Have a wild time working towards Badges and Journeys at the Zoo! With four Badges or Journeys to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Designed specifically for Girl Scouts, these workshops are sure to be a wild time. Each three-hour workshop includes a meet-and-greet with Animal Ambassadors, a guided tour of the Zoo, and specific, hands-on crafts and activities for the chosen Badge or Journey.
COST: $20 per Scout; FOTZ Members receive a 10% discount
THINGS TO KNOW:
- Cost is $20 per scout
- Pre-registration is required
- You may register for public workshops below as an individual scout or as a troop/service unit.
- One adult chaperone for every 10 scouts is required. Adult chaperones are free of charge.
- A minimum of 10 scouts per workshop is required.
- Badges are not provided for workshop completion, but can be purchased through DejaZoo Gift Shop.
- Cost of workshop does not include Zoo admission. Discounted admission available for scout groups.
YOUR SCOUT WORKSHOP INCLUDES:
- Themed activities to help begin (but not necessarily complete) certain requirements
- Animal encounter with some of our education animal ambassadors
- Zoo tour
- Each scout will receive a journal containing activity pages that reinforce each concept discussed
Naturalist – Celebrating the Earth isn’t just for Earth Day-it’s for every day! During this three-hour workshop, you will begin your Naturalist Badge while meeting Animal Ambassadors, taking a guided tour of Kansas City, and taking a deep dive into the science of nature.
Think Like A Citizen Scientist – Anyone who asks questions and looks for answers is a scientist. That’s right: you are a scientist! Citizen Scientist have played a huge role in projects such as monitoring dolphins, revealing healthy bat populations and even protecting big cats in the wild. During this three-hour workshop you will begin your Think Like A Citizen Scientist Journey by meeting Animal Ambassador friends, taking a guided tour of Kansas City Zoo, and participating in citizen science projects right here at the zoo!
Environmental Stewardship – Nature is all around us! We play in it; we harvest from it; it gives us a home. During this three-hour workshop you will begin your Environmental Stewardship Badge by meeting Animal Ambassador friends, and taking a guided tour of Kansas City Zoo, and learning how to protect nature both locally and around the world.
Art In The Outdoors – Seneca the Younger said that “all art is but imitation of nature.” During this three-hour workshop, we’ll learn new art techniques, meet Animal Ambassadors, and take a guided tour of Kansas City Zoo. By the end of this workshop you will have created a beautiful work of art inspired by nature at the zoo!
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Didn’t see the date you wanted? Want an experience and memories that will last a lifetime? Gather 10 or more friends for the a private workshop or 20 or more of your friends to get your own private scout overnight and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your desired date and program.