Children's Programs offered by the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park are designed to foster education through exploration within our Northern New York Community.

"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth"

  • -Diogenes

Sign up for one of our Children's Programs

With a focus on promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts, our children's programs aim to satisfy a young person's natural curiosity for the world around them. Our goal is always to promote conservation and education. For a complete list of upcoming programs and event dates, check our Facebook page

*Most children's programs require pre-registration. Please contact Renée at 315-755-0896 to register. Tickets to all classes are non-refundable