Cub Scout Pack 1776

Penguins + Pajamas Sleep Over

Get ready for the wildest sleepover ever! The “Penguins+Pajamas” trip at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco is happening on Saturday, February 23, 2019!

Date/Time: 6 p.m. February 23rd (Saturday) – 8 a.m. February 24th (Sunday)

Location: California Academy of Sciences

Cost:  VARIES  $99 per adult/scout, however depending on your popcorn tier, there may be a subsidy paid by the Pack.

Who can attend?  Scouts, immediate family members and siblings ages 5+ are invited.

Attire:  Class A for Saturday and Class B for Sunday

Register online here by November 16th

Payment: Due by November 28th.   May checks payable to "Pack 1776" or pay online (added fee)

More info: California Academy of Sciences Website

Contact:  Camping Chair Sameer Shah or Cubmaster

Required Form:  Waiver of Liability for EACH adult and EACH child participant

The cost is $99 per person. However, Cub Scouts may be partially subsidized depending on their Popcorn Fundraising Participation Tier:

  • Those who earned $125 or more in sales/donations will receive a $60 subsidy.
  • Those who made sales/earned donations, yet did not reach the $125 threshold will receive a $30 subsidy.
  • Note there is no subsidy if your scout did not participate in the Popcorn Fundraiser.

Click here to find out your tier.

Immediate family members and siblings are invited. Must be 5 years or older.

Please respond by filling out this online form by November 16th and bring your check to the November 9th Pack Meeting or drop them off in the Scout Box in the Coyote Creek Elementary School office by November 28th.  Note the school holiday of November 19th -23rd.  Please make checks payable to “Pack 1776”.

NEW:  You may also pay via credit card via Square, but note these prices are higher as it incorporates their service fee.


Refunds are available only until January 11, 2019 and subject to a 10% refund cap that the academy imposes (i.e. we can only have less than 10% of our original head count refunded). After that, the costs are not refundable.

Sleepover includes:

  • Overnight stay in an exhibit area
  • Live animal presentation
  • Rainforest access until 8 pm
  • Planetarium showings
  • Late night snack and early morning breakfast
  • Overnight parking in Music Concourse Garage
  • Next day admission to the Academy

Admission to the Sleepover begins at 6:00 pm, and the event ends at 8:00 am the following day.

Outside food into the Academy during sleepovers, except in connection to a dietary restriction (please contact them in advance to arrange this) is not allowed. Dinner and drinks are available for purchase at the Academy Café from 6-9 pm. A bedtime snack and breakfast the next day are included.

Parking is included; bring your ticket with you to check-in for validation. There is no overnight street parking as per Golden Gate Park regulations.

The Academy Lab Junior Store is open from 6:30 - 9:30 pm in the evening and 7:00 - 8:00 am in the morning.

What to Bring:   See FAQ

  • Do bring: Pillow, sleeping bag, toiletries (showers not available), hard-soled shoes/slippers
  • Do not bring: Flashlights, tents, outside food/drink (unless related to a special diet), coolers, balloons, radios, weapons
  • Optional: Air mattresses, earplugs, sleep mask

Eligibility Requirements:

Penguins+Pajamas is a program for children between the ages of 5 and 17, who must be accompanied by an adult chaperone who is 25 years of age, or older. There must be one adult chaperone for every group of up to 5 children, and adults cannot attend unless there is a child in their party.

The Academy requires a signed Waiver of Liability form for EACH adult and EACH child attending the Sleepover. For children, the Waiver must be signed by the child’s parent or guardian. The Waiver of Liability must identify the adult who will be responsible for the child during the Sleepover. Only original Waivers will be accepted; no faxes or copies. No one will be admitted without a completed Waiver.

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