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OVERNIGHT Camp-Ins for Groups and Families

Bring your group to the Museum for an exciting overnight adventure. Check out the camp-ins listed below for ideas, or let our programs staff plan an evening of fun just for your special group.

Please check this page regularly for updates regarding future camp-ins.

Boy Scouts Sleepover
Dates to be selected by Scout group

  • Learn about ecosystems and sustainability while getting totally tangled in a game of twister
  • Meet our resident endangered species
  • Learn about the effects of oil pollution
  • Complete several requirements for the following: Sustainability / Environmental Science

Fees: $40.00 per participant


To reserve your spot for these family overnights or if you want to book your own overnight, call our reservations line at 954.713.0930 or e-mail us at

Your camp-in will be in air-conditioned comfort (no mosquitoes!). If you're brave enough, you can sleep near the insects and other creepy-crawlies that live in the Museum!

Supervised age-appropriate science activities, workshops, exhibit explorations, and live animal encounters and a pizza dinner round out a fun-filled evening before “lights-out” in the exhibit sleeping area. Group camp-ins are open to scout groups, schools, church groups, recreation center groups and other youth organizations looking for a night of fun and unique activities. Camp-ins are a great way for scouts to fulfill badge requirements!

Please click here for an informational video
on the Museum’s Overnights and Camp-Ins.
(external link)

Times: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Fees: $36 per child and $20 per chaperone.
All activities, Pizza Dinner, access to the exhibits
and spending the night in the Museum

IMAX film: To see a 45-minute IMAX film, there will be an additional charge of $8.00 per person. To see a full-length feature special engagement film, there will be an additional charge of $12.00 per person.

For Information and Reservations, call 954.713.0930

  •Amazing Aviators
  •Awesome Animals
  •Chemical Concoctions
  •Cosmic Kids
  •Glamour Girls
  •Kitchen Chemistry
  •Mission Space
  •Roller Coasters
  •Wildlife Wonders
  •World of Water

Ask about our special birthday party overnights!

Please Note:
The Museum of Discovery & Science requires a minimum of 40 paid participants to conduct an overnight. The maximum capacity is 120 children plus accompanying adults. The Museum reserves the right to cancel or postpone overnights due to insufficient booking, scheduling conflicts or other unforeseen circumstances. To meet the minimum number, we reserve the right to combine groups from similar organization, i.e. multiple Girl Scout troops can be combined for one overnight. However, the Museum will not combine groups from different organizations. Additionally, all campers must be at least 5 years old.



Discovery Workshops

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
$24 per child
$15 per chaperone
$12 additional per person for Full-length feature IMAX

Overnight Camp-Ins

Time: 6:30 p.m. to
8:00 a.m.
$36 per child
$20 per chaperone
$12 additional per person for a Full-length feature IMAX

Family Overnights

Overnights Include:
Exhibit Exploration
Program Activities
Pizza Dinner
Night at the Museum


Museum of discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida