Education

Experience Lincoln Children's Zoo at night through behind-the-scenes overnight adventures. Overnight programs give children and adults a unique look at Zoo animals and operations in a private, after-hours setting. This educational program is designed especially for scout groups, families and youth groups.

Overnight Facts
Program starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 a.m. the following morning
All activities and snacks are included in the price
Choose from a variety of themes or create your own experience
Sleep surrounded by animals in The Hive or Animal Kingdom

Overnight experiences require a minimum of 35 youth participants.
Two adults must be present for every ten youth.


Cub Scout Programs
All Cub Scout programs include a behind-the-scenes tour, night hike and program-specific activities.Choose from:

  • Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation
  • Cub Scout Animal Fun
  • Create your own experience


Boy Scout Merit Badge Programs
All Boy Scout programs include a behind-the-scenes tour, night hike and program-specific activities. Choose from:

  • Mammal Study Merit Badge
  • Veterinary Medicine Merit Badge
  • Create your own experience


Girl Scout Programs
All Girl Scout programs include a behind-the-scenes tour, night hike and program specific activities.Choose from:

  • Amazing Animal Habitats
  • Hike the Zoo
  • Zoo Campers
  • Bugs, Bugs & Bugs
  • Wild Animals & Wildlife
  • Create your own experience

Cost
Includes all activities and snacks.
$30 per youth
$15 per adult

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to request a date. If the date is not available the deposit will be refunded and you will be contacted.

Overnight Experience

Deposit
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