Boy Scout Programming Options

  • all classes are about an hour and a half to two hours long

Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild

Trail Adventure

Go on an adventurous hike and learn about the outdoors and the plants that live there. Play a game while hiking and exploring the outdoors. Find out what you need to do to get your body ready for a hike or walk in the woods or around the neighborhood. Our Baird Creek leader will help troops learn how to learn about the outdoors and explore the outdoors in a safe and responsible way.

Eco Learner

Troops will learn to minimize their impact on nature and protect what’s out there by following the Leave No Trace Principles. After our interactive hike, you’ll have learned three ways to protect the environment. Our Baird Creek leader will help troops learn how to have fun and enjoy the outdoors responsibly while completing hands-on activities that will teach these protection tips.

Critter Crawl

Troops will go on an adventure to search for critters that call Baird Creek home. We will search for signs of animals and their homes around the 4 different ecosystems at Baird Creek. Troops will learn about the animals and what makes them a special part of the ecosystem. We will learn through observation of the critters as well as interactive games that demonstrate what it would be like to live as a critter at Baird Creek!

Wolf Adventure: Paws on the Path

Bugs

Explore the world of bugs and learn more about these little creatures that do so much. They will be able to see bugs in action and explore bug homes! Our Baird Creek leader will help you earn this badge, and prepare you to know all about the different kinds of bugs.

Hiker

To complete this adventure, they will have to:

  1. Decide where to go
  2. Try out a hiking skill
  3. Pick the right gear
  4. Pack a snack for energy
  5. Go on your hike!

When they’ve earned this badge, they’ll know how to hit the trail for a hike. Our Baird Creek leader will help guide and instruct the skills it takes to become an excellent hiker.

Critter Crawl

Troops will go on an adventure to search for critters that call Baird Creek home. We will search for signs of animals and their homes around the 4 different ecosystems at Baird Creek. Troops will learn about the animals and what makes them a special part of the ecosystem. We will learn through observation of the critters as well as interactive games that demonstrate what it would be like to live as a critter at Baird Creek! This class will require troops to use identification skills to try and identify the animals/insects we will see on our hike!

Bear Adventure: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

Animal Habits

For this adventure, they will find out more about where animals live, how they play, and how humans can help them by going on a hike around the Baird Creek Greenway!

  1. Find out about wild animals
  2. Investigate an animal habitat
  3. Explore endangered habitats
  4. Help protect animal habitats

Our Baird Creek Leader will have helped troops understand more about wild animals and how to protect their homes.

Ferns & Flowers

Troops will discover that there’s more to different plants than just good looks. After this adventure, they’ll know all that’s wonderful about the plants in our backyard! From the ferns to the flowers…

  1. Uncover the science of one flower
  2. Look under the petals through a microscope!
  3. Find out how plants help people
  4. Have fun with plants

Plants are a very important part of our world and our ecosystem. Our Baird Creek leader will help them understand that they provide food for insects and herbivores, and how we can take part in protecting these wonderful plants.

Webelos Adventure: Webelos Walkabout

Hiker Adventurer

For this adventure, we will be going on a longer hike planned out by your troops! Troops will need to come prepared with an appropriate pack filled with essential items for a longer hike and come dressed for the weather. They will plan out a route for us to take by looking at our trail map and choosing a good spot to stop for a nutritious snack. We will split the leadership roles amongst the troops and have activities along the way to educate them on the potential hazards we may run into while on our hike.

Eco-Camper

This Badge will help them find out how to protect the environment when they go on a camping trip. This badge gives a great opportunity to learn more about the principles of Leave No Trace.

  1. Learn the Leave No Trace Seven Principles
  2. Plan meals with the environment in mind
  3. Prepare a minimal impact campsite
  4. Have fun with Leave No Trace
  5. Take a conservation hike

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned skills for minimal impact camping and know how to protect the environment when you go outdoors. Our Baird Creek Leader will help you explore and protect the environment and also learning new ways of minimal impact that you can use when camping on your own!

Cost

$8.00 per scout

Baird Creek Preservation Foundation does not provide badges.