Kids’ Night Out – CANCELLED

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Education Kids Night Out

Ages 6-12

Looking for a babysitter for Valentine’s Day? 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.

$30 members, $35 non-members

Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: Tundra

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:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, February 1410:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $23 per child or child/adult pair
Additional seat (child or adult) $12

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8531 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Animal Opposites

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
11:15 a.m.-NoonReserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8531 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

*NOTE – This class was previously scheduled for February 7

Edventure Academy: Tundra

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:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, February 810:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, February 81:30-3 p.m.Register Now

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $23 per child or child/adult pair
Additional seat (child or adult) $12

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8531 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Snow Leopard Soirée: Northern Lights – CANCELLED

Snow Leopard Soiree: Northern Lights Syracuse Zoo RGZ

SPECIAL EVENT UPDATE: Due to the severe weather conditions, Snow Leopard Soiree honoring Jim Burns and J.W. Burns Investment Counsel has been cancelled. We look forward to honoring Jim at a special event in the spring where we will also have exciting news to share!

Honoring Jim Burns and J.W. Burns & Company Investment Counsel

Friday, February 7, 2020
6:30 p.m. – Cocktail reception and auction
8 p.m. – Dinner and live auction, followed by dessert stations and dancing

This year’s winter gala tradition — benefiting the education programs of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo — is inspired by our Amur leopards and the beauty and splendor of the northern lights visible in their native habitat. Enjoy gourmet dining, live and silent auctions, music, dancing and meet our charming animal ambassadors. Black tie attire and animal prints are encouraged.

For more information, call (315) 435-8511 x8518

$220/person, $1,750/table of eight; reservations required.

MOBILE BIDDING
Snow Leopard Soirée will again have mobile bidding on all silent auction items! All bidding will be done through your own cell phone. No scrambling to see the bid sheets at the end of the auction – you can now bid from anywhere, anytime before the close of the auction right from your own phone. You’ll even get an update if you are outbid!

To register text ‘2020SLS’ to 76278

Our Sponsors

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Camp

Winter Break Camp

One-day camp for ages 6-11

Join us for this exciting one-day camp! Campers will tour the zoo, see animals up close, play games and make awesome crafts! A pizza party lunch is also included.

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $55 per child 
Non-members: $65 per child 

Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: Desert Dwellers

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:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, January 1010:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, January 1110:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, January 111:30-3 p.m.Register Now

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $23 per child or child/adult pair
Additional seat (child or adult) $12

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8531 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Creating enrichment items at Syracuse Zoo RGZ Camp Education

Wild Beginnings: How do Animals Prepare for Winter?

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.-NoonSOLD OUT

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8531 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Holiday Zoo Camps

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Columbus Day Camp

Join us one, two or all six days as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts and meet animals up close! A pizza party lunch is included! These all day programs are for kids ages 6-11!

Sessions:

Date
Thursday, December 26Register Now
Friday, December 27Register Now
Monday, December 30Register Now
Tuesday, December 31Register Now
Thursday, January 2Register Now
Friday, January 3Register Now

Members: $55 per child
Non-members: $65 per child

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Family Twilight: Animal Artists

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