Frolic in the flowers at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, where Brownies can earn their Plant Try-its Badge and Juniors can earn an Outdoor Creativity Badge or the “Your Outdoor Surroundings” Badge.
Spark your scouts’ creativity, curiosity, and imagination at the Explore & More Children’s Museum. Customized programs for badges and try-its are available.
Take a walk on the wild side at the Buffalo Zoo! Scouts can see their favorite wild animals up close and even earn badges through specialized programs.
ALL AGES BOY SCOUT ITINERARY
Get back to nature at Tifft Nature Preserve, where Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Webelos can earn badges through the Buffalo Museum of Science. A different scout program is held most Saturdays, generally from about 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walk in presidential footsteps at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. Special educational programs and tours are available for different age groups.
Experience 18th century life at historic Old Fort Niagara. Scout groups can schedule a guided tour and participate in fun, educational programs such as “Join the King’s Army” and “Work and Play in 1779.”
Bring out your inner soldier at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park. Boy Scouts will love scampering across the decks of a guided missile cruiser and discovering the secrets of a WWII submarine.
Explore a tropical rainforest, learn the workings of an 1850s heritage farm, and dig for fossils at the Buffalo Zoo! Scouts can get in touch with nature while earning badges through specialized programs.
Great Outdoors: Nature and Science
Get some fresh air at the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg! Scouts can learn about geology, astronomy, ornithology, and paleontology while fulfilling requirements for various badges.
Explore the Buffalo Zoo, where scouts can learn about ecology and the animal kingdom while earning badges through specialized programs.
Learn the mysteries of extinction, our place in space, vertebrate evolution, and the ecology of the Niagara Frontier at the Buffalo Museum of Science. Badge programs for scouts are available both at the museum and at Tifft Nature Preserve.