Frying Pan Farm Park

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kidwell Farm open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Facility Hours vary.
703-437-9101 TTY 711
Farm and Equestrian: 2709 West Ox Road; Visitor Center: 2739 West Ox Road
Herndon, Virginia
Teresa Reynolds
Park Manager

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Frying Pan Farm Park Scouting Adventures

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Base Price for Scout Programs

(Does not apply to merit badges)

The base price for scout programs is $3.50 per person for each half-hour of a program.
There may be additional fees for supplies or tours.

0.5 hours = $3.50 / person
1 hour = $7 / person
1.5 hours = $11 / person
2 hours = $14 / person

Merit badge fees are listed on each badge's registration page.

Frying Pan offers programs for Scouts BSA, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts.

  • Use the Scout Program Request Form below to schedule a program, if you have any questions about the process call 703-437-9101.
  • There is a minimum charge of 10 people for By-Request Programs.
  • For badge programs, all requirements are met to complete the badge.  
  • For elective programs, the electives listed below are covered.
  • Badges are sold separately.

Tips for your program!

  • Dress appropriately for the weather and the conditions. Our programs are outdoors and often on muddy, uneven terrain.
  • Be sure to bring water, and possibly a snack.
  • Be sure to have completed any required pre-work.

Click the links below to download requirements and pre-work information for Scouts BSA merit badges offered at Frying Pan Farm Park:

Scout Program Request Form



Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered: All


Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered: All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements covered: 1-5, 6 and 7 are optional



Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered: The animal care portion of the Journey

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered: Green Petal


Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered: All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements covered: All

Length 1.5 hour

Requirements covered: All


Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered: All

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered: This program includes activities from the Journey books and introduces the topics, issues, and science behind the Journey. We do not complete a Take Action project, but instead provide the girls with the foundation they need to plan their own.

Length: 1 hour

Requirements covered: All

Several Girl Scouts gather around a horse outside a barn


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