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

Under ConstructionThe Park Authority will be repaving the parking lot at Hidden Pond Nature Center next week. Public parking and the park entrance could be entirely closed due to this improvement project on June 11, 12 and/or 13, 2008. We regret the inconvenience.

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

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

Wolf

Length: 1.5 hours

Requirements Covered:  All

 

Bears

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

GIRL SCOUTS

Daisy

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All except for Take Action project

Length: 1 hour

Requirements Covered:  All except for 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:  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: 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 for Take Action project

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