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Scout Workshops Spring 2014

Girl Scouts

The following workshops for Girl Scouts are being offered this spring. We are still in the process of evaluating the changes made to Girl Scouting and are gradually adding new workshops to meet the updated requirements. These workshops are FREE; however, donations are greatly appreciated and can be donated through the Friends of Patuxent. Space is limited, and registration is required by calling 301-497-5887 Registration will not be accepted until 9:15 am one month prior to the date of the workshop (i.e., if the workshop is on October 1st, then registration will not be accepted until 9:15 am on September 1st).  A maximum of ten, (10), scouts will be accepted from each troop.  Participants must stay for the entire workshop.  Please note that all workshops are subject to change or cancellation dependent upon availability of staff and/or low registration numbers.  Other programs may be available; call and ask to speak to our Scout Coordinator.

Scout workshops will be announced seasonally to allow us
to ensure leader availability.


Cadet Scouts:

Night Hike
Would you like to prepare your scouts for what they may hear on an overnight campout in the woods? After receiving many calls from Cadet leaders wanting to schedule night hikes, we added these to our program offerings. Scouts will be introduced to common sounds of the night, learn about their origins and what they mean. We will cover birds, mammals, amphibians, and insects. Come to North Tract for an opportunity to learn about this active nighttime community.
April 13th, 2014 - 6:30 – 8:30 PM

**For more information about how leaders can utilize the exhibits and trails;
visit ourProgram Links page **

Flyer for Girl Scout Workshops here


Boy Scouts

The following workshops for Boy Scouts are being offered this spring and will cover most or all requirements for the badges indicated. These workshops are FREE; however, donations are greatly appreciated and can be donated through the Friends of Patuxent. Space is limited, and registration is required by calling 301-497-5887 Registration will not be accepted until 9:15 am one month prior to the date of the workshop (i.e., if the workshop is on October 1st, then registration will not be accepted until 9:15 am on September 1st).  A maximum of ten, (10) scouts will be accepted from each pack and/or troop. (Back-to-back Webelos Workshops are to allow more packs an opportunity. Please limit total scouts to ten per pack in back-to-back events.)  Participants must stay for the entire workshop.  All workshops will be held at the National Wildlife Visitor Center, rain or shine. Please dress for the weather.  Please note that all workshops are subject to change or cancellation dependent upon availability of staff and/or low registration numbers.  Other programs may be available; call and ask to speak to our Scout Coordinator.

Scout workshops will be announced seasonally to allow us
to ensure leader availability.

Cub Scouts:

Tiger Conservation Belt Loop Workshop
Tigers will complete belt loop requirements
and 3 of 5 requirements toward conservation pin.
Sunday, March 9th 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bear Sharing Your World with Wildlife
Join us for a half day workshop learning about conserving wildlife, the people that help wildlife and how you can help too!  
Sunday, March 23th 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Webelos Naturalist Workshops

Sunday, April 6th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, April 27th 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

**For more information about how leaders can utilize the exhibits and trails;
visit ourProgram Links page **


Flyer for Boy Scout Workshops here
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