Are you looking for a fun, unique activity to help your scouts work towards a badge, achievement, or elective? Binder Park Zoo’s Badge-in-a-Day programs are an exciting way to introduce your scout group to wildlife and conservation while working towards specific requirements. The two-hour program includes a live animal presentation, games and activities, and zoo admission for the day (in-season only). Programs are available for scouts of all ages!
Who? Any scout group, ages 5 and up; all participants MUST be at least 5 years old by the date of the program. A minimum of 8 paying participants (or a minimum payment of $128 in-season/$80 off-season) are required to run the program and a maximum of 30 participants are allowed.
What? A special way to earn a new badge! Badge-in-a-Day programs include a live animal presentation, games and activities, and zoo admission for the day (in-season only). Programs are designed to work towards specific badges, click here for specific program information.
Where? Binder Park Zoo’s Conservation Discovery Center. Portions of the program may also take place outside.
When? Programs are available in-season from April 19th-October 6th, 2013 and off-season November 2013-early April 2014. Specific dates and times are based on staff availability and are very flexible based on your group’s need. Please contact the zoo for more details.
How Much? $16 per person in-season, $10 off-season; one leader gets in free (after 8 paid participants)
To register: Click here for a printable registration form. Registration forms may be mailed or faxed to the address or number below. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required with registrations and will be subtracted from your final total. Final payment is due two weeks before your Badge-in-a-Day.
Mail registration forms to:
Binder Park Zoo
Attn: Kristy Shaw
7400 Division Drive
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Registration forms may also be faxed to: (269)979-8834
Payment Policy: All payments are non-refundable. Refunds will only be given in the circumstance that Binder Park Zoo is unable to place your group in an available date, or if Binder Park Zoo must cancel the program due to low enrollment or other extenuating circumstances. Your deposit may be used if you switch dates if available, but a $10 processing fee will be charged if it is less than 30 days prior to your original program date. A $10 late fee is charged for any late final payments. All groups are required to pay for at least 75% of the original number of participants registered when making final payment 2 weeks prior to program and may not go below minimum number.
Any questions? Please contact Kristy Shaw at (269)979-1351 ext. 174 or email@example.com.