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 30 youth participants.
For groups under 30 please call for booking information.
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:

  • Animal Fun (includes Wildlife Conservation belt loop
  • 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:

  • Animal Fun
  • Veterinary Medicine Merit Badge
  • Bird Study 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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