Utica Zoo Calendar: Events & Classes

Feb
14
Sun
Member Morning Tour
Feb 14 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

member tour sea lion

Join us for a member tour on Sunday, February 14th from 10am to 11am. This tour will focus on family groups, and members will help create enrichment for our sea lions. Members should meet at the front gate of the zoo to check in. We recommend that you dress warm as some of the tour may take place outside.

FREE for Utica Zoo Members Only. Preregistration is required, as space is limited to the first 25 members to sign up. Please email mary.hall@uticazoo.org or call (315) 738-0472 ext. 26 to reserve your spot.

Feb
16
Tue
Winter Zoo Camp
Feb 16 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

February 16th, 2016:

Dynamic Defenses
9:00am to 3:00pm. Ages 5 to 10.

With all the predators on the prowl, it’s important for animals to have a way to protect themselves! Learn all about the different defenses animals have and use to survive in their environment!

Pre-registration for all zoo camps is required!

Single day sessions are $30.00 per child for members / $35.00 per child for non-members. For more information or to pre-register for camps please call the zoo at (315) 738-0472 ext. 36 or e-mail kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org.

Feb
18
Thu
Winter Zoo Camp
Feb 18 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

February 18th, 2016:

Radical Reptiles!
9:00am to 3:00pm. Ages 5 to 10.
The reptiles in our backyard are still hiding from the cold, but the Utica Zoo reptiles are warm and cozy inside the Reptile Hall! Learn all about what makes reptiles so unique and how our zookeepers care for them all year long!

 

Pre-registration for all zoo camps is required!

Single day sessions are $30.00 per child for members / $35.00 per child for non-members. For more information or to pre-register for camps please call the zoo at (315) 738-0472 ext. 36 or e-mailkathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org.

 

Feb
26
Fri
Zoo Adventures: Down in the Desert
Feb 26 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join our monthly preschool program as we explore the world of  animals through storybooks!  Each session includes a story, animal meet and greet, and activity.  The class begins at 10:30am in the auditorium.

Pre-Registration is Required!

All classes cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost.  For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

Winter Programs 2015

Mar
19
Sat
Dollar Day: $1 admission for everyone!
Mar 19 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, March 19th is Dollar Day! All visitors to the Utica Zoo will pay just one dollar each for admission.

Mar
26
Sat
Eggstravaganza 2016
Mar 26 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Utica Zoo’s Eggstravagana 2016 will take place on Saturday, March 26th from 11am to 3pm. More details will be posted at uticazoo.org/egg as we get closer to the event.

Apr
24
Sun
Save our Switchbacks Road Race through the Zoo
Apr 24 @ 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

save our switchbacks 2016

Save our Switchbacks road race will once again go through the Utica Zoo in 2016! Click here for more more information and how to register.

Apr
27
Wed
Winter Zoo Camp
Apr 27 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

April 27th, 2016:

Sharing Space
9:00am to 3:00pm. Ages 5 to 10.
Have you ever wondered how so many animals can live together in the same habitat? Discover the different ways that animals use their space and work together to survive.

Pre-registration for all zoo camps is required!

Single day sessions are $30.00 per child for members / $35.00 per child for non-members. For more information or to pre-register for camps please call the zoo at (315) 738-0472 ext. 36 or e-mailkathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org.

Apr
30
Sat
Earth Day 2016
Apr 30 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Utica Zoo’s annual Earth Day event for 2016 will take place on Saturday, April 30th from 11am to 3pm at the Utica Zoo. More details will be posted at uticazoo.org/earth as we get closer to the event.

May
8
Sun
FREE Admission for Moms
May 8 @ 10:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Mothers get FREE Admission at the Utica Zoo on Mother’s Day 2016.