Adopt an Animal

Do you enjoy the animals at the Zionsville Nature Center? The Nature Center is home to 12 different species of fish, reptiles and amphibians. Your favorite animals are looking for support from you!

Positively impact the lives of the Nature Center resident animal ambassadors and help cover the cost for food, habitat supplies, medical care and enrichment for one year. It's a great gift for any nature lover!

Download the Adopt an Animal Brochure Here

Animal Sponsorship 2023

Animal Friend - $25

  • 4 x 6 color photograph of your animal
  • Certificate of Friendship
  • Animal fact Sheet

Animal Protector - $50

  • Friend Benefits +
  • Zionsville Nature Center Anniversary Owl
  • Name listed in the Nature Center
  • Animal Brunch Invitation for a chance to meet and help care for our animals*

*Animal Brunch Invitation is available on select Saturday mornings throughout the year.

Animal Ambassador - $100

  • Protector Benefits +
  • Limited-edition work of art created by one of our animal ambassadors.
ZNC Anniversary Owl
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Classroom Sponsorships

A great option for a classroom, preschool, or daycare! Classroom sponsors will receive a pdf packet to make enough copies for all of your students. Each packet includes:

  • Certificate of Friendship
  • Animal Fact Sheet
  • Animal Activity Sheet

In addition, your classroom will receive a virtual 30-minute classroom visit with a Naturalist and your sponsored animal. A great way for your students to ask questions and learn more about their sponsored animal. 

All adoptions are symbolic. Animals may be adopted by more than one person or classroom.

Purchase your classroom sponsorship HERE