care for our animals in the zoo from cleaning to feeding to taking them to the vets, much as you look after animals at home.

  • Beavers – Animal Friend
  • Cubs – Animal Carer


Nearby Nature

Enjoy a session outside with one of our education staff talking about our own local species and have a go at minibeast hunting down on our nature trail.

  • Cubs – Naturalist


Green Facts

Follow our trail around the zoo. Find out about what we do to help the environment here in the zoo and how you can help at home.

  • Brownies – Environment
  • Guides – Go for it – Green!
  • Cubs – Environmental Conservation


More information and prices available on request