Scout Programs

Scout Programs

Scout classes may be booked on Saturday or Sunday at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. with a minimum of five people. Classes are two hours long and are geared toward meeting badge requirements while engaging students in hands-on learning.

Classes also include a guided tour (not behind-the-scenes) through one of our exhibit buildings. The cost is $15 per person for adults and Scouts. Cost is $12 per scout if booked with an overnight experience. Zoo admission is included. All classes must be booked a minimum of three weeks in advance.

Registration Form

Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or call (402) 738-2092 for more information. 

Please note: Some classes are held at Wildlife Safari Park, located off I-80's Exit 426, from April to October.

All classes must be booked a minimum of three weeks in advance.

Scout Badge Sundays

Scout Badge Sundays are pre-arranged classes for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and American Heritage Girls aimed at individual scouts and troops. Classes are scheduled one Sunday each month from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and highlight specific badge requirements. Each month a different program is featured.

All classes will meet their class instructor outside the New Education Building (Polar Bear Statues) at 1:45 p.m. Fees are $15 per person and includes adult chaperones. Zoo admission is included in the fee. Pre-registration is required.

*Please note: Adult chaperones must remain with their scouts at all time throughout the duration of the program.

Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information or to register. 

Reservation Form

2018 Schedule

  • January 21: Girl Scouts (Cadettes) - Animal Helpers
  • February 4: Boy Scouts - Oceanography
  • February 18: Girl Scouts (Daisies) - Courageous and Strong
  • February 18: Boy Scouts - Geology
  • March 4: Boy Scouts - Reptile and Amphibians
  • March 18: Girl Scouts (Brownies) - Bugs

*During Summer months, Scout Badge Sundays will be taught at our Wildlife Safari Park (Ashland, NE).  See our Wildlife Safari Park Scout Classes for more information.

 

 

Girl Scout Classes

Scout Levels

Daisies

  • Courageous and Strong
  • Make the World a Better Place
  • Use Resources Wisely

Brownies

  • Bugs
  • Hiker (at Wildlife Safari Park only)

Juniors

  • Animal Habitats

Cadettes

  • Animal Helpers
  • Trees

Registration Form

Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information.

Boy Scout Merit Badge Classes

Scout Levels

Cub Scouts

Tiger

  • Backyard Jungle
  • Tigers in the Wild
  • Sky is the Limit

Wolf

  • Call of the Wild
  • Paws on the Path

Bear

  • Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

Webelos

  • Into the Wild
  • Into the Woods
  • Earth Rocks!

Boy Scout

  • Bird Study 
  • Mammal Study 
  • Insect Study 
  • Nature 
  • Oceanography (at the Zoo only) 
  • Reptile and Amphibian Study (at the Zoo only) 
  • Environmental Science (at the Zoo only)

Registration Form

Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information or to register.

American Heritage Girl Classes

Levels

Tenderheart

  • Zoology 
  • Freshwater Biology 
  • Nature and Wildlife 

Explorer

  • Zoology 
  • Freshwater Biology 
  • Nature and Wildlife 

Pioneer Level

  • Zoology 
  • Freshwater Biology 
  • Nature and Wildlife 

Registration Form

 

Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information.

Wildlife Safari Park

Wildlife Safari Park Scout Classes

Wildlife Safari Park Scout Classes are for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and American Heritiage Girls looking to complete a merit badge or work on a scout class at our drive through safari park near Ashland, Nebraska. Classes include 2 hours of engaging activities and are available Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. Scout classes are $15 per person, including adults. Fee covers Scout Class and admission into the park for the day. If booking with a Campouts, Scout Classes are $12 per scout and adults are free. 3 weeks' notice and a minimum of 5 participants are required to book.

For questions email scouts@OmahaZoo.com  or call 402-738-2092. 

Park Address :  Wildlife Safari Park, 16406 N 292 Street, Ashland, NE  68003
 

Registration Form

 

Wildlife Safari Park - Scout Class Sundays

Scout Badge Sundays are pre-arranged classes for Girl Scouts (Brownies, Daisies, Cadettes,and Juniors), Boy Scouts (Cubs, Bears, and Wolves), and American Heritage Girls aimed at individual scouts and troops. Classes are scheduled one Sunday each month from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. highlighting specific badge requirements and are held at the Wildife Safari Park near Ashland, Ne. Each month a different program is featured.

All classes will meet their class instructor at the Education Base Camp tent located in the center of the park in Wolf Woods.  Driving throught the park to the meeting spot can take some time so we ask that all participants be at the tent by 1:45 p.m. Fees are $15 per person and includes adult chaperones. Park admission is included in the fee. Pre-registration is required.

*Please note: Adult chaperones must remain with their scouts at all time throughout the duration of the program.

Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information. 

Registration Form

2018 Schedule

  • April 8: Open Scout Day "Think Like a Citizen Scientist"
  • May 6: Boy Scouts (Webelos) - Earth Rocks
  • May 6: Boy Scouts - Geology
  • June 3: Girl Scouts (Daisies) - Outdoor Art Maker
  • July 1: Cub Scouts and Brownies - Hiking
  • August 5: Open Scout Day "Think Like a Citizen Scientist"
  • September 2: Girl Scouts (Cadettes) - Trees
  • October 7: Boy Scouts (Bears) - Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

*During Winter and Spring months, Scout Badge Sundays will be taught at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. See our Scout Class Sundays tab above for more information.