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Bunking with the Butterflies

Bunking with the Butterflies participants

Spend an unforgettable night at the Nature Museum! Meet live animals and participate in nature and science inspired activities during this memorable event.

Participants will sleep within select exhibits, make memories with friends and family, and, of course, enjoy the wonder of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven

Nature Museum overnights are a shared learning experience for youth and their chaperones facilitated by Museum Educators. A light snack and a continental breakfast will be provided for all Bunking with the Butterflies participants. See below for information on our upcoming Scouts Overnight and our custom Bunking with the Butterflies overnight experiences options. Or explore all the reasons why families love Bunking with the Butterflies.

Please email for additional information.

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“This was the most organized event we have gone to. The leaders were amazing! So professional, knowledgeable, and fantastic with the girls. I would HIGHLY recommend this overnight to everyone! We loved all the activities and games, a great mix! Thank you so much.” - Bunking with the Butterflies Chaperone

“(What I liked best about the overnight was) spending the night with friends and doing so many fun activities!” -Bunking with the Butterflies Youth Participant

“We did lots of fun activities that have to do with nature.” - Bunking with the Butterflies Youth Participant

Bunking with the Butterflies Scout Overnights

Boy Scouts in workshop

Join other scouts in making the Museum your home for the night! Educators will guide you through hands-on activities, meeting live animals, games, and more. A light snack, continental breakfast and an overnight patch are included in the price. All scout families and troops are invited to join us for an upcoming overnight at the Nature Museum!

Friday, February 7 - Saturday, February 8, 2020

Please note: This event is at capacity. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please click the button to continue filling out the form.

$55 per scout; $40 per chaperone up to the 1:5 chaperone to children ratio.

$55 per participant for additional adults

One registration form per troop or family.

February 2020 Registration

“Safe, clean, interactive, GREAT instructors, plenty of opportunity to work together with our children…great snack/breakfast choice, terrific agenda.”
Bunking with the Butterflies Chaperone

Custom Bunking with the Butterflies Experience

Girls and Museum Educator interacting with snake

Book a private Bunking with the Butterflies overnight for your scout, school, community organization, or family group!

$60 per participant; option of including pizza dinner for $70 per participant

Custom overnights are available for families and groups of 50 or more people with a ratio of one adult to five children.

Due to increased programming in the spring and summer, we are unable to book custom overnight experiences from May to August.

For additional information, or to inquire about planning a custom private overnight for a group of 50 or more people, please complete the inquiry form by clicking on the button below.

Custom Bunking with the Butterflies Inquiry Form 

“The activities were engaging, educational and age appropriate.”
- Bunking with the Butterflies Chaperone

“The instructors were outstanding, made the trip even more memorable. Very organized.”
- Bunking with the Butterflies Chaperone

Interested in booking a Scout Workshop? Click the button below to learn more.

Scout Workshops

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