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View our 2018-19 Girl Scout Guide

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Brownie Girl Scouts

 

Brownie Outdoor Adventurer Badge Night

Go on a night hike and explore the trails as we make a scent diary. Play a night-themed game and learn how to tie basic knots. Take home your very own bird feeder for the animals in your own backyard.

Friday, March 29, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


Pets Badge Day

Play pet bingo and learn the responsibilities of being a pet owner! Visit with the Center’s resident animals that could be considered pets, then make a cat or dog toy to take home.

Saturday, March 23, 2019: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.


Senses Badge Day

Experiment with all 5 senses during this fun afternoon! Play a sight, memory and smelly game. Do a taste test with sweet, bitter, sour, and salty. Learn about touch and how the visually impaired use touch to read with braille. Then, use sound boxes to play a fun hearing game!

Saturday, March 23, 2019: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Space Science Adventurer

Blast off in Schuele Planetarium! Make a mnemonic device to remember the order of the planets, see the stars and learn all about the Moon. Change up a constellation and enjoy a mini space party.

Friday, March 22, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


Eco Friend Badge Night

Brainstorm with your sister Girl Scouts on how to be kind to others outdoors. Go on a hike, work on your observation skills and learn how to build a fire. Meet animals and think of ways you can help protect them.

Friday, April 12, 2019: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.


Bugs Badge Day

Buggy about bugs? Creepy crawlies don’t creep you out? This program is for you, adventurous girl! Take a field trip to watch bugs at home and at work. Make a bug box and create a creepy, crawly craft.

Saturday, May 4, 2019: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.


Letterboxer Badge Day

Investigate the adventure game of letterboxing. Make your own stamp, solve clues and make a letterbox of your own. Search Huntington Reservation for 3 hidden letterboxes. Please dress for the weather!

May 4, 2019: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Hiker Badge Night

Meet experienced hikers and learn the best places to hike your area and the gear you will need for your trip. Make a trail mix, then outside to practice observation skills and play hiking games.

Friday, May 31, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

 


 

Junior Girl Scouts

 

Animal Habitats Badge Day

Learn about local wildlife and get up-close with the Center’s resident animals! Learn about how parent animals take care of their babies and how you can help animals living in your backyard.

Saturday, March 16, 2019: 9:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Detective Badge Day

Take part in an all new mystery Code Crackers! Practice your powers of observation, work on decoding messages in secret codes from around the world and uncover the strange world of fingerprints! Try your hand at fiber analysis then use your skills to crack the code and find the prize!

Saturday, March 16, 2019: 12:15 – 2:00 p.m.

Solve the all new case: Code Crackers!

 

Flowers Badge Day

Learn all about flowers as we look under the petals and meet flower families. Head outside for a flower hunt and have fun learning how flowers can help people. Practice sending a message with flower arrangements and create a pressed flower bookmark.

Saturday, April 6, 2019: 9:30 – 11:15 a.m.


Geocacher Badge Day

Visit the geocaching website and learn the basics of geocaching! Find GPS coordinates and head into Huntington Reservation to look for a geocache. Make a trade item and take part in the journey of a Travel Bug!

Saturday, April 6, 2019: 12:15 – 2:00 p.m.


Camper Badge Day

Plan an adventure with us! Talk to experienced campers about all the gear you need to have a blast while camping. Learn how to tie useful camp knots then test out your inner camp chef by making a tasty snack over the fire. Enjoy an evening hike through Huntington Reservation then gather around the campfire.

Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


 


 

Cadette/Senior Girl Scouts

 

Animal Helpers Badge Day

Explore our perception of animals over the years and how some animals who used to work outside have become cuddly pets. Learn about animal heroes and how animals help people with disabilities. Talk to your Girl Scout about how animals can provide emotional support.

Saturday, March 30, 2019: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.


Special Agent Cadette Badge Day

Solve the brand new case: Ferret Forensics! Examine fingerprints, make shoe impressions and learn how to detect if someone is lying. Then, get messy as we do blood splatter analysis (don’t worry, its fake!). Gain access to the crime scene and sketch out the evidence as you try to figure out, who took the classroom ferret!

Saturday, March 30, 2019: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Solve the all new case: Ferret Forensics!

Senior Sky Badge

Visit Schuele Planetarium and learn all about stars during the Senior Sky Badge. Learn about constellations as you map out the night sky with our expert astronomy staff. Gather up to date information on some of the latest space missions and learn about light pollution. Complete your evening with sky with tales of the night sky from around the world.

Friday, April 5, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Cadette Eco Trekker

Talk with an experienced outdoor enthusiast about the importance of Leave No Trace. Hike along Porter Creek to learn about local waterways and the impact we have on these ecosystems. Identify durable surfaces and learn how to make a difference on your trek. Bring your phone to make a video about your adventures!

Friday, May 3, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

 

Trees Badge Day

Learn about the parts of a tree as you hike through Huntington Reservation and create your own clay dish. Make a yummy snack and learn about the history of logging. Take away knowledge on how to care for the trees in your own neighborhood.

Saturday, May 11, 2019: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.


Trailblazing Badge Day

Learn from experienced hikers on how to prepare for an adventure. Work together as a team to build endurance and gather ideas for trail food to take with you. Practice using a map and compass, then head into the planetarium to learn how stars can help us find our way.

Saturday, May 11, 2019: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Senior Eco Explorer Badge Day

Meet our eco-friendly staff and learn about their adventures outside the Center. Head into the woods and learn about biodiversity, threatened wildlife and how you can do your part. Girls can do amazing things when they work together – let’s get started!

Saturday, May 18, 2019: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.


Adventurer Badge Day

Girl Scouts love the great outdoors and this badge will help you prepare for an outdoor adventure! Work on your team-building skills and prepare your bodies to endure whatever you encounter! Study the Leave No Trace principles so that you can share them with younger Girl Scouts. All great explorers have a story to tell - start telling yours!

Saturday, May 18, 2019: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

 


 

Multi-Level Girl Scout Programs

 

Nocturnal Nature Night

A lot of things in nature are waking up as you head to bed. What exactly flies around and scurries all night? Why are some animals nocturnal? What’s so great about the night time? Hike trails, view the sky, listen for animals and more. You will have a “hooting” good time exploring nature and night with your friends! Fun patch included.

Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Love Exploring Lake Erie Girl Scout Day

Come and explore our Great Lake! Hike to the beach, get hands-on and learn about one of the most important natural resources in our own back yard! This newly redesigned program has all new hands-on activities about water quality, marine life and marine debris. While down at the beach, take part in a mini-service project. Plan on spending about 2 hours with us for your hike and water activities.

Saturday, June 1, 2019: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Back to Nature Day Camp for Girls: We are Wild!

This year we will head back into the woods for a fun-filled adventure working on our camp skills. Campers will practice leaf rubbing, encounter native wildlife, learn how to tie knots and develop their outdoor skills. Craft your own adventure kit and have a blast playing games, visiting the planetarium and hiking through Huntington Reservation. Camp will conclude with an all-camp popsicle party!

Monday, June 17 – Thursday, June 20, 2019: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

  • Daisy Girl Scouts
  • Brownie Girl Scouts
  • Junior Girl Scouts
  • Cadette / Senior / Ambassador Girl Scout

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