For Scouts and Other Groups

Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo after the zookeepers go home? Reserve one of our after-hours programs and see the Zoo in a different light…flashlight.

Flashlight Adventures are perfect for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, youth groups, birthday parties, family reunions and more!


Critter Camp-Ins

Dissecting Owl Pellets at a Critter Camp-InJoin us for an overnight adventure and wake up in the Zoo!

Here’s your chance to sleep in a Zoo! Enjoy a pizza dinner, interactive animal-themed activities, a flashlight tour of the zoo, before falling asleep to an animal-themed animated movie. Wake up early for a light breakfast and a morning zoo tour before heading home. Take home a souvenir Flashlight Adventures Keepsake Cup and Adventures Patch.

Schedule a Critter Camp-In for just $50 per person (minimum of 20 people)


Twilight Tours

Twilight Tours are ideal for younger children, birthday parties, school nights or adult groups interested in an after-hours zoo experience and you’ll still enjoy the comfort of your own bed. Enjoy a pizza dinner, interactive animal-themed activities, a flashlight tour of the Zoo, and a campfire and s’mores before heading home for the night. Take home a souvenir Flashlight Adventures patch.

Schedule a Twilight Tour for just $30/person! (minimum of 20 people)


Choose between a Critter Camp-In and a Twilight Tour and then pick one of our most popular themes! Ask about our program themes designed to meet Girl Scout and Boy Scout recognition requirements.

  • Things That Go Bump in the Night
  • Whodunit?
  • Crazy About Animals!

Flashlight Adventure Fine Print

  • Flashlight Adventures can be reserved by any group of 20–40 individuals year-round.
  • Don’t have a large enough group? Team up with friends and experience a Flashlight Adventure together.
  • Participants must be at least 7 years of age.
  • One chaperone over the age of 18 is required for every four participants under the age of 14.

Have questions or ready to schedule your Flashlight Adventure?
Please call our Overnight Coordinator at (508) 991-4556, ext 18