NEW School Year One Hour Badge Activity
Coming to an event at the ranch?— please bring one waiver per guest to your event.
We love helping the scouts achieve their badges!
This is a new, unique opportunity to earn one badge in one hour! Scouts have been enjoying Sienna Ranch for years as a wonderful place to go on field trips, meet badge requirements, and celebrate. We are now offering a convenient and easy way for Scouts to meet their badge requirements with us.
Sample One Hour Badge Schedule
15 minutes Ranch Rules and Orientation
60 minutes Activity #1 of your choosing
Total Event 1 hour and 15 minutes
**We ask that you please arrive on time
When: Mondays 3:30-4:45pm
Scout Program Pricing (per attendee)
- Small Field Trip (6-10 attendees & 2 FREE chaperones)
All people staying on site during the activity portion of your event (adult or child) are considered ‘attendees’. For the safety of our animals (and for logistics in program spaces like the duck pen, chicken coop, etc.) we thank you for choosing the group size that accurately reflects the number of people you wish to stay on site the full duration of your event. We reserve our staff based on the event size you select.
Badge Activity Descriptions
Animal Helpers Care Badge (For All Ages)
Find out what animals need and how to care for them—enjoy a walk through Sienna Ranch to observe, interact and learn the basics of animal care. You’ll get to visit our horses, ducks, chickens and goats.
Between Earth and Sky Badge (For All Ages)
Become an eco learner! Explore nature and learn how to keep the Earth healthy. Sienna Ranch offers many opportunities to learn about recycling, compost and sustainability. You’ll learn through our ranch how we keep the earth healthy and keep living things safe.
Welcome to the Garden Badge (For All Ages)
Explore the world of gardening with us! We will learn about plants, composting, pollinators and decomposers. Help our garden grow and visit our beehive! Everyone will enjoy a fresh picked garden snack.
Hiker and Outdoor Adventurer Badge (For Ages 5+)
Learn to be the best prepared hiker you can be when discovering the great outdoors. We will cover basic compass skills, the fundamentals of hiking and hazard awareness, and explore a Sienna Ranch hiking trail.
Primitive Camper/Shelter Building Badge (For Ages 6+)
This activity gives scouts the opportunity to work together and discuss one aspect critical to survival– protection from the elements. Groups use critical thinking to learn each step of the shelter building process, from how to choose the best location and select proper building materials to practical construction techniques. We will also learn about the importance of energy conservation in a survival scenario and how to practice Leave No Trace ethics. This activity will focus on creating a practical debris shelter.
Campfire Safety Badge (For Ages 6+)
Help gather firewood and learn to build and tend a fire in our covered Campfire Shelter. We’ll pop popcorn over the flames, and you can bring marshmallows or s’mores supplies for an extra special treat! We’ll also focus on the Leave No Trace ethics of safely extinguishing your fire at the end of the hour. This badge option is only available October through March.
Create your own badge certification
Contact us with unique ideas for how to earn your badge and we’ll make it happen!