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Earn your Boy Scout and Girl Scout Merit Badges at the Downtown Aquarium! Start earning badges today, call us and book now at 303-561-4444 or fill out our Request Form.

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Scouts Only Overnight!

You've seen the aquarium during the day, but at night it can be a whole different world! Bring your troop to Downtown Aquarium. Explore the wacky and wonderful animals and their habitats while earning your next badge. Program activities include interactive programming that fulfills badge requirements, crafts and our Rise 'n Shine breakfast. Bring your sleeping bags and snooze amongst the sharks and rays!

Cost: $55.00 per Scout; includes t-shirt, snack and hot breakfast.
*actual award not included

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Brownie Girl Scouts

Wonders of Water Journey

Dive into Scouting and your Wonders of Water journey. Learn why water is an important resource for all our animals. Get a taste of different waters. Become a water molecule and take an unexpected journey in the world. In this 3 hour program, there will be educator-led activities, a tour through the exhibits and a behind the scenes tour.

Cost: $24.95 per Girl Scout
* Actual award badge not included
** This program is only for Brownie Girl Scouts and their adult leaders.

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Junior Girl Scouts

Animal Habitats Badge

Earn your Animal Habitats Badge, as part of the aMUSE journey. Discover different animals and how they rely on their habitats to survive. In this 3 hour program, you will see habitats from around the world as you journey through the exhibits. Learn more about several ways animals can survive and also see how we create animal habitats by going on a behind the scenes tour of our exhibits.

Cost: $24.95 per Girl Scout
* Actual award badge not included
** This program is only for Junior Girl Scouts and their adult leaders.

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Cub Scouts

Wilderness Conservation

Explore the wild side of the wilderness while earning your Wilderness Conservation belt loop and pin. Track a wild rhinoceros, spy on a tiger and sneak past the sharks. Learn about the diversity of different animals while exploring the important role of each critter in its own habitat. In this 3 hour program the scouts will participate in educator-led activities, see some behind the scenes areas and tour the exhibits.

Cost: $24.95 per Cub Scout
*Actual belt loop and pin not included
**This program is only for Cub Scouts and their adult leaders.

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Boy Scouts

Oceanography

Come discover what exactly Oceanography is! Learn how to map the ocean floor and discover what all lies at the bottom of the oceans. Explore what animals eat by looking at ocean food chains. Various ocean habitats at the Downtown Aquarium provide a wonderful opportunity for scouts to earn the Oceanography Merit Badge. In this 3 hour program the scouts will participate in educator-led activities, see some behind the scenes areas and tour the exhibits.

Cost: $24.95 per Boy Scout
*actual award not included
**This program is only for Boy Scouts and their adult leaders.

Reptiles & Amphibians

Delve into the details about Herpetology: Reptiles and Amphibians. Discover how to slither like a snake and learn the truth behind scaly superstitions, while examining why reptiles and amphibians are such a valuable part of many ecosystems. Being home to dozens of species of reptiles and amphibians, the Downtown Aquarium is the place to work on your Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge. In this 3 hour program the scouts will participate in educator-led activities, see some behind the scenes areas and tour the exhibits.

Cost: $24.95 per Boy Scout
*actual award not included
**This program is only for Boy Scouts and their adult leaders.

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