Group Tours and Youth Programs

Group Tours and Youth Programs

Boy Scout Programs

 

Geology Merit Badge

The Geology Merit Badge program is designed to meet all requirements of the badge. This badge program features hands-on Geology workshops conducted by registered Badge Counselors plus 'An Introduction to Speleology' pre-tour program, a special interpretive tour of the caverns, a light snack, a rock collection for all boys, PLUS an all new fossil collection for the scouts.

Featured Workshops Include:

  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Maps & Mineral Resources
  • Earth History
  • Fossils
  • Careers in the Geosciences

Overnight Options

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Mammal Study Merit Badge

The nine hour program features four interactive workshops conducted by registered Badge Counselors plus 'An Introduction to Speleology', pre-tour program, a special flashlight interpretive tour of the caverns, and a bat house for each troop.

Featured Workshops Include:

  • Intro. to Mammals & Classification
  • Bat Anatomy
  • What Bats Eat
  • Building Bat Houses

Overnight Options

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Geocaching Program/Merit Badge Workshops

The Geocaching Merit Badge is a nine hour program featuring four interactive workshops conducted by our experienced staff plus 'An Introduction to Speleology' pre-tour program, a special interpretive tour of the caverns, a light snack, and letterboxing materials for each boy.

Featured Workshops Include:

  • Geocaching & CITO
  • GPS Unit Basics
  • Mapping
  • Go Geocaching!

Overnight Options

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Boy Scout Merit Badge Camporees

Plan now to join boys from Pennsylvania and surrounding states for our tenth year of Boy Scout Camporees! By participating in pre-scheduled event dates no minimum numbers of participants or minimum fees are required for your troop to attend. Enjoy all the excitement and educational fun of just one or both merit badges offered to scouts on these special camporee weekends, as well as meeting Boy Scouts from other states and camping together for this special weekend.  One Day/One Night options are also available.

  • Friday-Sunday, September 22-24, 2017:  Mammal Study & Geocaching Merit Badge Camporee
  • Saturday-Sunday, October 14-15, 2017: Geology Merit Badge with Ghosts & Goblins Haunted Cave, Trail, & Hayride
  • Friday-Sunday, February 16-18, 2018:  Geology & Mammal Study Merit Badge Winter Camporee
  • Friday-Sunday, June 1-3, 2018:  Geology & Geocaching Merit Badge Camporee

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Overnight Options

Bring your sleeping bags and spend the night in heated/air-conditioned comfort upstairs in our learning center. There is room to sleep up to 60 people. Restroom facilities are located in our Visitors' Center wing and refrigeration is available. Coffee maker and TV with VCR on site. Indoor lodging available for one night only: the night prior to or the night during your program.

OR

March thru November:

Enjoy primitive camping in our new group campground atop Warrior Ridge. Private, level sites in wooded areas adjoining a large field for group activities. At each group site porta-johns, fire rings, picnic tables, water for putting out fires, and trash barrels are provided. Drinking water must be carried from the Visitors Center. Firewood and ice is available for a small fee. Easy access from Route 22 via a gravel road. Stay as long as you like: primitive camping nights unlimited.


Overnight programs include special flashlight tours of the caverns!

A two-day option with lodging elsewhere is also available.

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Events at Lincoln Caverns

April 20, 2018

Girl Scout Teen Combo - Geology Rocks & Direction Matters Patch Programs

Rock into spring with this teen girl scout combo.

April 27, 2018

NEW Webelos Earth Rocks Adventure with Down & Dirty NOVA Award Combo Program

Join us for a weekend of fun and education.

April 28, 2018

Webelos Event Day - Earth Rocks Adventure!

Spring into Adventure and find out why Earth Rocks!

April 28, 2018

Girl Scout Junior Event Combo - Going Batty & Geocacher Badges

Fly into spring by learning about our nocturnal friends and engaging in the new sport of geocaching!

News

August 25, 2017

34TH EDITION LINCOLN CAVERNS’ GHOSTS & GOBLINS 2017

TRIPLE THE TERROR – TRIPLE THE FUN!

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