Children and Family Programs

Bird Study Merit Badge

Earn your Bird Study Merit Badge at The Morton Arboretum!

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Please note: This program has been canceled.

Study the characteristics, behavior, and significance of birds as you earn your merit badge at The Morton Arboretum. Investigate the variety and different uses of feathers, beaks, and feet. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound using a field guide. Use binoculars to make skilled observations of birds in local habitats. Build a bird feeder to attract birds to your own backyard.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: education program guide or merit badge instructor

Age: 11–17 years old

Course Number: M205


Education program guides

What to Know

Notes: Homework is required between sessions. This class is designed for boy scouts working on their merit badge requirements. Limit 14 scouts per session. Open to ages 11 through 17. Click the link below to see prerequisites and homework for Merit Badge Classes.

View Merit Badge prerequisites and homework >

Program Schedule

Please note: This program has been canceled.


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