Let the Museum be a part of your scouting experience! Sign up your Boy or Girl Scout group for a weekend program to earn part or all of the requirements for many different badges, journeys, belt loops and pins.
Boy Scouts (Coming Soon!)
Cub Scouts: Wildlife Conservation (belt loop and pin), Collecting (belt loop and info for pin)
Boy Scouts: Collecting, Indian Lore, Insect Study, Archaeology, Basketry, Bird Study
Journeys: WOW, Brownie Quest, A World of Girls
Skill Building Badges: Bugs, Home Scientist, Senses, Inventor
Journeys: Get Moving!, Agent of Change, aMUSE
Skill Building Badges: Flowers, Detective, Animal Habitats
Available times: Saturday 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2-4 p.m.; Sunday 2-4 p.m.
Each program requires a minimum of 10 scouts with a maximum of 20. The Museum requires a 10 to 1 ratio of scouts per chaperone for all programs.
A deposit of $50 is required to reserve your troop’s spot. Fees for all participants must be paid in one payment on the day of or before the program. The cost is $15 per scout and chaperones are free*.
Refunds will be made for cancellations received 5 business days before the scheduled program, minus a $20 administrative fee. Refunds will not be made for weather-related cancellations.
* There is an additional fee for programs that utilize the Butterfly Rainforest.
Please contact Amanda Harvey with your questions or to register at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-273-2062.
Make sure to check the Calendar of Events for all of our scout friendly events where you can use the experience to work towards your belt loops, pins and badges!
Earth Day BioBlitz | April 20, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Girl Scouts Explore: Archaeology| May 10, 6-9 p.m.
Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts earn a special patch created for this event to celebrate Florida’s 500th Anniversary.