Discover what happens at the Zoo after the sun goes down at Elmwood Park Zoo's "Zoo Snooze" overnight campouts! Spend a night under the stars with your favorite animal friends and enjoy outdoor family time in a safe and unique environment!
Zoo Snooze provides a great camping experience for both first-time and seasoned campers. Campouts take place on one Friday per month (June through October). Each Zoo Snooze is uniquely themed and allows guests to experience Elmwood Park Zoo in a whole new way!
Dates and themes for 2014 are as follows:
Friday, June 20 – Father’s Day Campout
Bring the whole family to the Zoo to celebrate dad at our annual Father's Day Campout! Guests will enjoy crafts, activities, s'mores, and end the night with a movie under the stars!
Friday, July 11 – Conservation Campout
Spend the night with our conservation mascot, Bubby the Bison, and learn to be environmentally friendly! Enjoy crafts, games, and an animal show that will give you a new perspective on going green!
Friday, August 8 – Safari Sleepover
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Join us for an overnight safari through the Zoo where you'll embark on a flashlight tour of EPZ and meet some of our wildest friends, including the giant giraffes!
Friday, September 19 – Nocturnal Night Out
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Hang out with some of our night-loving friends, including the bats, owls, ferrets, and many others! Learn about the unique habits of these nocturnal creatures with a live animal show and fun interactive games!
Friday, October 10 – Overnight Investigation
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Zoo needs your help! Someone has taken food from the animals and no one knows who or where to find it! Join the ranks as an honorary Zootective and help us find the culprit! Along the way, you'll learn about animal footprints, diets, and much more!
Tickets are $50 per person and $30 per member; kids under 3 are free.
Price includes admission, dinner, activities, a movie under the stars, s’mores by the campfire and breakfast in the morning. All campers are required to provide their own camping equipment.
Add a Souvenir Campout Kit (safari hat, flashlight keychain and binoculars) for only $15 more!