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Pittsburgh Voyager Scout Programs

Ahoy there Scouts!

Climb aboard one of Pittsburgh Voyager's floating classrooms and work toward your badge requirements with the crew from Pittsburgh Voyager. Scouts can participate in fun, hands-on educational experiences related to our three rivers. Join us for programs on ecology, water chemistry, navigation, physical science, bridges and local history.

Spend an exciting morning or afternoon on the waters of the Monongahela, Ohio and the Allegheny. We offer Two Special Badge Programs. For badge details, click here.

You can also try one of Pittsburgh Voyager's Adventure Voyages that meet partial badge requirements for the following badges:

Girl Scouts:

  • Science and Technology Dabbler
  • Exploring Out-of-Doors Dabbler
  • Water Wonders
  • Ecology
  • Small Craft
  • Water Fun
  • Wildlife

Boy Scouts:

  • American Heritage
  • Bird Study
  • Environmental Science
  • Fish and Wildlife Management
  • Insect Study
  • Nature

Cadette and Senior Scout Special

Interest Projects:

  • Eco-action
  • Math, maps and More
  • Why in the World?
  • Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Heritage Hunt
  • Orienteering

These Adventure Voyage programs and Special Badge programs are available after-school, evenings and Saturdays. Call to make a reservation today! For more detailed information on programs and the badge requirements they meet, please contact us at (412) 231-2712 or send an email to We can accommodate a maximum of 35 participants.

We now offer 2 Badges!

Water Wonders

You can't get much closer to the wonders of water than out on our boats on the rivers of Pittsburgh! Tour our working science vessels and learn about the jobs of our captains, crew and science instructors; explore the water cycle and river food chain firsthand from "the Oh, the Al and the Mon" ; enjoy a serene moment on the water to write a poem or draw a picture; and learn about bodies of water from "La Belle Riviere," the Ohio River.

Water Everywhere Brownie Try-It

Our first voyage for those little salts! Experience your Brownie Try-It on board Pittsburgh Voyager's unique floating labs! We'll explore the world of water! Find out where your water originates and learn more about the world's most important renewable resource! Try you hand at "cleaning up" some "dirty" water; use real scientific equipment to sample for critters and build your own; and make startling comparisons between salt and fresh water.

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