Snooz-a-pa-ZOO-za Family Overnights

Snooz-a-pa-Zoo-za Family Overnight: Zoorassic Overnight 

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You feel the ground shaking, once still water is casting ripples, suddenly you hear a ROAR! A T-Rex is stalking zoo grounds; find him before he finds you! Perfecting archeological dig techniques, and riding a Tyrannosaurs Rex sunken into the earth, and experiencing animals of present day that remind us of those from the past are only part of this Snooz-a-pa-Zoo-za Family Overnight. This opportunity will only come once in several million years - see these animals before they become.....extinct!

We will spend the evening exploring the zoo trails, having exciting live animal presentations, enjoying interactive games, and more!  In the morning, we will have an up-close encounter with an animal that has a voice that would make a T-Rex flinch! 

Evening snacks, continental breakfast, and admission to the zoo after the program ends on Saturday are all included in this package.  Once registered you will receive an electronic confirmation with details on items you and your family should bring along for this overnight adventure.

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Who can attend?

This overnight is open to multiple families with children 6 years and older 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.

Due the amount of hiking and late evening activities we ask that families with children younger than 6 years old not attend.



Friday, September 26th at 6:30 p.m. until Saturday, September 27th at 10 a.m.


Friday, October 10th at 6:30 p.m. until Saturday, October 11th at 10 a.m.  Sold out! Check back soon.



$35 members (per person), $45 non-members (per person). For more information on our Family Overnights, call (918) 669-6222 or email the Education Department at


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 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.  Please note the zoo has no shower facilities.  We recommend you pack light as participants are required to carry their luggage.  We ask that all families have their camping gear set and are ready to start activities by 7 p.m.  Zoo gates will close at 7 p.m. and late arrivals will not be permitted after this time.

Please note that dinner is not included.


What you and your family should bring?

Toiletries & Clothing    Sleeping Gear

___Hairbrush          ___Sleeping bag

___Toothbrush       ___Padded sleeping mat or single person inflatable mattress

___Toothpaste       ___Blanket

___Deodorant        ___Pillow

___Washcloth        ___Pajamas    

___Rain gear          ___Comfortable walking shoes

___Weather-appropriate clothing


Personal Items




*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.  


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