The Frog Scouts are a troop of young frogs who perform on The Muppet Show as The Precision Drill Team from the Okefenokee Pack 12 of the Frog Scouts of America. Robin the Frog is a member, Mrs. Appleby is their pack leader, and Ms. Ribit is their camp counselor.
The Scouts have been seen in a number of different forms over the years.
- Robin wore his Scout outfit for the first time in The Muppet Show episode 310 in the wedding sketch with Kermit and Miss Piggy.
- The Frog Scouts troop made their first appearance on The Muppet Show in 1980, in The Muppet Show episode 509, where they earned their punk merit badges with alittle help from guest star Debbie Harry.
- Robin wore his Scout outfit on his camping trip with his uncle Kermit in the 1981 storybook The Muppets Go Camping.
- Robin wore a Frog Scout bandana in the 1983 special Rocky Mountain Holiday.
- Robin appeared in his Frog Scout uniform on the cover of the 1983 coloring book .
- Frog Scout Troop #12 hangs out with Alfonso Ribeiro in the Fall 1984 issue of Muppet Magazine, awarding him the Boogie Badge.
- The Scouts appeared in audio-animatronic form in the Plymouth Muppet Traffic Safety Show in the late 80s.
- Robin wears his Scout uniform in the short story "Hike on Dragon Mountain", from the 1991 collection Stories to Share.
- The 1991 anthology book Off to Storyland features the story "Robin and the Most Beautiful Bug" with Ms. Ribit as the Frog Scout camp counselor.
- The 1992 National Wildlife Federation PSA "You Can Make a Difference" features the Frog Scouts.
- Robin and the Scouts appeared with Scout Leader Kermit in the 1993 book Off to the Woods!
- The Frog Scouts were featured in recurring sketches as part of the Muppet Time inserts on Nickelodeon in 1994.
- In the live-action opening to the 1995 Muppet Babies video Yes, I Can Be a Friend, Robin appears in his Frog Scout uniform, and is afraid of meeting the Scouts.
- Sam the Eagle, dressed in a scoutmaster uniform, takes the Frog Scouts on a hike in the 1996 book Muppet Time.