Discover what it takes to care for, feed and train more than 600 birds in this hands-on immersion experience. Participants spend a full day working alongside trainers assisting with food preparation and feedings, performing weight checks on the Aviary’s owls, falcons and hawks, and doing a bit of housekeeping for the National Aviary’s African penguins. Other highlights include participation in afternoon feeds in the Aviary’s walk-through exhibits where flamingos, starlings, pelicans and other birds swim, fly and play. Pricing: $225 Aviary Members; $250 Non-members Additional $50 for chaperones accompanying guests age 12-16. A National Aviary t-shirt, box lunch(es) and a photo of your experience are included in cost of registration. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-323-7235 ext. 209. Must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance.