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CubFest 2009 Press Release

For Immediate Release

For more information please contact: Stephanie Casey, Bear Country USA, Marketing Director Phone: 605-343-2290 ext 115


Something new & exciting is happening at Bear Country! Its popular CubFest event is open to the public this year! See bear cubs up close & personal for only $15/person from 12pm-5pm April 11&18, 2009. (Children ages 4 and under are FREE). Enjoy the rare opportunity to pet baby bears, feel their paws & see what these amazing animals are like as babies! Also included is access to Babyland & many fun activities for kids! The Bear Country gift shop will also be open.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for the little children and the families of Rapid City to have a hands-on experience with our bear cubs,” Pauline Casey, Co-Founder and President of Bear Country USA said. “It’s definitely an experience you don’t want to miss because there is only a small window of opportunity here. In a few weeks the cubs will just be too big!”

2009 Season Pass Holders can enjoy the new bear cubs FREE of charge! Plus FREE unlimited carload visits all year long, and DISCOUNTS in the gift shop & on our Critter Camps (special summer day camps.) To purchase your 2009 Season Pass & take advantage of all these benefit call Christy at 605-343-2290 ext 114.

Also new this year…enjoy a private one hour bottle feeding session with Bear Country’s adorable cubs for only $60/person! Children 4 and under are free. Limit of 4 people per session. This is only available for a limited time in April so contact us at 343-2290 ext. 117 to schedule your session!

Bear Country’s regular season begins April 25, 2009, weather permitted. Visit our website to learn about other new & exciting events happening this year!

For more information, contact Stephanie Casey at 605-343-2290 ext 115 or email

SPECIAL NOTE TO THE MEDIA: We welcome you at Bear Country to take footage and/or photos of our bear cubs for use in your news stories. To schedule an appointment, please contact Stephanie Casey at 605-343-2290 ext 115 .

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