You can experience nature— and exotic animals— without leaving the city when you participate in the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s annual Snooze at the Zoo campout, sponsored by Old Orchard Brands and Sentry Foods. Pitch a tent at the Milwaukee County Zoo on the two remaining nights available— Aug. 8 or 9—and listen to animals that stir in the night. Space is limited; so register now at www.zoosociety.org/snooze.
What: Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s (ZSM’s) Snooze at the Zoo, sponsored by Old Orchard Brands and Sentry Foods
When: Two camping dates still available—Aug. 8 and 9. Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee.
Registration: Go online to www.zoosociety.org/snooze.
Details: Pitch a tent near the Zoo’s Lake Evinrude and snooze near the animals. Each night of this annual ZSM fundraiser features entertainment and includes a buffet dinner, s’mores around a group campfire and more. The next morning, enjoy a free continental breakfast. Once you’ve taken camping gear back to your car, spend the rest of the day at the Zoo (admission is included in the camping fee). That day you can enjoy half-price admission to the Zoo’s special summer exhibit, Adventure Dinosaur!, sponsored by Sendik’s Food Markets. (Exhibit admission is normally $2.50 per person).
Other details: Get Snooze registration discounts when you send in a Sentry Foods cash-register receipt showing the purchase of two 64-ounce Old Orchard juices or blends (see details online). If you or a member of your party has special needs or a disability, please include details when you register.