Living Coast - scouts overnight adventures

Explore the Living Coast after dark!

After a full evening of hands-on activities and animal encounters, your group will snuggle down in your sleeping bags for a movie before drifting off to sleep. 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 a spot for your group of 15 or more. 

Three themes to choose from:

Living Coast - Private Overnight Adventures

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!

Living Coast - Private Overnight Adventures

Sea Turtle Slumber Party

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!

Living Coast - Private Overnight Adventures

Mysterious Midnight at the Marsh

The sun sets early and we celebrate with ‘spooky’ animal encounters, night hikes through the marsh, a mysterious scavenger hunt, slimy dissection, and more! Offered September – November only.

Living Coast - Private Overnight Adventures

Scouts! Have a small troop?
Join a Small Troop Mash-Up!

This is a great opportunity if your troop is small and does not meet the 15 child 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!

No Upcoming Dates at this Time


5:15 p.m. – 9:30 a.m.


$50 per child (groups of 15 -19 children)
$47 per child (groups of 20+ children)
One adult is free for every 5 children. Additional adults are $30 each.

What’s included?

All activities, animal encounters, take-homes and meals/snacks!
• Dinner- Pizza, salad and lemonade/water
• Light Snack- Popcorn and fruit
• Breakfast- cereal, fruit, bagels, cream cheese, English muffin, juice, and coffee.

A ratio of one responsible adult (18 and older) for every five children (ages 5-17) attending is required. A minimum of 15 paying participants (or $750) is required to run a program. If your group has less than 15, the program can run with a payment of $750. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your date.

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!