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SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Wildlife Sleepovers

At a Glance

Overnight camping adventures for school, scout, and youth groups—kindergarten through grade 12—include games, craft activities, a nighttime stroll featuring nocturnal animals, s'mores around the campfire, and exclusive morning animal viewing with keepers.

  • $115 and up
  • Grades K–12
  • This overnight educational camping adventure is designed for school, scout, and youth groups, and can be adapted to host participants enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade). Sleepover activities are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Each sleepover program includes:

    • Orientation and games with Dr. Zoolittle
    • Live animal presentations
    • Private bus tour
    • Zoo craft activity
    • Set up your own Zoo tent and camp at the Zoo’s Camp Timbuktu
    • S’mores around the campfire
    • Guided nighttime stroll featuring nocturnal animals
    • Breakfast and beverages
    • Exclusive (pre-opening) morning animal viewing with keepers
    • Optional hot buffet dinner, breakfast, and beverages for an additional fee

    Pricing starts at $115 per camper (students and adults). Hot catered meals are available for an additional fee. Call for details at 619-718-3000.

    Choose from the following NGSS-aligned themes:

    • How Do You Zoo? Exploring Conservation Careers
    • Wildlife Heroes Conservation Campout

    Private sleepover nights are available any day of the year for groups of 35 or more. Please call 619-718-3000 for more information.

    Adult/Child Ratio for grades K–2: 

    • Minimum adult to child ratio of 1:2.
    • Maximum adult to child ratio of 1:1.

    Adult/Child Ratio for grades 3–8: 

    • Minimum adult to child ratio of 1:4.
    • Maximum adult to child ratio of 1:1.

    Adult/Child Ratio for grades 9–12: 

    • Minimum adult to child ratio of 1:10.
    • Maximum adult to child ratio of 1:1.

    Sleepover activities are subject to change.

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