Closed December 25, 2017

Utica Zoo is CLOSED on Christmas Day. We will be OPEN New Years Day.

Utica Zoo Calendar: Events, Programs, & Activities

Dec
16
Sat
Holiday Hoot 2017
Dec 16 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Utica Zoo’s annual Holiday Hoot is Saturday, December 16th from 1-3pm. Details at uticazoo.org/holiday.

Dec
17
Sun
Member Morning: Holiday Hoot
Dec 17 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Member Mornings: Member Mornings are free, family programs for Utica Zoo members-only and will cover a variety of topics and activities such as animal presentations, tours and animal enrichment. Only 30 spots are available per day, and pre-registration is required by emailing mary.hall@uticazoo.org or calling Mary at (315) 738-0472 ext 26.

  • Sunday, December 17 at 9:30am – Holiday Hoot
Dec
25
Mon
CLOSED for Christmas
Dec 25 all-day

Utica Zoo is CLOSED on Christmas Day.

Dec
27
Wed
Zoo Adventures: Happy Holidays!
Dec 27 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Zoo Adventures (3 to 5 Years): Join our preschool class as we explore the world through storybooks! Each class includes a story reading, animal meet and greet, and activity!

  • Wednesday, December 27th – Happy Holidays!
  • Thursday, January 25th – Bird Bonanza
  • Thursday, February 22nd – Positive Pet Practices

Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register your child, contact Kathleen McGill at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org or (315) 738-0472 ext. 36.

Dec
28
Thu
Zoo Camp: Dinosaur Roar!
Dec 28 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dinosaur Roar!

Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

During this half day camp, we will explore the prehistoric world of dinosaurs and meet some of their animal relatives!

Thursday, December 28th 9:00am-12:00pm  HALF DAY SESSION

If you are interested in registering for a zoo camp session, please email the Education Department at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org to reserve your slot.

Dec
29
Fri
Zoo Camp: Alien Invaders
Dec 29 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Alien Invaders

3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Learn all about invasive species at our Alien Invaders Zoo Camp! Invasive species are organisms that live in non-native environments and cause a lot of damage to ecosystems.

Friday, December 29th 9:00am-3:00pm  FULL DAY SESSION

If you are interested in registering for a zoo camp session, please email the Education Department at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org to reserve your slot.

Jan
12
Fri
Hatchlings: Wild Winter
Jan 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Hatchlings (18 Months to 3 Years): Join us as we transform our classroom into an exploration center just for your toddler. Each session will have themed activities, discovery stations, and new animals to meet!

  • Friday, January 12th – Wild Winter
  • Friday, February 9th – The 5 Senses

Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register your child, contact Kathleen McGill at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org or (315) 738-0472 ext. 36.

Jan
18
Thu
Homeschool: Animal Development
Jan 18 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Homeschool (6 Years and Up): Is your child a budding zoologist? Our interactive homeschool classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions.

  • Thursday, January 18th – Animal Development
  • Thursday, February 15th – Skulls & Teeth

Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register your child, contact Kathleen McGill at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org or (315) 738-0472 ext. 36.

Jan
25
Thu
Zoo Adventures: Bird Bonanza
Jan 25 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Zoo Adventures (3 to 5 Years): Join our preschool class as we explore the world through storybooks! Each class includes a story reading, animal meet and greet, and activity!

  • Thursday, January 25th – Bird Bonanza
  • Thursday, February 22nd – Positive Pet Practices

Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register your child, contact Kathleen McGill at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org or (315) 738-0472 ext. 36.

Feb
9
Fri
Hatchlings: The 5 Senses
Feb 9 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Hatchlings (18 Months to 3 Years): Join us as we transform our classroom into an exploration center just for your toddler. Each session will have themed activities, discovery stations, and new animals to meet!

  • Friday, February 9th – The 5 Senses

Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register your child, contact Kathleen McGill at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org or (315) 738-0472 ext. 36.