Denver Zoo Scout Programs

Looking for truly unforgettable scout activities in Denver? These exciting and engaging experiences bring real-world science to life! Onsite or online, your troop will go WILD for these grrrrrreat Denver scout activities featuring animal encounters, expeditionary learning and scout-driven exploration—with opportunities to earn badges while they learn!


Take your Scout group on a LIVE Classroom Safari with Denver Zoo—including an interactive experience with our amazing Animal Ambassadors and members of our expert education team. With this unforgettable private program, you’ll have the ability to choose your date, time and subject matter as you interact with our team in real time!

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Every year at Denver Zoo Animal Academy, we usher in the brightest and the boldest to complete our rigorous training program and become Denver Zoo animal experts! Explorers earn their “spots and stripes” badge by completing special challenges throughout the Zoo during these engaging and immersive learning experiences.


Uncover the secret science behind the care Denver Zoo provides to its 3,000 animal residents! Spark your troops’ interest in science as you explore real-world animal care challenges in this unforgettable discovery day. Scouts will get an insider’s view of the Zoo—learning some of the unique ways our team cares for our wild family.


Saving Wildlife is a Family Affair

Congratulations—you’ve already got an awesome kiddo who’s interested in making a difference for wildlife and wild places! So why not reinforce these impactful ideas by encouraging sustainable habits at home? Here are just a few ways you can spark a huge shift with small behavior changes the whole family can share.