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EARN BOY SCOUT & GIRL SCOUT BADGES PROGRAMS FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT LAKE METROPARKS Scout Programs LAKEMETROPARKS.COM

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• earn boy scout & girl scout badges • programs for personal development

LAKE METROPARKS

Scout Programs

LAKEMETROPARKS.COM

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Come to the parks… or we’ll come to you!

Fees & SchedulingPlease schedule at least two weeks in advance; call 440-358-7275 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm weekdays. Be prepared with first and second choice of dates and times and have the “Registration Checklist” information ready when you call. Spring and fall dates fill well in advance!

• Per person program fees are listed in program descriptions.

• There is a minimum charge for ten participants regardless of group size.

• Programs that require the presenter to travel outside of Lake County are charged an additional transportation fee.

• Groups with special needs are welcome. Facilities and trails are wheelchair accessible.

Lake Metroparks offers a wide variety of programs designed to meet scout recognition requirements for girls and boys of all ages. Hands-on learning adventures focus on animals, arts/science, nature and outdoor skills. All programs are led by professional staff and most are available year-round. Many programs can be brought to a park close to you or be adapted for your meeting place. Each program is designed to fulfill badge requirements for a particular scouting level. However, many programs can be adapted to other levels.

Registration ChecklistPlease have this information ready before you call:____Name of your troop/group____Name of the contact person____Mailing address/email address____Phone number of contact person____Program title/topic____Date*____Alternate date*____Program location____Arrival time____Program starting time____Length of program____Departure time____Number of scouts____Number of adult chaperones____Age/grade of scouts____Special needs or requests*Lake Metroparks Farmpark is closed Mondays

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Girl Scout programs ................................................ 4–6

Daisy programs .......................................................4

Brownie programs .............................................. 4–5

Junior programs ................................................. 5–6

Cadette/Senior ........................................................6

Boy Scout programs ................................................ 7–9

Tiger programs ........................................................7

Wolf programs .........................................................7

Bear programs .........................................................8

Webelo programs ............................................... 8–9

Boy Scout merit badges ..........................................9

Scout Experience programs (Girl & Boy Scouts) ..........10Registration ChecklistPlease have this information ready before you call:____Name of your troop/group____Name of the contact person____Mailing address/email address____Phone number of contact person____Program title/topic____Date*

____Alternate date*____Program location____Arrival time____Program starting time____Length of program____Departure time____Number of scouts____Number of adult chaperones____Age/grade of scouts____Special needs or requests*Lake Metroparks Farmpark is closed Mondays

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Girl Scout programsTo register for these programs, call 440-358-7275

DAISIESDaisies Being Responsible & Caring—Petals: Zinni & Mari1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsGirls will learn that they are making an impact on the Earth by what they say and do. They will learn how to be considerate and caring to the world through their actions.

Daisies to the Rescue—Petals: Clover & Rosie 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasons Girls will learn about recycling and reusing materials. They will also learn about local wildlife and how to help them.

Journey: Between Earth & Sky 2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsThe girls will discover how unique Earth is and why this is important. Activities are meant to teach them to identify with the natural world.

Journey: Daisy Flower Garden1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsDesign your own mini garden and go on a scavenger hunt for seeds. Discover the world of bees, lady bugs and worms, and how they can be beneficial for your garden.

Journey: 5 Flowers, 4 Stories & 3 Cheers for Animals 2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsThe girls will earn their journey while learning to care for animals and themselves. They get to be creative and build their confidence while learning how to care for animals.

BROWNIESBrownie Hiker1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsHiking is a wonderful way to see the beauty of nature and spend time with your fellow girl scouts. Learn how to plan a hike, prepare hiking snacks and learn some of the plants and animals you may see while hiking around the region.

Brownie Inventor1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasons Inventors are like the movie stars of science. Learn how to think, plan and create like an inventor. Put your thinking cap on and get ready to find new uses for everyday items and learn how to make your own invention.

Bugs for Brownies2-hour session • $8 • Spring, Summer, FallTake a closer look into the world of bugs: how they look, where you can find them, and why some bugs aren’t really bugs at all. They are a lot cooler than you think!

Home Scientist1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsScience is everywhere. Girls will learn where science has been hiding in their homes and surrounding environment through hands-on experiments.

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Journey: Wonder of Water3-hour session • $12 • All seasonsWater gives you so many ways to get wet and have fun. The girls will begin by exploring water drop by drop, and join their friends to see how they have a larger effect on saving water when they come together. They will conclude the program by reaching out and sharing their knowledge.

Painting for Brownies1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsArtists take what they see and make it beautiful. Learn to paint and color your world in super strokes.

Senses for Brownies1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsYou have five senses that work together to let you see, hear, feel, taste and touch the world around you. You will use all five senses to earn this badge.

JUNIORSAnimal Habitats1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsDiscover more about wild animals and their habitats. Learn how to help protect them and keep their habitats healthy.

Drawing for Juniors1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsWhen you pick up your pencil, anything could leap from your mind onto a sheet of paper. That’s what makes drawing so much fun. Learn techniques to make drawing even more fun when using your imagination.

Geocacher 2.5-hour session • $10 • All seasonsLearn how to geocache using a GPS, make a trade item for your cache and go on an outdoor adventure.

Junior Detective2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsDetectives have important and exciting jobs. Learn to be a Junior Detective by following clues and discovering facts that will help you to solve a real mystery.

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Junior Flowers 2-hour session • $8 • Spring & SummerGo on a scavenger hunt for flowers and learn how to dye one. Discover three medicinal flowers and how they help people. Make a flower necklace to take home.

Junior Gardener2-hour session • $8 • Spring & SummerTake a garden tour at the Plant Science Center and make a mini garden. Encounter six plants that are grown locally and create a seed experiment.

Junior Journey: Get Moving!3.5-hour session • $14 • All seasonsInvestigate the energy in and around you. Girls will learn about how energy works, how they use energy and then develop a plan to reduce energy usage. Girls will earn the Energize and Investigate awards. After implementing their plan, they will earn the Innovate award.

Girl Scout programsTo register for these programs, call 440-358-7275

CADETTE/SENIORBadge Price LengthArchery $8 2 hoursFirst Aid $8 2 hoursGame Visionary $12 3 hoursNight Owl $12 3 hoursPaddling $12 3 hoursSky $12 3 hoursTrees $10 2.5 hours

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Boy Scout programsTo register for these programs, call 440-358-7275

TIGERSBackyard Jungle1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsLet’s go on an adventure! Discover bugs, birds and animals near you. We will build a house for our bird neighbors, plant a tree and go on the world’s shortest hike!

Floats & Boats2-hour session • $8 • SummerLearn all about swimming and boating! Build your own toy boat, learn about different types of boats and learn how to rescue someone in the water.

Sky is the Limit 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsLearn all about the night sky on this adventure! It’s not dark out you say? Then join us as we observe the night sky in our StarLab, where nighttime is optional as we study the stars, planets and constellations!

Stories in Shapes 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsLet’s use our imagination as we create art from shapes, lines and colors. Art is all around us, if we just know where to look!

Tigers in the Wild1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsGet ready, get set, let’s go—on a hike that is! Do you know what to take along? Learn about the Outdoor Code, animals, tracks, trees and more. On this adventure, we will learn how to be a Tiger in the wild!

WOLVESAir of the Wolf1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsThis adventure is all about something that we can’t live without—air! Let’s experiment by flying kites, soaring planes and learn all about the science of the air.

Finding Your Way1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsMaps and compasses are tools that have helped explorers for many years. Learn how to find your way by making your own map and having hands-on practice with a compass.

Grow Something 2-hour session • $8 • Spring & SummerWe will help you plant seeds, make a terrarium and prepare a sweet potato plant for growing. While touring the greenhouses and gardens, see what we have planted. Use seed packets and maps to investigate Ohio’s growing seasons and what is best to grow here during the summer.

Motor Away 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsIn this adventure, you will explore how you can use the air in your lungs, the strength of your Wolf paws and the power of your imagination to make things go!

Paws on the Path1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsEvery hike is a new adventure! Come along and hike with us as we learn how to get ready for the hike, learn the Outdoor Code, the buddy system and all the discoveries the trail holds.

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BEARSA Bear Goes Fishing1.5-hour session • $6 • Spring, Summer, FallDiscover all about fishing in your area, then bait your hook, cast your line and let’s go fishing! Scouts practice skills using the catch and release method. Equipment and bait provided.

Fur, Feathers & Ferns 1.5-hour session • $6 • Spring, FallExplore the world around you as you hike to find native animals and plants. Learn about animals, their habitats and what you can do to help them keep their homes and stay safe.

Forensics1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsWhat are forensics? In this adventure, you will learn about being a forensic scientist and practice some of the skills they use to solve mysteries with information hidden in plain sight!

Make it Move1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsUse your imagination (and hands-on skills) to dream up machines that can do all kinds of things! Let’s learn about science and engineering in the process.

Salmon Run 2-hour session • $8 • SummerEarth is covered with 75% water. If you want to explore it, you will need to know how to swim or boat. Learn how to swim and boat in this adventure!

Boy Scout programsTo register for these programs, call 440-358-7275

Super Science 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsBecome a scientist for this program! Join us as we ask questions, explore and experiment to find the answers.

WEBELOSAdventures in Science 2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsWebelos become real scientists as they design and carry out scientific experiments and test out their hypotheses.

Aquanat2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsDiscover how to boat and swim safely in this adventure. Learn how to respond to water emergencies and so much more.

Art Explosion 2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsJoin us in the great outdoors as we explore art with nature as our guide! Scouts will explore and create art using different mediums.

Cast Iron Chef 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsLearn how to build a fire and explore the different ways to cook in camp! Enjoy some delicious food as you set goals and plan a meal for your troop.

Earth Rocks2-hour session • $8 • Spring, Summer, FallLet’s explore the wonderful world of rocks and minerals at Chapin Forest Reservation, where history comes alive through its geologic footprint!

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Into the Wild1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsScouts will learn all about the natural world around them. Insects, birds and wild animals will all be explored as we hike, build a terrarium, observe and learn about our native species.

Into the Woods1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsLearn all about trees and plants and the roles they play in our lives. Investigate the animals that call them home and their importance to nature.

Webelos Walkabout3-hour session • $12 • All seasonsLet’s get ready to hike! During this program you’ll learn how to prepare for a hike, what you should bring along and what you should do if there is an emergency. Also, learn about poisonous plants and animals.

EAGLE SCOUT PROJECTS Complete your Eagle Scout project with Lake Metroparks. We have an ongoing list of possible projects that Eagle Scout candidates or troops can adopt. For more information, please call 440-358-7275.

MERIT BADGESMerit Badge Price LengthArcheology $16 4 hrsBackpacking $10 2.5 hrsCanoeing* $10 2.5 hrsChemistry $12 3 hrsDisabilities Awareness $10 2.5 hrsEnvironmental Science $24 6 hrsFish & Wildlife Management $16 4 hrsFishing* $16 4 hrsFly Fishing* $18 4.5 hrsFirst Aid $32 8 hrsGeocaching $12 3 hrsGeology $16 4 hrsKayaking* $10 2.5 hrsMotorboats* $10 2.5 hrsPulp & Paper $12 3 hrsSnow Sports* $10 2.5 hrsSoil & Water Conservation $20 5 hrsWeather $20 5 hrsWilderness Survival $20 5 hrs *seasonal programs

SCOUT EXPERIENCES These programs are for Girl and Boy Scouts for personal development and fun! Girl Scouts can “Make their Own Badge” with these programs.

Adopt An Animal 1-hour session • $100 total • All seasonsHere’s an opportunity to aid in the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wild animals. Adopt a permanent

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resident and help defray daily care expenses. Inquire about donation levels and benefits.

Crops & Critters 1.5-hour session • $6 • All seasonsGet the farm experience, learn where food comes from and meet farm animals up close.

Frosty Fun2-hour session • $8 • WinterLearn the basics of winter recreation activities including cross country skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding.

Gone Fishin’1.5-hour session • $6 • Spring, Summer & FallBait your hook, cast your line and let’s go fishing! Scouts practice skills using the catch and release method. Equipment and bait provided.

Soaring Silhouettes1-hour session • $4 • All seasonsMeet a live hawk, falcon, owl and another

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animal for an in-depth look at their natural histories. Learn about adaptations and predator/prey relationships, endangered species and much more!

Star Search2-hour session • $8 • All seasonsSpend an evening under the stars. Join a naturalist for star watching, stories, activities and StarLab exploration.

Walk About Wildlife1-hour session • $4 • All seasonsObserve a variety of animals and learn how wildlife is rehabilitated as you tour the wildlife yard. Meet a permanent resident up close. Learn about human impact on wildlife and what you can do.

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VOLUNTEER SERVICE Help Lake Metroparks while earning credit for your service or conservation badges. Scouts can assist the parks with hands-on projects in the outdoors. Please call 440-358-7275 for more information.

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Lake Metroparks Registration Department11211 Spear Rd.Concord Twp., Ohio 44077

Programs presented at your site or select Lake Metroparks locations.For more information about Lake Metroparks programs and facilities, visit lakemetroparks.com

LAKE METROPARKSScout Programs• earn boy scout & girl scout badges • programs for personal development

Come to the parks or we’ll come to you!Lake Metroparks offers a wide variety of programs designed to meet scout recognition requirements for girls and boys of all ages. All programs are led by professional staff and most are available year-round. Many programs can be brought to a park close to you or be adapted for your meeting place.

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