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
  • Discounted tickets to ZOOtoDO and Zoo Brew.

2021 Events

YPAC Scavenger Hunt
Wed., June 23
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aquarium Adventure Trail Splashpad
Rain plan: The Great Hall

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Registration closes on Mon., 6/21 at midnight

Conservation Series: Turtles
Wed., Sept. 29
6 - 8 p.m.
The Great Hall
*YPAC members only

YPAC Holiday Howler
Wed., Dec. 1
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration is required for all events and opens one month prior to event.