Memberships for Kids and Teens

The Cub Club

A club for kids ages 4-12 – $50

Show your “cub” that they can make a difference, sign them up to join our new kids-only club today!

“You are never too small to make a BIG difference!” is the theme of the Cub Club. The Cub Club is an annual children’s membership at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge that allows kids to become involved in solving the BIG problems facing big cats around the world.

For $50 a year the Cub Club membership includes:

Annual Benefits:

  • A Cub Club Membership Certificate
  • An annual subscription to the Big Cat Chronicles
  • An animal activity book
  • Entry for the “cub” into the Refuge
  • A T.C. temporary tattoo

Signup gift:

  • A plush big cat of their choice (Lion/Tiger/Leopard)*

*Plush could change based on availability

Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery of cub club packets. During busy holiday times, delivery can take 6 to 8 weeks. 

Wildcat Ambush for Youth

Leading the “W.A.Y.” in Advocacy – A club for teens 13-18 – $75

group of tigers is called a ‘streak’ or an ‘ambush’. Turpentine Creek is excited to announce our brand-new Tier Membership just for teens: Wildcat Ambush for Youth (W.A.Y.).

Young people must join forces if we are to end the Exotic Pet Trade and ultimately save the planet and its wildlife.  Members will have exciting hands-on volunteer opportunities, access to exclusive educational webinars focusing on topics from paths to careers in exotic animal care to how they can become effective advocates.  In addition to 1 year of entry to the Refuge for the cardholder and 1 guest, sign-up gifts include the exclusive “Leading the W.A.Y.” t-shirt, frameable certificate, TCWR newsletter and more!

Annual Benefits:

  • Free entry for the cardholder and 1 guest – unlimited visits throughout the year.
  • Frameable W.A.Y Certificate
  • W.A.Y. Members-only page on TCWR Website to view educational webinars geared to them alone  – a chance to learn about the inside workings of TCWR, pick up valuable skills to become leaders in animal advocacy and learn about careers in animal care.
  • Members-only Facebook group –meet new friends, share ideas and create fundraisers.
  • W.A.Y. Volunteer Opportunities – work with our Volunteer Coordinator and earn points for a Special Award!
  • Advocacy/Educational Information Packet
  • W.A.Y. Membership Sticker

Signup gift:

  • Exclusive W.A.Y. T-shirt

Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery of W.A.Y. packets. During busy holiday times, delivery can take 6 to 8 weeks.