Boy Scout Programs

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial offers a wide variety of FREE programs and workshops to help Boy Scouts of all levels fulfill requirements for badges. All programs are facilitated by National Park Service rangers. Programs are 50-minutes long and offered year-round. Reservations must be made at least one month in advance. Call 1-877-982-1410 ext. 0

Tiger Cubs
Fun & Games
Learn about the lives and pastimes of nineteenth-century boys and girls. Scouts will make and take a pioneer toy.

Cooperation on the Trail
Scouts will experience some of the difficulties and challenges faced by early pioneers traveling by wagon across the prairies, rivers and mountains to reach a new home in the west. Scouts will make and take a pioneer toy.

Wolf Cubs
Council Fire: (Wolf Core Adventure)
Visit the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis and learn about the history and future of your community. Talk with a National Park Service ranger and learn about service to community and country. Fulfills requirements 3a, 3b and 5.

Bear Cubs
Beat of the Drum: (Bear Elective Adventure)
Learn about the history and culture of the Osage Indians of the woodland areas of the Mississippi Valley at the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis. Fulfills requirements 1, 2 and 4.

Build My Own Hero (Webelo and AOL Elective Adventures)
What does it take to be a hero? National Park Service rangers will introduce you to some famous and not-so-famous heroes that have made a difference in our community, country and world. Fulfills requirements 2, 3 and 4.

Last updated: October 5, 2015

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