Scout Programs
Welcome Scouts!

We offer a variety of fun, nature-based experiences for Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts including Journey, badge and patch programs, merit badge skill centers, special events, sleepovers and outreach programs.

Come to us or we can come to you! A range of programs are offered year-round and designed specifically with scouts in mind. Explore and discover with us!

Scout Programs

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Girl Scout Troops
Discover the wonders of nature with your Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes! Learn more
  Cub Scouts investigate a plant in the Japanese Garden
Cub Scout Packs & Dens
Explore the natural world with programs for Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos!  Learn more
  Cub scouts explore a worm composting bin
Outreach Programs
Can't come to us? Learn about science, nature, sustainability and the environment as we bring the Garden to you!  Learn more
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Badge Workshops for Individual Scouts
Join us on your own for a badge workshop – no troop, pack or den needed!  Learn more
American Heritage Girls

We now offer programming to American Heritage Girls! Bring your troop to the Garden or Shaw Nature Reserve, or we can come to you. Learn more

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This summer, join a family reading program that connects nature-inspired books with the great outdoors!
Learn more