Scout Workshops

Earn a badge at the Topeka Zoo!

Earn a badge at the Topeka Zoo through one of our Scout Workshops! With a variety of options to choose from for both Girl and Boy Scouts, you can experience the fun of the Zoo while earning your badges.

Girl Scouts

Daisy Workshops: 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals

Brownie Workshops: Wonders of Water Journey; Bugs Badge; Senses Badge

Junior Workshops: Animal Habitats Badge; Gardner Badge

Cadette Workshops: Night Owl Badge; Animal Helpers Badge; Trees Badge

Senior Workshops: Voice for Animals Badge

Ambassador Workshops: Water Badge

Boy Scouts

Bird Study Badge

Environmental Science Badge (limited to Eagle Scouts)

Fish and Wildlife Management Badge

Insect Study Badge

Mammal Study Badge

Nature Badge

Reptiles and Amphibians Badge

Pricing for scout workshops:

  • One-hour live animal education program at the zoo: $90
  • One-hour live animal education program at your facility: $130
  • Two-hour class at the zoo (1st hour is a live animal education program and 2nd hour fulfills the requirements of the badge): $175 flat fee for groups of 29 or less; $6/person for groups of 30 or more. This cost applies to ALL guests, including scouts, troop leaders, parents, and additional siblings/guests.
  • There is an additional $45 fee for weekend and evening (after 5:00pm) programs.
  • Travel outside of the Topeka City limits will incur an additional charge for gas.

Classes at the Zoo do NOT include Zoo admission. Paid admission required to tour the Zoo.


To book a program, please contact the Education Department at 785-368-9137 or