Parents, register your child for a special chance to win a behind-the-scenes “Zookeeper for a Day” experience, a $529 Maryland College Investment Plan account, and a free basic membership to The Maryland Zoo. Entering is easy. Simply click the link below and complete the online form to register your child for a chance to win in a random drawing. Registration is open from now through July 21, 2017, and the drawing to select a winner as soon as practicable after July 24, 2017.

As “Zookeeper for a Day” one lucky child, and guests, will win a special behind-the-scenes Zoo tour and get a chance to meet and interact with Maryland Zoo keeper staff plus get exclusive access to animal care facilities. Some restrictions apply. See complete rules for prize description.

The winning child will also receive a Maryland 529 Plan (in the amount of $529) courtesy of Maryland 529 (formerly College Savings Plans of Maryland) and a one-year Basic membership for their family to The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Please note:

  • Parents should register for the contest and must be legal residents of the state of Maryland.
  • Qualifying children should be 18 years of age or younger.
  • One entry per parent. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.

Contest Rules

Note: Contest period was extended to July 21.