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Boy Scout Day

Boy Scout Day

Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 10am – 5pm

Boy Scouts are invited to explore Fernbank and work toward Scout requirements during this special programming day. Drop-in activities include hands-on discovery stations and nature-themed scavenger hunts. Activities are aligned with badge requirements for Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelo Scouts.*

Scheduled Activities**

Discovery Carts
Look for these special mobile stations in the Great Hall or WildWoods and learn more about natural history through hands-on activities. (Locations vary carts will move throughout the day.)

WildWoods and Fernbank Forest
Embark on a nature adventure through self-guided tours of WildWoods and Fernbank Forest.

Boy Scout Day Scavenger Hunt
Discovery many of nature’s features this special scavenger hunt. (Located on the back of event program.)

Live Animal Encounter
11am and 2pm Naturalist Center
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s live animal collection.

Excellent Experiments Live Science Show
3pm, Naturalist Center
Explore the amazing world of environmental chemistry through fun experiments.

Cost: Boy Scout Day activities are included with Museum admission and are free for members. Group of 10 or more quality for special group discounts.*** Call 404.929.6306 to book your group.

For a more structured program, check out the instructor-led Boy Scout Ecology Lab (requires separate ticket purchase; space is limited). 

*Scout badges will not be provided by Fernbank Museum.

**Activities are offered 10am to 5pm unless noted and are subject to change. WildWoods and Fernbank Forest are open rain or shine, but may be closed in the event of inclement weather.  

***Advance reservations required. An adult chaperone is required per every 10 scouts in a group.