Young Professionals for Animals and Conservation

YPAC is a group of motivated and adventurous young professionals ages 21-mid 40s with a passion to think globally and volunteer locally on behalf of the natural world.

YPAC memberships are $25 per person/year in addition to a Zoo membership.
See below for YPAC membership opportunities.

YPAC Benefits

  • Quarterly events highlighting the Zoo’s animals and staff
  • Hands-on opportunities with unique animals
  • Networking and local volunteer opportunities
  • Invitation to Zoo Donor breakfast and Zoo Friends night
  • Exclusive advanced ticket sales to Wine Tastings and discounted tickets to ZOOtoDO and Zoo Brew.

2019 Events

Zoo Donor Breakfast
Saturday, July 13, 2019
9 – 10 a.m.
Malawi Event Center
*for current YPAC members

YPAC Wild Games
(children welcome)

Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Nature's Neighborhood
Registration closes at midnight
on Thu, July 18.

Zoo Friends Night
Friday, August 9, 2019
5 – 8 p.m.
*for current YPAC members

Conservation Series-Lake Sturgeon
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
6 – 8 p.m.

YPAC Holiday Howler
Thurs., Dec. 5, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Great Hall
(Museum of Natural History)

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