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Scout Programs

All our scout badges are public, prescheduled programs and virtual through the end of 2020. We will re-assess the possibility of in-person programming in 2021 but plan on all badges being virtual unless we contact you about a change. Below are the badges currently being offered for the 2020-2021 school year.

We have additional resources available at the bottom of this page and subscribe to our educator e-newsletter to stay informed of educational opportunities for your scouts.

Public Boy Scout Programs

Click on the program title for more information. Each scout must register individually for each program.

Date Program
September 19 Fur, Feathers & Ferns: Bear Scout
November 21 Earth Rocks: Webelos Scout
November 21 Indian Lore: Boy Scout
April 11 Into the Wild: Webelos Scout


Public Girl Scout Programs

Click on the program title for more information. Each scout must register individually for each program.

Date Program
October 3 Dinosaurs: Brownies Scout
October 11 Animal Habitats: Junior Scout
January 9 Painting, Brownies & Dinosaur: Brownies Scout
February 15 Animal Habitats: Junior Scout
February 15 Playing the Past: Junior Scout
March 6 Detective: Junior Scout
May 2 Bugs: Brownies Scout


Self-guided Backpacks

New this year we have badge backpacks available for two-week loan periods which cover some or all of the badge requirements. These backpacks help guide leaders through badges with activities, resource books, and supplies. Backpacks available are:

  • Brownies Hiker Badge, which can be taken anywhere.
  • Webelos Into the Woods badge, which is based at Ryerson Woods.

Email to inquire about self-guided backpacks.


  • Visit the Dunn Museum and take a Self-Guided tour to learn about local history. Check for changing Temporary Exhibitions and programs that could potentially fit your badges.
  • Learn about other public programs offered like campfires & monthly free USG educational programs 
  • Educator Loan Boxes:These come complete with hands-on group learning activities, educational items, and reference materials. 
  • Have a question? Email us at




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