Adopt a Bear

The American Bear Association's Adopt a Bear program has now been replaced by our 'Friend of the Cubs' membership package.

By becoming a 'Friend of the Cubs' you are helping The Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary to continue focusing on the most vulnerable of the bear population - Cubs & Yearlings.

Friend of the Cubs Membership - $100/year

  • ABA Window Cling
  • Quarterly Subscription to Bear in Mind, the publication of the VSWS
  • 8x10 Photo of cubs and a certificate in padded cover
  • "Friends of the Cubs" Lapel Pin
  • Recognition in Bear in Mind
For details of our membership schemes, please visit our Membership Page
To join now, please fill in a Membership Form

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