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The Racine Zoo is very active within the local community. Their specialists educate and inspire all ages, from preschoolers to seniors, on the importance of conservation education and ways to connect with wildlife.

The mission of the Racine Zoo is to foster an enlightening and affordable wildlife experience that improves the bond between people and nature. They aim to provide a sanctuary for positive interaction between people and the natural world.

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How the zoo helps

The Conservation Education Department of the Racine Zoo is dedicated to promoting awareness of conservation issues through engaging, educational, and entertaining zoo experiences. The Racine Zoo is involved in many local, national, and international conservation initiatives including the ornate box turtle head-start program, Frog Watch USA, Seafood Watch Program, and more.


The Racine Zoo is promoting their A.D.O.P.T. a Racine Zoo Animal program. For $25, you can become a Zoo parent to an animal at the Racine Zoo for an entire year! The Animals depend on people too, or A.D.O.P.T., the program involves the symbolic adoption of an animal from the Racine Zoo. By adopting an animal, you are directly contributing to its health and well-being. A.D.O.P.T. packages are perfect gifts for any wildlife enthusiast!

Make purchases online on the Racine Zoo website here.

On Cyber Monday, save 20% on all levels of adoption! Visit this web page on November 29, 2021 starting at 8:30 a.m. to get in on the deal.

Level 1 – Originally: $25 – Sale: $20

Level 2 – Originally: $50 – Sale: $40

Level 3 – Orginally: $75 – Sale: $60

Level 4 – Orginally: $100 – Sale: $80

Level 5 – Originally: $250 – Sale: $200

Level 6 – Originally: $500 – Sale: $400

Level 7 – Originally: $1,000 – Sale: $800