Girl Scout Overnight: Brownies - Bugs

Come to Oakland Zoo to learn a bit about bugs! You will never want to tell a bug to “buzz” off again after you spend the night at the Zoo. Learn exactly what makes a bug a bug by illustrating some of their common body parts. You will also have the chance to meet some of our resident Zoo bugs by visiting them in their own home here at the Zoo. Don’t forget about our native bugs which you will have a chance to make a ‘take-home habitat.’ Find out more about other Girl Scout Overnights!

Date and Time

Saturday, January 21st, Saturday, February 11th, or Friday, April 21st 7pm to 10am the following morning

Cost and Fees

$47.50 per adult - $47.50 per child. All adults and children must register. Only Brownies and adult chaperones are permitted to attend - No siblings.


Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education & Zimmer Auditorium. Please park in the Lower Parking Lot and meet in front of auditorium.


To make a reservation download the Overnight Request Form. Submit a completed copy by fax (510) 729-7324 or by email at least 6 weeks in advance. We are unable to accommodate bookings less than 2 weeks prior to the event.


Contact: Education Reservations Associate
Phone: 510-632-9525 x220

Additional Program Information
  • Payment is due in full 30 days before your event date or your reservation.
  • If you cancel more than 31 days before your event date you will be refunded the full amount minus a $200.00 cancellation fee. If it is less than 30 days, no refunds will be made.
  • You will receive 1 patch per scout for the program you have selected.
  • All Girl Scout Overnights include an animal close-up with one of Oakland Zoo's animal ambassadors.
  • A light snack is provided at night and a continental breakfast is served in the morning.
  • Unfortunately, we have a strict no sibling policy. Older and younger siblings (unless they are currently Brownies) are not permitted to register or attend since they are taking away spots from other girl scouts and parents wanting to attend.


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