Bayou DistrictBayou District Program Ideas

Activity Suggestions

Here is a suggested list of activities, places and events that can be incorporated into the Scouting Program to add educational content keeping it fun and entertaining.  If you have any suggestions you would like to add please email them to the Bayou District


 Art  Chauvin Sculpture Garden
 Citizenship  Color Guard for the Mardi Gras Parades
 Citizenship  Fire Station
 Citizenship  HTV (Houma Television)
 Citizenship  Participate in the opening of local festival
 Citizenship  Police or Sheriff Department
 Citizenship  Presenting colors at our local HS football game
 Citizenship  Radio Station
 Citizenship  Visit Nursing Home
 Entertaining  Bayou Country Children's Museum
 Entertaining  Hot Air Balloon Show
 Entertaining  Louisiana Balloon Championship in Baton Rouge
 Entertaining  Movie Night
 History  Bayou Lafourche Folk life & Heritage Museum in Lockport 
 History  Center for Traditional Boat Building at Nichols States University
 History  ED White Historic Site
 History  French Quarter Museums in New Orleans (US Mint, Presbyter,  Cabildo & Wax Museum)
 History  Hilltop Arboretum in Baton Rouge
 History  Jean Lafitte National Park & Preserve (Locations in New Orleans,  Chalmette, Thibodaux, Barataria, Lafayette & Eunice)
 History  Laurel Valley
 History  LIHA Powwow
 History  Louisiana State Museum in Patterson
 History  National World War II Museum in New Orleans
 History  Regional Military Museum on Barrow Street in Houma
 History  Renaissance Festival
 History  Southdown Plantation Museum
 History  Terrebonne Folk life Culture Center
 History  Tour Old State Capitol
 History  Tour State Capitol
 History  USS Alabama Tour
 History  USS Kidd Tour
 History  Wendell / Williams Aircraft and Sawmill Museum in Patterson
 Nature  Aquarium
 Nature  Boo at the Zoo
 Nature  Corn Maze
 Nature  Horseback Riding
 Nature  IMAX Theater
 Nature  Insectarium
 Nature  Instigator (Alligator Farm)
 Nature  Wildlife Gardens in Gibson
 Nature  Wildlife Museum in Houma
 Nature  Zoo Overnighter
 Nature  Zoofari at the Audubon Zoo
 Religious  Catholic Retreat
 Religious  Scout Sunday Sunrise Service
 Religious  Ten Commandment Hike
 Safety  Night Out Against Crime
 Safety  Safety Fair @ Nicholls State University
 Science  Busy Bee Clinic - Computer Training
 Science  International Petroleum Museum & Exposition in Morgan City
 Science  St. George Observatory in Schriever
 Science  Stennis Space Center
 Sports  Attend local sporting event (Nicholls, Ed Ehite, Vanderbilt, etc.)
 Sports  Bowling
 Sports  Ice Skating
 Sports  Roller Skating





Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of 
Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemine,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James,
St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004
(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162 Toll Free: (800) 394-9410

 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday