Girl Scout Workshops

Scouts can work towards a variety of badges or journeys while they investigate the fascinating ecosystems here at the Arboretum. All of our scout programs are conducted by staff naturalists and use our nature sanctuary as a field laboratory for hands-on experience!

**Programs are designed specifically for scouts. Siblings are not permitted unless they are registered for the workshop.


December 3

Brownie Outdoor Adventurer 9:30-11:30 am
Junior Geocacher 1-4 pm

January 14

Brownie Hiker 9:30-11:30 am

January 28

Brownie Outdoor Adventurer 9:30-11:30 am
Junior Geocacher 1-4 pm

February 18

Brownie Outdoor Art Creator 9:30-11:30 am
Cadette Trees 1-4 pm

February 25

Brownie WOW 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

March 11

Brownie Bugs 9:30-11:30 am
Brownie Outdoor Adventurer 1-3 pm

March 25

Junior Geocacher 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Brownie Bugs 2-4 pm

April 1

Junior Flowers 9:30-12:30 am
Brownie Hiker 2-4 pm

April 15

Junior Flowers 1-4 pm

May 6

Brownie WOW 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

May 20

Brownie Outdoor Art Creator 1-3 pm
Cadette Night Owls 5:30-8:30 pm


Price per scout: $10
Minimum 7 / Maximum 25 scouts
Class length: 1 hour


Daisy Rosie

Listen to, discuss, and act out Rosie’s story, then practice making the world a better place.

Daisy Clover

Listen to and discuss Clover’s story, then learn about ways to use resources wisely.


Price per scout: $20 for 1-2 hr classes, $25 for 2.5-3 hr classes
Minimum 7 / Maximum 25 scouts
Class length: 1 hour (Forest Trek), 2 hour, or 3 hour classes depending on program


Brownie Bugs

Explore the world of bugs and discover why they are important! Learn to determine if it is a bug or not!

Brownie Hiker

Hiking is loads of fun! Learn how to pack for a hike, how to read trail signs, and prepare an energy snack to eat.  

Brownie Outdoor Adventurer

Come learn some outdoor skills! Explore nighttime constellations, tie new kinds of knots, and make a butterfly puddler.  

Brownie Outdoor Art Creator

Art is all around us – even in nature! Have fun dancing, making a leaf rubbing craft, and designing your own Brownie Elf House.  

Brownie WOW!

Come and earn the LOVE Water award in a fun class all about how we use and need to conserve water.


Junior Outdoor Art Explorer

Art and the outdoors go hand in hand. Let nature be your inspiration as you learn fun nature songs, design a terrarium, and learn some easy photography techniques.  

Junior Flowers

Flowers aren’t just beautiful they are an important part of ecosystems.  Discover how flowers advertise for animal helpers and provide rewards for the work of pollinators.

Junior Geocaching

Learn what geocaching is and how to use a GPS receiver (provided). Then, go on a geocaching adventure here at the Arboretum.


Cadette Trees

Visit our forest and explore the importance of trees. Discover what you can do to help trees and participate in a service project.

Cadette Night Owls

Come and uncover the mysteries of the night world, including a night hike and party snacks.

Forest Trek

Both Boy & Girl Scouts

Price per person: $8
Maximum 25 people

Come to the Arboretum for a 1 hour hike on the trails! Learn new observation skill and how to find evidence of animal activity.