• If you have a scout troop/pack/den that has multiple age levels or if our Snooze at the Zoo programs do not match your needs, you can schedule your own private scout overnight. When you schedule your own overnight we use the themes which we are currently offering but tailor them to match your needs. These overnights cost $42 per person and we require a minimum of 30 participants (this total includes scouts and adults) and a maximum of 60 participants.

    Please contact the overnight staff at (314) 646-4614 or overnights@stlzoo.org for more information.

  • Private Under the Sea-lion Overnights

    For families and organized groups with participants ages 5 and up

    Join us for this amazing opportunity to sleep inside the Sea Lion Sound tunnel! We will explore some of our marine and freshwater life at the Zoo by visiting Chain of Lakes 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!

    Available April - September.

    Fee: $62 per person (minimum of 12 people)

    Limited to 16 to 18 people in the sea lion tunnel. Maximum of 24 people (some will sleep in the cave area or by the sea lion windows).

    Instructors: Zoo Staff

    Please contact the overnight staff at (314) 646-4614 or overnights@stlzoo.org for more information.

  • If our workshop days don’t work with your schedule or if you want to complete a different badge, you may want to set up a private badge program. These programs will complete the entire badge and will also get you a more personal experience as your own instructors lead you through all your badge requirements.

    Badges Offered: Bugs, Household Elf, Pets and Senses

    Who registers: Girl Scout Brownie Troops with adult chaperones (min. of 15 scouts and max. of 45 scouts)

    Dates/Times: These 2 hour programs are offered from September to May on:

    • Monday - Thursday between 6 and 9 p.m.
    • Saturday or Sunday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    Fee: $20 per scout (one free adult per scout)

    To book, please contact the Scout Coordinator at (314) 646-4960 or overnights@stlzoo.org.

  • The Zoo’s Education Department offers tours seven days a week from September through May, unless otherwise noted. Tours are offered at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.

    See Educational Tours for details and registration information.