Wild Beginnings: Barnyard Buddies

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

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Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email kcoons@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. Children will walk away with a holiday themed painting perfect for gift giving!

Please note: Ages 6-12 only for this event and caregiver must stay

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Members: $20 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $25 per child or child/adult pair

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

Wild Beginnings: Herp, Herp Hooray

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

Reserve Now

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

Edventure Academy: Herp, Herp Hooray

Gila Monster

Hop, Slither, or run over to the zoo for a class all about reptiles and amphibians!  We will explore the lives of these scaly and slimy creatures while talking about what makes them similar and different.  You’ll even get a chance to meet one up close!  Don’t misssss out on this classsssss!

Sessions:

Ages Date Time  
Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, December 7 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now
Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, December 8 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now
Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, December 8 1:30-3 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 kcoons@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Dirty Jobs

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

Reserve Now

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

Edventure Academy: Dirty Jobs

Chittenango Ovate Amber Snail

Decomposers have a dirty job, but someone has to do it! Join us as we meet them up close while learning about their secret lives and how these little critters make life possible for the rest of the world.

Sessions:

Ages Date Time  
Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, November 10 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now
Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, November 10 1:30-3 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 kcoons@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Family Twilight: Dazzling Disguises

Syracuse Zoo Family Twilight Dazzling Disguises Stonefish

Come to the zoo after hours in an animal disguise.  While we are in costume we will be learning about the dazzling disguises and startling surprises animals use to stay alive!  From mammals to birds, amphibians to insects, we’ll explore the incredible ways animals camouflage themselves, mimic other animals, and perform visual tricks!  Join us for a tour to unmask these clever creatures and meet one up close!

For 6-10 year olds! Caregivers must stay

Register Now

Members: $20 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $25 per child or child/adult pair

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

Wild Beginnings: Feathered Friends

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

Reserve Now

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

Edventure Academy: Soaring Raptors

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Saker Falcon

Do you wish that you could glide like an eagle? Or dive as fast as a falcon? Well fly on over to the zoo to learn about these fast feathered creatures! We will meet a bird of prey and learn all about their lifestyles. We may even become birds ourselves!

Sessions:

Ages Date Time  
Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, October 12 10:30 a.m.-noon SOLD OUT
Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, October 13 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now
Ages 6-7 parent optional Saturday, October 13 1:30-3 p.m. Register Now
Ages 8-10 parent optional Saturday, October 13 1:30-3 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 kcoons@rosamondgiffordzoo.org