Cub Scout Overnight - Nova WILD!

Looking for an overnight experience for the whole pack? In this program, Cub Scouts of all ages can experience the zoo together while learning about wildlife, the food cycle, and different ecosystems. You will learn from observing the animals in the Zoo as well as searching for plants and animals that live in our local ecosystem along Arroyo Viejo Creek. This program is designed to help Cub Scouts complete part of the Nova WILD! Award, but is great fun for any den or pack, whether or not you intend to go on to complete the award. Find out more about other Cub Scout Overnight Programs.

Date and Time

Select Fridays and Saturdays - Jan 7th, Jan 14th, Feb 10th, Mar 18th, Mar 24th, & Apr 1st

Cost and Fees

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


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 Cub 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 current Cub Scouts) are not permitted to register or attend since they are taking away spots from other cub scouts and parents wanting to attend.


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