Scout Workshops at the Garden

Girl Scout crossing streamScout Workshops are a great opportunity for scouts to sign up individually or with your Scout group!

Workshops are listed in chronological order.

Pricing:
  • Pricing varies, please view the workshops below for the associated fee.
  • Chaperone ratio: 1 chaperone is included per registered scout; 1 chaperone per 5 scouts required.
Scheduling and Registration:
  • Register online by using the link provided with each individual workshop description. Payment is due by credit card at the time of registration.
  • When registering a large troop or den, memberships only apply to Scouts within that family of that member. Groups must pay the public price for the remainder of the Scouts. Please contact scoutprograms@mobot.org with questions.
  • Scouts MUST pre-register.
  • New badge workshops are scheduled on an ongoing basis, so check back for new offerings often!
  • Siblings are not permitted, as these programs are designed for one on one interactions in order to provide the best possible experience for your scouts. Please make arrangements for them to enjoy the Garden or Reserve while your program is taking place, and meet up with them at the conclusion of the program.

Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you need further assistance, contact the Scout Programs Instructor at scoutprograms@mobot.org or (314) 577-9473 x 76357.


Girl potting Daisy Flower Garden Journey (It’s Your World, Change It!) Watering Can Award
For Daisy Girl Scouts
Friday, November 1, 2019, 6–7:30 p.m.
At Commerce Bank Center for Science Education at 4651 Shaw Blvd. (NOT the main Garden campus)
Fee per scout: $10/public; $8/member; price includes one chaperone per registered scout (1 chaperone per 5 scouts required)

Scouts will learn all about how plants our essential to our everyday lives! Scouts will also learn how plants turn into their food (plant snack provided) and will examine a worm composting bin to find out how worms will help their plants grow. Girls earn their Watering Can Award as they plant and learn to care for their own, tiny fairy garden! Registration opens July 17. Registration ends October 18 at 5 p.m.

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Brownie painting Painting Badge
For Girl Scout Brownies
Friday, November 8, 2019, 6–8 p.m.
At Commerce Bank Center for Science Education at 4651 Shaw Blvd. (NOT the main Garden campus)
Fee per scout: $10/public; $8/member; price includes one chaperone per registered scout (1 chaperone per 5 scouts required)

Use a paintbrush to bring your imagination to life! Learn how to paint a landscape and the different colors and shapes of your mood. Enjoy painting with different nature items like acorns, leaves and cones. Come to know famous flower artist Georgia O’Keefe, and how she impacted the art world. Meets all requirements for the Painting badge. Registration opens July 17. Registration ends October 25 at 5 p.m.

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Girl smelling flowers Flowers Badge
For Girl Scout Juniors
Friday, November 15, 2019, 6–8 p.m.
At Commerce Bank Center for Science Education at 4651 Shaw Blvd. (NOT the main Garden campus)
Fee per scout: $10/public; $8/member; price includes one chaperone per registered scout (1 chaperone per 5 scouts required)

Learn the wonders of a flower and uncover the science behind them by dissecting one yourself! Be an ethnobotanist as you learn about the traditional and medicinal uses of flowers. Create a meaningful flower bouquet to take home to a loved one. Scouts will also plant a flower fit for a medicinal garden! Meets all requirements for Flowers badge. Registration opens July 17. Registration ends November 1 at 5 p.m.

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Woods Trees Badge
For Girl Scout Cadettes
Friday, November 22, 2019, 6–7:30 p.m.
At Commerce Bank Center for Science Education at 4651 Shaw Blvd. (NOT the main Garden campus)
Fee per scout: $10/public; $8/member; price includes one chaperone per registered scout (1 chaperone per 5 scouts required)

Get ready to know trees! Learn how to identify common Missouri trees their uses to people and wildlife. Discover Missouri’s history of deforestation and the effects of logging, clear-cutting, and what you can do to help trees thrive for the benefit of future generations. Scouts will also get to learn how maple syrup is made at Shaw Nature Reserve, and sample some real maple syrup on waffles! Meets requirements 1–4 of the Trees badge. Registration opens July 17. Registration ends November 8 at 5 p.m.

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Homemade cleaners Household Elf Badge
For Girl Scout Brownies
Friday, January 10, 2020, 6–8 p.m.
At Commerce Bank Center for Science Education at 4651 Shaw Blvd. (NOT the main Garden campus)
Fee per scout: $10/public; $8/member; price includes one chaperone per registered scout (1 chaperone per 5 scouts required)

What better place to learn about sustainability and conservation of the Earth’s resources than at the EarthWays Center! Make your own green cleaner, air freshener and tee shirt bag to take home. Scouts will also perform experiments to learn how our waterways become polluted, and learn about ways to use less energy at home. Hot chocolate and a light snack will be provided. Registration opens July 25. Registration ends January 3 at 5 p.m.

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Fresh veggies Simple Meals Badge
For Girl Scout Juniors
Friday, January 17, 2020, 6–8 p.m.
At Missouri Botanical Garden’s Kemper Center for Home Gardening
Fee per scout: $15/public; $12/member; price includes one chaperone per registered scout (1 chaperone per 5 scouts required)

Join us in the Kemper Center kitchen for a warm evening of friends, cooking and feasting! We will discuss plants as food and use locally-sourced ingredients to whip up some delicious dishes. Find your way around a kitchen while learning proper safety techniques like knife skills. Learn how to prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! We promise you will not go home hungry. Registration opens July 25. Registration ends January 10 at 5 p.m.

Group will meet at Ridgway Visitor's Center before walking to Kemper Center.

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