Camp out at Cameron Park Zoo and have fun exploring behind the scenes!
We welcome different types of groups – family & friends, adults only or Scouts.
(Scouts will receive a Cameron Park Zoo patch designed specifically for the Snooze – see above.)
Secure on-line registration for the following dates is available.
Simply click on the date and begin!
~ Friday night dates available for 2014 ~
~~ Saturday night dates available for 2014 ~~
(35 or less, Freshwater Aquarium Only)
October 4 October 11
November 15 November 22
***Girl Scouts ~ A staff member must spend the night with your group.
Some of our overnight staff are male.***
FAQs regarding our Zoo Snooze program
Ages: Six years and older (see FAQs)
Fee: $45/person, children and adults
A non-refundable deposit of $150.00 is due at the time of registration.
(This deposit goes towards the final payment due the night of the Snooze.)
Availability: See above
Minimum: 15 people (we will hold an event for less than 15, but payment for 15 is required)
Maximum: 100 people
(Your group will be the only group in attendance that night.)
Saltwater aquarium sleeps 35
Freshwater aquarium sleeps 35
Both aquariums requires a minimum of 50
Meadows sleeps up to 100 ~ Group will need to supply their own tents.
What should I bring?
Requirements: One adult chaperone for every five children.
Each person attending the Snooze must fill out and submit an Individual Registration form the evening of the Snooze.
6:00 – Check-in starts
6:15 – 7:00 Set up
7:00 – 7:45 Dinner (pizza)
7:45 – 9:30 Behind the Scenes tour with night hike through the zoo
9:30 – 9:45 Animal Presentation and snack (Animal Crackers)
9:45 – ??? Get ready for bed
7:00 Wake up and pack gear to cars
Breakfast (muffins and danish) until 8:00
8:00 – ??? Enjoy the public side of the zoo on your own!
(There are no in-and-out privileges.)
Friends and family meeting you the day following your Snooze can enter the zoo at the admissions booth at 9:00 Saturday morning or 11:00 Sunday morning.