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Scout Programs

We customize our scout programs to fit your merit badge requirements! Please call (410) 987-1300 or email us for more information on customizable merit badge experiences and available program dates at ecoadventuresmd@gmail.com

Boy Scout & Girl Scout 1 Hour Program

Calling all troop leaders! Trek on out to EcoAdventures for your next scout meeting- or we can bring the fun to you! Scout enrichment programs include an interactive presentation with live animals and bio facts. Or, trek outdoors into our own backyard for a scout scavenger hunt and explore the Severn Run Wildlife Area- 1,700 acres of pristine wilderness ready to be admired and appreciated by our young conservationists.  We also offer programs at Kinder Farm Park with our turtle research project when available. Popular themes include:  Jungle Safari, Creepy Crawlies, Animal Rescue, Animal Training and Enrichment, Wildlife, Research, and Zoo Careers,  Backyards in the Bay, Earth Day, Turtle-tacular!, Fossil dig, Reptiles and Amphibians, Research hands-on lab: What do gators eat in the wild?  

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PRICES:

In-house programs at our facility  are available:

Saturdays 9-10am or evenings depending on Birthday party schedule

Evenings after 6pm M-F

$150 flat fee for 10 scouts or less, $12 per additional scout

Outreach-  At your school or place of choice

$175 for up to 15 scouts, additional scouts are $12

$220 for up to 40 scouts

40+ see blue and gold rates

$50 deposit is required to reserve a program

*$20 Traveling fee to your school/location if more than 30 minutes from of our location

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Sample Programs for every level!

Daisy-  Conservation Connection  *Earn the Use Resources  wisely Petal

 

Brownie– The Amazing World of Bugs! *Earn the Bugs Badge

 

Junior– Rumble in the Jungle *Earn the Animal Habitats Badge

 

Cadette– Global Explorers  *Earn the Animal Helpers Badge

 

Senior– Animal Rescue! *Earn the Voices for Animals Badge

 

Animal Ambassadors– Keep Moving Forward! *Gold Award Ideas!

 

Animal Rescue!

This week is all about what do you do if you see an animal in distress?  Learn all about why animals may need rescuing- or not!  Meet  and interact with some of our rescued animals and learn their amazing stories! From Wally, our gator that was released in icy waters of Chicago river to terrapin babies being stuffed into boots as part of a smuggling operation to Asia…Meet Honey our 13 foot python, a one eyed snapping turtle and more!  Learn how to catch some uncooperative gators AND participate in a “Mock Rescue” of a dolphin. 

Jungle Safari

Grab your binoculars and safari hat and get ready to go on a jungle safari!  Discover animals, plants, and materials that come from the rainforest.  Then use all your senses to experience the extraordinary!  Smell the spices of the rainforest, touch snakes, roaches, tarantulas, crocs, and even a oppossum.  Then learn why this habitat is one of the most important and endangered on earth!   It’s a jungle here at EcoAdventures , so grab a vine and swing on over to our super safari!

 Call us for more information about other themes and programs. We customize to meet your needs.

Scout Rainforest Sleepover

Imagine sleeping under the majestic canopy of the rainforest and waking to the sounds of howler monkeys or tree frogs. An EcoAdventures sleepover in our simulated rainforest is an experience your troop will never forget! First comes an evening of exciting activities that include a scavenger hunt with animal interactions, a possible night hike with flashlights or “eye shining” in the rainforest,  games, arts & crafts, and, of course, popcorn and a movie! Then, sleep the night away in the safety and comfort of our indoor facility. In the morning, enjoy a continental breakfasts and then take take a green screen photo with an animal as a souvenir of this unforgettable experience. Our educators can even customize activities to help meet merit badge requirements! Email for more information on customizable merit badge experiences and available sleepover dates at ecoadventuresmd@gmail.com  

$50 per scout, Leader is free,  Extra chaperones are $10.  Min of 12 scouts/children for it to run.

$100 deposit is required to book a sleepover

1 chaperone required for every 5 scouts

“Spent the night at Eco Adventures last night on a Cub Scout sleep over working on the boys Wildlife Conservation requirements and had an awesome time!!..The boys loved it!!..Dr. Brady Barr(National Geographic), his wife, Mei Len, Anne & support staff taught the boys about natural resources, camouflage, animal tracks, endangered species, habitats and our impact on them!!..The animal interactions were amazing…hissing cockroaches, tarantulas, scorpions, chameleons, alligators, crocs and Gigantor, the 23ft long reticulated python!!..they played games, made and painted casts of fossils, claws and shark teeth, had popcorn, late night movie on the BIG screen, had breakfast together and our souvenir photos holding a snake or alligator and then sadly enough had to say goodbye…If you are looking for a cool Scout sleep over or School trip idea, call Mei Len at Eco Advetures!!.. They are an awesome establishment to work with!!..Thank you for everything!!..and see you again soon!!”
 By Marc Bass  Cub Scout Leader troop 209
“Hi,
I just wanted to let you all know that my girl scout troop had a great time on Saturday morning.  Aimee was absolutely fantastic with the girls.  I imagine you will be seeing lots of my scouts again for other activities that you sponsor too.  Thanks again and I’ll be back in another year for my younger daughters troop.”
Carrie S

Blue and Gold Banquets

Up to 150 people – $350 
150-200 people – $400
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