Scout Programs

Meet various badge requirements with the help of WOLVES! The WCC's education programs can be tailored to meet several Girl Scout and Boy Scout badges, but the troop leaders make the final decision as to whether or not badge requirements have been satisfied. Program start times and lengths are badge-dependent, but all programs typically run 1.5 hours in length. The WCC does not provide the physical badges.

A scout group can also opt to reserve the WCC's "general" education program rather than reserving one of the below programs. These programs are roughly 1.5 hours in length, and visitors will learn about wolf history, diet, behavior, and more while viewing the WCC's gray wolves. There's also the potential chance to observe some of the critically endangered red wolves and endangered Mexican gray wolves that reside at the WCC.

A minimum payment of $200 for up to 15 people is required for all scout programs; additional guests are $14 for adults and $11 for children under 12. These programs are offered Tuesday - Friday, pending availability. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we can only accommodate up to 25 people during these programs.

Please email visit@nywolf.org for more information or to schedule.

Girl Scout Badge Offerings

Brownies (grades 2-3)

Journey: Think like a citizen scientist 

“Dreams of becoming a real scientist one day? Our wolves want to help! Learn about the science and study methods researchers use to better understand the world around them by spending time with our Ambassador wolves. Create your own scientific data through observing and collecting information via sight and sound!” 

Program Price: A minimum payment of $200 for up to 15 people is required for all scout programs; additional guests are $14 for adults and $11 for children under 12.

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Juniors (grades 4-5)

Animal Habitats

“Have you wanted to walk in the footsteps of giants? In gaining your Animal Habitats badge, you’ll take a journey into an actual (empty) endangered wolf enclosure to better understand what makes a happy wolf home, as well as learning about what makes wolves so wild and ways to help keep them that way!” 

Program Price: A minimum payment of $200 for up to 15 people is required for all scout programs; additional guests are $14 for adults and $11 for children under 12.

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Boy Scout Badge Offerings

Wolf Adventure

What better way to complete your Wolf Adventures than alongside actual wolves! Complete both Call of the Wild and Howling at the Moon requirements in this two-in-one program. You’ll learn the Outdoor Code, its importance, and fire and outdoor safety, as well as ways to communicate in a team.

Program Price: A minimum payment of $200 for up to 15 people is required for all scout programs; additional guests are $14 for adults and $11 for children under 12.

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