Scout Programs

Interested in bringing your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop camping in the Zoo?

Girl and Boy Scout units and their leaders, parents and siblings are invited to join in the fun and camp out at Audubon Zoo for only $35 a person. Troops have the option of earning a badge during their overnight!


  • All scouts must bring their own camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags, etc.) and provide dinner for their troop.
  • The minimum number of people is 30.
  • The maximum number of people is 70.
  • All participants must be five years of age or older.

Sample Overnight Itinerary:

6:00 pmTroop arrives and set-up their "camp" in the education yard
7:00 pmEvening activities begin including animal adventures, biofact times, campfire with s’mores and a night hike through the Zoo.
10:00 pmLights out
7:00 amContinental breakfast
8:00 amMorning hike through the Zoo
9:00 amScouts depart from the Zoo

Scout Overnights dates for Fall 2014 will be posted in early summer!

To reserve your date will require a minimum registration of 10 people as a deposit. 
ACTUAL minimum number of registrants is 30 people.


Contact us by Email; call (504) 861-5103 or fax (504) 861-2426.