Girl Scout Programs


Meet badge requirements by visiting the Detroit Zoo! Bring your group and choose one of our daytime adventures.  Group minimum is 10, maximum is 50. Parents and siblings are welcome to attend at the same cost as the scouts. Group reservations to the Zoo need to be secured by calling (248) 541-5717 ext. 3800 at least two weeks prior to your visit.

Scout Quest Availability Calendar

PolarBearPatch2012webGirl Scout Tour (All Levels)
Come to the zoo with your troop to enjoy an educational tour led by one of our docents!  Scouts will enjoy a walk around the zoo learning new information about their favorite animals and participate in an interactive biofacts presentation.
Cost is $2 per person, plus admission.  Zoo patches may be purchased for $2 per patch.
Dates: Check calendar for current availability.

GS Letter BoxerLetter Boxer (Brownies)
We’re going on a treasure hunt! Brownies will solve clues and learn all about the hobby of letterboxing while exploring different areas of the Detroit Zoo. Steps 1, 3, and 4 of the badge requirements will be completed during the program.  Instructions for completing steps 2 and 5 at home (or a troop meeting) will be provided. If scouts complete step 2 before coming to the zoo and bring their stamps, they can use them in their hunt!
Cost is $2 per person, plus admission.  Zoo Patches may be purchased for $2 per patch.
Dates: Check calendar for current availability.

     
GS Animal HabitatsAnimal Habitats (Junior Girl Scouts)
Junior scouts will join one of our volunteer educators as they explore the habitats at the Detroit Zoo. We will study differences in animal behavior, discover a habitat that is in danger, and learn how animals care for their babies in extreme environments. Scouts will complete Steps 1 through 4 of the “Animal Habitats” Badge.
Cost is $2 per person, plus admission.  Zoo patches may be purchased for $2 per patch.
Dates: Check calendar for current availability


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Self-Guided Tour (All Scouts)
Use our self-guided scavenger hunt to lead your scout group around the zoo!  You’ll visit many of our animal residents and take a closer look at what makes them successful in their habitats.  This program includes a unique “Detroit Zoo” patch for each scout!

Cost is $2 per person, plus admission.  Includes patch