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December 2019

Family Twilight: Animal Artists

December 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$25 – $30
Family Twilight Animal Art

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 per child Non-members: $30 per child Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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January 2020

Wild Beginnings: How do Animals Prepare for Winter?

January 10
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Have you ever wondered where animals go in the winter? Join us while we discover the secret life of animals in the winter! 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. SOLD OUT 11:15 a.m.-Noon SOLD OUT Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8531 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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Edventure Academy: Desert Dwellers

January 10 - January 11
$18 – $23
Gila Monster

Join us for this interactive class about animals that live in the desert! Meet a desert lizard up close and make an enrichment treat for our meerkats (ages 3-5) or fennec foxes (ages 6-10). Then enjoy a keeper chat and watch as the animals receive the enrichments you made! Don’t miss this awesome, hands-on STEAM opportunity! Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, January 10 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, January 11 10:30…

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February 2020

Edventure Academy: Tundra

February 8
$18 – $23
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Gray Wolf

Even though it sometimes seems like it, we do not live in a Tundra in Syracuse! Join us as we learn where this habitat really is found, what animals call it home, and how they survive such harsh temperatures. Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, February 8 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, February 8 1:30-3 p.m. Register Now TUITION PER SESSION Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair Non-members: $23 per child…

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Wild Beginnings: Animal Opposites

February 14
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Big or small, hard or soft, quiet or loud! Join us at the zoo as we explore different animals and their opposites. We will compare animals to their opposite and see what makes them alike and different from each other. 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…

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Edventure Academy: Tundra

February 14 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$18 – $23
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Gray Wolf

*NOTE – This class was previously scheduled for February 7 Even though it sometimes seems like it, we do not live in a Tundra in Syracuse! Join us as we learn where this habitat really is found, what animals call it home, and how they survive such harsh temperatures. Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, February 14 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now TUITION PER SESSION Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair Non-members: $23 per child or…

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March 2020

Wild Beginnings: How do Animals See?

March 6
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Why do some animals have eyes on the side of their head while others have eyes in the front? How many eyes do animals have? Come join us at the zoo as we explore how animals see and how eyesight is important to their survival in the wild. Meet and greet a special animal ambassador! Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair…

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Edventure Academy: Freshwater

March 6 - March 7
$18 – $23
Edventure Academy Native Neighbors

Freshwater ecosystems account for less than 0.01% of the planet’s total surface area yet more than 100,000 species live there. They are one of the most endangered habitats in the world due to human interference. Find out what creatures live there, why they are threatened, and what you can do to help. Plus, enjoy a keeper chat and watch the otters receive a special enrichment treat! Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, March 6 10:30 a.m.-noon Register…

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April 2020

Wild Beginnings: How do Animals Taste and Smell? – CANCELED

April 17
CANCELED
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

All Edventure Academy sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Ever wonder how animals taste and smell the world around them? Join us at the zoo while we explore the different ways animals use their sense of taste and smell to survive in the wild.

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Edventure Academy: Rainforests – CANCELED

April 17 - April 18
CANCELED

All Edventure Academy sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Did you know that rainforests are full of layers and are home to over 50% of the Earth's plant and animal species? Join us as we learn about which animals live in each layer and how they have adapted to survive in such a unique environment.

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