Snooze at the Zoo
Wednesday, August 6, Thursday, August 7, Friday, August 8 or Saturday, August 9, 2014
Sponsored by Old Orchard Brands and Sentry Foods

Share the night sky with a wild bunch! This Zoological Society special event offers a safe, fun, educational overnight family camping experience.

  • Enjoy a picnic buffet dinner on the shore of the Zoo's Lake Evinrude
  • Huddle around the campfire and stop at the s'more station, sponsored by The Sleep Wellness Institute
  • Spend a cozy night in your sleeping bag listening to the sounds of the Zoo
  • Enjoy a continental breakfast, and then spend the remainder of the day at the Zoo

Zoological Society members and non-members can choose Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday night to attend. Your night at the Zoo begins with registration at 5:00 p.m., giving you time to check in, set up camp and eat dinner before the evening's activities begin.

Registrations will only be accepted online.


  • Online registration ONLY. First-come-first-served basis.
    • Member-only registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 19.
    • Non-member registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 20.
  • Get campsite rate discounts when you send in a Sentry Foods cash-register receipt showing the purchase of two 64-ounce Old Orchard juices or blends
    • $10 discount for a family or $3 discount for an individual.
    • Mail your Sentry receipt and a copy of your confirmation, as well as your name and address, to:

      Zoological Society of Milwaukee
      Snooze Discount
      10005 W. Bluemound Road
      Milwaukee, WI 53226-4383

      The account you used to register will be credited once this information is received. 
  • Please keep in mind campsites are about 20' by 20'. Plan accordingly for your camping supplies and tent.
  • Cancellations prior to July 1 are subject to a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations on July 1 or after are not refundable.
  • Additions on July 1 or after, if space allows, are not guaranteed a T-shirt.
  • Registration is open to Zoological Society members and non-members.
  • No vehicles or pop-up campers will be permitted.
  • No more than two tents per campsite will be permitted.
  • Not all of the buildings in the Zoo will be open during the evening.
  • No one under 21 admitted without parent or guardian.
  • Snooze at the Zoo will take place RAIN OR SHINE.


  Zoological Society Member Non-Member
Adult (age 13+) $45 $50
Child (3-12) * $30 $35
Family of 4 $135 $160

* Children 2 and under are welcome to attend the event with their family; however, they do not receive a T-shirt or meal coupons.

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Please add me to the mailing list or, for additional information, contact the Zoological Society Special Events Office at (414) 258-2333 or via e-mail at

Special thanks to our Snooze at the Zoo sponsors:
Old Orchard Sentry Foods


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