Want to test your animal instincts? Then join us for this fun family overnight where we will test your “wild” animal survivor skills and learn about some amazing animal adaptations. Our program will include live animal presentations, zoo hikes, campfire with S’moreos, morning activities, and more!
Dates & Times
Friday, May 17, 6:30 p.m. to Saturday, May, 18, 2013 10:00 a.m.
$35 members, $45 non-members
Who can attend?
This overnight is open to multiple families with children 6 years old and above coming together to enjoy our overnight experiences. All children must be supervised by a guardian or parent and the Zoo requires one adult for every 4 children.
What is included?
Overnight programs include a themed evening program with live animal presentations, zoo night hike, games and activities, continental breakfast, morning guided program, and zoo admission after your morning program. Participants will stay in our climate controlled education auditorium with other families. Also, please note that dinner is not included.
What you and your family should bring?
Toiletries & Clothing Sleeping Gear
___Hairbrush ___Sleeping bag & tent
___Toothbrush ___Padded sleeping mat or single person inflatable mattress
___Comfortable walking shoes
*Flash photographs are only permitted during the morning portion of the Zoo tour. Flashlights can only be used in the sleeping area and are not allowed on grounds during the tour. Please note the Zoo has no shower facilities. We recommend you pack light as participants are required to carry their luggage.
You may bring additional items with you for your group. If you or a member of your group has special dietary needs, please bring items that meet your needs. Keep in mind that as chaperones, you are responsible for the children during the time they should be sleeping – caffeine and sugar are not recommended.
Participants have the option of staying in our climate controlled education auditorium or tent camping behind our education center. In the event of severe weather the zoo will move all participants into our education auditorium for the evening. Please note the Zoo has no shower facilities. We recommend you pack light as participants are required to carry their luggage.