Metro Parks Tacoma

Scouts

Cub Scout Cleaning Up Invasive Ivy at Tacoma Nature Center

Metro Parks provides volunteer opportunities for Boy (Cub) and Girl (Brownie) Scout Troops to fulfill their community services requirements. In addition, we work with Eagle Scouts who are trying to achieve their Eagle Scout rank by providing projects that meet Rank and Merit Badge requirements.

In partnership with Metro Parks, you can complete your service requirements in:

  • Cub Scouts
  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts

VOLUNTEER PROJECTS, BADGES AND PATCHES ARE AVAILABLE IN A WIDE VARIETY OF CATEGORIES, SUCH AS:

Education

  • Environmental Education
  • Nature Center Displays
  • Native Species Identification
  • Projects (like bird Boxes)

Environment

  • Environmental Research
  • Invasive Species Removal
  • Plantings
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Natural Area Restoration

Maintenance and Construction

  • Trail Maintenance
  • Trail Construction
  • Trail Markers
  • Renovations and Beautification
  • Grounds Maintenance

Wildlife and Animals

  • Conservation Projects
  • Wildlife Preservation
  • Mammal Counts and Identifications
  • Displays
  • Research
  • Off Leash Dog Areas

Special Skills

  • Athletic Field Care and Maintenance
  • Database Creation
  • Special Events
  • Publications and Marketing

For more information, please contact us at chipin@tacomaparks.com