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Boy Scouts Programs

You and your scouts will discover the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs on your trip to Aquarena Center in San Marcos, Texas. Scout program participants have unlimited access to the park grounds, the picnic area and all of the exhibits, and displays prior to and after all programs. Not all programs complete badge requirements. Badges are NOT given out during the tour. Please wear field trip type clothing - loose comfortable clothes and sturdy outdoor rubber soled shoes.

Wolf Cub Scout AMERICAN INDIAN Program


For groups of 10 or more (can include any combination of scouts, siblings, and adults)

Price:

$8 per person

Length:

2 hours

The Native American program helps cub scouts learn about the Tonkawa Indians, who called San Marcos springs home over 200 years ago. Cub scouts will make teepees, decorate with Native American word pictures, and do a Native American activity. This program is approximately 2 hours in length and includes a boat ride.

Webelos NATURALIST Activity Badge Program


For groups of 10 or more (can include any combination of scouts, siblings, and adults)

Price:

$8 per person

Length:

2 hours

The Webelos Naturalist program is the first step in becoming a Central Texas naturalist. Webelos will study six wild animals up close as they view our freshwater creatures in their underwater habitat. Webelos will also identify the poisonous plants and animals in Central Texas, and locate the bird migration pathway. This program is approximately 2 hours in length and includes a boat ride.

Boy Scout ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Merit Badge


For groups of 10 or more (can include any combination of scouts, siblings, and adults)

Price:

$10 per person

Length:

2.5 hours


The Boy Scout Environmental Science program will help scouts understand the importance of critical habitats, such as the San Marcos Springs. Scouts will explore various environmental science concepts while learning about the endangered species of Spring Lake. This program is approximately 2.5 hours in length.  This program does not meet all badge requirements, it is the responsibility of the scout to complete the remainer of the program in accordance with the current Boy Scouts of America requirements.