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: Animal Teeth

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Chomp, bite, and bare those teeth. Join us at the zoo while we explore different animal teeth and the food these animals like to eat! Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair $5 per additional child in ... Read moreWild Beginnings: Animal Teeth

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$8 – $10

Edventure Academy: Into the Sea

Our oceans are an extremely diverse and important part of our world. Join us at the zoo as we dive into the sea and explore the life inside our oceans. Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, December 6 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, December 7 10:30 a.m.-noon ... Read moreEdventure Academy: Into the Sea

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$18 – $23

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! You will take home a canvas worthy of giving as a gift. Register Now Members: $25 ... Read moreFamily Twilight: Animal Artists

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$25 – $30

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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