The Rewilding School is happy to work with local scout troops, whether you'd like our us to help your troop earn a specific badge or just have fun learning new outdoors skills and crafts!
Programs run at our sites at Marsh Sanctuary in Mt Kisco and Rhinoceros Creek Preserve in Somers or at your troop lodge or private residence, depending on the requirements for that activity. Scroll below to view our range of activities and full program details.
Interested in planning a scout event? Please email us with your desired dates, group size, age range and activities of interest and we can get you all set!
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Our instructors can guide your troop through the following badges: Nature; Hiking; Orienteering; Wilderness Survival; Fishing; Archery; Emergency Preparedness; Basketry; Leather; Whittling Chip. (Some crafts like Baskets and Leather have additional fees for materials.)
ADDITIONAL SCOUT ACTIVITIES
Hone your skills at some of the most ancient human activities, building safe fires and effective shelters from available natural materials. Two instructors will work with 2 groups of up to 8 kids each, rotating them through the activities.
Baskets, Leather, or Slate Arrowheads Try your hand at a new craft from the distant past! Our instructors will demonstrate and teach these skills by working with your group as a whole or breaking off into smaller sections.
2 hours, depending on activity and group size
Archery (No Badge)
Archery For Fun! Give your troop the chance to try this ancient sport that still captures the imagination! Only available for groups of up to 16 kids. Sharp-tip archery is available if all participants are over 8; otherwise, we offer foam-tip archery.
Location Programs may run at our sites at Marsh Sanctuary in Mt Kisco and Rhinoceros Creek Preserve in Somers or at your troop lodge or private residence, depending on the requirements for that activity.