Zoo Snooze

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 – shown above.)

Secure on-line registration for the following dates is available.

Simply click on the date and begin!

ONLY dates available for 2015



Snooze descriptions and maximum number:

Sumatran Tiger

(Click on one of the following)

Roars & Snores – 100

Texas Tracks – 30

Fins & Feelers – 30

Creepy Crawlies – 60

Brazos at Night – 30

***Girl Scouts ~ A staff member must spend the night with your group.
Some of our overnight staff are male.*** 

Frequently Asked Questions for Snoozes

Ages: Six years and older (see FAQs above)

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 lists above

Minimum:  15 people (we will hold a Snooze for less than 15, but payment for 15 is required)
Maximum:  100 people
(Regardless of size, your group will be the only group in attendance that night.) 

Sleeping areas and restrictions:
– 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.

Snooze Schedule:

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 after paying admission at the admissions booth at 9:00 Saturday morning or 11:00 Sunday morning.