Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Zoo Camps

Register your child for these exciting and educational zoo camps! Kids will interact with animals and staff here at the zoo and participate in games, activities and crafts. Our Zoo Camp instructors are experienced, enthusiastic professionals who make learning fun!

One Day Zoo Camps

Make the best of a day off from school! Play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Pizza party lunch included!

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School Break Zoo Camps

One Day Zoo Camps for Ages 6-11. Explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Join us for one, two, or all 5 days!

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Summer Zoo Camp

Week-long day camps for children ages 3-16. Campers tour the zoo, meet keepers and animals up close, play games, make crafts and participate in many more fun activities.

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Upcoming Education Programs

Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)

Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)

September 30
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 through ...
Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)
Syracuse Youth Leadership Program

Syracuse Youth Leadership Program

September 30
UPDATE: The registration deadline has been extended to Friday, September 30 In partnership with 4-H and the Cornell Cooperative Extension: Start your leadership journey and build skills for a lifet ...
Syracuse Youth Leadership Program
Adult Twilight: Spooktacular Paint-N-Sip

Adult Twilight: Spooktacular Paint-N-Sip

October 6
Calling all goblins, ghosts and creatures of the night We've got an evening for you that's sure to fright! With haunting spirits and wicked brews And tricks and treats for all to choose So eat ...
Adult Twilight: Spooktacular Paint-N-Sip
One-Day Zoo Camp (Ages 6-11)

One-Day Zoo Camp (Ages 6-11)

October 10
Join us as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts and meet animals up close! Pizza Party lunch included! Tuition: $65 per child Members receive 7% discount REGISTER NOW
One-Day Zoo Camp (Ages 6-11)
Family Twilight:  Ooky Spooky Paired Painting

Family Twilight: Ooky Spooky Paired Painting

October 14
Treat yourself to this spooky paired painting experience for you and your child. Bring your frighteningly good painting skills to the pumpkin patch as we create artwork guaranteed to give you goosebu ...
Family Twilight: Ooky Spooky Paired Painting
EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)

EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)

October 17 - October 31
In this three-week series, learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics has never been more exciting! Join us for some hands-on fun connecting to the animal world. This class uses a pro ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)
Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)

Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)

October 17 - October 31
Join the Education Team for a three-week learning series that provides a unique opportunity for your child to learn more about the animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. This class consists of stations ...
Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)
Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)

Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)

October 17 - October 31
Join the Education Team for a three-week learning series tailored just for the little ones. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story and an opportunity to see a ...
Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)
EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)

EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)

October 24 - October 31
In this three-week series, learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics has never been more exciting! Join us for some hands-on fun connecting to the animal world. This class uses a pro ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)
Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)

Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)

October 24 - October 31
Join the Education Team for a three-week learning series that provides a unique opportunity for your child to learn more about the animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. This class consists of stations ...
Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)
Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)

Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)

October 24 - October 31
Join the Education Team for a three-week learning series tailored just for the little ones. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story and an opportunity to see a ...
Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)
EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)

EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)

October 31
In this three-week series, learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics has never been more exciting! Join us for some hands-on fun connecting to the animal world. This class uses a pro ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: The Living Biome (Ages 6-12)
Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)

Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)

October 31
Join the Education Team for a three-week learning series that provides a unique opportunity for your child to learn more about the animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. This class consists of stations ...
Edventure Days: At Home in my Biome (Ages 3-5)
Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)

Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)

October 31
Join the Education Team for a three-week learning series tailored just for the little ones. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story and an opportunity to see a ...
Wild Beginnings: Biomes for Babies (Ages 1-3)
Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)

Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)

November 18
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 through ...
Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)
Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)

Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)

December 16
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 through ...
Kids’ Night Out (Ages 6-10)
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