Scouting Adventures and Opportunities for Girls and Boys

Scout leaders, let us know the topic/badge/journey/advancement/award that you are looking to cover, and we will work with you to cover the requirements (even if you don’t see it listed here)!

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Daisy Petals

Clover Petal – Use Resources Wisely; Rosie Petal – Make the World a Better Place

Daisy Petal Program Fees: $6.00/person (children and adults) for 45-60-minute programs. Minimum 10 – No Maximum

Brownie Badges

Bugs; Hiker; Senses

Brownie Badge Fees: $6.00/person (children-adults) for 60 to 90-minute programs. Minimum 10 – No Maximum

Junior Girl Scout Badges

Flowers; Gardener; Animal Habitats

Junior Badge Fees: $6.00/person (children-adults) for 1.5 hour programs. Minimum 10 – No Maximum

Cadette Badges

Trees

$6.00/person (children-adults) for 1.5 hour programs. Minimum 10 – No Maximum

Night Owl (a.k.a. Night Hike Program)

$8.00/person (children-adults) for 2.5 hour program. Minimum 12 – No Maximum

Cub & Boy Scout Badges

Wolf Badge: Your Living World

Wolf Electives: Outdoor Adventurer; Fishing; Let’s Go Camping

Bear Badges: Sharing Your World with Wildlife; Take Care of Your Planet

Bear Electives: Water and Soil Conservation; Landscaping; Let’s Go Camping; Nature Crafts*

*Nature Crafts – the cost per person for this Elective is $11, and will run for 2.5 – 3 hours. The fee also includes materials.

Webelos Scout Activity Badges: Forester; Geologist; Naturalist; Outdoorsman

Badge Fees: $6.00/person (children-adults) for 60 to 90-minute programs. Minimum 10 – No Maximum

Elective Fees: $6.00 to $11/person (children – adults) for 1.5 to 3hr. programs. Minimum 10 – No Maximum

Boy Scout Merit Badges: Bird Study; Fish & Wildlife Management; Energy; Environmental Science; Forestry; Geology; Insect Study; Mammal Study; Nature; Reptile and Amphibian Study; Soil and Water Conservation

Boy Scout Merit Badge Fees: $11.00 per person (children-adults) for 2.5 – 3 hour program. Minimum 10 – Maximum 20

We work with your group to cover as many requirements as possible.

Yoga for Scouts

Thursday nights, 6-7pm. Advance reservations required.

Fee: $6/person (children-adults). Minimum: 12 – No Maximum

This Yoga class introduces the participants to the basic concepts of Yoga. A number of postures will be introduced through animal poses, sun salutes, and some partner work, depending upon the age and interest of the class.

Night Hikes for Scouts

Program begins indoors in our Exhibit Area with a lesson on the nocturnal animals of Silver Lake Naure Center. The outdoor night hike will take us through different habitats: meadow, marsh, and woodlands, in search of creatures of the night. We explore the trails sans flashlights, and let our “night vision” guide our way.

Our night adventure ends with a campfire, marshmallows, and a sing-a-long.

Night Hikes run from 6:00 to 8:30pm.

Night Hike Fees: $8.00/person (Children-Adults) Minimum 12 — No Maximum

Sleepovers for Scouts (also includes the Night Hike program)

Program begins indoors in our Exhibit Area with a lesson on the nocturnal animals of Silver Lake Naure Center. The outdoor night hike will take us through different habitats: meadow, marsh, and woodlands, in search of creatures of the night. We explore the trails sans flashlights, and let our “night vision” guide our way.

Our night adventure ends with a campfire, marshmallows, and a sing-a-long. The group then returns to the building for their sleepover and any other activities their leaders have planned.

Sleeping area is our large auditorium. The group has use of kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and sink. (No television.)

Sleepovers run from 6:30pm until 9am the next day.

Sleepover Fees: $11/person (children-adults). Minimum 12 – Maximum 40.

Service Awards

If you are a Scout and have your eyes set on a service award…if it’s a Silver, Gold, or Eagle you want to take…remember us here at Silver Lake…

Service Projects

Earn your next rank by performing a Service Project. Contact us to help develop your next project or event. Have your group participate in one of our programs. Each year Silver Lake generates a list of large projects to be accomplished. Maybe the right Community Service Project for you is already listed. Some projects are: cleanups, trail enhancements, field management, native species stabilization, and construction.

Please note for all programs scheduled for a group: A deposit of $60.00 is required to secure date. Balance due on day of program. No refund of deposit unless program is cancelled by the Nature Center.

To schedule a program and/or for more information, please contact PattiAnn Cutter at pacutter@buckscounty.org or 267-880-5022.