Nashville Zoo is the perfect place for your group's adventure!
Daytime programs designed just for scouts!
Join fellow scouts at the Zoo for a scout workshop and earn scout badges through hands-on learning activities, games and animal encounters. Each program is tailored to meet the specific badge or adventure requirements for Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Scouts BSA.
Workshop details: Pricing varies by workshop and does not include admission to the Zoo. All scouts will receive a Nashville Zoo patch. Only scouts and chaperones may attend the program. 1 adult chaperone per troop is required to register and attend the program.
Covid Note (as of August 11, 2021): Based on recommendations by the CDC, masks will be required for all youth, adults and staff in indoor education program settings. If there are any changes to this policy, we will update all program participants.
*Unfortunately, all January workshops have been cancelled at this time.
$16 per scout, $10 per adult
Daisy: Eco Learner Badge
April 9, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Brownie: Bugs Badge
February 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
April 23, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Junior: Animal Habitats Badge
February 5, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
February 19, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Cadette: Animal Helpers Badge
February 13, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
$40 per scout, $10 per adult
February 12, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Scouts will complete requirement #5 on their own
An overnight group experience at the Zoo!
Experience Nashville Zoo after dark for a WILD adventure. Night Owl Programs are designed for groups of all types, ages 5+. For Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and American Heritage Girls we offer programs to meet badge and adventure requirements.
Night Owl programs include ed-zoocational activities, games and crafts. Experience the Zoo with a guided walk at night and in the morning. Plus, meet two of our Ambassador Animals! A light evening snack and morning breakfast are provided along with admission to the Zoo following your program.
All Night Owl programs are currently on hold through the end of 2021.