Making a Campout Reservation 

For reservations, please call (402) 738-2049.

Large Group Campouts (25 or more participants)

Schools, churches, boy scouts, girl scouts, summer camps, families and more with a minimum of 25 people can reserve a campout date year round.

Packages & Pricing

Where Can My Group Sleep?

Campout Guidelines

Are there any campout souvenirs available?

Are there other activities available during the campout?

BlueCross Blue Shield




Through the generous support of BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska, a *free overnight experience at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is now available for select schools in Nebraska.  Free campouts are only available in the Education Classrooms, Durham Lodge, or the Wildlife Safari Park. 

*Nebraska schools outside of the Omaha or Lincoln metro area are eligible for a free campout. 

Family Campouts

You don't have to travel half way across the world to take your family on an exotic vacation. Family campouts include a continental breakfast, snack and a visit from one of our Animal Ambassadors. Children must be 4 years of age and accompanied by an adult. Campouts are $35.00 per person (unless otherwise noted). All campouts run 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

To register for a campout, please call (402) 738-2049.                    

December 6th – Lied Jungle Campout*
December 27th – Scott Aquarium Campout $40

January 24th – Hubbard Gorilla Valley Campout $35
February 28th – Scott Aquarium- Shark Reef Campout $40
March 21st – Desert Dome Geocaching Campout $65*
April 17th – Scott Aquarium - Total Penguin Campout $45
May 23th – Wildlife Safari Park Campout $35 (open to families or small groups)
June 13th – Expedition Madagascar Campout $35
July 11th – Wild Kingdom Pavilion Geocaching Campout $65

*Tents required.

Small Group Campouts

Small Group campouts are designed for schools, churches, boy scouts, girl scouts, or summer camps who cannot meet our 25 person large group campout minimum. Campouts are $35.00 per person (unless otherwise noted). All campouts run 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Small Group Campout Guidelines - Please hand this out to all adult members of your group.             

December 6th – Scott Aquarium ($40.00 per person)

January 3th – Scott Aquarium Campout $40
February 21st – Desert Dome Campout $35*
March 14th – Scott Aquarium Campout $40
April 11th – Wild Kingdom Pavilion Geocaching Campout $65
May 9th – Mother’s Day Special – Wildlife Safari Park Campout (Girl Scouts only) $35
May 23th – Wildlife Safari Park Campout $35 (open to families or small groups)
June 12th – Total Penguin Campout $40
June 20th – Father’s Day Special – Wildlife Safari Park Campout (Boy Scouts only) $35
July 18th – Prairie Dog Meadow Geocaching Campout $65*
July 25th – Scott Aquarium Campout $40
August 14th – Total Penguin Campout $40

*Tents required.

Frequently Asked Questions


Are there any campout souvenirs available?
Are there other activities available during the campout?