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Hidden Pond Nature Center offers scout programs for Boy Scouts, 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 a visit. 703-451-9588
For any issues or questions about the availability calendar, please contact Michelle Alexander at email@example.com
Hidden Pond Scout Program Information
- $5 per scout for one hour
- $8 per scout for 1.5 hours
- $10 per scout for two hours
- There is a minimum charge for 12 scouts.
- Request a campfire for an additional $20 for the 12-scout minimum plus $2 more for each additional scout.
- Campfires are offered April 1-October 31.
Please note that we may be unable to accommodate requests made less than two weeks prior to the program date.
Boy Scout Programs Available
Elective Adventure - Digging in the Past
Adventure - Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
Elective Adventures - A Bear Goes Fishing, Beat of the Drum
Elective Adventures - Adventures in Science, Castaway, Earth Rocks!, Into the Wild, Into the Woods
Forestry, Geology, Insect Study, Reptile & Amphibian
Girl Scout Programs Available
Petals - Clover Petal (Using Resources Wisely), Rose Petal (Making the World a Better Place)
Journeys - Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden (It's Your World-Change It!), 5 Flowers, 4 Stories,
Badges - Naturalist Legacy Badge: Bugs, Hiker, Senses, Home scientist, Outdoor adventurer
Journeys - Wonders of Water (It's Your Planet-Love It!)
Badges - Gardener, Naturalist Legacy Badge: Flowers, Animal Habitats
Journeys - Get Moving (It's Your Planet-Love It!)
Badges - Animal Helpers, Naturalist Legacy Badge: Trees, Night Owl, Archery
Journeys - Breathe (It's Your Planet-Love It!)
Badges - Adventurer, Voice for Animals, Sky
Badges - Water
American Heritage Girl Programs Available
- Nature & Wildlife
- Native American
- Fire Safety and Fire Building
- Gardening & Plant Science
- Insect-a Inspect-a