Insect Badge

Insect Study Merit Badge

Burpee is offering In-Person and Virtual Merit Badges

In this class, scouts will earn their Insect Merit Badge. Let’s explore the world of insects! Meet some insects up close and learn about insect characteristics and classification.

Some homework is required, worksheets will be provided upon registration. If the homework is completed, the scouts will have earned their Insect Study Merit Badge.

Pre-registration & prepayment are required to attend.

All scout classes will be held virtually until tier three mitigations have lifted in Illinois

To Register:

Call 815-965-3433 to register, or register online 


Scout Participant $15

Scout Leaders Attend FREE, extra adults/siblings $6.00 each

In-Person Class Dates:

April 29th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Virtual Class:

March 21st, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Please Note:

Burpee does not provide patches/badges. In Person check-in starts 15 minutes before the program start time, please plan to be here early so we can start on time. 

Cancellation/refund policy:

If cancellation is received 10 clear days ahead of the date a refund less 20% will be issued. Please be aware that we sometimes have to cancel a program because it did not reach the minimum registration requirement – Don’t wait until the last minute to sign up or your program may already be cancelled!. Burpee Museum reserves the right to limit registrations and cancel any program for any reason. Every effort will be made to contact participants

All programs presented online and at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103