Cub Scout Activities
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Programs from Outside Vendors

Sporting Events

Many local sports teams offer special Scout events. They often include discount admission and special programs.


Annual Events

Museums & Attractions

Many area museums and attractions offer special day and overnight programs for Cub Scouts.


Waterloo Canal Heritage Days Activities for Scouts and families.

Alstede Farms Educational group tours on a scenic hayride. Pick your own fruit tours. Call 908-879-7189 for more information.

Morris County Parks program flier.

Mountain Creek Come to Mountain Creek for winter fun- skiing, boarding and tubing.
Discounts for groups of 10 or more. Check out the 30 lane snow tubing park.
For more info call group sales at 973-864-8100 or visit mountaincreek.com/groups.

Franklin Institute of Science Design Quest camp-Ins. Spend the night and embark on a Design Quest! Nov 2012 - May 2013 Select Friday and Saturdays April - November. See flier for more info.

Franklin Mineral Museum Earn Geology belt loop, academic pin or Webelos geologist.$7 per Scout and leader. April - November. See flier for more info.

Philadelphia Zoo offers a variety of day and overnight Cub Scout programs

United States Golf Association Museum offers tours for groups (see the golf club used on the moon) and a putting green for a nominal fee.

Mad Science of Morris and Sussex loves Scouts! We can help your group earn a badge/belt loop, provide a Science Night or entertain at your Blue and Gold dinner! Call for pricing information and for special summer, winter, Halloween, and holiday events! 973-983-6030

Battleship New Jersey in Camden offers overnight encampments aboard this historic ship

Adventure Aquarium in Camden offers Scout group rates for day visits and an overnight deep sleep program

For Webelos Only
Activities for 4th and 5th grade boys

Lincoln Caverns Programs all year - earn Geologist badge, earn jr. cave exploring patch, geocaching program, camping and exploring the caverns, camping.

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Programs offered all year for Webelos - work on Craftsman badge.

Delaware and Raritan Canal Programs offered all year for Webelos - work on Naturalist and Forester badges. Contact either Vicki (Historian) at [email protected] or Stephanie (Naturalist) at [email protected] to discuss availability. Both can also be reached at (609) 924-5705. All programs are free.

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary Programs offered all year - Webelos: Forester, Geologist, Naturalist. Fee: For after-school scout groups the fee is $5 per Scout, min. $50. For more information, call (908) 766-5787.

Franklin Mineral Museum Earn Webelos geologist.$7 per Scout and leader. April - November. See flier for more info.

Ongoing Scout Programs

Franklin Institute of Science Design Quest camp-Ins. Spend the night and embark on a Design Quest! Nov 2012 - May 2013 Select Friday and Saturdays April - November. See flier for more info.

Franklin Mineral Museum Earn Geology belt loop, academic pin or Webelos geologist.$7 per Scout and leader. April - November. See flier for more info.

Insectropolis - Scout BugOut at Insectropolis every third Wednesday of the month October-May. Scouts can visit and explore or work toward badges. Cost $7 per visitor. Call 732-349-7090 for reservations.
Also, open during school breaks with special programming.

Insectropolis - Scout group visits Groups can tour the museum at their own pace, touch presentations offered Saturdays. Admission $7 per visitor($5 for groups of 15 or more). Guided tours additional.

Lincoln Caverns Programs all year - earn belt loops, pins, geocaching and more.
Winter Blues Got You Down? Consider planning a winter program at Lincoln Caverns. Individual Pack/Troop/Group Programs.

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Programs offered all year for Cub Scout dens to complete requirements.

Glassworks Group rates/ programs available. Guests will work on a clear base of glass and use glass fragments to design their art. Call 973.656.0800 for more information.

Ripley's Scout Super Hero Sleepover program at Ripley's New York. Meet and greet with a superhero, have a pizza party, explore Ripley's Believe It or Not!, enjoy a movie, have a scavenger hunt, breakfast in am and take home a patch, certificate and souvenir t-shirt. Cost $95 per person. For more info, Call 212-398-3133 or email [email protected]

Ripley's Scout discounts for groups of 15 or more.

Rockaway Bowling -bowling carpet for your meeting free ($50 deposit) from Rockaway Bowling Special bowling rates at Rockway Bowling. See flier for more details.

Delaware and Raritan Canal Programs offered all year - Bears work on Sharing Your World With Wildlife. Contact Stephanie (Naturalist) at [email protected] or (609) 924-5705 to discuss availability. Program is free.

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary Programs offered all year - Wolf: Birds, Outdoor Adventure; Bear: Sharing your world with wildlife; Webelos: Forester, Geologist, Naturalist. Fee: For after-school scout groups the fee is $5 per Scout, min. $50. For more information, call (908) 766-5787.

Stickley Museum Workshops are adapted to a troop's needs and may be scheduled at the troop's convenience. Interested leaders are welcome to contact us at 973-540-0311 or [email protected] to discuss the possibilities.

Historic Trails

New Jersey is full of history and we have several historic trails that let Scouts explore that history. Several historic trail hikes are suitable for Cub Scouts.


Jockey Hollow Trail  has a 5 mile Cub Scout trail at Morristown National Historical Park

Victory Trail -pick your own date to hike this historic 13 mile urban trail from Elizabeth, NJ to Springfield, NJ. The route follows the British advance into New Jersey that was stopped at the Battle of Springfield. View the trail map Complete the hike questionnaire and order medals online.

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