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Snooze at the Zoo

Join us for an overnight adventure at Zoo Boise!

Zoo Boise offers a variety of Snooze at the Zoo overnight programs for your Family, Scout Troop, School or Youth Group. Sleep under the stars right in the middle of the city! Enjoy programs led by education department staff or explore the zoo on your own after regular zoo hours.

Scout Troops will bond while earning a badge. In addition to a Scout Master-led program, troops will enjoy learning more about the zoo’s exotic animals from our education department staff. School Groups will learn about zoo animals while fulfilling Idaho/Oregon State Education Requirements. Through education department-led programs, groups will get to explore the zoo in the dark and interact with some of the zoo’s exotic animals.

Private Snooze at the Zoo events may be scheduled in accordance with current COVID-19 city and state mandates and are subject to zoo availability.

Dates: April – October
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00am
Age: 7+
Ratio: One adult per five children
Minimum: 15 participants
Maximum: 50 participants
Cost: $55 per participant $50 FOZB members (copy of membership card required)

Snoozes at the Zoo can be booked any day of the week based upon site and staff availability. Some tents, covered areas, and indoor space are available. Personal tents may be used. All bedding is responsibility of camper.

Light evening snack and breakfast is included. Special dietary needs are responsibility of camper. Programs occur rain or shine and are non-refundable unless canceled by zoo due to severity of storm. For security reasons, Snoozes at the Zoo are lock in events. All participants much check-in and out at scheduled times unless prior arrangements are made.

Upon submission of this form a zoo representative will contact you to confirm your date or offer other availability. Information packet will be supplied at time of reservation.

Private Snooze at the Zoo Form

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When you register for a class or program with the Zoo Boise/City of Boise, this Personal Release Statement is implied: I understand that the registered activities and services may have an element of hazard or inherent danger and I take full responsibility for my actions and physical condition. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Boise and its employees from any liability loss, cost or expense (including attorney’s fees, medical and ambulance costs) that I may incur while participating in the Recreation activities. I give my consent to use any photographs or videotape taken of me in future promotional or marketing materials.