Registration may include:

– All sessions/speakers
– Animal Behind-the-Scenes experiences
– Animal meet and greets
– Gift bag, reusable cup & conference t-shirt

*Transportation and lodging are not provided.
Note: Chaperones can purchase timed admission tickets online if they chose to visit the Zoo.

Eligibility Requirements

Any middle and high school students from around the world!

Conference Highlights

  • Hear from speakers about conservation, networking, animal training and practice and so much more.
  • Work with your peers to approach conservation with a more critical eye.
  • Become an active steward of the environment by learning how to work with animals, people and peers.
  • Gain leadership, interpretation and public speaking skills.
  • Strengthen your connection to the wild world and the animals that call it home.

Download the 2024 YCLC Conference Flyer

Optional evening Starlight Safari Tour – Thursday, July 18

We will provide dinner, animal meet and greets, a private tour, and giraffe feeding. Families welcome to join their teens this evening. Program runs Thursday, July 18, from 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Starlight Safari Tour Price: $45 per person. More information and a sign-up link for this optional evening program will be included in your registration acknowledgement email.