Cub Scout Programs

Cub Scout Adventure Programs

Tiger, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts will participate in classroom activities, games and a wildlife hike through the Zoo as they complete their Cub Scout requirements. At the completion of the program each boy will receive a signed certificate of completion. Badges are not available at the Zoo.  

New! Cub Scout Adventure Programs

Tiger Adventure Program: 
Tiger Cub Scouts will complete the Tiger Adventure: Backyard Jungle

Wolf Adventure Program:
Wolf Cub Scouts will complete the Wolf Elective Adventure: Digging in the Past

Bear Adventure Program:
Bear Cub Scouts will complete the Bear Adventure: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

Webelos Adventure Program:
Webelos Cub Scouts will complete the Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Wild

Second Year Webelos - Naturalist Badge

Webelos will participate in activities, games and a wildlife trek in the Zoo to complete four of the required activities to earn their Cub Scout Naturalist Badge.  In completing the Wildlife Naturalist Notebook, the boys will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between "poisonous" and "venomous"
  • Identify poisonous plants found in Florida
  • Describe several native species they've observed
  • Explain and identify a bird flyway
  • List several things a good naturalist should do when observing wildlife

Webelos - Forester Badge

Webelos will participate in classroom activities and hike through the Zoo to identify Florida native plants and trees as part of the Forest Activity Badge.  In completing the activity badge the boys will be able to:

  • Name the different types of forests growing in different parts of the country
  • Label the different layers of a forest
  • Identify Florida native trees and plants
  • Describe how wildlife and humans use trees and plants
  • Describe both the benefits and harm wildfires cause in a forest ecosystem
  • List several ways to prevent wildfires

Each boy will receive a certificate after completing the program.  Badges are not available at the Zoo.


Cost and Reservations:

Cost:  $13 per person, minimum of 10 people (includes boys and adults).  Price includes Zoo admission and program.  One adult per five boys is free.  Only Scouts and chaperones my attend program.  Other guests may pay regular admission and enjoy the Zoo.

Time:  Approximately 2 hours

When:  Saturdays / September thru May

Reservations:  Call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org at least two weeks prior to Zoo visit.