Scout Badge Wednesdays and Sundays!
Scout Badge DAYS are pre-arranged classes for all youth aimed at completing specific badge requirements for individual scouts and small troops. Classes are scheduled some Wednesday nights and Sundays afternoons each month and highlight specific badge requirements. Each month different programs are featured.
Fee: $25/Scout (2-hour course)
$35/Scout (3-hour course)
Times: Sundays 2:00 pm to 4:00pm / Wednesdays 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (*unless where indicated)
Sunday, 1/15/23 Bird Study (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) (10-18 yrs. old)
Wednesday, 1/25/22 Fur, Feathers, and Ferns (9-11 yrs. old)
Sunday, 2/12/23 Environmental Science (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) (10-18 yrs. old)
Wednesday, 2/22/23 Animal Habitats (8-12 yrs. old)
Wednesday, 3/22/23 Into the Wild (10-12 yrs. old)
Sunday, 4/16/23 Nature (10-18 yrs. old)
Wednesday, 4/26/23 Mammal Study (10-18 yrs. old)
Sunday, 5/21/23 Wonders of Water (7-9 yrs. old)
Wednesday, 5/24/23 Insect Study (10-18 yrs. old)
Private - Virtual Classes
Unable to travel to the Zoo, why not stay home and link in and learn. Classes are two hours in length and can be booked any evening of the week or weekend. Connection is easy. Youth learning from home only need a computer or mobile device, audio, and internet connection.
Private Virtual Classes
Cost: fee is $12 per person
Time: Three weeks' notice
Participants: Minimum of 10 participants are required.
Public Virtual Classes
Cost: Fee is $15 per person (*2 hr course)
Time: Sign-up available on-line
See Links Below for Registration
or call (402) 738-2092
to schedule your Private Virtual Scout Class Today
Evening Virtual Classes
Can't make a weekend Class? Try one of our Wednesday Evening Virtual Classes. Classes are two hours long and can be reserved on-line via our webstore. Connection is easy. Youth learning from home only need a computer or mobile device, audio and internet connection.
Fee: $15/person (*except where indicated)
Times: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (*except where indicated)
Upcoming Wednesday Classes:
1/11/23 Virtual Mammal Study (10-18 yrs. old)
2/8/23 Virtual Nature (10-18 yrs. old)
3/8/23 Virtual Reptile and Amphibian Study (10-18 yrs. old)
4/12/23 Virtual Bird Study (5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) (10-18 yrs. old)
5/10/23 Virtual Sustainability (5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) (10-18 yrs. old)
Virtual Sunday Classes
Virtual Sundays are pre-arranged classes for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts BSA, or any youth. Aimed for individuals or groups. Classes are two hours long and can be reserved on-line via our webstore. Connection is easy. Youth learning from home only need a computer or mobile device, audio and internet connection. Different programs are featured so check back often for updates.
Virtual classes will consist of youth activities to complete the badge and continued conservation projects that your youth can participate in throughout the spring/summer that will engage them in becoming lifelong stewards to the environment.
Fee: $15/person (*unless indicated)
Times: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (*unless indictated)
Upcoming Sunday Classes:
1/22/23 Virtual Nature (10-18 yrs. old)
2/26/23 Virtual Sustainability (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm) (10-18 yrs. old)
3/26/23 Virtual Environmental Science (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm) (10-18 yrs. old)
The Zoo is offering Schools Out Scout Camps this year as a way to experience the Zoo and earn a badge. Scout level and dates vary. Everyone is welcome to attend. See below for more details. Camps will run from 9am – 3:30pm.
Oceanography Camp (youth 10 to 18 yrs old)
Scouts will dive deep into the world of oceans! They will learn what makes up the ocean physically as well as the organisms that call the ocean home. Scouts will complete the badge requirements for the Oceanography badge by and will receive a signed blue card.
Cost: $70 per member ($75 non-member)
Monday, January 16 (School's Out Camp!)
Sunday, March 19 (Spring Break Camp!)
Sustainability Camp (youth 10 to 18 yrs old)
Youth will dive into all things sustainable, while touring some of the Zoo’s amazing exhibits. Learning and taking action to create a more sustainable world.
Cost: $70 per member ($75 non-member)
Date: Monday, February 20 (School's Out Camp!)
Daisies (5-7 yrs. old)
- Outdoor Art Maker
- Courageous and Strong
- Make the World a Better Place
- Use Resources Wisely
Brownies (7-9 yrs. old)
- Outdoor Art Creator
- Hiker (at Wildlife Safari Park only)
- Wonders of Water Journey
Juniors (8-12 yrs. old)
Outdoor Art Explorer
Cadettes (11-14 yrs. old)
- Animal Helpers
- Outdoor Art Apprentice
- Night Owl
Seniors (14-16 yrs. old)
- Outdoor Art Expert
Ambassadors (16-18 yrs. old)
- Outdoor Art Master
Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information.
Tiger (6-7 yrs old)
- Backyard Jungle
- Tigers in the Wild
- Sky is the Limit
Wolf (7-8 yrs. old)
- Call of the Wild
- Paws on the Path
Bear (8-9 yrs. old)
Webelos (9-10 yrs. old)
- Into the Wild
- Into the Woods
- Walkabout Adventure
- Earth Rocks
Scout BSA (10-18 yrs. old)
- Bird Study
- Mammal Study
- Insect Study
- Reptile and Amphibian Study
- Environmental Science
Contact scouts@OmahaZoo.com or (402) 738-2092 for more information or to register.
Wildlife Safari Park Classes
Wildlife Safari Park Scout Classes are for Girl Scouts, Scouts BSA, and or any youth looking to complete a badge or learn about the natural world 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. Classes are $20 per Scout and adults are considered chaperones. If booking with a Campout, Classes are $15 per youth and adults are free. 3 weeks' notice and a minimum of 5 participants are required to book private scout classes.
For questions email scouts@OmahaZoo.com or call (402) 738-6908.
Park Address : Wildlife Safari Park, 16406 N 292 Street, Ashland, NE 68003
Wildlife Safari Park - Badge Days
Badge days are pre-arranged events for Girl Scouts, Scouts BSA, or any youth. Aimed at individual youth and small troops that focus on badge work. Classes are scheduled on Sundays each month highlighting specific badge requirements and are held at the Wildife Safari Park near Ashland, NE. Each month a different program is featured.
All Badge Day participants will meet their instructor at the Education Building located in the Wolf Woods Parking lot. Driving through the park to the Education Building can take some time so we ask that all participants arrive at the park at least 15 minutes before the class time. Fees are $20 per Scout and adults are considered chaperones. Pre-registration is required.
Date: Scheduled Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.