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2022 CUB SCOUT ADVENTURES & MERIT BADGE PROGRAMS


Requirements in BOLD will be covered during program.

LIONS - MOUNTAIN LION (Lion Required Adventure) View Requirements

What do you need on an outdoor adventure? Learn SAW principles and buddy system as we explore the plants and animals of our nature preserve!

TIGERS

MY TIGER JUNGLE (Tiger Required Adventure) View Requirements
Tigers are introduced to sights and sounds, plants, birds, and other animals of our natural world. Scouts will also make their own birdhouse using recycled materials.

TIGERS IN THE WILD (Tiger Required Adventure) View Requirements
Plan and prepare for a short hike in the woods. Listen and learn the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Principles for Kids. Search for evidence of animals and learn about some interesting trees and plants!

WOLVES & BEARS

CALL OF THE WILD (Wolf Required Adventure) View Requirements
Wolves will learn how to prepare for the outdoors including possible weather changes, what to do if natural disasters strike, how to tie knots, and more!

PAWS ON THE PATH (Wolf Required Adventure) View Requirements
Be sure to dress for the weather for our 1-mile hiking adventure as we explore birds, insects, animals & more!

DIGGING IN THE PAST (Wolf Elective Adventure) View Requirements
Discover the world of dinosaurs! Play a matching game, create an imaginary dinosaur, make a "fossil" craft and be a paleontologist as you participate in our Dino Dig!

FUR, FEATHERS, AND FERNS (Bear Required Adventure) View Requirements
Partake in a 1-mile hike around our nature preserve as we explore the varied plant and animal life, learn about composting, endangered animals and much more!

WEBELOS & ARROW OF LIGHT

WEBELOS WALKABOUT (Webelos Required Adventure) View Requirements
Plan for a 3-mile hike throughout our nature preserve! Learn about first aid, Outdoor Code, Leave no trace principles, and poisonous plants and dangerous animals. Prepare & bring a healthy snack and water!

EARTH ROCKS! (Webelos & Arrow of Light Required Adventure) View Requirements
Experience our fascinating local geology! Learn how to identify minerals in rocks, geological building materials, Moh's scale of hardness, and take a trip to our natural rocky beach! (Must be scheduled with 3 hours of low tide)

INTO THE WILD (Webelos & Arrow of Light Elective Adventure) View Requirements
Explore the intertidal zone as we discover the plants and animals that inhabit this unique environment. (Must be scheduled within 2 hours of low tide)

INTO THE WOODS (Webelos & Arrow of Light Elective Adventure) View Requirements
Learn all about trees as we explore the woods of our preserve! Determine age of trees, common items made from wood, different parts of a tree and much more!

PRINT CHECKED REQUIREMENTS PRINT CHECKED REQUIREMENTS
COST: $12.00 per scout per program
(Two programs in one day: $18 per scout)
Must pay Minimum of 6 scouts, maximum of 25 per program.
Siblings welcome (age permitting) if total number is within 25.
$4.00 PER ADULT, 2 adults free

MINIMUM PAYMENT DUE IN ADVANCE OF PROGRAM
Payable to: FRIENDS of GARVIES POINT MUSEUM & PRESERVE
Call 516-571-8010/1 to book now.


BSA Certified Merit Badge Counselors available for:

Archaeology American Heritage Architecture Basketry Citizenship (community and Nation) Entomology Gardening Geology Indian Lore Law Nature

Most badges have required pre-requisites to be completed before the program. Bring all materials to be viewed by Counselor. Counselor will sign off on blue cards once program has been completed and requirements have been met.

$15.00 per scout. Minimum of 6, maximum of 10 per program.
1.5-hour program for each listed Merit badge.

Programs can be customized.
Birdwatching, Native American studies, Minerals & more available.
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