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Attention! On Saturday, June 29, Butterfly Pavilion hours will change to 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. for the Pollinator Palooza Festival! Get your tickets today!

Brownie Bug Badge

Brownie Bug Badge

Earn your Bug Badge with Butterfly Pavilion!

Discover the captivating world of invertebrates as you work towards earning your bug badge alongside the experts at Butterfly Pavilion. Immerse yourself in hands-on experiences with live animals, digging in to the world of these fascinating and important creatures. Engage in creating a personalized field guide, enriched with insights on identifying diverse types of invertebrates, an invaluable resource to accompany you on your forthcoming explorations. 

You are also invited to witness the enchanting spectacle of bugs in action and to explore bug habitats within both our indoor and outdoor exhibits, offering an immersive experience beyond the classroom. This will be an educational journey that promises excitement, discovery, and a newfound appreciation for the incredible world of invertebrates! 

Badge requirements you can meet:

  • See bugs in action
  • Explore bug habitats
  • Take a bug field trip
  • Try a bug craft
  • Make a bug poster

Available dates: Monday – Thursday


  • $15 per scout
  • $10 per troop leader
  • We are also happy to provide you with the convenience of having the workshop at your location for a fee of $150 plus mileage ($0.65/mile)
All prices include admission to exhibits, groups must be a minimum of 10.