Scout Programs

Audubon offers exciting scouting programs that Celebrate the Wonders of Nature:

Enjoy a scout overnight at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. Sleep indoors in the nature center exhibit hall, hike the boardwalk trails and meet native wildlife up close. You can even add a weiner roast to your overnight for an additional charge.

Cost: $40.00 per participant.


  • September 29
  • September 30
  • October 6
  • October 7
  • October 13
  • October 14
  • October 20
  • October 21
  • October 27
  • November 3
  • November 4
  • November 10
  • November 11
  • November 17
  • November 18

Bring your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop camping in the Zoo!

Girl and Boy Scout units and their leaders, parents and siblings are invited to join in the fun and camp out at Audubon Zoo for only $40 a person. Troops have the option of earning a badge during their overnight!

Fall dates will offer camp overnights at both Audubon Zoo and Audubon Nature Center.

To reserve your date will require a minimum registration of 10 people as a deposit. You must register on-line. Full payment and total participant numbers are required no less than two weeks before the registered date. ACTUAL minimum number of registrants is 30 people.


  • All scouts must bring their own camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags, etc.) and provide dinner for their troop.
  • The minimum number of people is 30.
  • The maximum number of people is 70.
  • All participants must be five years of age or older.

Fall 2017 dates: TBD

Sample Overnight Itinerary:

6:00pm Troop arrives and set-up their "camp" in the education yard
7:00pm Evening activities begin including animal adventures, biofact times, campfire with s'mores and a night hike through the Zoo.
10:00pm  Light out
7:00am Continental breakfast
8:00am Morning hike through the Zoo
9:00am Scouts depart from the Zoo

Come have a roaring good time with your Scout Troop at Audubon Zoo!

Click HERE for more information about Badge Clinics.