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Scout Programs

Scouting at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Online Registration For All Clinics



Cub Scouts

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve has developed scout programs based on the requirements of BSA Cub Scout Awards of Merit.  We strive to give scouts of all levels an opportunity to earn awards in an outdoor field setting. If you have a suggestion for a program idea or topic, please feel free to let us know. Happy Scouting!

Upcoming Clinics:

Wolf Adventure Clinic – Paws on the Path Core Adventure                                                                  Saturday, November 4, 2023       1-3PM 

Bear Adventures – Fur, Feathers, & Ferns Core Adventure Clinic                                                            Saturday, January 27, 2024      1-3PM    

Webelos Walkabout Core Adventure Clinic                                                                                                Saturday, February 10, 2024    1-3PM

Preregistration and payments are required in advance.

Online Registration Here

Cub Scout Clinics Flyer 2023-24 (2)

Would a Scavenger Hunt spice up your hike? Download a variety of scavenger hunt sheets to use both at Heckrodt and elsewhere.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Cub Scout Programs Contact: Heather Weigelt


Boy Scouts — Merit Badge Clinic – FULL! 

An Environmental Science Merit Badge Clinic is scheduled for August 8, 2023 from 9AM-3PM. Preregistration and payments are required in advance.

Online Registration Here

  • There will be a $15 non-refundable processing fee in the event you must cancel for the Merit Badge Clinic.  You may receive a refund minus the $15 processing fee if cancellations are made ten business days before session begins.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic Contact: Heather Weigelt



Eagle Scout Projects

For information about Eagle Scout Projects, please contact Emma Neuman.


Girl Scouts 

Our naturalist will work with your troop to develop a program for any nature badge or journey. Programs must be arranged in advance and a prepaid reservation made. Fee is $9/scout with a minimum of $40. For more information contact Andrea Bierbrauer.

Girl Scout Ala-Cart Programming

Register for all girl scout programming here

Girl Scout Flyer


  • Clover: Math in Nature Series
  • Clover: Using Resources Wisely
  • Eco Learner


  • Bug Badge
  • Eco Friend Badge
  • Hiker Badge
  • Math in Nature Series
  • WOW! Wonders of Water Journey


  • Animal Habitats Badge
  • Eco Camper
  • Flowers
  • Math in Nature Series


  • Eco Trekker
  • Think Like a Citizen Scientist – Journey
  • Trees

 Fall /Winter  Weekends Available:   
Two Time slots available each weekend: 9-11 am& 12-2 pm
November 11th  *  February 10th  *  January 13th  *  March 2nd


We will work with your troop if you have other program needs too.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Girl Scout Program Contact: Andrea Bierbrauer