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These suggested online activities for each Scout level are available to print at home. Activities can be used to fulfill some badge requirements. View More Hands-on Activities.

Daisy Scouts Outdoor Journey Badge

Birdseed Ornaments
Create your own wildlife tree outside by making birdseed ornaments. How many different types of birds will your ornaments attract?

Coloring Pages
Get coloring with artist Natalya Zahn, who created more than 50 pieces of art found in our Meadow Garden.

Brownie Scouts Bugs Badge or Outdoor Journey Badge

Nature Quest
Gather your family and head outside to discover some of the natural wonders around you.

Pollinator Math at Home
Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the world's flowering plants to reproduce. Without them, humans and wildlife wouldn't have much to eat or look at! In this activity, students will discover different types of pollinators while using math skills to calculate and problem solve.

Junior Scouts Flowers Badge or Gardener Badge

A Plant's Life Virtual Field Trip
Explore the life cycle of a plant from seed to flower. Tour behind-the-scenes at Longwood and discover how our horticulturists prepare our spectacular displays.

Family Plant Hunt
Go on this fun hunt to find objects made from plants all around your house.

Flowering Perennials
Discover how to recognize common perennials and learn about the parts of a perfect flower. Discover how the reproductive parts of a flower contribute to the survival of the plant.

Flowering Annuals
Discover how to recognize some common annuals and learn about the life cycle of flowering plants. Create an experiment with bean seeds to grow your own plant.

Pressed Plants Activity
Learn how to press flowers to create handmade greeting cards.

Flower Memory Match
Test your memory and learn some new flower names in this matching game for the whole family.

Virtual Plant Walk
Have rocky soil or moist conditions? Looking for a plant deer won’t eat? Join horticulturist Karl Gercens as he introduces you to some plants that may just fit the bill.

Cadette Scouts Trees Badge
Webelos Into the Woods Elective Adventure

Topiary Shrubs
Search for shrubs growing in your own backyard and learn how to create a topiary of your own.

Terrific Trees
Discover the names of five common trees in your neighborhood. Learn how to identify these trees using their characteristics. Collect sticks during your journey to create a piece of art.

Giants Among Us: Measuring a Champion
Meet Pierre's Poplar—one of the tallest trees at Longwood Gardens. In this short video, Longwood's Arborists are climbing and measuring the tree.

Measure Me a Tree
Longwood arborists take excellent care of the trees at Longwood Gardens. Understanding the size of trees is an important part of their job. While investigating their own backyard, students will determine the height, circumference, and crown size of a large tree.

Conifers & Pinecones
Discover some fun facts about conifers! Practice recognizing some conifers in your own neighborhood and get creative with some natural materials.

Build a Tree Poem
Nature has been the subject of creative writing for centuries. During this activity, students will use figurative language and literary devices to create a poem inspired by nature.

Tree Ecology at Home
Throughout a tree’s life it collects nutrients from the environment and uses them to grow. For this activity, students will visit a tree in their backyard and explore the unique ecosystem surrounding it.

Arbor Day: Celebrating Our Trees through a Virtual Field Trip
Recognize the importance of planting and caring for trees, protecting our environment, and preserving our natural resources.

Wolf Scouts Grow Something Elective Adventure

Create Your Own Miniature Garden
Inspire your imagination and find joy in creating an enchanting miniature garden.

Hydroponics & Plant Careers
Discover what it takes to have a career working with plants and create your own self-watering plant container.

Make Your Own Grass Head
Plant some grass seed and use the recording sheet to log your daily observations. How long will it take before you must give your grass head a haircut?

A Plant's Life Virtual Field Trip
Explore the life cycle of a plant from seed to flower. Tour behind-the-scenes at Longwood and discover how our horticulturists prepare our spectacular displays.

Bear Scouts Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Required Adventure

Flowering Perennials
Discover how to recognize common perennials and learn about the parts of a perfect flower. Discover how the reproductive parts of a flower contribute to the survival of the plant.

Flowering Annuals
Discover how to recognize some common annuals and learn about the life cycle of flowering plants. Create an experiment with bean seeds to grow your own plant.

Nature Quest
Gather your family and head outside to discover some of the natural wonders around you.

Kitchen Farming
Your kitchen is a great place to start growing your own vegetables!