This program is currently postponed to Fall 2020. Stay tuned for additional information.
Scouts will earn the Forestry Merit Badge and earn 3 community service hours.
Each scout will be planting a mix of 2-gallon and bare-root tree seedlings.
Participating Life Scouts will satisfy their rank requirement of 3 conservation hours.
A certificate will be issued to each Scout completing the Academy.
NOTE: Trees will have been purchased/ordered for each participating Scout. It is important that registered Scouts arrive and participate in the Academy.
This Academy is available to all Scouts BSA, Webelos, and Family.
Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
8909 W 179th St, Bucyrus, KS 66013
8:30 am - Registration Open
9:00 am - Rotating educational stations
10:45 am - Tree planting demonstration
11:00 am - Tree planting activity
12:30 pm - Program Wrap Up
QUESTIONS? Contact Lynn Houston at Lynn.Houston8@gmail.com or (816) 885-7682.
Registration Here Digital Flyer
Due to construction at the Truman Library, this event is postponed until further notice. Look for details upon
re-opening of the library in Fall 2020.