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Overnight Adventures

Come explore the Living Coast Discovery Center after dark!

After a full evening of fun, hands-on activities and animal encounters, you will snuggle down in your sleeping bags for a movie and cozy indoor camping. The next morning, your group will enjoy a continental breakfast and more opportunities to meet local wildlife up-close. Call 619-409-5908 to reserve your spot today.

If you don’t have a group and would like to partake in our Family Overnight Adventures, click here.

Three themes to choose from:

Sweetwater Snooze

Discover the secrets of Sweetwater Marsh and its animal residents after dark with fun hands-on activities, crafts, a sunset hike and loads of encounters with local wildlife!

Sea Turtle Slumber Party–available after March 19, 2016

Explore the world of the endangered green sea turtle through turtle games and crafts and stories, a hike through the refuge to San Diego Bay and a rare opportunity to meet the Living Coast Discovery Center’s sea turtles (and other critters) up-close!

Mysterious Midnight at the Marsh
(Offered in September, October and November)

Spooky animal encounters, night hikes through the marsh, a mysterious treasure hunt, creepy snacks and more are sure to put the howl in your Halloween!

5:15pm to 9:30am

$48 per child (groups of 15 -19 children)
$42 per child (groups of 20+ children)
One adult is free for every 5 children. Additional adults are $25 each.

Fees Include:
All activities, animal encounters, take-homes and meals/snacks!
• Dinner- Pizza, salad and lemonade/water
• Light Snack- Popcorn and fruit
• Continental Breakfast- Hot and cold cereal, fruit, bagels, cream cheese, yogurt, juice, coffee

A ratio of one responsible adult (18 and older) for every five children attending is required. A minimum of 15 paying participants is required to run a program. If you group has less than 15, the program can run with a payment equivalent to 15 participants. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your date.

Have a small troop? New! Small Troop Mash-Ups!

April 23rd – 24th: Go Green ~ Sea Turtles Overnight Adventure (Full)

May 7th – 8th: Seasonal Slumber (with all NEW animals as part of our seasonal exhibit!)

This is a great opportunity if your troop is small and does not meet the 15 person minimum. Come join several other groups for a fun night of adventures, animal-encounters, and environmentally friendly crafts. Make new friends. Share laughter with old friends. And take home some awesome memories! Call 619-409-5908 to register your troop today!

Want to remember the adventure? We offer a variety of Commemorative Patches!
Discovery Center Patches – 3 to choose from!  Click here for designs
$4 each when pre-ordered | $5 each on-site

Here’s what some groups have had to say about the Overnight Adventures program:

“I have been associated with Girl Scouts for the past 8 years, and this was the best overall Girl Scout experience I have seen or participated in. GREAT job!!!”- Troop 1864 

“The Overall experience was fantastic! I really enjoyed the up close and personal attention given to the group.” 

Schedule your event for any available evening, year-round!
Call 619-409-5908 to reserve your spot today!