The Desert Museum is a great place to discover the natural world and meet scouts' learning requirements. We offer group admission rates to scout troops. You can also sign up for a Desert Discovery program or download our on grounds Scouts' Activity Guides to help make the most of your visit!
Want to meet requirements for a Girl Scout Brownie Try It or Junior Badge?
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Scouts Activity Guides and Desert Discovery Programs meet the following requirements
|Brownie Try Its Met By Desert Museum||Activity Guides That Meet Them||
|Animals #2. Understanding Animals||Any||Any|
|Earth and Sky #5, Creatures of the Air||Feathered Friends||Feathered Friends|
|Watching Wildlife #1, Animal Architects||Plant and Animal Partners||Plant and Animal Partners Saguaro Tales|
|Eco-Explorer #5, Speak Up For Animals||Threatened and Endangered Species Scavenger Hunt||Threatened and Endangered Species|
|Eco-Explorer #4, Food Chain||Web of Life|
Junior Badges Met By Desert Museum
Activity Guides That Meet Them
Desert Discovery Programs That Meet Them
|Rocks Rock #3, What Type Is It?||Rocks Rock Activity Guide||
|Earth Connections #6, Saving Plants and Animals||Threatened and Endangered Species Scavenger Hunt||Threatened and Endangered Species|
|Earth Connections #7, Adapt or Perish||Exploring Adaptations|
|Earth Connections #8, Plants and People||Sonoran Supermarket|
|Outdoor Creativity #1, Many Ways to be Creative||Drawing Desert Life|
|Plants and Animals #10, Go on Safari||Any||Any|
|Your Outdoor Surroundings #6, Classifying Outdoor Objects: The Artist and the Scientist||Drawing Desert Life|
|Your Outdoor Surroundings #4, To Protect the Environment||Threatened and Endangered Species Scavenger Hunt||
Troop leaders can find even more teaching resources here.
We also design specialty programs for scout councils interested in coordinating a large patch/badge day, and can bring our live animal programs to scout events. Please contact Robin Kropp at [email protected] or 520-883-3034 for more information.
Learning requirements for Cub Scout belt loops and pins and Boy Scouts merit badges can be pursued here for the following topics.
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Belt Loops and Pin
- Wildlife Conservation
Click here for more information about Cub Scout academic and sports programs.
Boy Scout Merit Badges
- Bird Study
- Environmental Science
- Fish and Wildlife Management
- Insect Study
- Mammal Study
- Plant Science
- Reptile and Amphibian Study
- Soil and Water Conservation
Click here for more information about Boy Scout merit badges.
Troop leaders can find even more teaching resources here.We also design specialty programs for scout councils interested in coordinating a large patch/badge day, and can bring our live animal programs to scout events. Please contact Robin Kropp at [email protected] or 520-883-3034 for more information.