Scout Programs
Girl Scouts

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Girl Scout Troops can explore the wonders of nature at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. We have programs for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes to enjoy and earn their badges!

Daisies: Clover's Petal

Brownies: Bugs Badge and Outdoor Art

Juniors: Gardener Badge, Animal Habitats Badge and Outdoor Art

Cadettes: Outdoor Art

Program details

 
Cub Scouts

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We offer fun, nature-inspired programs for Cub Scouts. Scout packs and dens can explore the wonder of insects at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. Programs are for Tigers, Bears and Webelos!

Tigers: Stories in Shapes

Bears: Critter Care

Webelos: Into the Wild

Program details

 

Pricing, Scheduling & Registration

Pricing:
  • $100 per program of 12 Scouts and 4 adult chaperones
  • Additional Scouts allowed up to a maximum of 20 (No siblings please, even if you have less than 20 scouts in your group. These program are designed for one on one interactions in order to provide the best experience for your scouts. They may explore during the program and meet up with the group at its conclusion. Thank you for your understanding!)
  • Maximum number of chaperones: 10
  • Additional Scouts are $8.50 per Scout, and additional chaperones are $8 per adult.
  • Number of required chaperones:
    • Grades PK–3: 1 adult per 5 scouts
    • Grades 4–12: 1 adult per 8 scouts
Scheduling: 
  • Program length is 1½ hour. Programs are offered February–December on Saturdays and Sundays, during the following time slots: 10–11:30 a.m., noon–1:30 p.m., 2–3:30 p.m.
Registration:
  • Register for Girl Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack/Den programs at the Butterfly House by calling (314) 577-0888 x 2.
Questions? If you need additional assistance contact the Butterfly House at (314) 577-0888 x 2 or email butterflyhouseeducation@mobot.org

Butterfly School

Don't miss the learning resources available on our Butterfly School website including additional instructional ideas, suggested reading and activities for all ages. Explore butterfly life cycle and behaviors while you learn more about butterflies, moths and other invertebrates.

 

Learn at Our Other Sites

Check out school programs at the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Shaw Nature Reserve!

Or if you're looking for an opportunity for in-depth field study with your students, consider Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, managed by the Missouri Botanical Garden.