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September 2019

Evenings with an Educator: Animal Training and Enrichment

September 19 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$55 – $65
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Asian Elephant Ajay Enrichment

For Adults Only; Ages 18 and up! Join us as we explore the creative ways our animal staff works to ensure the species in our care remain healthy in mind and body in this interactive lecture-style program. Animal enrichment is a regular part of the lives of animals here at the zoo. Each species can have its own unique forms of enrichment that stimulate natural behaviors and keep the animals active and engaged. Guests will meet some of our outreach…

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October 2019

Wild Beginnings: Animal Feet

October 4
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Do animal feet look like yours? We will learn about different animal feet and how they help animals to live in different parts of the world. Waddle, climb, or hop on over for this fun class! Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair $5 per additional child in same session Sessions: Time   10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Reserve Now 11:15 a.m.-Noon Reserve Now…

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Edventure Academy: Through the Forest

October 4 - October 5
$18 – $23

Being able to blend into the forest helps many creatures survive in the deep dark woods. Join us at the zoo as we learn about camouflage and explore the secret life of animals in the forest. Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, October 4 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, October 5 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, October 5 1:30-3 p.m. Register Now TUITION PER SESSION Members: $18 per…

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Evenings with an Educator: Cnidarians, Mollusks, and Echinoderms, Oh My!

October 10 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30 – $40
Moon Jellyfish at the Syracuse Zoo RGZ Photo by Ryan Wood

Ages 18 and up! From coral to moon jellyfish, the zoo’s aquariums are home to a diverse collection of marine invertebrates. Join us as we “dive deeper” into learning about these fascinating underwater creatures. We also will discuss what you can do to help keep our oceans healthy for all marine life. $30 members, $40 non-members Reserve Now! Pre-registration is required. Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering. Spaces…

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Columbus Day Camp

October 14 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$55 – $65
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Education Eventure Academy Banner

Join us for this exciting one day break camp! Campers will tour the Zoo, see animals up close, play games, and make awesome crafts! A pizza party lunch is included! This all day camp for kids ages 6-11! Members: $55 per child Non-members: $65 per child Reserve Now Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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Kids’ Night Out

October 25 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$30 – $35
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Education Kids Night Out

Ages 6-12 Looking for a night out? Drop your kids off at the zoo to party like an animal! Kids will enjoy pizza upon arrival; meet animals up close, tour the zoo after hours, make crafts and play games throughout the night. Come dressed as your favorite animal for a roaring good time! $30 members, $35 non-members Reserve Now! Spaces fill fast -- Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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November 2019

Wild Beginnings: Animal Tails

November 1
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Do you have a tail? Why do animals have tails? We will explore different animal tails and find out how they help animals to survive in the wild. Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair $5 per additional child in same session Sessions: Time   10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Reserve Now 11:15 a.m.-Noon Reserve Now Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560…

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Edventure Academy: On the Mountain

November 1 - November 2
$18 – $23

Life on a mountain is quite extreme! Join us at the zoo to learn what it takes to climb, jump and run over rocks and treacherous ground. Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, November 1 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, November 2 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, November 2 1:30-3 p.m. Register Now TUITION PER SESSION Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair Non-members: $23 per child or…

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Evenings with an Educator: Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Our Story

November 7 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30 – $40
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Entrance Photo

Ages 18 and up! Join us for a special trek down memory lane! Learn the hows and whys of the Burnet Park Zoo’s transformation over the last 105 years. Hear from Janet “J” Gramza what it was like to be a young reporter covering the opening of the “New Zoo” in 1987 -- and then coming to work for Rosamond Gifford Zoo as the communications manager in 2017! What memories do you have to share? Bring your photos and special…

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Wild Wednesday

November 27 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$55 – $65
Syracuse Zoo RGZ American Bison

Hey parents… Do you need extra time to get your house ready or to prepare for Thanksgiving? Register your kids for this awesome one-day zoo camp! This all-day experience for kids ages 6-11 will help you find some time to yourself while your children enjoy a fun-filled day at the zoo! Pizza party lunch included! Members: $55 per child Non-members: $65 per child Reserve Now Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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