Working with Cosley Zoo is a great way to earn scout badge requirements.

Working with Cosley Zoo is a great way to earn scout badge requirements.

Scout Programs

Let Cosley Zoo help your scouting group with badge requirements. We offer one-of-a-kind, hands-on programs suitable for groups of different ages and skill levels.


Many scout programs are available for boys and girls of various levels.Choose from one of the programs listed in our brochure or have us customize a program for you.

Badge Programs are:

  • Interactive and include live animals for a one-of-a kind, up-close encounter
  • 1 to 1.5 hours long—see brochure for specific length of program

Badge Program Fees

  • $7.50/participant (A minimum $60)
  • 1 chaperone for every 5 participants is free. Additional chaperones are $7 each.


A minimum two-week advance notice is required for scheduling a program. Earlier registration is recommended. Scheduling is on a first come, first served basis.

When making your group reservation, please have the following information available:

  • Group contact information
  • Date(s) you wish to come to the zoo. Please have an alternate date in case you first choice is not available.
  • Time(s) of program
  • Number of participants
  • Age/grade of participants
  • Any special needs or accommodations
  • The program you would like for your group

Download the Cosley Zoo Scout Program Educational Opportunities brochure here.

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