Scout Workshops

scout merit badgesThe Macon County Conservation District offers workshops for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to earn merit badges. These 2-3 hour workshops are held at Rock Springs Nature Center & Conservation Area. Workshops are open to troops, individual scouts, and anyone else that wants to learn – even if you’re not a scout! To schedule a workshop, call 217-423-7708.

Workshop Fees
$9/webelo or cub scout
$9/girl scout
$12/boy scout

Workshop Themes

Cub Scouts (2 hour workshops)

  • Conservation

Boy Scouts (3 hour workshops) Ages 10+

  • Forestry
  • Fish & Wildlife Management
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Indian Lore
  • Astronomy (partial)
  • Birds Study
  • Reptiles & Amphibian Study
  • Mammal Study

Webelos (2 hour workshops)

  • Into the Woods
  • Into the Wild
  • Earth Rock

Girl Scouts (2 hour workshops) Ages 10+

  • Between Earth & Sky
  • WOW! Wonders of Water
  • Get Moving

Upcoming Scout Workshops

Webelos: Into the Wild
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Tour the EcoCenter, learn about migration, and identify dangerous plants and animals.

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