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Zoo Overnights – Wild Winks

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Spend the night at the Zoo on a Wild Winks overnight for a fun-filled and totally unique after-hours experience. All overnights include interactive activities, touchable animals, pizza dinner, and a continental breakfast.

Ages 7+ (Children under 18 can only attend with an adult)
6 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Scout Badge Overnights, Dinosaur Overnights Per Person – $60
All Other Overnights, Per Person – $55

For more detailed information about the overnight program, view our brochure by clicking the link below:

 Important Program Information

Current Schedule

  • June 18
  • June 25 (Parents Night Out)
  • July 16
  • July 30 (Parents Night Out)
  • August 12
  • August 26 (Parents Night Out)
Cub/Boy Scouts
  • June 4
  • June 17 (Badge)
  • July 1 (Badge)
  • July 9
  • August 13 (Badge)
Girl Scouts
  • June 10 (Badge)
  • June 11
  • July 2
  • July 8
  • July 29 (Badge)
  • August 20 (Badge)
  • August 27
Everyone (Including Scouts)
  • June 24
  • July 22
  • August 19


Online registration for overnights closes the Sunday before the scheduled program. Click the “Register Now” button to see the most updated list of spaces and dates. Please note, a minimum of 15 participants must be in attendance to conduct overnights. 

Scout Overnights

Badge Wild Winks include everything in the general program, plus participants will complete badge requirements.

Badge programs offered:

  • Cub Scouts – Nova WILD! Award
  • Girl Scouts – Senses Badge, Animal Habitats Badge, or Night Owl Badge

In designated Girl Scout overnights, siblings or participants of the opposite gender are permitted to spend the night but will be required to sleep in a location separate from the female participants.

School, Community Group, and Private Overnights

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For school and community groups or individuals requesting a private overnight experience, please complete and submit the registration form along with payment at least 3 weeks (21 days) in advance of the program. Dates are based on availability and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Group rates are not available. Groups must pay for a minimum of 15 spaces to book an overnight. Private overnights cannot be booked on Friday or Saturday night unless all 60 general participation spaces are bought out.


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