Closing at 1pm on June 1st for Wine in the Wilderness

Please be advised that the Utica Zoo will be closing at 1pm on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 for our Wine in the Wilderness fundraiser. We will re-open at 6 pm for Wine in the Wilderness. The Zoo will re-open for regular admission hours of 10 am-4:45 pm on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience.

School Break Camps 2019

December 24, 2018



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School Break Zoo Camps 2019

No school? Bring your kids to the Utica Zoo to learn all about animal habitats! Our school break Zoo camps are held from 10 am to 1 pm and are open to learners from 1st to 4th grade. Camp activities include animal meet and greets, enrichment projects, touring the zoo, and crafts.

The cost of each session is $30.00 per child for members and $35.00 per child for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required for all camp sessions. If you have any questions or would like to sign a child up for a camp session, please email the education department at kathleen.mcgill@uticazoo.org or call 315-738-0472 ext. 36.

Utica Zoo Camp Registration Form

Utica Zoo Camp Behavior, Safety & Medical Protocols

Frequently Asked Questions

Monday, February 18th: Wetland Wonders

Wetlands are an incredibly important habitat for both animals and people! Learn about what makes wetlands so unique and how they provide many resources to the animals that live there.

Friday, February 22nd: Over in the Forests

Have you ever seen footprints in the snow and wondered what animal they belong to? Find out what kinds of animals live in our backyard and how they survive in winter!

Tuesday, April 16th: Meadows & Grasslands

From savannahs to prairies, grasslands can be found all over the world! Join us as we explore the many different grasslands and discover what kinds of animals live in these habitats.

Friday, April 19th: Barnyard Bash

Chickens, goats, pigs, and many more animals call the farm home! Meet some of our farmyard friends up close, as well as some of the wild animals who live there too, and discover why farms are so important to these animals!

Summer School Break Camps 2019

Summer Zoo Camp dates and topics will be released on February 11, 2019. Member Registration will open on February 11 and non-member registration will be open March 4, 2019.

Click here to visit the general zoo camp page