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Badge Day at The Field

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

Badge Day at The Field will have Boy and Girl 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! 

 

Boy Scout Merit Badges

Each program runs from 9:15am-3pm. For more information, please download our Boy Scout flier and Boy Scout FAQs at the bottom of this page.

Saturday, October 4: Insect Study (SOLD OUT) or Archaeology (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, October 11: Insect Study (SOLD OUT) or Archaeology

Saturday, October 18: Mammal Studies or Archaeology (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, November 8: Geology (SOLD OUT) or Archaeology (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, November 15: Mammal Studies or Archaeology (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, December 6: Geology (SOLD OUT) or Archaeology (SOLD OUT)

 

New! Girl Scout Merit Badge

The program runs from 9:15am-2:45pm. For more information, please download our Girl Scout FAQs at the bottom of this page.

Saturday, September 20: Junior Flower Badge

 

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 badge.

Email our scout programs team with any questions!

 

 

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