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 2018-19 school year is invited to attend the Edventure Academy graduation ceremony. Join the distinguished alumni of this fabulous program!

Upcoming Edventure Academy Programs

Wild Beginnings: Courageous Cats/Graduation

Want to try Edventure Academy, but your child is too young? We've designed these new programs tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story, and an opportunity to see an animal up close!  Young ones will explore with their senses as ... Read moreWild Beginnings: Courageous Cats/Graduation

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$8 – $10

Edventure Academy: Endangered Species

Have you ever wondered why zoos exist? Come to the zoo to learn about what we do to help save endangered animals – and maybe even meet one face-to-face. You will learn how you can help save endangered species in your daily life! Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, May 31 ... Read moreEdventure Academy: Endangered Species

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$18 – $23

One Conservation Place, 
Syracuse, NY 13204

Our Hours

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Sunday

Contact Us

(315) 435-8511

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