Insect Badge | Wilderness Explorers

Insect Badge | near the exit of It’s Tough to be a Bug

Wilderness Explorers and Scouts understand that every animal in the world has an important role. Insects are part of the animal kingdom and outnumber all other animals. Learn about the important role various insects play in the world.

Scouts may also want to

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Let’s Explore! the Animal Kingdom. During your Walt Disney World vacation, earn Wilderness Explorer badges for your handbook by visiting the badge locations throughout the park and completing the instructions for each activity.

When you complete 5 badges, earn your Tadpole Badge. Complete 10 badges, earn the Minnow Badge. Complete 20 badges, earn your Fish Badge. Once all 30 badges have been completed, you’ll be a Senior Wilderness Explorer.

You do not need to complete all of the activities during one visit – save your handbook for your next trip.

Animal Find Badge | Wilderness Explorers

Animal Find Badge | all around the Animal Kingdom

Wilderness Explorers and Scouts pledge to be friends to all animals. Locate as many different kinds of animals as you can during your visit to Animal Kingdom Park. Circle the animals in your WE Handbook and show the pages to the WE Troop Leader.

Scouts may also want to

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Let’s Explore! the Animal Kingdom. During your Walt Disney World vacation, earn Wilderness Explorer badges for your handbook by visiting the badge locations throughout the park and completing the instructions for each activity.

When you complete 5 badges, earn your Tadpole Badge. Complete 10 badges, earn the Minnow Badge. Complete 20 badges, earn your Fish Badge. Once all 30 badges have been completed, you’ll be a Senior Wilderness Explorer.

You do not need to complete all of the activities during one visit – save your handbook for your next trip.

Flamingo Badge | Wilderness Explorers

Flamingo Badge | at the Flamingos on Discovery Island

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Wilderness Explorers and Scouts study many creatures in the wild. Flamingos live in large groups called colonies and it can be difficult to tell them apart. Ask the WE Troop Leader to show you some photos of the flamingos living at the Animal Kingdom, identify them for your badge.

Scouts may also want to

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Let’s Explore! the Animal Kingdom. During your Walt Disney World vacation, earn Wilderness Explorer badges for your handbook by visiting the badge locations throughout the park and completing the instructions for each activity.

When you complete 5 badges, earn your Tadpole Badge. Complete 10 badges, earn the Minnow Badge. Complete 20 badges, earn your Fish Badge. Once all 30 badges have been completed, you’ll be a Senior Wilderness Explorer.

You do not need to complete all of the activities during one visit – save your handbook for your next trip.

Cub Scout: Plants & Wildlife

Cub Scout: Plants & Wildlife

During your Walt Disney World vacation, your scout will have the opportunity to dig more into plants & wildlife as you plan for your vacation, while traveling to WDW, dining at the restaurants, and visiting the parks.

Throughout the Cub Scout ranks, there are many plant & wildlife goals built into the adventures including:

  • Being knowledgeable, responsible, and comfortable in the outdoors
  • Going fishing and having a hands-on experience to apply all the Bears have learned
  • Knowing it’s never too early to understand our animal and insect neighbors
  • Learning about the creatures and plants that share our living world
  • Learning about the types of fish near the Scouts’ homes
  • Learning how to observe and listen carefully
  • Learning how to protect the environment
  • Learning important life skills
  • Learning what the fish eat, how they can be caught, and how we can conserve and preserve our fish by using the concept of catch-and-release fishing
  • Practicing service to the community and the world
  • Practicing ways to conserve in the world around us
  • Taking care of plants and the environment
  • Understanding different types of equipment and making simple fishing tackle
  • Understanding our interconnection with the plant world
  • Working in teams
A Scout is thrifty, kind, clean and reverent while practicing plants & wildlife skills.

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Scouting with the mouse ideas – practice home & family goals while:

Planning for your Disney World Resort & Park Visit

    Traveling to Walt Disney World

      Dining at Disney World Restaurants

        Visiting Disney World Parks


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          Related Cub Scout Adventure Electives:

          Tiger Core: Backyard Jungle

          Wolf Elective: Grow Something

          Bear Core: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

          Bear Elective: A Bear Goes Fishing

          Webelos Elective: Into the Wild

          Webelos Elective: Into the Woods

          Bear Adventure: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

          Bear Adventure: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

          1. While hiking or walking for one mile, identify six signs that any mammals, birds, insects, reptiles, or plants are living nearby the place where you choose to hike.
          2. Name one animal that has become extinct in the last 100 years and one animal that is currently endangered. Explain what caused their decline.
          3. Visit one of the following: zoo, wildlife refuge, nature center, aviary, game preserve, local conservation area, wildlife rescue group, or fish hatchery. Describe what you learned during your visit.
          4. Observe wildlife from a distance. Describe what you saw.
          5. Use a magnifying glass to examine plants more closely. Describe what you saw through the magnifying glass that you could not see without it.
          6. Learn about composting and how vegetable waste can be turned into fertilizer for plants.
          7. Plant a vegetable or herb garden


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