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Boy Scouts

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is proud to support Boy Scouts in central Ohio with fun, hands-on activities designed around scout adventures.

Programs (below) are 90 minute lessons including hands-on activities, a take home component (depending on program) and completion of all steps of program adventure. Conservatory admission is included with program fee during regular business hours (daily from 10am-5pm).

The maximum number of participants 25 scouts and 10 leaders per program. All accompanying leaders and parents are required to pay the program fee.

Space is limited and programs are designed for specific age groups and scout adventures, we kindly ask for no siblings or tagalongs. Thank you for your understanding! We invite these individuals to explore the outdoor grounds or the Conservatory (with admission fee) until program is completed.

Note: More programs coming 2018!

Programs

Wolf Scouts
Saturday, October 7, 10–11:30am Grow Something Hey Wolf Scouts, come grow something at the Conservatory! Almost all plants on Earth grow from seeds! Venture through the Conservatory’s unique environment and discover how seeds travel to become new plants. Plant herb seeds and create a mason jar terrarium to take home. Wolves will complete all five steps of their Grow Something Elective Adventure. Location: Conservatory Meeting Rooms A/B
Cost: $12 per scout/leader/participant
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Bear Scouts
Wednesday, September 13, 6–7:30pm Critter Care Do you think a butterfly would make a good pet? Find out that answer and experience the last week of the Blooms & Butterflies exhibition. Study bugs and other creepy crawlies and meet an animal caretaker. Scouts will take home their very own caterpillar to raise and release into nature. Bears will complete all seven steps of their Critter Care Elective Adventure. Location: Conservatory Meeting Rooms A/B
Cost: $12 per scout/leader/participant
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Tiger Scouts
Satruday, February 3, 2018, 10–11:30am Stories in Shapes Hey Tigers, did you know that the Conservatory is a great place to view art and practice your art skills? Take a walking tour through the Conservatory’s art collection, including glass works of Dale Chihuly and our featured gallery artist. Create your own art piece to take home and enjoy. Tigers will complete all steps of their Stories in Shapes Elective Adventure. Location: Conservatory Meeting Rooms A/B
Cost: $10 per scout/leader/participant
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