Scout Programs: Badge Workshops

Scouting gives students so many options to explore different hobbies, activities, and career paths while building leadership and citizenship skills. For a way to add value to the badges and achievements your scouts earn, send them to the animal experts at Tanganyika!

What to Expect

Our excellent educators will work through the steps of each badge with your scouts and you’ll meet LIVE animal visitors along the way!

Things to Know:

  • A minimum of 10 scouts (or $100) is required to host a program
  • Parents and siblings not directly participating in the workshop may attend at no charge
  • This does not include entry to the Park

Add-Ons Available:

(when workshops are booked during the Park’s open hours)

Admission: $10 per person

Wildly Different Wristband: $5 per person

• 1 feeding each at giraffes, lorikeets, and lemurs, choice of 1 feeding at the Children’s Zoo

Encounter Pass Wristband: $10 per person

• 5 feedings of your choice (of all available encounters)

Badge Workshops

• Workshops meet most of the requirements for a badge or activity. Many badges have components that require long-term study, so workshops are not able to meet all the requirements of a particular badge.

Boy Scout Badges Available

  • Bird Study
  • Environmental Science
  • Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Mammal Study
  • Nature
  • Reptile and Amphibian Study
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Tiger Jungle Adventure
  • Air of the Wolf
  • Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
  • Super Science
  • Into the Woods
  • Into the Wild

Girl Scout Badges Available

  • STEM Career Exploration
  • It’s Your Planet – Love It! (at all levels)
  • Animal Habitats
  • Animal Helpers
  • Voice for Animals
  • Environmental Stewardship (at all levels)
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Environmental Education Tip:

Students that have experiences in outdoor classrooms show an average 27% improvement in their test scores – making these scout adventures a great way for scouts to progress in their scouting AND benefit in the classroom.

View Our Other Scout Programs!

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Overnight Safaris

Where else can you wake up to the giraffes eating breakfast or play flashlight tag with a curious clouded leopard?


Group Visits

A group visit to Tanganyika is the perfect way to have fun with your troop, pack, or den!