Garden reservations required for members and nonmembers. NO WALK-UPS allowed. Face coverings are strongly recommended for all indoor spaces. To view our costume policy, click here..

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!

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 10 required. No refunds except for class cancellations. Parents will be required to sign release forms for students to participate.

Brownies: Painting, Household Elf, Potter, Bugs, Home Scientist, Senses
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 $15
Adults $20 (Free for Members)
Parking fees apply


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 ($50 for Members)
Adult: $55 ($50 for Members)
Parking: included with purchase

Book a fall Girl Scout overnight (with a minimum of 20 scouts) by contacting the Reservations team at education@dallasarboretum.org or 214.515.6540 from 9am-5pm M-F.

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