Young Patrons

Support WCS today and influence conservation for tomorrow.

As a Young Patron, you will be among the next generation advancing the Wildlife Conservation Society's mission to save wildlife and wild places worldwide. Young Patrons are dedicated professionals in their twenties and thirties who enjoy opportunities to connect with WCS conservationists, program specialists and like-minded individuals through exclusive events. For less than $2 a day, you can save some of the Earth's most spectacular animals and their habitats. Make a difference today. Join our efforts to inspire hope, drive positive change, and achieve conservation success.

Young Patron privileges ($300):

  • Invitations to exclusive receptions with WCS experts to discuss emerging threats to our worldwide conservation efforts (admits one, nontransferable).
  • Privileged access to webcasts conducted by WCS global program staff.
  • Regular updates on WCS's broad conservation efforts and program activities.
  • Direct access to the Patrons team via the Patrons webpage, telephone line, and e-mail address.

Young Patron privileges ($600):

($87 non-deductible)

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Invitations for you and a guest to exclusive Conservation Patron receptions including Saving the Last of the Wild events.
  • Ability to purchase discounted tickets to WCS fundraising events
  • Private tour for you and up to five guests at any of our five urban wildlife parks in New York City.
  • Unlimited admission for you and one guest to the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo, including all special exhibits and attractions with unlimited parking and concession discounts at select locations.

Give Now

For more information about the Young Patrons Program, please call (718) 220-5085 or e-mail youngpatrons@wcs.org.

Stand for Wildlife

Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species. (Oh, and get a free sticker.)

Stand for Wildlife

Join a community of over one million people helping protect the wildlife and places we love.

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Animals need your help

Elephants, tigers, and gorillas can’t save themselves from guns or bulldozers, but you can. Help raise $50,000 for wildlife before the end of the fiscal year on June 30.