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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Girl Scouts

Sunset through sunflowers

Girl Scouts in the Garden

Girl Scout badge programs are the perfect weekend outing for your troop!

Scout Overnights

Girl Scouts will participate in Tree Trek, Texas Native Wetlands and OmniGlobe programs, as well as venture out on a flashlight night hike and stargaze with experienced Arboretum staff. Participants will learn how to make their own eco-pots to take home. Programming can be modified to include badges. A light evening snack and continental breakfast are included. Sleeping arrangements will be inside the Exploration Center, unless prior arrangements are approved.  A 4-week in advance pre-registration is required.

6pm (overnight) – 9am
Child: $55
Adult: $55
Parking: included with purchase

Book a spring Girl Scout overnight (with a minimum of 20 scouts) by filling out the Badge Program Reservation Form below. For questions or date availability, contact the Reservations team at education@dallasarboretum.org or 214.515.6540 from 9am–5pm M–F. Overnights available from March through June.

Girl Scouts in the Garden Badge Programs

Reserve your Girl Scouts’ spots in a Dallas Arboretum Educator-led program! Programs align with the guideline requirements to help Scouts accomplish earn the corresponding Girl Scout badge, which can be purchased at your local GS shop. Troop leaders and chaperones are encouraged to join the fun and participate with their Scouts. At the close of the program, Scouts will receive a specially designed Dallas Arboretum fun patch, too! Girl Scouts in the Garden Badge Programs include a combination of educational content, hands-on activities and guided exploration in the garden.  Choose from the options below to book a program.  Minimum attendance of 15 required or a $250 minimum. No refunds except for class cancellations. Parents will be required to sign release forms for students to participate.

Daisies: Trail Adventures, Clover Petal: Use Resources Wisely, Rosie Petal: Make the World a Better Place, Space Science Explorer
Brownies: Painting, Household Elf, Potter, Bugs, Home Scientist, Senses, Space Science Adventurer
Juniors: Painting, Animal Habitat, Flower, Geocacher, Drawing, Gardener
Cadettes: Eating for You, Trees

A 4-week in advance pre-registration is required and includes all-day access to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden and Main Garden. If you have any questions, please contact the Reservations Department by email at education@dallasarboretum.org or by phone M-F 11am – 5pm at 214.515.6540.

Cost Per Person/Program:
Scouts $18
Adults $20
Parking fees apply

Badge Program Reservation Form

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Information of adult responsible for reservation and invoice:

Troop & Program Information

Please note: a minimum of one chaperone is required for every eight scouts.
Type “N/A” if no chaperones are members.

An Arboretum educator will be in contact within five business days to confirm your reservation. Please contact education@dallasarboretum.org or 214.515.6540 with any questions.

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