The ELC is an ideal place for Boy and Girl Scouts to work toward and complete many of their merit and handbook requirements. Our site provides great, close-to-home opportunities to explore and learn about the natural world.
We also host events that bring scouts from throughout the region to work on their badge and merit requirements. Upcoming events are below.
Girl Scout Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019
This program will take place at our East Drake site. Click here for directions.
Brownies, join us to earn your Hiker Badge at 9-11:30am. This program is limited to 40 participants.
Juniors, join us to earn your Geocacher Badge at 12:30-4pm. This program is limited to 20 participants.
Cost is $7 per scout for each program. Price does not include badge and no badges will be distributed at this event.
Registration is required, click here to register. Registration is open until April 20 or we reach capacity.
Environmental Science Merit Badge: CANCELED
This program has been canceled due to low enrollment. We will offer the Environmental Science Merit Badge again in April 2020.
We also take requests for scout programs, please see our scout program offerings below and contact us if you are interested in scheduling a program for your group.
Individual Scout Groups
In addition to our large scout events, we can also work with your individual scout groups. Please see the lists below for merit and handbook requirements we can help your group accomplish.
Example programs for Girl Scouts
Wow (Wonders of Water) Journey
Playing the Past
Get Moving! Journey
Example programs for Cub and Boy Scouts
Achievement 5: Let’s Go Outdoors
Elective 30: Plant A Seed
Elective 31: Learn About Animals
Elective 32: Feed the Birds
Elective 33: Clean Up Treasure Hunt
Elective 13: Birds
Elective 15: Grow Something
Elective 18: Outdoor Adventure
Achievement 5: Sharing Your World with Wildlife
Elective 2: Weather
Elective 12: Nature Crafts
Elective 15: Water and Soil Conservation
Forester Activity Badge
Naturalist Activity Badge
Outdoorsman Activity Badge
Environmental Science Badge
Bird Study Badge
Insect Study Badge
Soil & Water Conservation Badge
*The ELC can also help scouts working toward their Eagle Rank. We can mentor the planning and leadership for successful service projects and help complete requirements for the Eagle Scout Rank. Contact the ELC for more information.
Prices vary depending on program length and number of participants.
For programs requesting an RSVP, call or email us.