Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Nov 26, Dec 24, 25 & Jan 1

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Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Nov 26, Dec 24, 25 & Jan 1

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Scout Troop Programs

Availability: Year-round on Saturdays and Sundays
Advance booking: Required 3 weeks in advance
Payment: Due upon arrival at the Zoo
Minimum group size: 5 people

Is your scout troop working on a badge the Zoo could help with? Or maybe you’re looking for a fun troop outing.  Blank Park Zoo can help provide a fun and educational experience for all scout troops.


Program Options

  • Group Visit and Ambassador Animal Program
    • 30 minute Ambassador Animal program followed by self-led activities in the Zoo
    • $100 for up to 10 scouts (1 adult free)
      • Additional kids: $5
      • Additional adults: $9
  • Badge Program
    • 1.5 hour program (30 minute Ambassador Animal program, 1 hour badge activities)
    • $150 for up to 10 scouts (1 adult free)
      • Additional kids: $5
      • Additional adults: $9
    • Admission to the Zoo after programming included

To book a Scout Group program please fill out our Scout Group Program request form. You may also email education@blankparkzoo.org or call 515-974-2550.


COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions

Out of an abundance of caution, to keep our guests, animals and staff healthy, we are implementing the following precautions for our Fall 2020 education programs:

  • All guests over age 2 are required to wear a mask in indoor areas and outdoor spaces when they cannot socially distance from others.
  • No touching of live animal visitors.

Cancellations & Reschedules

We understand that plans change. Should you need to cancel or reschedule your scout program, we ask that those changes be made at least 5 days in advance. Total payment is due upon arrival at the Zoo. All sales are final. No refunds will be offered.

For more information, please call the Education Office at 515-974-2550 or email education@blankparkzoo.org.

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