Hidden Pond Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

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 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. 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.

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

BOY 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 hour

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