Scout Programs

Live animal programs designed for your Scouters

Keep Your Scouts Entertained!

Educate your scouts all about the importance of wildlife! A trained educator from the Organization for Bat Conservation will come to your scout meeting and offer a unique and exhilarating program featuring our Animal Ambassadors.

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Bats of the World

Bats of the World

Featuring a Large Flying Fox!

Discover the truth about bats and in this exciting multi-media program. Learn about how bats use sound waves (echolocation) to navigate in the dark, their important role in the food web, and conservation practices as your students explore ecosystems from the Great Lakes Region and beyond.

The Bats of the World live animal program delivers a positive experience between bats and humans. It seeks to provide intermediate knowledge about bats, their habitats, and their lives while encouraging participants to lead a more peaceful existence between bats and the public.

Live bats include an insect-eating bat from North America, leaf-nosed bat from South America, and flying fox bats from Africa.

Ages: 2 -12 Grades

Program Length: One hour

Book This Program

Program Fee (groups up to 60 participants in size): $200 for the 1st program, and $150 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 60 – 150): $300 for the 1st program, and $250 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 151 – 300): $500 for the 1st program, and $450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Corporate Rate: $500 for the 1st program, and
$450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Travel Charges:
$60 : Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
$85 : Genessee, Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw
$110 : Ingham, Monroe. St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola
$135 : Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Jackson, Lenawee
$160 : Calhoun, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ionia, Midland
$185 : Arenac, Barry, Branch, Clare, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent

All of our programs are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Biodiversity and You

Biodiversity and You

Featuring Live Animals from Around the World!

Explore the amazing variety of wildlife on planet Earth. Discover the relationship between plants and animals and identify the features of the global ecosystem. Learn how human beings impact biodiversity and how people can protect biodiversity amidst environmental changes.

The Biodiversity and You live animal program will help students understand about the interconnectedness of all life on our planet as well as what humans can do to protect what biodiversity we have left on Earth.

Live animals may include a large fruit bat, an owl, and a ball python.

Ages: 3 – 12 Grades

Program Length: One hour

Book This Program

Program Fee (groups up to 60 participants in size): $200 for the 1st program, and $150 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 60 – 150): $300 for the 1st program, and $250 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 151 – 300): $500 for the 1st program, and $450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Corporate Rate: $500 for the 1st program, and
$450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Travel Charges:
$60 : Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
$85 : Genessee, Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw
$110 : Ingham, Monroe. St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola
$135 : Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Jackson, Lenawee
$160 : Calhoun, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ionia, Midland
$185 : Arenac, Barry, Branch, Clare, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent

All of our programs are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Gardening for Wildlife

Gardening for Wildlife

Learn How to Positively Influence the Environment Around You.

Discover how to attract wildlife to your garden in this exciting multi-media program. Learn how to meet the needs of native wildlife by adding plants and other features such as bat houses and birdbaths.

The Gardening for Wildlife live animal program explores the connection between plants and backyard wildlife such as birds, butterflies, and bats. This engaging and educational program features colorful photos highlighting beautiful native plants, wildlife that you can attract to your garden, and live animals!

Live animals include an insect-eating bat from North America, owl, and a flying squirrel.

Ages: 6 – 12 Grades

Program Length: One hour

Book This Program

Program Fee (groups up to 60 participants in size): $200 for the 1st program, and $150 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 60 – 150): $300 for the 1st program, and $250 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 151 – 300): $500 for the 1st program, and $450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Corporate Rate: $500 for the 1st program, and
$450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Travel Charges:
$60 : Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
$85 : Genessee, Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw
$110 : Ingham, Monroe. St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola
$135 : Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Jackson, Lenawee
$160 : Calhoun, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ionia, Midland
$185 : Arenac, Barry, Branch, Clare, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent

All of our programs are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Featuring Owls, Bats, and More!

Discover the fascinating features and adaptations of Michigan’s native nocturnal animals. Learn what adaptations are, how they are formed, and why animals develop these amazing tools for survival.

The Animal Adaptations live animal program explores the relationship between animals and their environment and focuses on the adaptations they have developed in order to survive. A discussion of the similarities between human and animal adaptations will create a strong connection between humans and nature.

Live animals include an insect-eating bat from North America, a flying squirrel, an owl and a striped skunk.

Ages: 2 – 12 Grades

Program Length: 1 hour

Book This Program

Program Fee (groups up to 60 participants in size): $200 for the 1st program, and $150 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 60 – 150): $300 for the 1st program, and $250 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Program Fee (groups 151 – 300): $500 for the 1st program, and $450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Corporate Rate: $500 for the 1st program, and
$450 for each additional program on the same day, at the same location, plus travel charge.

Travel Charges:
$60 : Macomb, Oakland, Wayne
$85 : Genessee, Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw
$110 : Ingham, Monroe. St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola
$135 : Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Jackson, Lenawee
$160 : Calhoun, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Huron, Ionia, Midland
$185 : Arenac, Barry, Branch, Clare, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent

All of our programs are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.