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. We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Youth Council. Download an application here.
Return your application and letter of recommendation to: Friends of the Topeka Zoo, 635 SW Gage Blvd., Topeka, KS 66606 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call 785-368-9180 or visit www.facebook.com/topekazooyouth.
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