Boy Scout Badge Day: Plant Science
August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges.
August topic: Plant Science (pre #8 option 3 F1 tree inventory)¬†
Pre #8 Option 3 F1
- Complete EACH of these requirements:
-Identify the trees of your neighborhood or a park or section of your town.
-Collect, press, and label leaves, flowers, or fruits to document your inventory.
-List the types of trees by scientific name and give common names. Note the number and size (diameter at 4 feet above ground) of¬†¬† trees observed and determine the largest of each species in your study area.
-Lead a walk to teach others about trees and their value, OR write and distribute materials that will help others earn about trees.
$30 per scout
$25 per member
Group discounts available for 6 more
Parents are welcome to stay, but will need to pay Park admission. Advanced registration and payment are required.
Good walking shoes
All supplies, blue cards, and worksheets are provided.
Please call 309-676-0998 ext 312 to reserve your spot today.