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Contact Development at 713.533.6819 or development@houstonzoo.org

The Houston Zoo Ambassadors is a growing group of young professionals and philanthropists who are actively seeking opportunities to connect and engage with the Zoo’s mission. Annual memberships are $250 for an individual and $500 for a couple and include exclusive invitations to a gala, cocktail receptions and family events at the Zoo. Connect with the Zoo and learn more about the Zoo’s conservation, education and animal care programs.

 Ambassadors Individual Annual Membership: $250

Ambassadors Couple Annual Membership: $500


If you have any questions or if you prefer to join the Ambassadors by phone, please contact Sara Campbell at 713-533-6716 or scampbell@houstonzoo.org.

Ambassadors will receive the following membership benefits:

  • Invitations to exclusive Ambassadors events throughout the year
  • Unlimited complimentary regular Zoo admission for one year with exclusive use of the Members’ Express entrance – for Individual Ambassadors, 1 named adult and up to 9 guests each visit; for Couple Ambassadors, 2 named adults and up to 8 guests each visit
  • Kid Keeper privilege – enables you to send your children to the Zoo with an adult caregiver*
  • Complimentary ticket to the annual Ambassadors Gala – Individual members receive 1 ticket, Couple members receive 2 tickets
  • Discounted general admission to the Zoo’s annual Feast with the Beasts event
  • Free admission to the Zoo’s lecture series, Call of the Wild
  • Priority registration for Camp Zoofari (for children within the household)
  • 15% discount in the Houston Zoo Gift Shops
  • Free or discounted admission to more than 150 Zoos across the nation

But wait! There’s more!

  • 4 additional guests to Zoobilee, the Zoo’s annual member appreciation event
  • Subscription to Wildlife Magazine for one year
  • Early bird entry on Members First Saturdays
  • Discounts on family programs and education classes for children, including Wild Wheels
  • Eligibility for the Zoo’s international travel program with special zoo fare
  • Four single-use guest passes

*The Kid Keeper privilege enables you to send your children to the Zoo with one adult caregiver. The Kid Keeper simply presents your membership card for free admission.

Houston Zoo Ambassadors is generously sponsored by Bank of America