The North Carolina Arboretum offers scouting advancement opportunities for Boy and Girl Scouts of all ages and ranks. Expert environmental and outdoor educators are certified merit badge counselors and make it a priority for each scout to achieve their personal best in accomplishing requirements while utilizing the Arboretum’s 434-acre campus and hiking trails.
Current offerings are featured below. Individual registration information is required for each Scout participant. Registration closes for all Scout programs on the Wednesday before the program date.
- Girl Scouts: Please see our list of Discovery Day Packs and their correlations to various badges.
- Boy Scouts: Fall Environmental Science Merit Badge and Spring Environmental Science Merit Badge. Also see our list of Discovery Day Packs and their correlations to various badges
For more information about the scouting programs, contact Michelle Pearce, Youth Education Coordinator, at -828)-665-2492 ext. 624.