Scouting in St. Louis County

Scouting

Looking to complete a badge requirement or just plan a fun outing for a group of energetic kids? Let our Park Rangers help plan a program for your group!

St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of outdoor activities designed for your group. Programs listed below fulfill all necessary requirements to earn the appropriate scouting badge and they are also available to any interested group. We can also help you create your own program.

By request, we offer canoeing, fishing, archery and hiking. Please email us at Pmailbox@stlouisco.com or call (314) 615-7746 for more information. 

Outdoor Activities

Rank  Available Programs
Junior Girl Scout           Geocaching, Animal Habitats
Brownies  Hiker, Senses
Webelos  Into the Woods, Into the Wild, Earth Rocks
Bear Cub  A Bear Goes Fishing, Fur, Feathers & Ferns
Wolf Cub  Finding Your Way, Paws on the Path
Tiger Cub  Tigers in the Wild

Eagle Scout Projects
Looking for an Eagle Scout project? Contact us for more information on how you can do your project within the St. Louis County Parks Department!

View Park Events

 

Park Postings:

(As of 1/24/18 10:30 a.m.)


* The lake and all boat ramps at Creve Couer Park will be closed to all activities starting 1/24 - 2/23 as part of the Asian Carp removal project. T
he trail in the Sailboat Cove area, as well the entire parking lot at the Sailboat Cove will be also be closed for the duration of the project. Large portions of the trail will still be available, but it will no longer be able to circumvent the lake. The timeline may change due to weather. For your safety, please adhere to all postings while at the park.

*Riverside trail at Simpson is open, however there is a 50 ft. section at the eastern end that had to be re-routed.  The footing is sand and dirt. Users should be cautious of sand smears across the trail after rain events.


* Unger Park roads are open to the Riverside Trail Parking lot, however, the Riverside Trail remains closed beyond this parking lot

* Sherman Beach and Al Foster Trails are passable but have areas with sand and debris on them.

* The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.

* The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff Trail and Spring Valley Trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for construction.