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Scout Programs

Scout Programs

Audubon offers exciting scouting programs that celebrate the wonders of nature:

Overnight Camping
Badge Clinics
Girl Scout Badge Day
Daisy Day-registration available now!

Bringing your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop camping in the Zoo!

Girl and Boy Scout units and their leaders, parents and siblings are invited to join in the fun and camp out at Audubon Zoo for only $40 a person. Troops have the option of earning a badge during their overnight!

Spring dates are now full!  Fall dates will be up soon.

To reserve your date will require a minimum registration of 10 people as a deposit. You must register on-line. Full payment and total participant numbers are required no less than two weeks before the registered date. ACTUAL minimum number of registrants is 30 people.


  • All scouts must bring their own camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags, etc.) and provide dinner for their troop.
  • The minimum number of people is 30.
  • The maximum number of people is 70.
  • All participants must be five years of age or older.

Sample Overnight Itinerary:

6:00 pmTroop arrives and set-up their "camp" in the education yard
7:00 pmEvening activities begin including animal adventures, biofact times, campfire with s’mores and a night hike through the Zoo.
10:00 pmLights out
7:00 amContinental breakfast
8:00 amMorning hike through the Zoo
9:00 amScouts depart from the Zoo

Available dates for spring are now full. Fall dates will be posted soon.


Girl Scout Badge Day - will be back in fall 2016

Come and join us for a fun filled day at Audubon Zoo and earn two special Audubon Zoo Badges, Save the Rainforest Badge and the Wetland Warrior Badge. You will enjoy classroom activities, animal encounters, guided tours of the zoo and more! At the end of the day you will take home the tools to teach others how to save these invaluable resources!

Date: TBD
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
10:00am - 12:00pm Wetland Warrior Badge
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch on own
1:00pm - 3:00pm Save the Rainforest Badge
$20 for morning or afternoon class only
$35 for both classes
Fees include Zoo admission and badges

Girl Scout Badge Day at Audubon Zoo ALL DAY

Girl Scout Badge Day at Audubon Zoo AM Class only

Girl Scout Badge Day at Audubon Zoo PM Class only

Daisy Day at Audubon Zoo

Daisy Day at Audubon Zoo will be an exciting adventure as we observe wildlife at the Zoo and work on the Daisy Journey. Included in the workshop is admission to the Zoo on the day of the event, the badge program (4), a live animal demonstration and snacks. (One adult chaperone for every six scouts is required)

Date: April 2, 2016
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Cost: $35 per participant

*Includes adult chaperones, Zoo admission, snacks and activities

Topics that will be covered: Honest and Fair, Courageous and Strong, Use Resources Wisely & Make the World a Better Place, Considerate and Caring, Friendly and Helpful, Responsible for What I Say and Do.



Girl Scout and Boy Scout Troops
$40 a person. Minimum number of people is 30.
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Mailing address: Audubon Nature Institute 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70118
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