Gather up your troop and head on down to the Oakland Zoo for a day full of fun and adventure! We offer a variety of Badge Workshops and Journey Workshops for scouts of all ages. All themes involve hands-on, fun, and educational activities. Whether you decide to explore like an ecologist, learn about the animal and plant kingdoms, find out how to care for animals, or plant a tree, you're sure to have a blast at the Oakland Zoo. Visit our Girl Scout Workshop page to register and see all of our offerings.

Date and Time

Select Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 - 12:00 unless otherwise noted.

Cost and Fees

Program Fee: $10.00 per adult - $20.00 per scout (unless otherwise noted). All adults and children must register. Parking Fee: $7.00


Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education. Please park in the Lower Parking Lot and proceed up the ramp to the Lower Entrance. Programming is held in the Classrooms located in the courtyard.


Pre-Registration is required. Please see our Girl Scout Workshops page for a complete list of themes and prices, and to learn how to sign up for this program. All forms and deposit must be received at least 6 weeks in prior to your program date.


Contact: Education Reservations
Phone: (510) 632-9525 x220

Additional Program Information
  • Group Size Limits: minimum 10 / maximum 30. More than 1 troop may sign up for an event.
  • Adult/Child Ratios: 2 adults/5 Daisies - 1 adult/6 Brownies - 1 adult/8 Juniors - 1 adult/10 Cadettes.
  • Patches: You will receive 1 patch per scout for the program you have selected.


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