School & Group Prog.

 

Don't miss the chance to enhance your wildlife understanding and experiences through the Zoo's special interactive programs.  If you are part of a school, church, business, civic organization, service club, the Zoo has a program you'll be wild about!

The Racine Zoo's educational services are an integral part of our commitment to conservation. The Zoo offers engaging programs, exhibits, and material that educate the children of our community. They will gain knowledge and motivation about wildlife, feeling more connected to animals and to take action and preserve the natural world. 

Learn more about Off-Site & On-Site Educational Animal Programs

 

Group Program Fees:

On-campus program (Zoo admission included, $125 minimum)

$7 per person. Program price includes a 30-45 minute private animal program as well as general zoo admission. For an all on campus animal program, there is a minimum charge of $125.

On-Site Education Information

Field Trip Form

Off-campus program:

1-30 people $160
31-60 people $200
61-100 people $225
101-200 people $275
201-300 people $350
301-400 people $450

Off-Site Education Information

No need for a formal program but you'd like our education staff to visit your school, company picnic or other event?
Information booths with biofacts relevant to your audience and no animals are $100. Booths with biofacts and animals are $150/hour.


All off-campus programs incur an additional mileage fee of $0.60/mile.

 


Scout Programs

The Zoo offers a variety of specially designed badge programs for Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts and well as Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, and Boy Scouts. All programs are two and a half hours long and are available year round on weekends or after school on weekdays. Groups have the opportunity to meet animals up close and participate in activities and educational art projects while working to complete badge requirements.

View Boy Scout Programs

View Girl Scout Programs

 

Educational Wildlife Programs

Programs feature interactive, live animal demonstrations tailored to fit the ages of participants.  All programs can be customized to fulfill specific curriculum content.  Popular with school groups, the 30-45 minute educational animal programs are also a hit with groups of all ages.

Bring your group to the Zoo to participate in a program, or have the Racine Zoomobile transport our animal ambassadors to you!  (Our animals will travel up to one hour in Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.) Contact our Conservation Education Department at 262.636.9580 or education@racinezoo.org for more information.

Thank you to the Racine Community Foundation for helping to fund our Wildlife Explorers program 

 

 For more information or to book a program, please email us at education@racinezoo.org or call (262) 635-7959.