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Badge Day at The Field

Boy Scouts - Earn a Merit Badge at The Field Museum!  

Badge Day at The Field will have Boy Scouts trekking across the Museum with fun scavenger hunts, exploring natural sciences through hands-on activities, and going behind the scenes with a Field Museum scientist.

All Merit Badge requirements are completed through the program!  Each program runs from 9am-3:30pm.  For more information, download the Badge Day at the Field flyer and our FAQs.


Badge Days at the Field 2013

All programs are sold out at this time.


Registration for Badge Days at The Field 2014 will open on July 1, 2014.  Check this space for updates!

If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email our scout programs team.


Take a look at some of the fun we had at past Badge Day at The Field programs!

Scouts gained special access to restricted areas of The Field Museum to learn about our collections and the research our scientists conduct.


Scouts examine different kinds of fish in the Zoology Wet Lab.



Scouts learn about insects and spiders in our invertebrates lab.


Scouts also completed activities in the classroom and in the exhibitions to complete all badge requirements.

Scouts conduct a scavenger hunt through 4 billion year’s of Earth’s history in the Evolving Planet exhibition.


Scouts create scientific illustrations on their way to earning their Mammal Study or Environmental Science badge.




Scouts displayed their own exhibition of endangered species for Museum guests to view.


Email our scout programs team with any questions!



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