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. Let us take care of dinner for you. Add pizza, fruit, dessert and drink to your scout overnight for an extra $10.00 per participant. Audubon Nature Institute believes in being earth friendly. Upon request, participants can earn an additional Eco badge by committing to earth friendly behavior.

Details HERE

Cost: $40.00 per participant.

Register:

  • September 30 FULL
  • October 27 FULL
  • November 4 FULL
  • November 10 FULL
  • November 11 FULL
  • November 17 FULL

Requirements:

  • All scouts must bring their own sleeping bags (sleeping is indoors) and provide dinner for their troop.
  • The minimum number of people is 30.
  • The maximum number of people is 60.
  • All participants must be five years of age or older.

Sample Overnight Itinerary:

6:00pm Troop arrives and set-up their "camp" in the Nature Center exhibit hall or classrooms
7:00pm Evening activities begin including animal adventures, biofact times, campfire with s'mores and a night hike on the Nature Center boardwalks
10:30pm  Lights out
7:00am Continental breakfast
8:00am Morning walk on boardwalks
9:00am Scouts depart from the Nature Center

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!

Dates:

  • October 6 FULL
  • October 7 FULL
  • October 13 FULL
  • November 10 FULL
  • November 17
  • December 1 FULL
  • December 2 FULL
  • December 8

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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

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  Lights 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. 

A minimum of two weeks’ notice is needed to schedule a badge clinic.

Request a Badge Clinic