Teen Courses

Course List

  • Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge

    How much do you know about government where you live? Just as ecosystems within The Morton Arboretum are a complex web, you live in a complex web of government units. (SOLD OUT) Two Sundays, December 9, 2018, and January 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Insect Study Merit Badge

    Spend the day at The Morton Arboretum observing live species of insects in their habitats while learning why they are different from other animals species. (CANCELED) Two Sundays, September 9 and October 14, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge

    Learn how to study, protect and conserve soil and water resources in this merit badge class at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Two Sundays, September 30 and November 4, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Environmental Science Merit Badge

    Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Two Sundays, September 23 and October 28, or Two Sundays, October 7 and November 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Citizenship in the World Merit Badge

    Learn what it takes to be a good citizen in the world. Compare the rights we have in the United States with the rights of two other countries. (SOLD OUT) Two Sundays, December 2, 2018, and January 6, 2019, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

    How much do you know about your national government? In this merit badge class, held at The Morton Arboretum, explore the three branches of our national government. Two Sundays, December 2, 2018 and January 6, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or December 9, 2018 and January 13, 2019, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.