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Pre-registration is required for each workshop.

EACH WORKSHOP REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 8 PARTICIPANTS.

Call (269) 927-4832 to register.

Click here to view a PDF of our badge options.

Bugs BadgeBROWNIE – LEGACY – BUGS 

Investigate the world of bugs with us by studying insects that live inside the Nature Center and others that live outside.

TIME: 1½ hours,  COST: $4, $5 if Butterfly House included

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Hiker BadgeBROWNIE – SKILL BUILDER – WOW! WONDERS OF WATER – HIKER

Learn how to get ready and interpret a trail map. Then we’ll be off to explore Sarett’s hiking trails.

TIME: 1½ hours,  COST: $4,  BRING: Appropriate footwear

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Senses BadgeBROWNIE –  SKILL BUILDER – WOW! WONDERS OF WATER – SENSES

Scouts can explore human senses and then compare them to animal senses with a variety of activities.

TIME: 1 ½ hours,  COST: $4

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BROWNIE – SKILL BUILDER – A WORLD OF GIRLS – LETTERBOXER

Prepare and go on an outdoor treasure hunt. Scouts will prepare supplies, practice hiding a box and hunt for Sarett’s letterbox.

TIME: 1 ½ hours,  COST: $5

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Trees BadgeCADETTE – LEGACY – TREES 

Investigate forest management by learning to identify native trees, do tree calculations, and create a “plan” to manage pests.

TIME: 2 hours,  COST: $4,  BRING: Appropriate footwear

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Trail Blazing BadgeCADETTE – SKILL BUILDER – BREATHE – TRAIL BLAZING

Requirements covered: 1,4

Develop planning checklists for different types of treks. Plan a short “trek” at the nature center to practice navigation skills.

TIME: 2 hours,  COST: $5,  BRING: Appropriate footwear

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Woodworker BadgeCADETTE – SKILL BUILDER – BREATHE – WOODWORKER

Learn basic woodworking skills and construct a birdhouse. NOTE: Class size is limited to 8 scouts. Call Jim (921-0437) to set up class.

TIME: 2 hours,  COST: $25 (includes building materials),  BRING: Closed toe shoes, hair tied back

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Night Owl BadgeCADETTE – SKILL BUILDER – MEDIA – NIGHT OWL

Requirements covered: 1,2, and 4

Learn about then search for nocturnal animals on a night hike through the woods.

TIME: 2 hours,  COST: $4,  BRING: Appropriate footwear, flashlight

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Geocaching BadgeCADETTE – JUST FOR FUN – GEOCACHING

Learn how to use Sarett’s GPS receivers then participate in the popular outdoor treasure hunt. The Nature Center will provide 27 units.

TIME: 3 hours,  COST: $6,  BRING: Appropriate footwear

Flowers BadgeJUNIOR – LEGACY – FLOWERS

Scouts will investigate flower parts, how flowers were used in the past and begin a flower identification journal. 

TIME: 1½ hours,  COST: $4,  BRING: Appropriate footwear, small sketchbook or drawing paper, pencil

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Gardener BadgeJUNIOR- SKILL BUILDER – GET MOVING – GARDENER

Scouts will learn about the use of native plants in gardens, learn about seed dispersal and assist with garden maintenance.

TIME: 1½ hours,  COST: $4,  BRING: Appropriate footwear, garden gloves

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Geocaching BadgeJUNIOR –  SKILL BUILDER – aMUSE – GEOCACHER

Use Sarett’s GPS receivers to plan for and participate in the popular outdoor treasure hunt. The nature center will provide up to 27 units.

TIME: 3 hours,  COST: $6

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Animal Habitats BadgeJUNIOR – SKILL BUILDER – aMUSE – ANIMAL HABITATS

Investigate some of Sarett’s animals and their habitats, including an endangered wetland and its threatened inhabitants.

TIME: 1 ½ hours,  COST: $5

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Digital Photography BadgeJUNIOR – SKILL BUILDER – AGENT OF CHANGE – DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Scouts can hone their photography skills using Sarett’s animals and limitless opportunities for natural photos. Completes requirements 1 and 2 and part of 3.

TIME: 2 hours,  COST: $6,  BRING: Digital camera for each scout

ALL LEVELS – (Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Senior, Ambassador) – CROSS COUNTRY SKI DAY

TIME: 2 hours, COST: $6, BRING: Appropriate outdoor clothing

Minimum of 5 participants

Girl Scout Skiing

ALL LEVELS – (Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Senior, Ambassador) – SNOWSHOE DAY

TIME: 2 hours, COST: $4, BRING: Appropriate outdoor clothing

Minimum of 5 participants

Girl Scout Snowshoeing