Troops are invited to call and schedule a time for their troop to work on their badges.
Click the links below to download requirements and pre-work information for merit badges offered at this site:
- Archaeology Merit Badge
- Astronomy Merit Badge
- Art Merit Badge
- Communication Merit Badge
- Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge
- Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge
- Citizenship in the World
- Electronics and Electricity Boy Scout Merit Badge
- Energy Merit Badge
- Environmental Science Merit Badge
- Exploration Merit Badge
- Forestry Merit Badge
- Game Design Merit Badge
- Geology Merit Badge
- Indian Lore Merit Badge
- Mammal Study Merit Badge
- Mining in Society Merit Badge
- Oceanography Merit Badge
- Reptile & Amphibian Merit Badge
- Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge
- Space Exploration Merit Badge
- Sustainability Merit Badge
- Weather Merit Badge
Registration and advanced payment are required for all scout programs. To register, call 703-941-1065.
Programs meet all requirements for badges.
In addition to the scout programs and badges, Hidden Oaks can schedule a program for groups of 12 or more scouts on a range of topics. From Daisy Girl Scouts through Cadettes as well as Journey side trips, Hidden Oaks is happy to tailor a program to meet your needs.
From Tiger Cubs through Boy Scouts, Hidden Oaks naturalists lead many nature, science and art badges, loop and pin–related programs. Schedule a program at Hidden Oaks or at your regular meeting site with a badge-related or a popular live reptiles and amphibian program.
Hidden Oaks Nature Center has opportunities for teen and adult volunteers.
Do what you enjoy. Work with animals, kids, trails, or help at the front desk.
Help the Park Authority staff meet their mission of natural and cultural resource education and protection, and improve county residents' quality of life through recreation opportunities.
Put your passion into action for natural resource protection, gardening, animal care or education!
Remember, it is always safer and more fun to work outdoors with a friend.
Ask at the front desk for a Volunteer Application or apply online.