Edventure Academy provides a unique opportunity for you and your child to learn more about the animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo! Each session is specifically designed for the age group indicated and may include such experiences as a craft, snack, biofact (skulls, fur, feathers, etc.) presentation, zoo tour and an animal encounter or keeper talk.
A parent or guardian is required to attend preschool sessions with their child; parents are optional for sessions for kids ages 6-10. Class size is limited to ensure that your child has the most educational and fun experience we can offer!
Pre-registration is required for all sessions; a minimum number of registrants is required to run all Edventure Academy programming.
Members: $18 per child/one adult pair per session
Non-members: $23 per child/one adult pair per session
$12 for each additional child or adult (member or non) in the same session
Become an Edventure Academy graduate! Each child who attends 6 or more classes during the 2019-20 school year is invited to attend the Edventure Academy graduation ceremony. Join the distinguished alumni of this fabulous program!
Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Why do some animals have eyes on the side of their head while others have eyes in the front? How many eyes do animals have? Come join us at the zoo as we explore how animals see and how eyesight is important to ... Read moreWild Beginnings: How do Animals See?Find out more »
Freshwater ecosystems account for less that 0.01% of the planet's total surface area but yet more than 100,000 species live there. They are on of the most endangered habitats in the world due to human interference. Find out what lives there, why they are threatened, and what you can do to help. Sessions: Ages Date ... Read moreEdventure Academy: FreshwaterFind out more »
Everyone does it, including all the animals at the zoo! Some animals even put poop to good use, like our Humboldt penguins do! Come explore the wonders of poop in this stinker of a class! For 6-12 year olds! Caregivers must stay Register Now Members: $20 per child or child/adult pair Non-members: $25 per child ... Read moreFamily Twilight: The Scoop on PoopFind out more »
Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Ever wonder how animals taste and smell the world around them? Join us at the zoo while we explore the different ways animals use their sense of taste and smell to survive in the wild. Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair ... Read moreWild Beginnings: How do Animals Taste and Smell?Find out more »
Did you know that rainforests are full of layers and are home to over 50% of the Earth's plant and animal species? Join us as we learn about which animals live in each layer and how they have adapted to survive in such a unique environment. Sessions: Ages Date Time Ages 3-5 with parent ... Read moreEdventure Academy: RainforestsFind out more »
How do animals survive in the wide open savanna grasslands and with such fluctuation in the temperatures and rainfall? Camouflage and migration play a large role in species survival in these harsh conditions. Sessions: Ages Date Time Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, May 8 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, May ... Read moreEdventure Academy: SavannaFind out more »
One Conservation Place,
Syracuse, NY 13204
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Sunday
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