EDUCATION

Boy & Girl Scout Programs

Experience the great outdoors, wildlife education, and fun scouting programs at the Brandywine Zoo!

Join us with your troop or pack for one of our fun Scout programs. These programs offer boy and girl scouts the opportunity to work toward badge requirements for a variety of animal, nature, and outdoors-focused badges! Or, join us for one of our new Science and Career workshops, open to any youth!

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Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo
Enjoy a morning or evening at the zoo designated for scouts and their families! Registered participants for this program get to enjoy special early admission to the zoo before it opens to the public! There will be games, crafts, and activities all geared toward scout requirements. Brandywine Zoo patches will be available for purchase. This is an outdoor event so please dress for the weather.

Fee: $10/person, includes scouts, parents, siblings, and additional leaders. One leader free for every 15 scouts registered. DOWNLOAD our registration form for Scout Day.

Fall Date: Saturday, November 5, 4pm - 6pm
Pre-registration strongly suggested by November 2, walk-ins welcome if space available.

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Girl Scout Workshops
Where: Education building
Fee: $12 per child, includes Brandywine Zoo fun patch and admission for the day. Additional parents and chaperones must pay $5, or $7. (depending on fee season).

To Register: Please email Education@BrandywineZoo.org. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209. NOTE: Girl Scout Workshops require Min 10/Max 30 program participants. Overflow dates may be created if the below dates sell out.





Cub Scout Workshops
Where: Education building
Fee: $12 per child, includes Brandywine Zoo fun patch and admission for the day. Additional parents and chaperones must pay $5.00 or $7.00 (depending on fee season).

To Register: Please email Education@BrandywineZoo.org. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209. NOTE: Cub Scout Workshops require Min 10/Max 30 program participants. Overflow dates may be created if the below dates sell out.



Experience the Brandywine Zoo with your Scouts for a program designed to help your scouts meet badge requirements. These unique programs will help your scouts to experience wildlife and discover the natural all while earning badge requirements at the zoo!

Fee: $12 per scout, includes Brandywine Zoo fun patch and admission for the day. One free leader per troop/pack. Additional parents and chaperones must pay seasonal zoo admission fee for adults.

To Register:
Please email Education@BrandywineZoo.org. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209. NOTE: Workshops require Min 10/Max 30 program participants.


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Career & Science Workshops
Ages 8 and up
Program Length: 1.5 hours
Zoo Members: $8/student | Non-Members: $10/student
Adults are not required to attend this program, but paid adults are welcome to join us.

Brandywine Zoo offers a variety of career-focused workshops for pre-teens and teens interested in working with animals. Join us at an upcoming workshop focusing on one of the following topics:
  • Exotic Animal Nutrition
  • Training Animals
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Zoo Keeping 101
  • Animal Enrichment
  • Veterinary Care
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Working with: Carnivores, Exotic Birds, or Reptiles and Amphibians (select a topic)
For full list of upcoming workshops and dates, please visit our Family Programs & Youth Workshops page or Calendar of Events.

To Register: Email Education@BrandywineZoo.org.

Scout Groups can attend a workshop as a group, if space is available and they pre-register, or they may book an individual workshop (topics may be limited) if scheduling allows. NOTE: Career & Animal Science Workshops require Min 10/Max 30 program participants, minimum fee of $120/program for individual group workshops.



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