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.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
8909 W 179th St, Bucyrus, KS 66013

(Scouts will be scheduled to come in small groups at various times)

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 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.