All Milwaukee County schools receive free admission during the months of November, December, January, February and March. Milwaukee County schools receive reduced rates during April through October.
Throughout the year, Kohl’s Wild Theater brings live, educational, family-friendly shows to schools, libraries and various community events within 60-miles of the Zoo, completely free of charge.
The Zoological Society of Milwaukee offers financial aid to qualified households that are one or more of the following: Low income (defined by DHHS as households whose incomes do not exceed 80 percent of the median household income in Milwaukee County), households experiencing unemployment or other hardships, households participating in a government benefits program.
The Society offers Summer Camps for children attending metro-Milwaukee community centers. We bring science and conservation education to children in a fun and interactive manner at no or deeply discounted rates to the center.
The Zoological Society works with nearly 2,000 children in grades 2-4 in metro-Milwaukee through class lessons and Zoo field trips free of charge thanks to funding provided by corporations and foundations.