Scout Programs


Boy Scouts-2017 

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. Each month a different topic is scheduled. Some badges have pre or post requirements before the badge counselor will sign the blue card. Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more.

Full Schedule Boy Scout Badge Days 2017

  • First Saturday of the month
  • 10am-4pm
  • Bring a lunch
  • Cost: $30 / members $25
  • Parents and family members staying in the park during the session will need to pay admission.

Program is conducted by a Certified Merit Badge Counselor.

All supplies, blue cards, and worksheets are provided except for supplies needed for pre-requirements.  For more information email



Cub Scouts- 2017 dates to come

Into the Wild
(Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure)

Join us on a WILD Adventure as we search for reptiles, mammals, insects and more.  We will learn all about these amazing creatures and how each one has an important part in our ecosystem.

Into the Woods
(Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure)

Join a Park naturalist as you have fun fulfilling your requirements for the Into the Woods Elective Adventure.  We will learn about tree parts, learn to identify common trees, count tree growth rings and so much more.

Cost: $15/scout, $10/Park Member

Packs that register 5 or more scouts receive the Member rate if registered at the same time!
Adults that are staying in the park will need to pay park admission.
Advance registration and payment is required.
Last day to register is the Tuesday of the class by 2pm
To make reservation call 309-676-0998 ext. 312 or
register online at

Space is limited!
Please bring a sack lunch if attending Saturday.
Remember to dress for the weather.


Girl Scouts

Private troop badge days

Schedule a topic and day of your choosing for an badge day created exclusively for your troop. Complete all the badge requirements while having fun at Wildlife Prairie Park

Cost: $20 per person with a minimum of $120

Parents are welcome to stay, but are required to pay general park admission

Girl Scout Opportunities 2017

NITW - GirlScouts


Girl Scouts Night in the Wild-
November 4th-5th
November 11th-12th

Any Girl Scout (Daisy, Brownie, Junior or Cadet) can sign up for this exclusive Girl Scout Event! Our Night in the Wild include a night hike with Park Naturalist, supper, breakfast, fun activities and crafts, s’mores, and so much more! Bring your tent and a sleeping bag for a one of a kind night in wild! Register today, limited space is available!

Starts: 4pm on Saturday
Ends: 8am on Sunday

$25 per scout
With every 3 scouts paid for, you will get 1 leader for $20
(All troops must have adult supervision)

Advanced payment is required.

Must have names of all attendees when calling to register at 309-676-09980 ext. 312

GS NIW Badge
Fun Patch available for $3


Girl Scout Opportunities 2017