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Advancement Opportunities at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Badge Workshops

The Nature Museum offers a wide variety of badge workshops for active scout groups. Workshops utilize the Museum’s collections and outdoor exhibitions. Schedule any of these 2-hour workshops for your busy troop at your convenience. Price includes the workshop, museum admission for scouts and adult chaperones, and the pin or badge. Contact scouts@naturemuseum.org or call 773-755-5111, ext. 7 for additional information and availability.

Dates: Subject to availability. Contact scouts@naturemuseum.org or 773-755-5111, ext. 7 for availability.
Cost: $20 per scout (minimum of 10 scouts or $200); chaperones are free
Location: On-site at the Nature Museum
Chaperones: The Nature Museum requires a chaperone to scout ratio of 1 chaperone to 5 scouts.

Available Workshops

Webelos Activity Pins available: Scientist, Naturalist

Merit Badges available: Mammal Study, Reptile & Amphibian Study

Boy Scout Badge Specific Events

Dates: See below.
Cost: $20 per Scout for one 2-hour programs; $30 per scout for two 2-hour programs or one 4-hour program.
Location: On-site at the Nature Museum.
Chaperones: The Nature Museum requires 1 chaperone for every 5 Scouts.
Registration: Complete registration form found at naturemuseum.org/scouts. Space is limited. Once a workshop is sold out it will be noted on the website.

Webelos Pin Day: Naturalist and Scientist | October 21, 2012; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Naturalist or Scientist; 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Naturalist or Scientist

Natural Sciences Merit Badge Day | November 11, 2012; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mammal or Reptile/Amphibian; 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Mammal or Reptile/Amphibian

Webelos Pin Day: Naturalist and Scientist | February 2, 2013; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Naturalist or Scientist; 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Naturalist or Scientist

Natural Sciences Merit Badge Day | April 28, 2013; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Insect (includes 1 hour lunch break)
10:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mammal; 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Reptile/Amphibian

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