Group ADOPTs

Group ADOPT Packages

An ADOPT an Animal sponsorship is an opportunity for your school or youth group to get involved and help us provide care and enrichment for the zoo’s animals. Inspire your students to learn the importance of wildlife conservation and teamwork. Choose your favorite animal at the zoo, then develop a creative way to raise money for your ADOPT an Animal donation. For more information, or to ADOPT an animal, please call 312-742-2322.

Benefits include:

$100–$249

  • ADOPT certificate
  • Animal photo
  • Animal fact sheet
  • ZooLinks curriculum materials
  • Lincoln Park Zoo magazine
  • Listing on zoo’s web site
  • Classroom set of Zoobies trading cards

$250–$499

  • All of the above plus:
  • Zoo visit with greeting from Development Department staff
  • Listing in the zoo’s Annual Report

$500–$1,499

  • All of the above plus
  • Classroom set of ZooTracks
  • Zoo visit with 15-minute educational animal talk

$1,500–plus

  • All of the above plus:
  • Free Zoo Explorers field trip
    (covers program costs only; not available in April or May)

Download Group ADOPT Order Form


Group ADOPTers

$55–$99
Winston Campus Elementary School, Palatine, Illinois: Red Panda, Fennec Fox
Rainbow Room at Albany Park Community Center, Chicago, Illinois: Red Wolf
Sunshine Room at Albany Park Community Center, Chicago, Illinois: Baby Western Lowland Gorilla
Walsh Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois: Chimpanzee
Mrs. Wagner’s Class at South School, Glencoe, Illinois: White Cheeked Gibbon
Mr. Ferguson’s Class at South School, Glencoe, Illinois: Amur Tiger
Miss Hewitt’s Class at South School, Glencoe, Illinois: Snow Leopard
Mr. Oberlander’s Class at South School, Glencoe, Illinois: Polar Bear
Mrs. Flanigan’s Class at South School, Glencoe, Illinois: Polar Bear

$100–$249
Old Town School of Folk Music (Summer School), Chicago, Illinois: Amur Tiger
AKF Martial Arts Dragon Kyukido, South Elgin, Illinois: Amur Tiger
Wayne Thomas Elementary School, Highland Park, Illinois: Western Lowland Gorilla
Reavis Elementary School, Lansing, Illinois: Baringo Giraffe, African Lion


$500–$1,499
Miss Parrillo’s Third Grade Class at Longfellow Elementary, Buffalo Grove, Illinois: Colobus Monkey
Mrs. Flanigan’s 2–3 Class at Longfellow Elementary, Buffalo Grove, Illinois Baringo Giraffe
Mrs. Mullen’s Third Grade Class at Longfellow Elementary, Buffalo Grove, Illinois: Snowy Owl
Mrs. Tomlinson’s Third Grade Class at Longfellow Elementary, Buffalo Grove, Ilinois: Red Kangaroo
Sprouts Academy Preschool, Chicago, Illinois: Baby Western Lowland Gorilla
Indian Trail Elementary School, Highland Park, Illinois: Western Lowland Gorilla
St. Francis Xavier School, Wilmette, Illinois: Western Lowland Gorilla
SHS 3rd Grade Brownie Troop #23069, Chicago, Illinois: Red Panda