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A Week on the Wild Side at Woburn in the Summer Holidays

    Specially designed for children aged 8-12.

    Come along for a hands-on encounter and enjoy a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at Woburn Safari Park during the school holidays. The week includes:
    • Hands on animal experiences
    • Go behind the scenes of the exhibits
    • Fun games
    • Making new friends and have fun
    • Meeting the keepers
    • Learning how the animals are cared for
    • A journal & certificate of attendance
    • A chance to meet very special members of the Woburn Safari Park team!
    This unique experience gives children the chance to learn more about the animals that we keep here and how we care for them using hands on activities.

    2013 Dates:

    29th July - 2nd August 19th - 23rd August A Week on the Wild Side runs from 9.00am - 3:30pm with numbers limited to ensure an amazing experience for everyone. The week costs ?185 per child (10% discount for annual ticket holders). Lunch not included.

    Working with Animals Week

    Specialist week for students aged 14 - 17 looking for a career with animals. Woburn Safari Park is running a five day non residential course for students aged 14 - 17 years old. This course has been designed to assist students thinking of entering a career with animals such as keepers, zoologists or behaviourists. The week will be made up of practical experience as well as seminars giving background information. Please be aware that this week is not designed as a 'fun' workshop, all the activities will reflect true working practises of the Park therefore hands on contact will be limited. Activities include:
    • Daily husbandry tasks such as mucking out, food preparation and animal handling
    • Sessions learning about different types of animals and their specific care
    • Off road and behind the scenes tours of the Park's facilities
    • Career advice and guidance
    • Ability to build a portfolio of experience
    • Certificate of completion.

    2013 Dates:

    5th - 9th August 12th - 16th August 19th - 23rd August 27th August - 1st September. Please note this week runs from Tuesday to Saturday inclusive due to the bank holiday. 28th October -1st November Each day will last from 9am - 5pm and participation is limited to a maximum of 15 students. The experience costs ?350 per student (lunch not included). Please contact the Education Department on 01525 290991 for further information and to book, or email?education@woburnsafari.co.uk