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July 16, 2013

Snooze at the Zoo

News Release

Urban Camping at the Bucolic Zoo

You can experience nature—and exotic animals—without leaving the city when you participate in the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s annual Snooze at the Zoo campout, sponsored by Old Orchard Brands and Sentry Foods. Pitch a tent at the Milwaukee County Zoo on the two remaining nights available—Aug. 7 or 8—and listen to animals that stir in the night. Space is limited; so register now at www.zoosociety.org/snooze.

What: Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s (ZSM’s) Snooze at the Zoo, sponsored by Old Orchard Brands and Sentry Foods.

When: Two camping dates still availableAug. 7 and 8.

Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee.

Registration: Go online to www.zoosociety.org/snooze

Details: Pitch a tent near the Zoo’s Lake Evinrude and snooze near the animals. Each night of this annual ZSM fundraiser features entertainment and includes a buffet dinner, s’mores around a group campfire and more. The next morning, enjoy a free continental breakfast. Once you’ve taken camping gear back to your car, spend the rest of the day at the Zoo (admission is included in the camping fee). That day you can enjoy half-price admission to the Zoo’s special summer exhibit, Sting Ray & Shark Bay, sponsored by Sendik’s Food Markets. (Exhibit admission is normally $2 per person).

 

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About the ZSM

The mission of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee is to conserve wildlife and endangered species, educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment, and support the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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