Bedtime with the Beasts

Spend a fun-filled night enjoying the Oakland Zoo in a very special experience - camping out with the wild things! We offer several programs designed for Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, families, or any group who wants to experience the Zoo in a whole new light...starlight!

School Group Overnights

Bring your class to the Oakland Zoo for a night full of exploration, learning, and fun! Particpate in hands-on activities to learn about habitats, life cycles, or even poop! All themes meet California State Standards. This is a field trip your class will never forget!

Community Group Overnights

This overnight is designed for any group that wants spend the night at the Oakland Zoo. Grab your friends and come find out what goes on in the Zoo once the rest of the guests leave. A variety of themes allows you to visit the rain-forest, be a detective and snoop your way around the Zoo, or even create your own custom curriculum in a fun and exciting overnight adventure.

Family Sundown Safari

Go on Safari in Oakland! Family Sundown Safari is a hands-on educational summer program for families with children ages 4 and up. Bring your tent and sleep out underneath the stars. Your family will never forget their incredibly fun and unique campout at the Oakland Zoo!