**Please note: the MAX # for groups is 20 at this time due to current covid regulations. Thank you.**

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! **

After MINIMUM #s are met per program, then Two Leaders/Adults for the group are not charged.

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Daisy Petals

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

Daisy Petal Program Fees: $8.00/person (children and adults) for 1-hour programs. Minimum 12 (i.e., $96 for up to 12 participants) – No Maximum

Brownie Badges

Bugs; Hiker; Senses; Outdoor Art Creator

Brownie Badge Fees: $8.00/person (children-adults) for 1 -1.5 hour programs. Minimum 12 (i.e., $96 for up to 12 participants) – No Maximum

Junior Girl Scout Badges

Flowers; Gardener; Animal Habitats

Junior Badge Fees: $8.00/person (children-adults) for 1 – 1.5 hour programs. Minimum 12 (i.e., $96 for up to 12 participants) – No Maximum

Cadette Badges

Trees

$8.00/person (children-adults) for 1.5 hour programs. Minimum #12 (i.e., $96 for up to 12 participants) – No Maximum

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

$15.00/person (children-adults) for 2.25 hour programs. Minimum #12 – No Maximum

Cub & Boy Scout Badges

Wolf Badge: Your Living World; Outdoor Adventurer; Fishing; Let’s Go Camping

Bear Badges: Sharing Your World with Wildlife; Take Care of Your Planet; Water and Soil Conservation; Landscaping; Let’s Go Camping; Nature Crafts

Any other themes/badges you’d like, that are not listed, just let us know!

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

Badge Fees: $8/person (children-adults) for 1 – 1.5 hour programs. Minimum #12 (i.e., $96 for up to 12 participants) – 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: $10/person (children-adults) for 2.5 – 3 hour program. Minimum 12 (i.e., $120 for up to 12 participants) – No Maximum

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

Yoga for Scouts (this program is not currently available during “Green Phase”)

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

Fee: $8/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 without 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 6:15 to 8:30pm.

Night Hike Fees: $15/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 without 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 (indoor) Auditorium. The group has use of kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and sink.

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

Sleepover Fees: $20/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 SLNC 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, construction, and more.

Please note for all programs scheduled for a group: A deposit of $100.00 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.

 

Fishing 101

Have you always wanted to learn how to fish?

Then we invite you and your group to join us for this 3-hour hands-on, informative, and fun program!

Activities include learning about fish identification, fishing equipment, and fishing techniques, as well as a Macroinvertebrate Study!

To schedule this program for your group, please contact PattiAnn at pacutter@buckscounty.org or 267-880-5022.

Fees:

$10/person  ~ MINIMUM Number of Participants: 12; MAXIMUM Number of Participants: 20

Please note for all programs scheduled for a group: A deposit of $100.00 is required to secure date. Balance due on day of program. No refund of deposit unless program is cancelled by the Nature Center.

Programs done at SLNC also include a walk on the beautiful Trails, as well as use of the Pavilion for picnic lunch located near the “Natural Play Area.”

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