Summer Twilights are themed evening programs that allow Girl Scouts to explore the Zoo after hours and work toward their scouting goals.
Animal Discovery: For Brownies and Juniors. Take a hike around the Zoo and explore the world of animals like a scientist.
World of Insects: For Brownies, Juniors and Cadets. Be a true naturalist and study insects after dark. Learn how to attract and identify different insects.
Wildlife Conservation: For Juniors and Cadets. Go behind-the-scenes and learn about global and local conservation projects. Discover how you can make a difference for wildlife.
Zoo Vet: For Juniors and Cadets. Visit the Zoo’s veterinary hospital and learn what it takes to be a zoo vet.
Have you ever wanted to take an evening trek through the wild? At the Indianapolis Zoo, you can! During our Summer Safaris, you will discover the animals of Africa and beyond on this overnight adventure. You'll take an after-hours educational hike in the Plains area and go behind-the-scenes in the Zoo Commissary. Perfect for any age of Girl Scout troops, BSA troops or other groups.
Cost: $70 per person. Minimum 35 guests per session; maximum 100.
The Bunk for a Badge program is specifically designed for Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors. Scouts will have fun earning a badge while spending the night at the Zoo. Choose between the Pets and Animal Habitats badge programs.
Each program includes all evening activities, evening snack, indoor sleeping accommodations, breakfast buffet, parking and admission to the Zoo for the day following your overnight.