Scouts and the Zoo

Badge in a Day Programs

Bring your troop to the zoo and earn a badge too. Each scout program is approximately
1 hour, choose the badge you would like to earn and we’ll help meet the requirements needed.

Available badges include:

For Brownies: Animal Try-it, Outdoor Fun Try-it
For Juniors: Wildlife, Ecology, Plants and Animals
For Cadettes/Seniors: Wildlife, Animal Observation

For Tigers: 5.Let’s Go Outdoors 
Elective 31, 32, 34, 42
For Wolves: 7. You’re Living world**
13. Birds*, 14. Pets
For Bears: 5. Sharing You’re World with Wildlife
For Weebelos: Naturalist**
For Boy scouts: Bird Study**
Mammal Study**
Reptile and Amphibian Study**
*we will need you to bring supplies to make bird house
**Not all requirements will be met for badge, we can discuss which ones we can do and which we can’t.

Price is $15.00/person with a minimum of 15 participants.
Siblings are welcome, however the class is geared towards the scouts.
Classes can be scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays, as well as during the summer.



We also do Scout Zoomobiles

Bring the zoo to your scout meeting, with just a phone call our animal ambassadors can visit your troop or pack meeting. Using biofacts, activities and up-close animal encounters we bring the outside world inside to you. Choose from a variety of programs, designed for all age groups to help fulfill badge requirements.

Peoria Zoo

Peoria Zoo