Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts

 

All Scouts

Leaf Trail

When:  September - October
Cost: $3 per scout

 

Follow a trail of more than 30 trees, practicing identification skills using a simple key. You can make a collection and take it home. We provide a brochure with a map, key and descriptions.

 

Celebrate Arbor Day at The Holden Arboretum

When:  Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014
Cost: Free

 

Bring your Boy and Girl Scout group out and celebrate Arbor Day. Receive free admission and take part in lots of kid friendly activities including scavenger hunts, tree climbing, free tree seedlings and crafts. You'll learn a lot and help make the world a greener place.

 

Girl Scouts

 

The Holden Arboretum has year-round programming where Girl Scouts can earn badges in a unique outdoor environment. Pre-registration is required. All programs are 90 minutes long. Contact 440.602.3833 for questions and registration.

 

Brownies

Bugs!

When:  April - October
Cost: $5 per scout

 

Come to the Holden Arboretum to take a bug hike.  Discover new facts about bugs while you look for them in different habitats and catch them to take a closer look. What better way to learn? Girls will earn their badge to take with them at the end of the program.

 

 

Juniors

Gardener!

When:  April - November
Cost: $5 per scout

 

Visit The Holden Arboretum to learn what it takes to grow a garden.  Hike in our various gardens and learn about how different plants grow different ways.  Set up your own seed experiment.  Plant your own garden to take home. What better place to learn about gardens than in one? Girls will earn their badge to take with them at the end of the program.

 

Cadettes

Trees!

When:  April - November
Cost: $5 per scout

 

What better place to learn about trees than at an arboretum? This indoor/outdoor program will show you how cool trees are. You’ll make a leaf press and discover how trees function through fun, guided activities.  Your troop will also be able to take home a tree that your troop can plant in your community. Girls will earn their badge to take with them at the end of the program.

 

 

Boy / Cub Scouts

The Holden Arboretum has year-round programming for Cub Scouts.  Learn and have fun in a unique outdoor environment.  All programs are 90 minutes long. Contact the Education Department at 440.602.3833 for questions and registration.

Tigers and Wolves

Plants

When:  Year Round
Cost: $4 per scout

 

What better place to learn about plants than at an arboretum?  This indoor/outdoor program will show you that plants are

the coolest things around.  Tigers complete Lets Go Outdoors Achievement 5d, 5g and elective 30 – Plant a Seed. Wolves complete the Grow Something electives 15c and e.

 

Webelos

Forester

When:  Year Round
Cost: $4 per scout

 

Study a forest in a forest.  Learn how trees grow, how to identify them, how to tell their age and how animals use them. 

Scouts will complete the Forester Badge.