The Topeka Zoo and Friends of the Topeka Zoo are proud to announce a new youth program being offered at the zoo….the Topeka Zoo Youth Advisory Council! As a Topeka Zoo Youth Advisory Council member, you are a role model to other youth who want to be leaders in their communities, just like you. This is an opportunity and a challenge to practice important leadership skills, and to guide and inspire other future leaders. The example that you set, through your motivation, your energy, and your commitment, will affect not only your fellow Topeka Zoo Youth Advisory Council members, but also our engagement with youth around the community.
Some of the skills and expectations are:
Shawnee County residents in grades 9 through 12 are eligible. At this time, we are not accepting any new applicants. Check back soon to learn when our next recruitment event will be!