Boy Scout Programs

Workshops:

Workshops will cover most of your Badge requirements. There will be additional requirements you will need to complete and take back to your troop leader to show proof of completion. Each scout will go home with a certificate stating what they completed here at the Zoo and what needs to completed on their own. Workshop includes: Animal Encounters, Craft Project, and Behind the Scenes Tours. A minimum of 10 scouts required or workshop may be cancelled. Reservations are required at least 7 days before the day of the event. Call 904-757-4463 ext. 501 to book your workshop today! 

Call today to schedule a private workshop. A 3 week advanced notice is needed to book any private workshop. You must have a minimum of 10 scouts plus adults or $350 to schedule a private workshop. A $50 deposit will be required at the time of booking to reserve your date. Final Payment is due 2 weeks prior to the event.

Scout Workshop Registration Form


Private Badge Workshops/Adventures: 3 week advanced notice is required

When: Saturdays or Sundays
Time: 9am-12pm
Cost: $35 per scout, $10 per adult (Zoo admission included)

Cub Scouts
-Tiger: Into the Wild
-Tiger: Backyard Jungle
-Wolf: Digging into the Past
-Bear: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
-Webelos: Into the Wild
-Webelos: Into the Woods

Boy Scouts
-Fish and Wildlife Management
-Reptile and Amphibian Study
-Bird Study
-Mammal Study (must bring a camera with you)
-Nature
-Gardening
-Plant Science 
-Forestry
-Specialty Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Badge 




Short on time? See below. 

Private Mini Workshops: 3 week advanced notice is required

When: Saturdays or Sundays
Time: 9:30am-11:00am
Cost: $15 per scout, $5 per adult (Zoo admission not included)

Cub Scouts
-Tigers: Into the Woods
-Tigers: Backyard Jungle
-Wolf: Digging into the Past
-Bear: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
-Webelos: Into the Wild
-Webelos: Into the Woods

Boy Scouts

-Fish and Wildlife Management
-Amphibian and Reptile Study  




We are willing to create a program for anyone! If you have an idea, please call 904-757-4463 ext. 388 and we will do our best to put together a program that fits your needs. 


Sleep Over at the Zoo!

Any workshop can be turned into an After Dark Sleepover at the sleepover rate. After Dark Sleepovers require a minimum of 18 participants and must be at least 6 years of age. Please visit http://jacksonvillezoo.org/afterdark for pricing.