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Lake Thoreau Environmental Center

Programs for Scouts

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Lake Thoreau Environmental Center’s connection with the biology department at The University of Southern Mississippi and diverse habitats give us the opportunity to offer several types of badges and pins for boy scouts in the Hattiesburg area. The programs can now be reserved to fit your troop’s schedule. For our programs to be the most effective, we ask that your group be between 15 and 25 participants.


For more information, please contact us through the 'contact us' icon on our main page.


Cub Scouts/Webelos

Check back soon for updated programs.



Boy Scouts

Badges with an asterisk indicate that this program will take more than one day to complete

  • Astronomy
  • Bird Study
  • Environmental Science *
  • Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Fishing
  • Geology
  • Hiking *
  • Mammal Study
  • Nature
  • Plant Science



Contact Us

Lake Thoreau Environmental Center
150 Lake Thoreau Road

Open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays

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