Scout Programs

River Legacy Living Science Center offers a number of environmental education programs in support of the Boy Scout Program – Cub Scout, Boy Scout – and Girl Scout Program – Daisies, Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts. Naturalists assist youth in preparation for earning badges and moving from one level of scouting to the next with emphasis on nature.

Scout Badge Day – 10 am to 2 pm, Dec. 2:

Naturalists will help Scouts complete some or all of the necessary requirements to achieve the badges or journey listed here. The fee is $15 per Scout/per sibling; parents/chaperones are FREE. This is a come-and-go program and will take place rain or shine. A portion of the program will be outdoors. Lunch is not provided, but participants may bring a sack lunch.

Register for Scout Badge Day online here.

Regular Scout Program Offerings:

  • Daisies
    • Journey: Clover Award (Earth & Sky)*
  • Brownies
    • Journey: Wonders of Water (W.O.W.) *
    • Badge: Bugs or Hiker **
    • Badge: Outdoor Adventurers **
    • Patch: Water Drop **
  • Juniors
    • Badge: Animal Habitats or Geocacher **
    • Patch: Water Drop **
  • Tiger Cubs
    • Badge: Tigers in the Wild **
  • Wolf Cubs
    • Badge: Paws on the Path **
  • Bear Cubs
    • Badge: Fur, Feathers & Ferns **
  • Webelos
    • Badge: Webelos Walkabout or Into the Wild **

* Journey programs are designed to give girls a taste of the Journey – girls will not complete the Journey at this program.

** Badge & Patch programs are designed to complete most or all of the steps required to earn the badge or patch.

Pricing & Scheduling:

  • A minimum deposit of $100 for up to 10 Scouts must be made at time of reservation. $10 per additional Scout/$5 per Sibling for up to 20 participants.
  • Scout programs are offered by appointment August through May. Programs are generally 1 1/2 hours in length and will begin promptly at the scheduled time.
  • Scout programs are held rain or shine. However, in the event of heavy rain or dangerous temperatures, an alternate indoor program may be substituted.
  • If your group must reschedule, a $15 rescheduling fee will be applied.
  • If your group must cancel, refunds are as follows:
    • More than 30 days notice: 100% refund
    • 11 to 30 days notice: 50% refund
    • Less than 11 days: 25% refund
    • Less than 48 hours: NO refund


To learn more or to schedule a Scout program, contact Naturalist Shannon Porter via e-mail or at 817.860.6752, ext. 119.