Closed December 25, 2017

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

Zoo Camps

October 14, 2017


Zoo Camp Registration

If you are interested in registering for a zoo camp session, please email the Education Department at to reserve your slot. Once your slot has been saved, please download the registration form and e-mail or mail it to the address found at the bottom of the form. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis, with limited space available per session.

Utica Zoo Camp Registration Form

Utica Zoo Camp Behavior, Safety & Medical Protocols

Frequently Asked Questions

Pre-registration for all zoo camps is required!

Cancellation Protocol

If you need to cancel your reservation for any reason, we must be contacted at least 30 days prior to the camp start date in order to receive your full refund. If you cancel less than 30 days in advance, your registration fee and/or deposit is non-refundable, unless the class is cancelled by zoo staff. Please notify zoo camp staff if your child will be unable to attend, is arriving late, or leaving early on any particular day of zoo camp.


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

0 of 15 slots available  —  CAMP FULL


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

14 of 15 slots available


Zoo Camp Prices

Single Day, Half-Day Sessions:  $25.00 per child members / $30.00 per child non-members
Single Day, Full Day Sessions:  $40.00 per child members / $45.00 per child non-members