Standard Private Overnights

Who: Scouts, Youth Groups, Birthday Parties, Families with children, College groups etc.

Size: We can accommodate groups of 30-65 people.  If you have more people we may be able to get a larger sleeping location based on the date. Please contact overnights@stlzoo.org for more information.

Price: $42 per person ($1,260 minimum)

Location: We sleep inside  the Exploration Outpost from mid-August through May.  We sleep outside under the stars from June to mid-August.

Theme: The theme will be the same as the scout overnights unless you request another program.  The theme varies through the year, click here to visit the scout page and read the description.  We can also offer any of our school offering themes for private groups as well. Click here to visit our school page.  If you want a specialized theme please contact us to discuss your ideas.

When we offer the program: Any day, all year long

What is included: Themed activities (can include games, crafts, animal observation, labs, scavenger hunt etc), an evening snack, flashlight tour of Zoo grounds, a continental breakfast, a morning stroll, a reusable cup and a patch. 

Optional Add-ons:

1. Snooze at the Zoo T-shirt - $15 a shirt (order form will be emailed with invoice).

2. Upgrade to full dinner:

  • Domino's Pizza Dinner - $5 per person. Includes pizza (pepperoni and cheese), bread sticks, salad, dessert and Coca-Cola beverage product.
  • Panera Bread Catered Dinner - $9 per person. Includes variety of sandwiches, salads, chips, cookie, and Coca-Cola beverage product.

Private Under the Sea Lion Overnights

Who: Scouts, Youth Groups, Birthday Parties, Families with children etc.

Size: We can accommodate groups of 12-24 people. About 16 to 18 people in the sea lion tunnel, if your group is larger than that some will sleep in the surrounding cave area or by the sea lion windows.

Price: $62 per person ($744 minimum)

Location: We sleep inside the Sea Lion Sound walk-through tunnel

Theme: Join us for this amazing opportunity to sleep inside the Sea Lion Sound tunnel!  We will explore some of our marine life at the Zoo by visiting Caribbean Cove and the Herpetarium. We will end the night by laying out sleeping bags inside the tunnel. You will awake under the sea and, hopefully, under a sea lion!

When we offer the program: April through September

What is included: Themed activities (can include games, crafts, animal observation, lab, scavenger hunt etc), an evening snack, flashlight tour of Zoo grounds, a continental breakfast, a trip to Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, a morning stroll, a reusable cup and a patch.

Optional Add-ons:

1. Snooze at the Zoo T-shirt - $15 a shirt (order form will be emailed with invoice).

2. Upgrade to full dinner catered by Panera Bread, $9 per person. Includes variety of sandwiches, salads, chips, cookies, and Coca-Cola beverage product.

Adults Only Private Under the Sea Lion Overnights

Who: Adults over the age of 18

Size: We can accommodate groups of 10-20 people. About 14 to 16 people in the sea lion tunnel, if your group is larger than that some will sleep in the surrounding cave area or by the sea lion windows.

Price: $80 per person ($800 minimum)

Location: We sleep inside the Sea Lion Sound walk-through tunnel

Theme: Join us for this amazing opportunity to sleep inside the Sea Lion Sound tunnel!  You will talk with Zoo staff about how we take care of our animal collection and then team up to solve a scavenger hunt. After a night hike, we will end the night by laying out sleeping bags inside the tunnel.  You will awake under the sea and hopefully under a sea lion!

When we offer the program: April through September

What is included: A competitive scavenger hunt with prizes, a catered dinner, flashlight tour of Zoo grounds, a continental breakfast, a trip to Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, and a morning stroll.

Optional Add-ons:

1. Snooze at the Zoo T-shirt - $15 a shirt (order form will be emailed with invoice).

 

For any questions please contact overnights@stlzoo.org or (314) 646-4961.

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