CLASSES & CAMPS

Family and Child Only Overnights: Bunk with the Beasts & CampOUTs

Come and spend a night at Denver Zoo! You will explore the zoo and its exhibits, learn about different animals, and participate in games and activities. There is so much to discover when the crowds are gone and the sun goes down, so grab your friends and family and join us for Bunk with the Beasts and CampOuts!  

Family Bunk with the Beasts

  • Bring your family and friends to an overnight at Denver Zoo! 
  • 5 years and up with accompanying adult

Wild Lights, Wild Winter

Join us for dinner and be the first to experience your own private evening of Zoo Lights before the event’s opening weekend.  Warm up inside with hot cocoa and fun crafts and activities that explore how wild animals adapt to winter habitats. Wake up to a warm breakfast and a before-hours private tour of the zoo. This bunk experience is a perfect way to celebrate the holiday season! Dinner, snack and breakfast provided

 

Child Only Bunk with the Beasts

  • 5 years and up with accompanying adult
  • Choose from different types of programs:

I Love the Zoo (Valentine’s Day)

Children are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sleepover at a Denver Zoo Bunk with the Beasts adventure! From peacocks to primates and polar bears to pachyderms, participants will visit some of the zoo’s most beloved animals while their parents enjoy a night out!  Kids will make a special valentine for a zoo critter, and have fun at this special kids-only sleepover in Denver Zoo’s onsite Gates Education Center. The evening Includes pizza dinner, an evening snack and full breakfast.

Zoo Year’s Eve (New Year’s Eve)

Children are invited to celebrate Near Year’s Eve with a sleepover at a Denver Zoo Bunk with the Beasts adventure! They will explore Zoo Lights, learn about animals and celebrate the New Year in a safe and fun environment. Parents can enjoy a night out on the town.  The evening Includes pizza dinner, an evening snack and full breakfast.

 

Family Campouts (June)

  • 5 years and up with accompanying adult

Bunk with the Beasts CampOUTS are an overnight adventure for your family at Denver Zoo. You'll enjoy private tours of the Zoo after hours, a campout dinner on zoo grounds, live animal encounters, and campfire treats.  You will then conclude the evening by camping out underneath the stars in our safari tents and enjoy breakfast in the morning!

 

Family Campouts: Dino! Safari (July-September) - This year only!

  • 5 years and up with accompanying adult

Do you have what it takes to survive a night amongst the dinosaurs? Step back in time, when these famous giants roamed the Earth as you join us for a special Dinos! Safari CampOUT. Worried you won’t be able to see the Utahraptor hunting in the night? Your safari guide will have night vision scopes ready as we explore the Zoo after hours to discover what dinosaurs and present-day animals have in common. This is an overnight adventure for families. Your family will enjoy dinner, live animal encounters, and campfire treats.  You’ll end the evening by camping out underneath the stars in our safari tents, and enjoy breakfast in the morning before continuing your trek in the light of day!


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Cancellations or Refunds

  • This is a nonrefundable program. We encourage you to find age-appropriate substitutes if your participants cannot attend. Your overnight adventure will take place in any type of weather. Outdoor activities occur “rain, snow, or shine” so please bring appropriate clothing and gear. If the Zoo must cancel a program due to weather, transfers or full refunds will be issued.