Girl Scout Programs are designed to last 1-1/2 – 2-1/2 hours.
The cost is $10/scout for Boone County residents; $15/scout for out-of-county residents.
A $25 deposit is required to book a program, minimum of five scouts.
Deposit must accompany registration and is non-refundable.
All programs take place at our Nature Center located at 603 N. Appleton Rd. in Belvidere.
Dress to spend time outside and wear proper outdoor footwear.
We have fishing poles available for use free of charge. Call our office to reserve and to check availability.
We also have several themed backpacks and resource trunks that you can use at no charge to guide your own adventure. Click here for resource trunks.
Girl Scout Daisies
Oh Deer! – Three Cheers for Animals Journey
Girls will learn about animal habitats and what deer need to survive.
Wiggling Worms at Work – Flower Garden Journey
Girls will learn about earthworms and their role in our world.
Eco Learner Badge
Girls will learn how to protect nature. Includes a fun nature hike!
Girl Scout Brownies
Girls will learn all about bugs, insects and spiders. Includes a craft and bug hike.
Eco Friend Badge
Girls will learn how to observe nature and build a campfire safely.
Girls will learn how to safely and responsibly plan for a hike.
Outdoor Adventurer Badge
Girls will learn how to have fun in nature after dark. Includes a night hike. This is an evening program.
Wonder of Water – Love Water Award
Girls will explore the water cycle and discuss ways to conserve water. Includes a hike to observe the role of water in nature.
Girl Scout Juniors
Animal Habitats Badge
Girls will learn about local habitats, what happens when habitats become endangered, and how they can help.
Girls will learn about the science, the beauty, and the uses of flowers.
Girls will learn how to design and plan a garden. They will also plant an indoor garden to take home!
Get Moving Journey – Investigate & Energize Awards
Girls will learn about energy conservation and why it is important.
Girl Scout Cadettes
Night Owl Badge
Girls will learn about nocturnal animals and explore the phenomenon of eye shine and night vision in this evening program.
Girls will learn about trees and how important they are to us and to our ecosystem.
Girl Scout Seniors
Eco Explorer Badge
Girls will learn about ecosystems and biodiversity and how they are impacted (Steps 1 – 3).
Girl Scout Ambassadors
Girls will explore their relationship with water, learn about global water issues, and complete a water usage log (Steps 1 – 4).
Outdoor Skills Workshop
Girl Scouts in grades 2 – 8 can participate in this five-hour workshop to learn the following skills:
- Outdoor Safety,
- Basic First Aid,
- Fire Building,
- Leave No Trace,
- Map & Compass