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 Public Overnight and our custom Bunking with the Butterflies overnight experience options.
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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 Public Overnight
Friday, March 24-Saturday, March 25, 2023
Join other scouts, families, and groups in making the Museum your home for the night! Educators will guide you through exploring during hands-on activities, meeting live animals, playing games, and more. A light snack, continental breakfast, and a custom Nature Museum overnight patch are included in the price. Everyone is welcome to join us on this public overnight, developed for youth from 5 to 11 years old.
Dates: Friday, March 24-Saturday, March 25, 2023
Cost: $79 per participant, with a required ratio of one chaperone per five children
Registration is now open for our March 2023 public overnight! Click the button to register your group!
“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
Book a private Bunking with the Butterflies overnight for your scout, school, community organization, or family group!
Cost: $89 per participant; option to include pizza dinner for an additional $10 per participant
Custom overnights are available for families, school groups, and other 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.
“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
Continue your troops’ connection to the Nature Museum by scheduling a hands-on educational workshop!