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Scouts

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Daisy Outdoor Art Maker

Some animals are so colorful they look like works of art! Get ready to use all your senses as you explore the Detroit Zoo and look for artistic inspiration in nature. This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Outdoor Art Maker’ badge (requirements 1-3).

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Tigers – Tigers in the Wild

Get ready to take a hike in the Zoo! We will use all our senses to take in our surroundings and learn how to be responsible scouts in the outdoors. This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Tigers in the Wild’ badge (requirements 1-7).

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Brownie Outdoor Art Creator

Art is all around us in the natural world and can be found in plants and animals alike! Visit the Zoo and see the colors, shapes, and patterns of animals for outdoor art inspiration. This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Outdoor Art Creator’ badge (requirements 1-5).

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Wolves Grow Something

How do plants and vegetables grow? Which plants help animals the most? These questions and more will be explored during this workshop. This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Grow Something’ badge (requirements 1-5).

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Junior Outdoor Art Explorer

Let nature be your inspiration as you explore the Zoo and create different kinds of art. This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Outdoor Art Explorer’ badge (requirements 1-5).

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Bears Fur, Feathers, Ferns

In this workshop, Scouts will build their wildlife observation skills. As we hike through the Zoo, you will encounter and learn about various species, including some that are endangered in the wild. Then with your newly honed observation skills, we’ll look for different signs that wild animals live nearby. This Scout Workshop will meet all the requirements for the “Fur, Feathers and Ferns” badge (requirements 1-7).

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Cadette Outdoor Art Apprentice

Some of our greatest works of art are inspired by nature. People have been using animals and the environment as a muse for centuries. Get ready to use your observation skills to drive your art and creativity! This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Outdoor Art Apprentice’ badge (requirements 1-5).

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Webelos Into the Wild

Do you ever wonder why animals do the things they do? In this scout workshop, you will begin to understand some of the animals that call the Zoo home through observation and exploration. This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Into the Wild’ badge (requirements 3-9).

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Senior Outdoor Art Expert

Become an outdoor artist as you connect with nature and some of the animals at the Detroit Zoo! You’ll learn how to see nature through an artist’s perspective and learn how to use art to express yourself. Art isn’t just in a museum; it’s all around us! Through this experience, you’ll see the zoo in a way you never have before! The workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Outdoor Art Expert’ badge (requirements 1-5). Participants should pack a lunch; a ½ hour lunch break will be allotted in the program time.

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Ambassador Outdoor Art Master

When many people think of art, they think of paintings or sculptures in a museum. However, art can be found all around us in many different forms, from topiaries to architecture. Learn about the many forms art can take while exploring the Detroit Zoo. You’ll have the opportunity to use inspiration from the Zoo to bring craft and the outdoors together! The workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘Outdoor Art Master’ badge (requirements 1-5). Participants should pack a lunch; a ½ hour lunch break will be allotted in the program time.

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Bears World of Sound

In this workshop, you’ll use your imagination to travel all over the world. At each stop, you will learn about the animals that call different parts of the world home and create a musical instrument from that animal’s home! This Scout Workshop will meet all requirements for the ‘World of Sound’’ badge (requirements 1-3).

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