Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends noon - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Scouting Adventures

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park offers scout programs that can be scheduled through Parktakes Online or by request.

Programs will cover as many badge requirements as time allows.


  • Programs are available after school, in evenings, and on weekends.
  • Programs must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
    • Troop/Group must pay for a minimum of 8 scouts. Small troops may be combined with other groups attending the same program.
    • Troop/Group must pay for minimum scouts 1 week prior to program.
  • Merit badge programs must be requested at least four weeks in advance.
  • The availability of merit badge programs by request depends on counselor availability.

To book a program or inquire about costs, please email Lara.Dolata@fairfaxcounty.gov or call (703)-631-0013.

Boy Scouts

Cub Scouts: Wildlife Conservation Badge
Wolf Scouts: Birds, Fishing, Your Living World
Bear Scouts: Sharing Your World with Wildlife, Fur Feather & Ferns
Webelos: Forester, Geologist, Naturalist, Into the Wild
Merit Badges: Bird Study, Fishing, Forestry, Geology, Mammal Study, Nature Study, Photography, Reptiles and Amphibians

Girl Scouts:

Daisies: 5 Cheers for Daisies, Use Resources Wisely, Make the World a Better Place, Outdoor Art Maker
Brownies: Bug Naturalist, Wonders of Water, Painting Artist, Hiker, Senses, Outdoor Art Creator, Painter
Junior Girl Scouts: Playing the Past, Drawing Artist, Detective, Animal Habitats, Gardener, Home Scientist, Camper, Scribe, Outdoor Art Explorer
Cadette: Animal Helpers, Night Owl, Trees Naturalist, Finding Common Ground, Book Artist, Outdoor Art Apprentice
Senior Girl Scout: Voice for Animals, Sow What?, Outdoor Art Expert
Ambassador Scouts: Water Naturalist, Outdoor Art Master

Don’t see your badge here? ECLP can work with you to complete specific portions of Girl Scout Journeys or other badge requirements.

Scout Projects

Each year, Ellanor C. Lawrence can accept a limited number of scout projects to complete Eagle, Bronze, Silver and Gold Award requirements. If you’d like to propose a project for the park, please email Lara.Dolata@fairfaxcounty.gov.


Ellanor C. Lawrence Park offers self-guided Badge Packs for Jr. Girl Scouts, Brownies and Webelos, complete with badge requirements, suggested hikes, activities and natural history information.

Select from the list to download requirements and pre-work information: