Scout Workshops

scouts badges

The Macon County Conservation District offers workshops for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to earn merit badges. These 2-3 hour workshops are held at Rock Springs Nature Center & Conservation Area. Workshops are open to troops, individual scouts, and anyone else that wants to learn – even if you’re not a scout! To schedule a workshop, call 217-423-7708.

Workshop Themes

Cub Scouts (2 hour workshops)

  • Conservation

Boy Scouts (3 hour workshops) Ages 10+

  • Forestry
  • Fish & Wildlife Management
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Indian Lore
  • Astronomy (partial)
  • Birds Study
  • Reptiles & Amphibian Study
  • Mammal Study

Webelos (2 hour workshops)

  • Into the Woods
  • Into the Wild
  • Earth Rock

Girl Scout Journeys (2 hour workshops)

  • Between Earth and Sky
  • Breathe
  • Get Moving
  • Wow! Wonders of Water

Do you need a workshop or badge requirement that you don’t see listed? Contact us about doing something custom!