Scout Programs

Scouts photoThe 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
October 13, 2018 at 12:30-3:30pm

This program will take place at our E. Drake site. Click here for directions.

Note: The Brownies Hiker Badge program has been canceled due to low enrollment.

Juniors, join us to earn your Geocacher badge at 12:30-3:30pm.

Cost is $7 per scout. Registration is closed for this program.

Environmental Science Merit Badge

April 14, 2018 at 9am-3pm

This program will take place at our E. Drake site.

Join us to work towards your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Material covered during this program will include ecological interactions and their importance, types of pollution, local endangered species and more.

Scouts who wish to complete all requirements will be given worksheets to do so. ELC staff will visit troop meetings within Fort Collins to sign off on these requirements.

Cost is $20 per scout for this program. Registration is required, click here to register.

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

Animal Habitats
Playing the Past
Get Moving! Journey

Example programs for Cub and Boy Scouts

Tiger 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

Wolf Scouts:
Elective 13: Birds
Elective 15: Grow Something
Elective 18: Outdoor Adventure

Bear Scouts:
Achievement 5: Sharing Your World with Wildlife
Elective 2: Weather
Elective 12: Nature Crafts
Elective 15: Water and Soil Conservation

Webelo Scouts:
Forester Activity Badge
Naturalist Activity Badge
Outdoorsman Activity Badge

Boy Scouts:
Environmental Science Badge
Bird Study Badge
Orienteering Badge
Insect Study Badge
Nature 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.