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Nashville Zoo to host Girl Scout Campout September 6th-7th


Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Attention Girl Scouts! Ever wonder what Nashville Zoo is like at night? Now’s your chance to find out at Bugs, Biomes and Badges, the Zoo’s inaugural Girl Scout Campout set for September 6th-7th.

During Bugs, Biomes and Badges, Brownies and Juniors will get the chance to earn a badge after the animals go to bed (Brownies earn the Bug badge; Juniors earn the Animal Habitats badge). Other activities include animal presentations, campfire with marshmallows, breakfast and admission to the Zoo on Sunday.

Two of the kangaroos that will be on exhibit at the Nashville Zoo's new Kangaroo Kickabout habitat. (Amiee Stubbs)

Two of the kangaroos that will be on exhibit at the Nashville Zoo’s new Kangaroo Kickabout habitat. (Amiee Stubbs)

Bugs, Biomes and Badges is $30.00 per scout and $20.00 per adult. Campers will need to bring a tent, sleeping bags, and a flashlight or lantern. Dinner is not provided.

For more information or to register, visit or contact Julie Eperjesi, onsite programs manager at or 615.833.1534 ext. 141.

About the Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry.  Attracting more than 776,000 visitors annually, the Zoo is considered one of the top things to do in Nashville. The Zoo is a non-profit organization located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

The mission of Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.

For more information about Nashville Zoo, call 615-833-1534 or visit




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