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Tee Off FORE the Animals Golf Tournament

Tee Off FORE the Animals Golf Tournament

June 24
Spend a late-spring day playing golf for a very worthy cause on one of the most coveted golf courses in the state of New York – the elegant and historic Bellevue Country Club. Designed by the world- ...
Tee Off FORE the Animals Golf Tournament
Tick Talk

Tick Talk

June 26
Feel empowered spending time outdoors by learning how to protect yourself and your family from ticks and Lyme disease. Elizabeth Balfour of CNY Lyme and Tick-Borne Alliance will answer all your tick-r ...
Tick Talk
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

June 26 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Beaver Babies

Beaver Babies

June 27
Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Beaver Babies program provides a naturalist-lead outdoor experience for caregivers and their little ones. We will explore nature through walks, art, songs, and stories. T ...
Beaver Babies
Family Campout (SOLD OUT)

Family Campout (SOLD OUT)

June 28
This program is full. To be placed on a waitlist, please call the Visitor Center at 315-638-2519.Begins: Friday, June 28 at 6PMEnds: Saturday, June 29 at 10AMKick off the summer season with Beaver Lak ...
Family Campout (SOLD OUT)
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

June 28 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Sunset Canoe Tour

Sunset Canoe Tour

June 29
Join us for a naturalist-guided tour after hours. Sunset on Beaver Lake is a special time as many animals such as herons, ospreys, and even beavers are active. Canoes are limited to 560 pounds maximum ...
Sunset Canoe Tour
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 3 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

July 5 thru August 16
Like people, wildlife becomes more active on cool summer evenings. Join a naturalist as we stroll the meadows, forests, and lakeside in search of wildlife such as owl, deer, fox, and osprey. Free with ...
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk
Moth Blacklighting

Moth Blacklighting

July 6
You can see lots of bugs during the day, but some of our most interesting friends are nocturnal! Join us after dark as we use blacklights to attract moths and discover some of the most unique lepidopt ...
Moth Blacklighting
Penguin Palooza!

Penguin Palooza!

July 7
Kids of all ages enjoy this ice cream party around the zoo’s Penguin Coast exhibit, featuring an incredible array of fun activities, entertainment, free ice cream, kid-friendly foods, music, face pa ...
Penguin Palooza!
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Something's Fishy!

Sharing Nature with Your Child: Something's Fishy!

July 10
Glub, glub! Let’s explore the fish at Beaver Lake! Join us to learn about what makes fish so cool. We’ll make a fishy craft, and then live a day in the life of a fish by observing them in the lake ...
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Something's Fishy!
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 10 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Beaver Babies

Beaver Babies

July 11
Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Beaver Babies program provides a naturalist-lead outdoor experience for caregivers and their little ones. We will explore nature through walks, art, songs, and stories. T ...
Beaver Babies
Owl Night Long

Owl Night Long

July 12
Venture into Beaver Lake’s forest at dusk in search of the elusive owl. On our way we’ll learn about the different types of owls in our area and what makes them such fascinating raptors. Registrat ...
Owl Night Long
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 12 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Bug Celebration

Bug Celebration

July 13
July 14 is National Be Nice to Bugs Day! Let's prepare for the holiday and show our appreciation for our creepy crawly friends!Insect I-Spy | 10 AM – 11 AMHow many insects can you find? Join a natur ...
Bug Celebration
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 17 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 19 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

July 19 thru August 16
Like people, wildlife becomes more active on cool summer evenings. Join a naturalist as we stroll the meadows, forests, and lakeside in search of wildlife such as owl, deer, fox, and osprey. Free with ...
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk
Ride and Run for the Rescue

Ride and Run for the Rescue

July 20
Ride and Run for the Rescue is back again for 2024! Join us on July 20th at Long Branch Park as we ride and run to end hunger and homelessness in Central New York! Choose from a variety of different r ...
Ride and Run for the Rescue
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

July 20
Join a Naturalist on a wild raspberry or blackberry ramble. Together we’ll pick the berries, hand churn our own ice cream, and then enjoy a real cool summer treat!Registration: $6/Child-Member; $7/C ...
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Who Lives Under the Rocks?

Sharing Nature with Your Child: Who Lives Under the Rocks?

July 24
Do you like all things ooey, gooey, and slimy? You’re in luck! Join us to learn about all the creepy crawlies that live under rocks and logs. We’ll make a slimy craft and then check out some rocks ...
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Who Lives Under the Rocks?
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 24 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Beaver Babies

Beaver Babies

July 25
Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Beaver Babies program provides a naturalist-lead outdoor experience for caregivers and their little ones. We will explore nature through walks, art, songs, and stories. T ...
Beaver Babies
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 26 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Sunset Canoe Tour

Sunset Canoe Tour

July 27
Join us for a Naturalist guided tour after hours. Sunset on Beaver Lake is a special time as many animals such as herons, ospreys, and even beavers are active. Canoes are limited to 560 pounds maximum ...
Sunset Canoe Tour
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

July 31 thru August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Buzz about Bees

Buzz about Bees

August 1
Become a honey bee for a day! We’ll learn all about these fascinating insects before visiting the flower gardens to see pollination in action. We’ll wrap up with a sweet reward – a taste of hone ...
Buzz about Bees
Time Out to Fish

Time Out to Fish

August 2
This long running program offers the opportunity for individuals & small groups with special needs, grandparents & grandchildren and veterans to enjoy a session of catch and release fishing fu ...
Time Out to Fish
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

August 2 thru August 16
Like people, wildlife becomes more active on cool summer evenings. Join a naturalist as we stroll the meadows, forests, and lakeside in search of wildlife such as owl, deer, fox, and osprey. Free with ...
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk
Bandana Leaf Printing

Bandana Leaf Printing

August 3
Want to be the most fashionable person in New York? Use leaves to create your own wearable art! We will collect leaves to design a unique printed bandanas while learning about trees and photosynthesis ...
Bandana Leaf Printing
National Night Out

National Night Out

August 6
Join the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office and other location law enforcement agencies for National Night Out! Enjoy food trucks, bounce houses, music and more all while you meet members of local law e ...
National Night Out
Let's Get Batty

Let's Get Batty

August 7
Join us for a fun-filled evening all about bats. We’ll learn all about how unique bats are as mammals, why they are important, and some of the environmental issues affecting their survival. We’ll ...
Let's Get Batty
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike

August 7
Join a Naturalist on a wild raspberry or blackberry ramble. Together we’ll pick the berries, hand churn our own ice cream, and then enjoy a real cool summer treat!Registration: $6/Child-Member; $7/C ...
Wild Berry Ice Cream Hike
Beaver Babies

Beaver Babies

August 8
Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Beaver Babies program provides a naturalist-lead outdoor experience for caregivers and their little ones. We will explore nature through walks, art, songs, and stories. T ...
Beaver Babies
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Slithering Snakes

Sharing Nature with Your Child: Slithering Snakes

August 14
Hisssssss! Slither down to Beaver Lake to learn all about snakes! Join us to discover what makes snakes so sublime. We’ll make a snake craft and then go on a walk to see how many snakes we can obser ...
Sharing Nature with Your Child: Slithering Snakes
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

Friday Evening Wildlife Walk

August 16
Like people, wildlife becomes more active on cool summer evenings. Join a naturalist as we stroll the meadows, forests, and lakeside in search of wildlife such as owl, deer, fox, and osprey. Free with ...
Friday Evening Wildlife Walk
Orienteering Open House

Orienteering Open House

August 17
Orienteering is the sport of finding your way with map and compass. Central New York Orienteering Club members will be on site several days in 2024 to answer questions, hand out maps, and help you get ...
Orienteering Open House
Night Sensory Hike

Night Sensory Hike

August 23
Come explore Beaver Lake at night! Take a guided hike and experience your senses at nighttime. We will learn about how our senses differ from those of nocturnal animals, and do several activities alon ...
Night Sensory Hike
Golden Harvest Festival

Golden Harvest Festival

September 7 thru September 8
Enjoy a cherished Central New York tradition it its 45th year! Join us for Golden Harvest Festival on September 7 and 8, 2024. This old-fashioned, country fair-style event has something for everyone! ...
Golden Harvest Festival
Golden Harvest Festival

Golden Harvest Festival

September 8
Enjoy a cherished Central New York tradition it its 45th year! Join us for Golden Harvest Festival on September 7 and 8, 2024. This old-fashioned, country fair-style event has something for everyone! ...
Golden Harvest Festival
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 12 thru October 27
Trick or treat with the animals! Saturdays and Sundays in October Join us for a "kooky-not-spooky" daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo transforms into a hauntingly fun destination for the whole fam ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 13 thru October 27
Trick or treat with the animals! Saturdays and Sundays in October Join us for a "kooky-not-spooky" daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo transforms into a hauntingly fun destination for the whole fam ...
Zoo Boo
Orienteering Open House

Orienteering Open House

October 19
Orienteering is the sport of finding your way with map and compass. Central New York Orienteering Club members will be on site several days in 2024 to answer questions, hand out maps, and help you get ...
Orienteering Open House
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 19 thru October 27
Trick or treat with the animals! Saturdays and Sundays in October Join us for a "kooky-not-spooky" daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo transforms into a hauntingly fun destination for the whole fam ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 20 thru October 27
Trick or treat with the animals! Saturdays and Sundays in October Join us for a "kooky-not-spooky" daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo transforms into a hauntingly fun destination for the whole fam ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 26 thru October 27
Trick or treat with the animals! Saturdays and Sundays in October Join us for a "kooky-not-spooky" daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo transforms into a hauntingly fun destination for the whole fam ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 27
Trick or treat with the animals! Saturdays and Sundays in October Join us for a "kooky-not-spooky" daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo transforms into a hauntingly fun destination for the whole fam ...
Zoo Boo
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 6 thru December 21
SAVE THE DATES!Fridays and Saturdays in December | 5-8 p.m.Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 7 thru December 21
SAVE THE DATES!Fridays and Saturdays in December | 5-8 p.m.Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 13 thru December 21
SAVE THE DATES!Fridays and Saturdays in December | 5-8 p.m.Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 14 thru December 21
SAVE THE DATES!Fridays and Saturdays in December | 5-8 p.m.Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 20 thru December 21
SAVE THE DATES!Fridays and Saturdays in December | 5-8 p.m.Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 21
SAVE THE DATES!Fridays and Saturdays in December | 5-8 p.m.Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up ...
Holiday Nights
Noon Year's Eve

Noon Year's Eve

December 31
SAVE THE DATE!Sunday, December 31, 2024 | 10 a.m. - NoonNoon Year’s Eve is a kid-friendly celebration that allows youngsters to experience all the fun of welcoming a new year while keeping bedtime i ...
Noon Year's Eve