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Are you looking for a fun way to get rid of the winter blues?  Bundle up your scout, youth, or school group and come spend the night at Binder Park Zoo! Guests will participate in winter themed activities, see a live animal presentation, and play exciting indoor and outdoor games. Dress for the weather as we will be spending some time outdoors exploring the wonders of a Michigan winter! A wide variety of programs are available.

Who? Any organized group ages 6 and up; scout groups, youth groups, classrooms, etc. Programs require a minimum of 20 participants and can take up to 50 participants maximum. 

What? A fun, one of a kind overnight experience! Overnight program includes a live animal presentation, late night snack, light breakfast, carousel ride, souvenir cup, and souvenir patch.  T-shirts may be purchased for an additional fee. Scout groups may work towards badge requirements, school groups may work towards curriculum requirements, and general programs are also available.    

Where? Binder Park Zoo’s East Side; Wild Africa is closed for the season.

When? Programs run from 6:45pm until 10:00am the next day and are available from November-March. Please contact us for date availability. 

How Much? $35 per person

To register: Click here for a printable registration form.  Registration forms may be mailed or faxed to the address or number below. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required with registrations and will be subtracted from your final total. Final payment is due one month prior to your overnight. If registering within 30 days of your overnight, full payment is due with registration.   

Mail registration forms to:     
Binder Park Zoo
Attn: Kristy Shaw
7400 Division Drive   
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Registration forms may also be faxed to:  (269)979-8834 

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural AffairsBattle Creek Community Foundation