The following dates are reserved for Girl Scout troops to spend the night at the Phoenix Zoo. Each night is prepared for a specific scout level and badge work.  Camps consist of guided trail hikes, animal discoveries and educational activities. Our diverse offerings are suited to fit many needs and help girls accomplish specific badge requirements.

If your troop has a minimum of 25 participants, you also have the option to schedule a camp on the date of your choosing (based on availability). Please see our Custom Group Camps information for more details.

Twilight Camp
6:15 – 9:30 p.m.
Twilight Camp includes a healthy evening snack, plus a souvenir water bottle.

Standard Overnight Camp
6:15 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Standard Overnight Camp includes a pizza dinner, healthy evening snack, continental breakfast, plus a souvenir water bottle. Sleeping accommodations are shared-space offered at different exciting Zoo locations, including Desert Tents, C.W. & Modene Neely Education and Event Center, Stone House Pavilion and Windmill House at Harmony Farm.

Wilderness Experience Camp
5:30 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Wilderness Experience Camp includes BBQ dinner (hamburgers, hot dogs and upon request, veggie burgers), s’mores for evening snack, continental breakfast, plus a souvenir water bottle. Sleeping accommodations are five person tents set up in Plaza de los Niños.

Camp Themes & Dates

Daisies 3 Cheers for Animals Twilight Camp | May 3
Your Daisy Girl Scout troops can earn their Daisy petals and have an adventure at the Zoo after hours! This memorable experience includes guided nighttime trail hikes, up-close animal encounters, hands-on activities, a late night snack and a Night Camp souvenir water bottle. Camp ends at about 9:30 p.m., making it perfect for younger campers who prefer to sleep in their own beds.

Brownie Bugs | April 5, April 26, May 10
Your Brownie troop will work towards earning their Bugs badge during this camp. See bugs in action, take a bug field trip and explore bug homes with us! This memorable experience includes dinner, guided nighttime trail hikes, up-close animal encounters, hands-on activities, a late night snack and a Night Camp souvenir water bottle.

Brownie Senses | April 19, May 11, May 17
Your Brownie troop will work towards earning their Senses badge during this camp. Use your five senses to explore all the Zoo has to offer! This memorable experience includes dinner, guided nighttime trail hikes, up-close animal encounters, hands-on activities, a late night snack and a Night Camp souvenir water bottle.

Junior Habitats | April 26, May 11, May 18
Your Junior troop will work towards earning their Animal Habitats badge during this camp. Observe animals’ natural behaviors, learn how we care for them and how you can make a difference for wild animals, too! This memorable experience includes dinner, guided nighttime trail hikes, up-close animal encounters, hands-on activities, a late night snack and a Night Camp souvenir water bottle.

Bugs! (Multi-level) | March 23, April 19
Explore the big world of bugs! Buzz around the Zoo at night with guided after-hours tours, see our bug giants for yourself and experience up-close encounters with the animals as we inch our way through the world of arthropods. This memorable experience includes dinner, guided nighttime trail hikes, up-close animal encounters, hands-on activities, a late-night snack and a Night Camp souvenir water bottle. Join us for this unforgettable Night Camp, available only in Spring 2019!

Learn More

Camp locations are subject to change due to weather and/or other unforeseen circumstances.

Space is limited and all reservations must be received at least three weeks prior to the camp date.

Contact the Phoenix Zoo Reservations Department at 602.914.4333 to book your camp today.

Scouts: small groups of scouts may be booked together to meet the minimum attendee requirement.

Girl Scout badges cannot be purchased through the Zoo.