The Turner Farm

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open dawn to dusk except for speciality, after-hours events hosted only on Friday nights
703-324-2820 TTY 711
925 Springvale Road
Great Falls, Virginia 22066
Sebastian Arnez
Turner Farm Observatory Educator

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Turner Farm Observatory Park Scouting

Base Price for Scout Programs

(Does not apply to merit badges)

The base price for scout programs is $3.50 per person for each half-hour of a program.
There may be additional fees for supplies or tours.

0.5 hours = $3.50 / person
1 hour = $7 / person
1.5 hours = $11 / person
2 hours = $14 / person

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

There is a minimum charge of ten scouts for by-request programs.

Scout Program Request Form

We will do our best to get back to you within 10 days of your request. Note that reservations are not confirmed until we receive payment for the minimum number scouts for a program. Please call Riverbend Park, 703-759-9018, with questions.

Available Programs:

Offered by FCPA and Analemma Society staff

Contact Sebastian Arnez,

  • Daisy – Space Science Explorer 
  • Brownie – Space Science Adventurer 
  • Juniors – Space Science Investigator 
  • Cadettes – Space Science Researcher 
  • Seniors – Space Science Expert 
  • Ambassadors – Space Science Master 
  • Astronomy Merit Badge
  • Space Exploration Merit Badge
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