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.

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Members: $25 per child
Non-members: $30 per child

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

Wild Beginnings: Animal Teeth

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

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 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 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: Into the Sea

Moon Jellyfish at the Syracuse Zoo RGZ Photo by Ryan Wood

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:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, December 610:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, December 710:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, December 71:30-3 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 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: On the Mountain

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Sichuan Takin

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:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, November 110:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, November 210:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, November 21:30-3 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 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Animal Tails

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.SOLD OUT
11:15 a.m.-NoonSOLD OUT
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Reserve Now

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

Wild Beginnings: Animal Feet

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.-NoonReserve Now
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Reserve Now

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

Edventure Academy: Through the Forest

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:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, October 410:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, October 510:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, October 51:30-3 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 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: The Living World

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Penguin Coast

Have you ever wondered why animals live in different parts of the world? Why some animals can fly and some can swim? Join us at the zoo as we discover different animal homes around the world and meet some of the amazing animals that live there.

Sessions:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, September 1310:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, September 1410:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, September 141:30-3 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 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Photo by Jeanne Natali

Wild Beginnings: Animal Coverings

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years.

Why are birds covered with feathers? Why are reptiles covered in scales? Here is your chance to see and touch some different body coverings and learn more about how they help an animal survive!

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 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Courageous Cats/Graduation

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

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 well as develop language and motor skills in the process during this early learning adventure.

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
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Reserve Now

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