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Scout Programs

Meet badge requirements by visiting the Detroit Zoo! Bring your group and choose one of our daytime adventures.

All Scout Quests include a tour of the Zoo and an interactive biofact presentation by a Volunteer Educator.

Cost: $2 per person (plus admission to the Zoo).
Parents and siblings are welcome to attend at the same cost as scouts.

Group minimum is 10, maximum is 40 (as with any group visiting the Zoo, you must have at least one adult for every ten children).

Scout Quest
We offer the following quests (specify at checkout):

General Scout Tour (Boy or Girl Scouts; all ages)
Scouts of all ages can explore the Zoo with a personalized guide.

Tiger 'Backyard Jungle'
In this adventure, discover what animals live near you and at the Zoo! Hike through the Zoo and use your senses to observe the animals living around us. Requirements fulfilled: 1-3, and 5

Wolf 'Grow Something'
How do plants and vegetables grow? Which plants help animals the most? These questions and more will be explored during this quest. Requirements fulfilled: 1-4

Bear 'Fur, Feathers and Ferns'
Explore mammals, birds, plants and more! By visiting and learning about endangered species, discover ways to make a difference locally and the importance of being a voice for animals in your community. Requirements fulfilled: 1-7

Webelos 'Into the Wild'
Do you ever wonder why animals do the things they do? In this scout quest, you will begin to understand some of the animals that call the Zoo home through observation and exploration. Requirements fulfilled: 3-9

Daisy 'Three Cheers for Animals!'
Explore the Zoo and learn all about different animal needs. This will provide partial completion of the Journey. Main focus is, "I need care; animals need care. I can do both."

Brownie 'Bugs'
Explore the Detroit Zoo and the bugs that call it home! Learn all about butterflies and their importance to people and the environment as well as any other bugs we discover as we hike through the Zoo. Steps 2 - 5 will be completed.

Brownie 'Letterboxer'