Badge Day – Mammal Study at The Field Museum, Chicago, on November 16


Badge Day at The Field will have Boy Scouts trekking across the Museum with fun scavenger hunts, exploring natural sciences through hands-on activities, and experiencing a behind-the-scenes tour with a Field Museum scientist.

All Merit Badge requirements completed through the program!  The Merit Badge offered in this session is Mammal Study.Field Museum Chicago

Sessions are held Saturdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm

This is not a drop off program; all scouts must have a chaperone.  Parents/Chaperones must purchase a ticket as well. 

Cost Per Scout: $25 per session

Cost Per Chaperone: $5 per session (Minimum 1 chaperon for every 10 scouts)

Cost includes: program supplies, behind-the-scenes tour of restricted collections areas, Field Museum basic admission, a Badge Day at The Field patch, and discounted parking in Solider Field – a value of over $85.00!

2013 Badge Day at The Field Schedule

  • September 21st, 2013: Geology
  • September 21st, 2013: Archaeology
  • October 5th, 2013: Environmental Science 1
  • October 5th, 2013: Archaeology
  • October 19th, 2013: Environmental Science Part 1
  • October 19th, 2013: Archaeology
  • November 2nd, 2013: Environmental Science Part 1
  • November 2nd, 2013: Indian Lore
  • November 9th, 2013: Environmental Science Part 2
  • November 9th, 2013: Geology
  • November 16th, 2013: Environmental Science Part 2
  • November 16th, 2013: Geology
  • December 7th, 2013: Environmental Science Part 2
  • December 7th, 2013: Mammal Study

Please keep in mind that there are several sessions for each merit badge.  A scout can only attend ONE session on each date.

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The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496
(312) 922-9410