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Missouri Department of Conservation - St. Joseph

Sat Jan 01, 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
Missouri Department of Conservation - St. Joseph
Program Type:
You Schedule It!
Community Partner
Brownie, Cadette, Junior

The Missouri Department of Conservation protect and manage Missouri’s fish, forests and wildlife; serve Missourians; and help them discover nature.

Location: Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office on MWSU Campus located at 701 James McCarthy Dr. St. Joseph, MO.

Questions: Call 816-271-3100 for more information.

Cost Per Girl: N/A 
Cost Per Adult: N/A

Registration Requirements:  All girls participating as a Girl Scout in these activities must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to

How to Register: ​Call Shelly Cox or TJ Peacher at 816-271-3100 or email to find a time for your troop to come out and participate in this workshop.

Current partner programs are listed below. 

Wonders of Water Workshop


​We have several water related activities to choose from, or, do them all! Water Cycle terrarium, what is a watershed, and how much water is out there for us to use? If your troop is working their way through the Wonders of Water Journey, this is the place to come to bring what they are learning to life!

"Trees" Badge Workshop


​We have many amazing trees at our site. We also have a nature trail on the MWSU campus full of extraordinary trees. Programs include: Nature Hike, Nature Journaling, History of Forest Fires, or take a look at one of our tree cookies to count the ring and learn from the natural history contained in their wood.

"Animal Habitats" Badge Workshop


​We have many different animal habitats for looking and observing. Choose from Forest, Prairie or Pond. Choose from these quality programs or just come out to enjoy the trail: Nature Trail Hike, Litter clean up, Macro-invertebrate pond exploration, or just have an expert on a particular habitat give a custom talk to your group.