2014 Winter/Spring/Summer

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 birthdayparties@uticazoo.org or mary.hall@uticazoo.orgPre-registration for all zoo camps is required!

 

Spring Break Zoo Camp:

Habitats and Homes

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Grade

Whether it be a tree, cave, or pond, animals need a place to call home!  Together we’ll explore how and why animals live in different habitats.

Wednesday, April 16th      9:00am – 3:00pm  SINGLE FULL DAY

0 of 12 slots available –  CAMP FULL

 

Spring Has Sprung!

2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade

As the temperatures rise and the snow begins to melt, animals get ready for Spring!  Join us as we learn all about how animals make way for the spring season!

Thursday, April 17th      9:00am – 3:00pm  SINGLE FULL DAY

0 of 12 slots available — CAMP FULL

 

Summer Break Zoo Camp:

Ages are determined by what grade your child will be attending in school this fall.

Feathers, Scales, and Furry Tails

Pre-Kindergarten

Some animals are sticky, others are fuzzy, but every animal has a special covering!  Learn all about the different coverings animals have and why they feel the way they do!

Session 1: July 21st – July 25th      9:00am-12:00pm HALF DAY

12 of 12 slots available

Session 2: August 4th – August 8th    9:00am-12:00pm HALF DAY

 12 of 12 slots available

 

Slither, Strut, Soar!

Pre-Kindergarten

Climbing, walking, flying, swimming; All animals need to get around somehow!  Learn all about the ways animals move and where they’re going in this half week session!

June 30th – July 2nd 9:00am – 12:00pm HALF DAY / HALF WEEK

12 of 12 slots available

 

Barnyard Bash

Kindergarten & 1st Grade

Down on the farm, there’s lots of animals to meet; some you might not even expect!  Discover how animals, plants, and people all connect together on the farm!

Session 1: July 7th – July 11th     9:00am – 12:00pm HALF DAY

7 of 12 slots available

Session 2: July 21st – July 25th     1:00pm – 4:00pm HALF DAY

10 of 12 slots available

 

Conservation Club

2nd & 3rd Grade

Taking care of the Earth is an important job that is shared by people all around the world!  Learn how even the  smallest of steps can make a big difference!

Session 1: July 14th – July 18th     9:00am – 3:00pm FULL DAY

10 of 12 slots available

Session 2: August 11th – August 15th 9:00am – 3:00pm FULL DAY

7 of 12 slots available

 

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:

Single Full Day Sessions:  $30.00 per child members / $35.00 per child non-members

Half Week Sessions:  $60.00 per child members / $75.00 per child non-members

Half Day Sessions:  $100.00 per child members / $125.00 per child non-members

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.

Hours & Admission

April 1- October 31: Open 10AM til 4:45 PM
November 1 - March 31: Open 10AM, admission/gift shop closes at 3PM & Zoo gates close at 4PM

Admission 4/1- 10/31 11/1- 3/31
Child $4.75 $2.50
Adult $7.75 $4.25
Senior, Military, College $6.75 $3.50

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