Want to help? Whether you want to join a group activity such as Buffalo National River Partners, work individually, involve your scout troop, or bring your own group Buffalo NR welcomes your efforts and assistance. Each volunteer hour recorded results in more resources to continue preserving and protecting your park. Click on the links for more information.
All volunteers should report work accomplished and hours volunteered either through your group leader or the supervising park staff.
Join the BNRPartners and other volunteers for river cleanups and a variety of other volunteer projects. Get details on the Calendar.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Buffalo National River Scouting Award
The patch is awarded to all Scouting and Venture group members that complete a 50-mile float/ hike and an approved 10-hour Service Project within 10 consecutive days.
Send requests to:
The initial request should include tentative dates, put-in and take-out locations, total number of participants to include child/adult ratio, group representative with phone number and email address, any logistical needs of the group that might be facilitated by the park, and if you would prefer the awards to be presented in person or mailed after the completion of the trip.
The trip report should be submitted within 10 days of the completion of the trip and safe return to the group's home station.
Last updated: December 29, 2017