Thousands of Scouts visit Zoo Atlanta each year because we share the belief that all children have the power to make the world a better place. From NightCrawler overnights to Scout Days, Zoo Atlanta offers Girl and Boy Scouts several opportunities to learn about animals, environmental issues and conservation.

Scout Days
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Scout NightCrawler Overnights

After the sun sets, your Scouts can go behind-the-scenes to see what really happens at the Zoo after dark! Spend the night in climate-controlled, indoor facilities and wake up to the sounds of the wild! Join Zoo Atlanta and enjoy a unique Zoo sleepover, while working toward your Girl Scout Naturalist Legacy Badge; Daisies will work on Rosie's Story (Scout badge not provided by Zoo Atlanta). Come with a parent or with your troop. The night will be filled with crafts, entertaining activities and after-hours tours. Full payment is due at the time of reservation.

Scout NightCrawler overview:

"Thank you for an outstanding experience! The girls will remember this adventure forever. We will be sure to recommend this excursion to other Girl Scout Troops!"
- NightCrawler participant

  • No minimum group size required!
  • Troops of 10 or more participants receive 1 free adult for every 10 children
  • A fun themed program
  • A night-time scavenger hunt
  • A tour of the Animal Nutrition Kitchen
  • An animal encounter with several education animals
  • Continental breakfast and private guided tour of the Zoo
  • Unique Zoo Atlanta NightCrawler participation patches available for only $4 each!

Upcoming Scout NightCrawlers:

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  • Time: 6 p.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $60 per participant
  • All attendees must be at least 6 years old
  • Advance registration required
  • Scout(s) must be accompanied by at least one paid adult 
  • Program cost applies to both Zoo Members and Non-Members


Can't attend one of these Scout NightCrawler events? Scout groups of 10 or more can attend a Group NightCrawlers program and work toward their badges/belt loops/etc!

Scout Workshops
Have a wild time exploring the Zoo, meeting animals up-close, and working on your scout requirements. Girl Scouts can work toward Petals or Badges, while Boy Scouts work toward Belt Loops, Activity Badges, or Merit Badges and Cub Scouts can work toward a Belt Loop or Academic Pin. Come with a parent or bring your entire troop/pack. Designed specifically for scouts, these workshops are sure to be an adventure! Badges, belt loops, and pins not provided by Zoo Atlanta.

Program Information:

  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 per scout; $25 per adult
  • Program cost applies to both Zoo Members and Non-Members
  • Participants may register as individual scouts or as a troop/pack/den
  • Workshop registration is by scout level
  • All scouts must be accompanied by an adult; each registration must include an adult
  • Reservation and full payment are required prior to the program start date
  • Walk-up registrations will not be accepted
  • Scout badge/belt loop/pin not provided by Zoo Atlanta
  • Workshop cost includes admission to the Zoo after the program 


Upcoming Workshops:


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