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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!

Edventure Academy: Bizarre Creatures

Some animals are cute and cuddly, while others are bizarre! Join us as we learn about some of the world’s weirdest creatures and why they are so strange. You may even get to meet one close up, if you’re feeling brave! Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, February 1 10:30 a.m.-noon ... Read moreEdventure Academy: Bizarre Creatures

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$18 – $23

Wild Beginnings: Animal Coverings

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: Animal Coverings

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$8 – $10

Edventure Academy: All About Bats!

Do you love bats? By the end of this program you will! There are numerous myths about bats that will be debunked while we learn about how bats help humans, what they eat, problems they face, and some fun facts! We may even get to meet one of the zoo’s resident bats! Sessions: Ages Date ... Read moreEdventure Academy: All About Bats!

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$18 – $23

Wild Beginnings: Bats

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: Bats

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$8 – $10

Family Twilight: Survival of the Fittest

Survival is hard work! From avoiding becoming another animal’s dinner to surviving extreme weather conditions, wild animals have a tough job. We will explore the smarts, strength, and skills animals need to survive by touring part of the zoo and meeting a savvy animal! For 6-10 year olds! Caregivers must stay Register Now Members: $20 ... Read moreFamily Twilight: Survival of the Fittest

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$20 – $25

Edventure Academy: Native Neighbors

Animals are all around us, even in our backyards! Let’s explore the wonderful animals that share our environment. From foxes to otters to turtles, our neighbors are wilder than we might imagine! Come check out some local fauna that call the zoo home, and meet one up close! Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 ... Read moreEdventure Academy: Native Neighbors

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$18 – $23

Wild Beginnings: Habitats

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: Habitats

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$8 – $10

Wild Beginnings: Animal Grossology

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: Animal Grossology

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$8 – $10

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
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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