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Cub Scouts

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

Programs (below) are 90 minute lessons including hands-on activities and a take-home component (dependent on program). Each program will satisfy a portion of the required steps of the desired 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.


Wolf Scouts
More Programs Coming Fall 2018
Bear Scouts
Saturday September 1, 10–11:30am Critter Care Do you think a butterfly would make a good pet? Visit the Conservatory to find out! Search for creepy crawlies on a fun bug hunt that ends at a tropical haven full of fluttering butterflies. Take home a Painted Lady caterpillar to raise and release into nature. Bears will complete six of the seven steps of Critter Care Elective Adventure.

Location: Conservatory Room B/C/D
Cost: $13 per scout/leader/participant

Registration Closed
(Program at Capacity)
Tiger Scouts
Friday, October 5, 2018 6:30–8:30pm Fall Nights *New* Tour the Conservatory grounds on a fun evening hike. Use your senses and look for signs of wildlife. The evening will include fun and s’mores around the fire. Tigers will complete steps four through seven of Tigers in the Wild Required Adventure.

Location: The Wells Barn
Cost: $10 per scout/leader/participant
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