Bunk with the Beasts

Scout Overnights

Bring your scout group to spend a night at Denver Zoo! Each bunk overnight adventure features different activities geared toward different themes. Scout groups can earn their badges with a very special experience! You and your group will explore the Zoo and its exhibits, learn about different animals, and participate in games and activities.


Bunk with the Beasts

  • Child: $58 per child
  • Adult Chaperone: $58 per adult
    (One scout leader per troop is free)


$80 per person


Scholarships available, apply during registration. More information on Access to Awe Scholarships can be found here.

Dates & Times

Scout Group Bunk with the Beasts

Year Round | 6:00 p.m. – 10 a.m. (next morning)

Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts: Go Nocturnal!

Daisies, Brownies, and Junior Scouts: Go Nocturnal!

No upcoming dates announced

Daisy Girl Scouts: 3 Cheers for Animals

No upcoming dates announced

Brownie Girl Scouts: Pets

Brownie Girl Scouts: Senses

Junior Girls Scouts: Animal Habitats

Cub Scouts: Africa’s Pride

No upcoming dates announced

Girl Scouts: Mother's Day Bunk

Scout CampOUTS

June - September | 6:00 p.m. – 10 a.m. (next morning)

No upcoming dates announced

Community Group CampOUTs

June - September | 6:00 p.m. – 10 a.m. (next morning)

Community Groups, Scouts, and Schools welcome!

Program Information

Scout Group Bunk with the Beasts

Year Round

  • Daisy Girl Scouts: Three Cheers for Animals
  • Brownie Girl Scouts: Pets
  • Brownie Girl Scouts: Senses
  • Junior Girl Scouts: Animal Habitats
  • Cub Scout: Africa’s Pride

Scout Group CampOUTS

June - September

Bunk with the Beasts CampOUTs are overnight adventures for your scouts at Denver Zoo. You'll enjoy private tours of the Zoo, 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 special safari tents! Dinner, Snack, Breakfast included.

Overnight Waiver

A waiver must be completed for all participants attending an overnight (child and adult), and turned in the night of your program. Spanish language waivers are available upon request.

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. Ticket sales for Scout Bunks end two weeks before the program date. Any tickets purchased after this date are subject to availability and will be charged a $15 per person late fee.

Important Information

Download the Important Information PDF to make sure you're ready for your overnight.