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Barnes-Jewish Hospital: Attend a free class called “Stop the Bleed.” This one-hour class is designed to teach non-medical people how to control emergency bleeding. The program goes over how to apply pressure to bleeding wounds, how to do emergency packing, and how to apply a tourniquet. If interested in taking the class, contact Billy Kollmar at

Eco Adventure Ziplines: All Scouts receive $20 off plus a FREE zipline patch! Eco Adventure Ziplines offers Scouts an exciting, educational and eco-friendly adventure everyone will enjoy. With over a mile of ziplines at heights up to 250-plus feet, we offer different tours ranging from 6 to 10 ziplines that are designed for all ages and abilities. Visit or call 314-326-0140 to book an Eco Adventure Zipline event.

Farmers & Merchants Bank (Eureka, MO): Sign your Pack up for an interactive and age-appropriate lesson on Financial Responsibility or make plans to take a field trip. Farmers & Merchants Bank offers Packs a tour of the teller line, vault, and the different tools used at the bank. Call 636-938-7878 for more details.

Federal Aviation Administration: The FAA encourages Scouts and their families who may travel by aircraft not to pack hazardous materials in their checked and/or carry-on luggage. View their brochure or visit for helpful resources to share with your units.

Gateway Arch: Reservations for Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts and Webelos are taken year round. Approximately 50 minutes in length, each program highlights a different, age-appropriate theme. A one-month advance reservation required. Minimum of six scouts required (max 30). Groups with less than the minimum may be placed with another group, if available. For more information about programs offered please call 314-241-1244 ext.107. For reservations call 1-877-982-1410.

Gateway Grizzlies Baseball: Enjoy a Gateway Grizzlies baseball game on Aug. 19 then stay and camp out on the field and enjoy a fireworks show!. For tickets, use the 2017 Gateway Grizzlies form.

Illinois State Fair: All Scouts (kids and adults) can attend the Illinois State Fair for FREE on Aug. 14! Just wear your Scout uniform or bring your membership card. The fair runs 10 a.m.-11 p.m. at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, IL.

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay: Scouts can enjoy specially-priced tickets to this them park and water park. For just $19.95, you can enjoy all the park has to offer, plus get a second day free and free soft drinks! Buy your tickets at

Missouri Botanical Garden: Join the Missouri Botanical Garden on a scouting adventure with its hands-on, STEM-based, nature programs. MOBot offers many opportunities for exploration and discovery. Visit for a list of programs.

Mizzou Football Scout Day: Saturday, Sept. 9 versus South Carolina at 6 p.m. Scouts will receive an exclusive 2017 Mizzou football patch, pregame parade around the field, and a postgame campout on Faurot Field. Tickets prices are $25-35. Get tickets here.

Noodles & Company Cooking Class: Cub Scouts ages 7-10 are invited to this fun and interactive cooking class where Scouts will learn about healthy eating, measure ingredients, and enjoy a meal they create!

The class takes place on Saturday mornings from 8:30-10 a.m. at its Hampton Village location in south St. Louis city or its Des Peres location. The activity has a maximum number of 25 participants per session. Contact Nichole at to book a class.

River City Rascals Baseball: Scouts can participate in a pre-game parade, on-field promotions, color guard, and special Scout activities on Saturday, Sept. 2! First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. Visit or call 636-240-2287.

River Radio (Cape Girardeau)River Radio in Cape Girardeau (324 Broadway) offers free tours of its radio station to Scout groups. Scouts get an up close and personal view of radio broadcasting and learn how radio stations operate. To schedule your Scout group, contact Kirby Ray at or 1-800-289-5103 ext. 577.

Shaw Nature Reserve: Cub Scouts, enjoy a weekend at Shaw Nature Reserve! Enjoy a variety of activities including water ecology, night hikes, themed crafts, star gazing, and a campfire with s’mores and plenty of hot chocolate! Accommodations provided in the Dana Brown Overnight Center’s delightful historic cabins and new shower facilities. Upcoming dates include March 11-12, June 3-4, and July 29-30. Click here to register.

St. Louis Astronomical Society: The SLAS Library Telescope Program seeks to foster scientific literacy, stimulate an interest in astronomy, and provide people who have never looked through a telescope the chance to experience the excitement that comes from discovery. If you are interested in gaining an introduction to astronomy or would like to help SLAS with its new Library Telescope Program, email View the Library Telescope Locations.

Tower Grove Park: Tower Grove Park has free birding kits available! Kits are geared towards students in grades 4-8 and each kit includes binoculars and flash cards. View the flyer or contact Tricia Scalise at