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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.

Fees:
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 Events

Wild Beginnings: Herp, Herp Hooray

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: Herp, Herp Hooray

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Edventure Academy: Herp, Herp Hooray

Hop, Slither, or run over to the zoo for a class all about reptiles and amphibians!  We will explore the lives of these scaly and slimy creatures while talking about what makes them similar and different.  You'll even get a chance to meet one up close!  Don't misssss out on this classsssss! Sessions: Ages Date ... Read moreEdventure Academy: Herp, Herp Hooray

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Family Twilight: Animal Artists

Wild about art? Our animals use their trunks, paws, hooves and brushes to paint like Picasso. Roll up your sleeves, bring a smock and join us as we paint like animals and watch an animal artist create a masterpiece. Children will walk away with a holiday themed painting perfect for gift giving! Please note: Ages ... Read moreFamily Twilight: Animal Artists

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Wild Beginnings: Barnyard Buddies

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: Barnyard Buddies

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Location

One Conservation Place, 
Syracuse, NY 13204

Our Hours

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Sunday

Contact Us

(315) 435-8511
events@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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