John Ball Zoo

Scout Programs

Whether you're learning something new on a badge program, touring the zoo in the evening on a twilight tour or slumbering near the Chimpanzees you're sure to find the perfect zoo program for your wild troop!

Badge Programs

Head to the zoo to earn your next badge! We offer badge options for all levels of Girl Scouts.

Let the Zoo Come to You

Looking to add life to your troop meeting? Host a travel zoo and let the Zoo bring animals to you. 

Overnight Adventures

Looking for a fun way to earn your badges? Come after hours to the zoo to earn your badge while learning about animals and zoo operations! These programs are available for scout and community groups. 

Twilight Tour

Experience the zoo in a new 'light'. Bring your troop, flashlights and a sense of adventure for this guided tour of the zoo as the sun goes down. Learn how to use your senses at night and how animals are adapted to life in the dark. 

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