Scouts

scouts

Scouting programs are ongoing throughout the year and gives scouts an opportunity to complete nature-related badges or achievements.  All or most requirements are met during these sessions.  This program can be attended by individual scouts or troops.

  2017 Scout It Out! Programs  

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Junior Girl Scouts - Animal Habitats

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 |  9:30am - 12pm

Fee: $10 per Brownie Girl Scout

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A habitat is the place where an animal finds what it needs to survive. Juniors will explore the wild animal habitats in our area, learn more about endangered habitats and find out how people can help to improve the places wild animals live.

Register as an individual scout or troop. While the badge requirements are met, the badge itself is not included. Please dress for the weather. Leaders or chaperones are free and need to remain with their scouts. No refunds for this program.

 

 

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WEBELOS - Earth Rocks

Saturday, February 4th, 2017 |  9:30am -12pm | Fee: $10 per Webelos Scout

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Webelos Cub Scouts will explore the work, training and tools of a geologist. Boys will participate in a geology "lab" where they will identify rocks and minerals and complete their own small rock collection. They will learn how rocks, minerals, mountains and fossils are formed and how we use geology in our lives.

Register as an individual scout, den or pack. While the adventure requirements are met, the badge itself is not included. Please dress for the weather. Leaders or chaperones are free and need to remain with their scouts. No refunds for this program.

wolf-badgeWolves- Digging in the Past

Saturday, April 29th, 2017 |  9:30am -12pm | Fee: $10 per Webelos Scout

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Wolves will discover ways that paleontologists learn about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and plants. Real and replica fossils will be on hand for their exploration. They will make a fossil cast, play dinosaur games, create and explore replica digs, put together and enjoy a snack of edible "fossil" layers!.

Register as an individual scout, den or pack. While the adventure requirements are met, the badge itself is not included. Please dress for the weather. Leaders or chaperones are free and need to remain with their scouts. No refunds for this program.

Daisy gs_daisies_gradelevelGirl Scouts - Clover Petal

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 | 10am - 12pm 

Fee: $10 per Daisy Girl Scout

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After hearing Clover’s Story, Daisy scouts will have a chance to meet the honeybees that live at the nature center. They will make a collage craft re-using old pictures, learn about ways to use resources wisely and make a snack using honey.

Register as an individual scout or troop. While the petal requirements are met, the petal itself is not included. Please dress for the weather. Leaders or chaperones are free and need to remain with their scouts. No refunds for this program.

brownie_scoutBrownie Girl Scouts - Bugs

Saturday, May 20th, 2017 |  9:30am - 12pm 

Fee: $10 per Brownie Girl Scout

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Brownies will learn about insects and other small invertebrates and ways they are important in the natural world. They will go on a "bug hunt" using insect nets and magnifiers and make an insect craft.

Register as an individual scout or troop. While the badge requirements are met, the badge itself is not included. Please dress for the weather. Leaders or chaperones are free and need to remain with their scouts. No refunds for this program.