Scout Programs

Workshops & Special Events just for Scouts!

Join us at the Zoo with your scout group for fun activities, up-close animal encounters, and jump start you group’s adventure requirements!

Private Workshops

Our hour-long scout workshops are designed to help scouts experience wildlife and discover nature. This program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather. Workshops include a maximum of 25 participants. Groups that book more than one program receive a $15 discount.

FEE: April-November: $230 | December-March: $200

VIEW CUB SCOUT WORKSHOPS

LIONS: RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE ADVENTURE
Animals communicate in lots of different ways! Join us  to learn about animal communication, play some games, and even meet some animals up close!

TIGERS: TIGERS IN THE WILD ADVENTURE
Hike with us through the zoo!  Learn about local animals and plants, identifying animal signs, and meet some animals up close!

WOLVES: PAWS ON THE PATH ADVENTURE
How do we identify the animals that live around us? Visit us  as we meet some animals up close, and learn about the clues animals leave behind!

BEARS: FUR, FEATHERS, & FERNS ADVENTURE
Take a hike through the zoo to explore native wildlife and plants. We’ll learn about signs of animals, meet some animals up close, discuss endangered animals, and how we can help them!

BEARS: CRITTER CARE ADVENTURE
Visit us to learn what animals need to survive, the differences between pets and wild animals, and what we do to take care of our zoo animals. Meet some of our animals up close, and work on an animal enrichment project!

WEBELOS/AOL: INTO THE WILD ADVENTURE
Explore ecosystems, food chains, and the animals that call Delaware home. Tour the zoo, practice your animal observation skills, and meet some of our animals up close!

MIXED SCOUTS: CARING FOR ANIMALS
Join us for this fun workshop where we’ll learn what it takes to be a great pet-caretaker. Discover your pets’ unique needs and the differences between caring for pets and wild animals.

ALL AGES: CUSTOM WORKSHOP
Do you have another adventure in mind? Custom workshops are prefect for all ages, including mixed scout groups!

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DAISIES: 3 CHEERS FOR ANIMALS, BIRDBATH AWARD
Explore what it means to take care of yourself as you learn what our zoo animals need, how we care for them, and meet a few up close!

DAISIES: OUTDOOR ART MAKER BADGE
Join us to meet some of our animals up close, get inspired by nature, and make some art!

BROWNIES: PETS BADGE
Visit us to celebrate your love of animals! Discover the differences between pets and wild animals, and learn what it takes to take care of our zoo animals. Meet some of our animals up close, and make some animal enrichment!

BROWNIES: SENSES BADGE
Explore your senses and compare them to the awesome senses of our special animal friends.  Have some fun at the zoo, and meet some animals up close!

BROWNIES: BUGS BADGE
Discover a whole new side of bugs! Join us to make a buggy craft, and meet some of the Zoo’s very own bugs up close!

JUNIORS: ANIMAL HABITATS BADGE
Join us to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats, and meet some animals up close! We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them.

JUNIORS: OUTDOOR ART EXPLORER BADGE
Let nature be your artwork inspiration!  Visit us, meet some animals up close, and make some amazing artwork!

MIXED SCOUTS: CARING FOR ANIMALS
Daises 3 Cheers for Animals, Birdbath award and Brownies Pets badge
Learn what it takes to be a great pet care-taker. Discover your pets’ unique needs and the differences between caring for pets and wild animals.

MIXED SCOUTS: STEM CAREER EXPLORATION BADGE
Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes
Explore the exciting careers of the zoo world with us as we meet some animals up close, and learn what it takes to be a zookeeper!


ALL AGES: CUSTOM WORKSHOP
Do you have another badge in mind?  Is there a Take Action project you’d like to partner with the zoo for?  Custom workshops are prefect for all ages, including Seniors, Ambassadors, and even mixed scout groups!

QUESTIONS? Email: meghan.hoopes@delaware.gov

Cub scout programs at the Brandywine Zoo

Scout Night

Saturday, November 4, 4:30-7pm

Enjoy an evening at the zoo for this specially designed event for scouts and their families! There will be activities and learning stations geared toward scout requirements. This program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather. Pre-registration recommended.

FEE: $10/person (scouts, parents, and siblings)
PATCHES: Zoo Fun Patches available for $2 at the Gift Shop.

BADGES & REQUIREMENTS SCOUTS CAN WORK TOWARDS

During Scout Night, we will have various learning stations, animal encounters, and keeper chats  scheduled for you to maximize your visit! Below are the badges and adventures your Scout could start to work toward during this event. Please note offerings are subject to change; not all requirements for each badge or adventure will be covered.

GIRL SCOUTS

Daisies – 3 Cheers for Animals, Buddy Camper, Eco Learner, Outdoor Art Maker, Trail Adventure

Brownies – Eco Friend, Hiker, Letterboxer, Outdoor Art Creator, Pets, Senses, STEM Career Exploration

Juniors – Animal Habitats, Detective, Camper, Eco Camper, Outdoor Art Explorer, STEM Career Exploration

CUB SCOUTS

Lions – Mountain Lion, I’ll Do It Myself, Rumble in the Jungle

Tigers – Curiosity Intrigue and Magical Mysteries, My Tiger Jungle, Tiger-iffic, Tigers in the Wild

Wolves – Call of the Wild, Code of the Wolf, Paws on the Path, Running with the Pack

Bears – Bear Necessities, Critter Care, Fur Feather & Ferns, Roaring Laughter

Webelos and AOL – Adventures in Science, Into the Wild, Outdoorsman, Webelos Walkabout

 

QUESTIONS? Email: meghan.hoopes@delaware.gov

Girl scout programs at the Brandywine Zoo