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Cub Scout Saturdays

Learning Adventures

Bring your Cub Scout or Cub Scout Den for fun-filled activities at the Zoo!

Cub Scouts work toward earning one of their required adventure badges in these 1 ½ hour programs. These are great for smaller dens or individual Scouts. Multiple Den capacity allows for collaboration across different Packs.

Please dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. Please bring a water bottle clearly marked with the scout’s name.  Classes begin and end in the Cargill Learning Center.

No siblings or non-participating children allowed. Please note that these programs require each person (children and adults) to have a ticket and no tagalongs or siblings will be admitted to programs. At least one adult will be required to stay with the group during the program. Late-comers will not be admitted into the program. Ticket sales close 24 hours in advance of the program.

Tigers 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

This class aims to introduce outdoor ethics and develop outdoors skills for your Tiger Scout. In this program, we’ll visit a few of the Zoo’s critically endangered species and go on a behind-the-scenes walk around the Zoo. This program may fulfill requirements 2, 3, 4, and 7 of Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild.

Wolves  9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

This class aims to introduce camping skills and promote preparedness for challenges outdoors. In this program, we’ll practice pitching a tent and use our senses to identify wild animals around the Zoo. This program may fulfill requirements 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 of Wolf Adventure: Call of the Wild.

Bears 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In this class, scouts will trek through the wild spaces of your community, find what lives there, and learn to appreciate the need for natural areas. We will identify signs of wild animals. We will learn about an animal that has become extinct in the wild as well as one that is endangered. This program will aim to fulfill requirements 1,2,3,4, and 6 of the Bear Adventure: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns.

Webelo 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In this class scouts will expand their hiking skills to include planning and extending the distance hiked. Scouts will explore the various lands and habitats of animals as we complete a 3-mile hike around the Zoo. This program may fulfill requirements 1, 3, 4, and 5 of Webelo Adventure: Webelos Walkabout.

2023 Dates

Saturday, February 11

Saturday, May 6

Saturday, July 15

Saturday, November 4

 

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