For a Day Request Form
Keeper for a Day

Discover what it takes to feed, train and care for over 100 resident birds. Keeper for a day participants will work hands-on alongside Carolina Raptor Center staff for the experience of a lifetime. Shadow our rehabilitation staff and learn about rehabilitating birds of prey. Join our flight team and help train owls, hawks, and falcons. Daily raptor keeper responsibilities include feeding, enrichment, training, and even resident bird health exams.

The Keeper for a Day program is open to people ages 12 and up. We are able to accommodate up to four participants at once. Sessions last 2 hours and can be scheduled for any day of the week between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Details
Members: $200 for 2 people*
Nonmembers: $275 for 2 people*
To register, click here to submit an online request form.
Must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance.
*Note: Additional fees may apply to requests to interact with specific or rare species.
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Veterinarian for a Day

Shadow our veterinary and rehabilitation staff and learn about rehabilitating birds of prey. Observe intake exams, X-rays, physical therapy sessions and even surgery. Spend a half an hour with our resident bird care staff feeding and training birds. A real inside look into the world of avian medicine.

The Vet for a Day program is open to people ages 12 and up. We are able to accommodate up to four participants at once. Sessions last 2 hours and can be scheduled for any day of the week between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. Vet’s hours may vary (generally M-F). 

Details
Members: $200 for 2 people*
Nonmembers: $275 for 2 people*
To register, click here to submit an online request form.
Must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance.
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Photographer for a Day 

Designed after our Keeper for a Day and PhotoWILD experiences, this 2-hour session is a photographer's dream. We'll have 3-4 raptor models available so that you can get great shots of our birds up close. Our staff "art directors" will guide you through the experience by brining birds out on the glove and placed on natural perches. Make sure to bring your camera, extra memory cards, and tripod for an unforgettable experience! For up to 2 participants. (for amateur or professional photographers)

Open to people ages 12 and up. Sessions last 2 hours and can be scheduled for any day of the week between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Details
Members: $200 for 2 people*
Nonmembers: $275 for 2 people*
To register, click here to submit an online request form.
Must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance.
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Keeper and Veterinarian for a Day

Interested in a more in depth look with both Keeper for a Day and Vet for a Day? Do a combined experience of the two. Spend 1 ½ hours with our rehabilitation staff and 1 ½ hours with our resident bird care staff for a 3 hour experience sure to ruffle your feathers (in a good way, of course). 

Details
Members: $300 for 2 people
Nonmembers: $375 for 2 people 
To register, click here to submit an online request form.
Must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance.


**All program reservation requests are processed on Thursdays - if you submit a reservation request, you will receive your confirmation on Thursday.** You will receive a confirmation email with your scheduled date and time to the email address you provided on this request form.

A deposit of 50% of your program fee is required to confirm your program. Your program/event is NOT scheduled until you receive a confirmation email from Carolina Raptor Center, sent to the email address you give above! Please add us to your contact list to ensure the email does not go to spam.

Inclement weather policy: Please note that majority of our facility is outdoors. In case of rain or bad
weather, Carolina Raptor Center reserves the right to reschedule your experience. Below is our
cancellation policy:
-Cancellation more than 10 business days prior: Refund of deposit minus $25 administrative fee.
-Cancellation 3 – 10 business days prior: Deposits will not be returned, but may be applied to a
future program.
-Cancellation less than 3 business days prior: Deposits will be forfeited in full.

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