Please be advised that the zoo is closing at 1pm on Saturday June 2nd to set up for Wine in the Wilderness

Summer Break Zoo Camps

March 20, 2014

July 28, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – August 1, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
Utica Zoo
The Utica Zoo
1 Utica Zoo Way, Utica, NY 13501
Kathleen Mallory
315-738-0472 ext. 36

School Break Camps

The Utica Zoo’s education department has Zoo Camps designed for kids of all ages. The zoo environment and animal themed fun make these camps a great addition to any child’s day. For more information or to pre-register for camps by calling the zoo at 315-738-0472 ext. 36 or e-mail or  Pre-registration for all zoo camps is required!


Animal Myths and Legends

3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade

Cultures all around the world have passed down stories about animals for generations.  Explore the different myths and legends behind the animals here at the zoo!

Session 1: July 28th – August 1st 9:00am – 3:00pm  FULL DAY

12 of 12 slots available

Session 2: August 18th – August 22nd 9:00am – 3:00pm  FULL DAY

11 of 12 slots available


Zoo Camp Prices:

Full Day Sessions:  $150.00 per child members / $175.00 per child non-members


Registration Form Here


Registration is on a first come, first serve basis, with limited space available per session.  Registration  fees are non-refundable unless a camp session is cancelled by zoo staff.  You will be notified at least one week prior to camp if a session must be cancelled.