Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, Virginia

Michael McDonnell,
Manager

Hidden Oaks Nature Center Scouting Adventures

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  Troops are invited to call and schedule a time to work on badges.

Base Price for Scout Programs

(Does not apply to merit badges)

The base price for scout programs is $3 per person for each half-hour of a program.
There may be additional fees for supplies or tours.

0.5 hours = $3 / person
1  hour  =  $6 / person
1.5 hours = $9 / person
2  hours  =  $12 / person

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

  • Registration and advanced payment are required for all scout programs.
  • To register, call 703-941-1065.
  • Programs meet all requirements for badges.
  • Hidden Oaks is happy to tailor a program to meet your needs and can schedule a program for groups of 12 or more scouts on a range of topics. Hidden Oaks naturalists lead many nature, science and art badge, loop and pin–related programs.
  • Schedule a badge-related or live reptile and amphibian program at Hidden Oaks or at your regular meeting site.

GIRL SCOUTS

Daisy

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All except Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All except Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Brownies

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered: All

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  All except Take Action project

Juniors

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Cadettes

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  All except Take Action project

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Seniors

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  No requirements. Not a badge program

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  All except Take Action project

BOY SCOUTS

Tigers

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Wolf

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Bears

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Webelos

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Scout Volunteers

  • Do what you enjoy. Hidden Oaks Nature Center has opportunities for teen and adult volunteers.
  • Work with animals, kids, trails, or help at the front desk.
  • Support the park mission of natural and cultural resource education and protection, and improve county residents' quality of life through recreation.
  • Put your passion for natural resource protection, gardening, animal care or education into action.
  • Keep in mind, it's safer and more fun to work outdoors with a friend.

Ask at the front desk for a Volunteer Application or apply online.

Several scouts stand with a bench they built for Nature Playce at Hidden Oaks
  Scouts played a major role in the construction of Nature Playce at Hidden Oaks.