Scout Adventures at the Zoo!

scout The Zoo offers the thrill of a wildlife adventure in a safe and educational atmosphere. Scout programs encourage enthusiasm for learning about nature by engaging participants in a hands-on exploration of the world around them. Plus you can meet badge requirements or achievements. The Zoo comes alive through games, hikes, scavenger hunts, and animal demonstrations.

Scout Options

Day Programs

Day Programs

Our experienced educators will lead your group through activities in our education classrooms and on Zoo grounds that will fulfill requirements to earn scout badges, achievements, and activity pins.

See our Scout Day Program page for details.

Slumber Safari

Slumber Safari

Join us for a wild night at the Zoo! Our fun-filled programs provide an opportunity to explore the Zoo, experience up-close encounters with our animal ambassadors, and see what the animals do after-hours all while learning about conservation and our natural world.

See our Slumber Safari page for details

Scout Events

Scout Events

Join other troops from across the state during our Scout events. These event days are for scouts of various levels. Earn a special Zoo badge/patch for completing all of the event tasks.

Party for the Planet Scout Day – April 23rd, 2016 10am-1pm

For Boy and Girl Scouts

Registration opens March 2016



Looking for an Eagle Scout Project?

The Jackson Zoo is committed to helping our community become stewards of the environment. One of the ways we do this is through Eagle Scout Service Projects.

Check out our volunteer page for more information.