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Young Professionals for Animals and Conservation

YPAC is a group of motivated and adventurous young professionals ages 21 to 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.

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

Upcoming Events

Conservation Series: Project Prairie

Thu, Jun. 1, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Great Hall
*YPAC members only


YPAC Zookeepers’ Night Out

Wed, Jun. 28, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Malawi Event Center

Open to the public.
Registration closes at 5 p.m. on Mon., 6/26.

Register here

Conservation Series: Birds

Thu, Oct. 26, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Great Hall
*YPAC members only

YPAC Holiday Howler

Wed, Dec. 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Great Hall

Please note that event registration opens one month out from event date.

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