Zoo Snooze

Schedule an overnight at the Zoo!

Bring a Scout group, birthday party, family reunion or any other get together!

Your adventure begins here…

~  The needs of our animals is our priority.  Some animals may not be available.  ~

Due to COVID-19 we will only be offering “Fin” tastic Dreams and Slither and Slumber

Zoo Snooze evening agenda:
6:00           Arrive at the zoo
6:00-6:15   Check in – Staff will collect liability release forms
6:15-7:00   Transport sleeping gear to appropriate aquariums – Set up sleeping area – Playground time before dinner
7:00-7:45   Dinner (cheese, pepperoni and sausage pizza, water, lemonade
7:45-9:30   Tours of Zoo – Night Hike – Behind the Scenes Tour – Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt – Animal Presentation
9:30-9:45   Snack (Animal Crackers and water)
9:45-    Back to sleeping area, get ready for bed
In the morning:
7:00   Wake up, pack up gear to put in vehicles
8:00   Continental breakfast (Danish, muffins, granola bars, coffee and juice)
8:00-    Explore the public side of the zoo on your own!
                 (No in-and-out privileges the day after your event!)
Friends and family meeting you the following day can enter zoo at 9:00 on Saturday and 11:00 on Sunday after paying admission.

*Friday Night Sleeping Areas and Capacity:
(sleeping area is NOT dependent on program chosen)
Entire group must sleep in same area except where indicated*.
Saltwater aquarium – 35
Freshwater aquarium – 35
Both aquariums – require a minimum of 50 people*
Meadows – must provide own tents – 75 people max

*Saturday Night Sleeping Area and Capacity:
(sleeping area is NOT dependent on program chosen)
Freshwater aquarium – 35

Your entire group will be sleeping in the same area unless you reserve both aquariums.

*Due to Covid-19 we are at 50% capacity for our indoor locations, we encourage tent camping so that family units have their own space to sleep in. 

2020 Fridays  2020 Saturdays
(35 people max on Sat)
September 4
November 6
November 20
December 4
December 11
December 18
2021 Fridays  2021 Saturdays
(35 people max on Sat)
January 8
January 15
January 22
January 29
February 5
February 12
February 19
February 26
March 5
March 12
March 19
March 26
April 9
April 16
April 23
April 30
January 9
January 16
January 23
January 30
February 6
February 20
February 27
March 6
March 13
March 20
April 10
April 17
April 24
May 7
May 21
May 28
June 4
June 11
June 18
June 25
July 2
July 9
July 16
July 23
July 30
August 6
August 13
August 20
August 27
May 8
May 22
June 5
June 19
June 26
July 10
July 17
July 24
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21
August 28
September 3
September 10
September 17
September 24
October 1
October 8
October 15
October 22
October 29
November 5
November 19
December 3
December 10
December 17
September 4
September 11
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9
November 20
December 4
December 11
December 18

Cost:
$55 per person – children, adults and chaperones
(A $150 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration,
this is applied to final payment that is due 2 weeks prior to your Snooze)
Admission the next morning is complimentary, we will not issue any vouchers and your group cannot come the day before.

Requirements & Restrictions:
15 person minimum – 75 person maximum
(dependent on program and date of Snooze)
All attendees must be 6 years of age or older.
1 adult per 5 children
There are no in and out privileges, snoozes must stay the night.

Cancellation Policy:
Deposit is non-refundable
50% refund of final payment a week prior to event
No refunds of final payment less than a week prior to event

What should I bring?
Sleeping bag
Pillow
Flashlight
Bug Spray
Change of clothes
Toiletry items
Refillable water bottle
(In order to reduce our carbon footprint, we do not provide plastic water bottles.)

A staff member will assist in taking belongings to your sleeping area. Campers are asked to help carry one item!

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Liability Form

Covid Release Form