Utica Zoo Classes & Programs

Home School Classes

Home school classes take place once a month and are suited so that children of all ages will be able to participate and gain from this experience. The classes include a variety of activities, crafts, games, animal enrichment, and of course, up close and personal learning experiences with live animals. This class is geared toward children ages 6 to 14.  The cost is $5.00/child for members and $10.00/child for non-members.

Sign-In Time: 10:00 am-10:30 am  Class Starts: 10:30 am

Upcoming Dates:

Thursday, December 11th — All About Birds

Thursday, January 15th — Neat Feet

Thursday, February 13th — Incredible Invertebrates

Call 315-738-0472 ext. 36 or Email kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org to register for a class.

Night Prowls

Bring the family and join us for fun after hours activities!  During each night prowl, a new topic will be explored through animal interactions, zoo tours, crafts, and games. The cost is $5.00/person  and $10.00/person for non-members. The fun starts at 6:00 PM and lasts 60 to 90 minutes. Preregistration is required!

Upcoming dates:

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Contact us at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36 to preregister!

Stroller Safari

Load up your stroller and join the newest zoo adventure for your toddler or infant!  We will encounter many different types of animals and learn about them as we go.  Each safari includes an interactive stroller tour, an up close animal encounter, and admission to the zoo for the rest of the day!  The cost is $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.

Class Starts: 10:30 am

Upcoming Dates:

Check back in Spring!

Zoo Adventures – Adults included

Join our bimonthly preschool program as we explore the world of animals through story books!  Each session includes a story, animal meet and greet, snack, and activity.  The cost is $5.00/child for members and $10.00/child for non-members.

Class Starts: 10:30 am

Upcoming Dates: 

Thursday, December 4th — Bundle Up!

Friday, December 19th — Forever Antlers

Tuesday, December 23rd  — The Animal’s Santa

Thursday, January 8th — Over and Under the Snow

Friday, January 23rd — Snowballs!

Thursday, February 5th — Welcome Back Groundhog!

Wednesday, February 19th — Winter Zoo Tales

Friday, February 27th — Dinosaur Dancing

For more information or to pre-register for a class, please call 738-0472 ext. 36 or  e-mail birthdayparties@uticazoo.org.