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Girl Scouts

girl scoutsLooking for a unique place to bring your troop for a field trip, or complete a Skill Builder or Legacy Badge? Warner Nature Center has programs specifically designed to provide girls with experiential learning in nature. From Daisies to Ambassadors, Warner helps girls develop skills and knowledge about the natural world in which they live.

Custom programs are an hour and a half at $78 for groups with 12 girls or fewer unless otherwise noted. Additional participants pay a fee of $6.50/girl. Programs can be scheduled on weekdays or weekends depending on availability.

Each program is set up individually. Contact our Outreach Naturalist for more details and availability: warneroutreach@smm.org or (651) 433-2427 ext. 13.

Daisy Girl Scouts »

Daisy Girl ScoutIs your troop interested in a specific nature topic? Call or email to plan a custom program!

Maple Syruping Programs

Raptor Programs

 

 

Brownie Girl Scouts »

Brownie Girl ScoutsIs your troop interested in a specific nature topic? Call or email to plan a custom program!

Senses Skill Builder
Awards Connection: It's Your Planet: Senses
Explore your senses. We'll use our senses in nature, and also compare how animal senses are similar or different to ours through a variety of activities.

Hiker Skill Builder
Awards Connection: It's Your Planet: Hiker
Learn what it takes to hike in the woods and how to be prepared! We'll plan our route, learn about leave no trace ethics, and make a healthy snack to take with us before heading out on Warner's trails. On the hike, we'll explore nature, looking and listening for animal signs.

Bugs Legacy Badge
Explore the world of bugs with a naturalist! We'll learn what makes an insect and insect, look at insect mounts, and search the prairie for bugs with sweep nets.

Maple Syruping Programs

Raptor Programs

Junior Girl Scouts »

Junior Girl ScoutsGeocacher
Awards Connection: It's Your Story: Geocacher
Come on a geocaching adventure! We'll learn how to use a GPS unit and about the world of geocaching. Afterwards, we'll go on a geocache course in Warner's woods using Warner's GPS units. $90 for 12 girls or fewer. Additional participants pay a fee of $7.50/girl.

Maple Syruping Programs

Raptor Programs

Canoeing or Kayaking
Learn how to canoe or kayak on Terrapin Lake! Choose which your troop would prefer to do – canoe or kayak – and learn boat safety and basic strokes before heading out on the water. Paddle around the lake practicing strokes and looking for wildlife. Canoe and Kayak programs are three hours long and $120 for a group of 12 or fewer.

Camping Skills
Complete three of the five skill builder skills necessary to earn your Camper badge. We'll learn how to tie knots, build a campfire, make s'mores, and enjoy the outdoors with a hike.

Animal Habitats
Awards Connection: It's Your Story: Animal Habitats
Observe one of Warner's captive animals inside the nature center, then explore wild animal's habitats by going for a hike in Warner's woods! As we're outside, we'll look for different kinds of homes that animals make for their young.

Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts »

Girl ScoutWinter Survival
Do you have what it takes to survive outdoors in winter? Undertake our winter survival class that teaches what to do if you get lost in the woods. Once we learn skills and strategies inside, we'll head outside to put our skills to the test as we build survival shelters and fires.

Maple Syruping Programs

Raptor Programs

Geocacher
Come on a geocaching adventure! We'll learn how to use a GPS unit and about the world of geocaching. Afterwards, we'll go on a geocache course in Warner's woods using Warner's GPS units. $90 for 12 girls or fewer. Additional participants pay a fee of $7.50/girl.

Canoe or Kayak Skills
Learn how to canoe or kayak on Terrapin Lake! Choose which your troop would prefer to do – canoe or kayak – and learn boat safety and basic strokes before heading out on the water. Paddle around the lake practicing strokes and looking for wildlife. Canoe and Kayak programs are three hours long and $120 for a group of 12 or fewer.

All About Birds
Explore the world of our feathered friends, by learning to identify common backyard birds. We will use binoculars at our windows, and go for a hike looking for bird signs and listening for resident birds.


Is your troop interested in a specific nature topic? Call or email to plan a custom program!

 

Girl Scout Events

We're offering a limited number of pre-scheduled programs this year but also have openings to book custom programs on other dates. Call (651) 433-2427 ext. 13 to register for one of these programs or to set up a custom date. Queries about open dates can be sent to warneroutreach@smm.org.