The Great Bend Zoological Society's mission is to carry on a general charitable, benevolent, social service, educational, and public benefit work in the community, and particularly for developing and improving the Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo.
Goals for the Great Bend Zoological Society include:
• To deliver an appreciation of wildlife through exhibits and programs which emphasize education, conservation, and recreation.
• To promote the zoo.
• To support rehabilitation efforts through the Great Bend Raptor Center.
• To provide the highest quality healthcare to the animals at the Zoo.
How does the Society Support the Zoo?
• Coordination of fund-raising events
• Sharing information with the public regarding zoo initiatives and future plans.
• Providing supporters a tax exempt method for donations.
Why join the Zoo Society?
• Welcome new animal acquisitions before anyone else
• 20% discount in the Zoo gift shop
• Access to member only events
• Free wagon rental for children
• $1 mobility cart rental
• Opportunity to apply for Society Board leadership positions
• Your $25 membership helps with ongoing restorations for the Zoo
Stop by the Zoo to pick up an application to become a member!