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.

2020 Events

YPAC Wild Games
Postponed to
Thu, Aug. 18, 2020
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Africa! Overlook

Conservation Series - Exotic Snakes
Wed, Sept. 9, 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
ProMedica Museum of Natural History
*YPAC members only*

YPAC Holiday Howler
Wed, Dec. 2, 2020
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Malawi Event Center