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Hands-on activities and a real brush with nature make the National Aviary’s Scout programs a fun and memorable learning experience. These classes are available to entire troops or individual scout participants.

For complete information on Scout Programs, contact Laura King, Reservationist, at 412-323-7235 ext. or by email.

Each one hour class is $100 for up to 10 scouts; additional scouts are $9 each.

Each two-hour class is $150 for up to 10 scouts; additional scouts are $10 each.

1 free scout leader or adult chaperone for every 10 children. Maximum 25 scouts per class. All others pay group or regular admission.

Advance registration is required.



Webelos Naturalist
Webelos will learn how to identify local birds through the examination of feathers, beaks, and feet. Using recycled materials, they will also create a birdfeeder to take home and will learn ways to take care of the birds in their own backyard.

Learn about endangered and extinct animals while fulfilling Achievement #5. Explore conservation concerns and the many ways that people can make a positive difference in the environment.

This class completes Tiger electives 31, 32, 34, 42, and 47. Learn how to make bird feeders from recycled materials and other conservation minded activities that help protect birds in the wild.



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Please contact us if you have an idea of a program.



Brownies Watching Wildlife
This one-hour class. Maximum of 25 scouts per class. Try-its are included.
Get up close and personal with bird species from all over the world while exploring nature and conservation efforts. The program meets the requirements detailed in the Girl Scout Handbook.

Juniors Wildlife
This two-hour class. Maximum of 25 scouts per class. Badges are included.
Explore a whole world of birds and more as you get to know the National Aviary’s flock through field studies and activities! This program fulfills the requirements for the Wildlife badge as detailed in the Girl Scout Handbook.

Seniors: All About Birds
This two-hour class. Maximum of 25 scouts per class. IPAs are included.
Open up the world of zoo careers to the Cadettes through interviews, bird watching, and interactive group discussions. Cadettes will learn all about zoos and why they are important for the future of wildlife while earning their All About Birds IPA.

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