are for children ages 10-16 who are serious in their interest
of animal care and training. This allows people to experience
what it's really like to work with sea lions, not just
an interactive program that places, like Sea World offer
(although it's still fun and exciting!). Jr. internships
require a signed parental consent form.
will receive personalized attention
designed to give them a feel for what it’s like
to actually care for, work with, and train sea lions.
All interns learn animal care, feeding, husbandry skills,
and much more!
are also customized for individual
interests with special experiences available in training,
research or veterinary medicine:
Internships available year round 7 days a
week (multiple days do not have to be consecutive)
Jr. interns are scheduled for one, two, or
three days at a time.
Scheduled on a first come, first served basis,
with no more than 2 interns at a time for personal attention.
Jr. interns will not be scheduled on the same days as
adult interns unless it's a family participating together.
(summer is the busiest time, so early reservations suggested)
Internships include a sea lion kiss and a
photo for you to keep
$50.00 non-refundable deposit required to
reserve internship dates ($100 deposit required for
summer months of June, July, and August)
Balance of fee due by first day of internship
No housing or transportation provided
one day internship - $199.00 which includes feeding sessions
two day internship - $375.00 (includes above and 1 training sessions at the fence)
three day internship - $525.00 (includes above and 1 training session inside)