Enjoy a bright and peacful Spring at Arbor Day Farm

Scout Day at Arbor Day Farm is
Oct. 12, 2013 - rain or shine.

Scout Day

$5 per scout
$7 per adult

full access to the Tree Adventure, scout activities, a tree identification book, and a tree seedling to plant at home.

Call to reserve: 402-873-8757

Back by popular demand: it's Scout Day at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City.

Arbor Day Farm is a great place for scouts of all ages to explore, learn, and earn badges, and a variety of facilitated and self-guided badge workshops are available FREE with your Tree Adventure admission on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Scout Day schedule:

10am - 3pm on the hour: Be a Tree Sleuth — learn to identify trees by the shape and arrangement of their leaves.

10am - 3pm: Solve the mystery of what the owl ate with owl pellet dissection.

10am - 3pm: Unnatural Hike. Can you find the items that don't belong in nature?

10am - 3pm: Agility course, rope climbing, tug-o-war, and woodchucking activities.

10am - 3pm: Make your own natural musical instrument with the pods of a honeylocust tree.

10am - 4pm on the hour: Climb aboard the Discovery Ride for a guided journey into the orchards and forest. Watch and listen as Nature Interpreters share conservation practices and fun historical trivia. Additional admission required for the Discovery Ride: $3 per scout; $4 per adult.

Earn Badges

Brownies can participate in various activities and earn badges for:

  • It’s Your World  - Change It!
  • It’s Your Planet - Love It!
  • Household Elf
  • Hiker

Juniors will have the opportunity to earn badges for:

  • It’s Your World - Change It!
  • Digital Photographer
  • Scribe

Cadettes can go out on the hiking trails to explore Dendochronology (the study of trees), visit Arbor Day Farm's Lied Greenhouse, and work on achieving badges for:

  • Legacy Naturalist
  • Trees
  • It’s Your Planet - Love It!
  • Trailblazing

We look forward to seeing your troop on Scout Day!
To reserve space for your scouts, please let us know in advance.
Call (402) 873-8757 or email us.