Scout Programs
Scout explores an owl pellet
Scouts build bird houses for a West Campus nest box trail

The Yale Peabody Museum Community Education Center offers a variety of nature based programs that can meet a wide range of scout advancement skill requirements.  Some suggestions follow.


Cub Scout

Seasonal Nature Walks

Bird Walks/Bird Feeder Making/Bird House Making

Tree Identification Walk

Webelos Scout Activity Badges

  • Forester
  • Naturalist
  • Geologist


Boy Scout

2nd Class Requirements


  • Tracks & Signs (Winter)
  • Bird Walk (All Seasons)
  • Nature Walk (All Seasons)

 1st Class Requirements


  • Tree Identification Walk (Spring & Fall)
  • Native and Non-Native Plant Walk (Spring & Fall)

Merit Badge Programs

  • Nature
  • Environmental Science
  • Bird Study


Service Projects

  • Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal
  • Butterfly/Hummingbird Garden Maintenance
  • Trail work

Additional programs available by request.  To request a program, e-mail: or call (203)737-3065.