Animal Carer Activity Badge

  • Visit a zoo, wildlife park, or other animal attraction
  • Find out about the natural habitat and feeding habits of three of the animals you see
  • Learn about dangers in the countryside that threaten wildlife
  • Design a poster or leaflet about threats to wildlife, or tell other Cub Scouts about what you’ve found


Animal Carer Badge Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo

10:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo

10:30 – Zoo tour with focus on natural habitats

11:30 – Learning about Wildlife found at DZP and threats facing it

11:45 – Nature Trail

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – Bug house making and placing

14:00 – Close Encounters with focus on diets

15:00 – End of day


This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.


For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.