Hidden Pond Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-451-9588
TTY 711

8511 Greeley Blvd.
Springfield, Virginia

Mike McCaffrey,
Manager

Hidden Pond Nature Center Scouting Adventures

Boy Scout gives a thumbs up to his volunteer project.Hidden Pond Nature Center offers programs for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Girl Scouts, and American Heritage Girls. 

Reservations are required. Use the Availability Calendar to request a reservation.

Request programs from the list below.

Call the park office to schedule. 703-451-9588

For any issues or questions about the availability calendar, please contact Michelle Alexander at michelle.alexander@fairfaxcounty.gov

Click for Availability Calendar

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.

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

There is a 12-person minimum fee for scout programs at Hidden Pond. A group smaller than 12 scouts will be charged the 12-person minimum.

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

SCOUTS BSA

Click the links below to download requirements and pre-work information for merit badges offered at Hidden Pond.

CUB SCOUTS

Tigers

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Wolf

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Bears

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Webelo

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: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

GIRL SCOUTS

Daisy

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  Primary requirements except Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  Primary requirements except Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Brownies

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  1, 2, 3, 5 (#4 Snack requirement not filled)

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered: Primary requirements except Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Juniors

Length: 1 hour

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: Primary requirements including Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Cadettes

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered: Primary requirements except Take Action project

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1.5 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Seniors

Length: 2 hours

Requirements Covered:  Primary requirements except Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

Ambassadors

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All

American Heritage Girl Programs Available

  •   Zoology
  •   Nature & Wildlife
  •   Native American
  •   Fire Safety and Fire Building
  •   Gardening & Plant Science
  •   Geology
  •   Insect-a Inspect-a

Several scouts removing duckweed from the waters of Hidden Pond

 

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