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Badge Programs


Start earning your next badge at the Zoo! These two hour programs will help complete requirements for a badge or journey. Each program includes an up-close animal encounter, zoo tour and hands-on activities.

$8 per scout (minimum of 8 scouts) and 1 leader is admitted free with every 5 scouts.

Additional adults are $8 per adult. Fee does not include zoo admission. Program is designated for scouts and chaperones only.

Siblings/children not part of the scout troop/den are asked not to attend.

Girl Scouts

Daisies: 3 Cheers for Animals!

Brownies: Senses – Bugs – Hiker

Junior: Animal Habitats

Cadette: Animal Helpers

Senior: Voice for Animals

Boy Scouts

Webelos: Naturalist – complete requirement #’s 4, 7, 9, 10, 12

Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop – complete requirement #’s 1-3

Wildlife Conservation Pin – complete requirement #’s 2, 3, 5, 6, 7

To register please fill out the Registration Form and return to John Ball Zoo. For questions regarding Scout Programs please email education@jbzoo.org or call 616-336-4301 ext 1001