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Nature Merit Badge

Schedule and location

Following state recommendations to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this program has been cancelled. For refund and more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Prevention webpage.   



Three days: Tuesday, April 7 through Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$50.00 member
$58.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

Course description

Explore The Morton Arboretum’s unique flora and fauna and discover why some species need to be protected. Learn how animals, plants, and soil are interconnected, while meeting the requirements of the Nature Merit Badge.

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Course details

  • Notes: Homework is required between sessions. This class is designed for boy scouts working on their merit badge requirements. Limit 14. Open to ages 11-17.
  • Required Reading: Nature Merit Badge Booklet

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