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Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Girl Scout Badge Workshops

 Join our Education Staff as they assist your troop in fulfilling

all requirements for official Girl Scout Badges!

earn girl scout badges

 Spring 2021 Girl Scout Badge Workshops are now on sale! 

Whitaker Center's Girl Scout workshops are always a favorite.  We offer workshops for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes.  We offer a variety of workshops from Citizen Science to Mechanical Engineering.  Scouts can register with their troop or as individuals.  Adults and leaders will need to accompany their Girl Scouts to the workshop and remain within the required ratios.  Each scout will take home the earned badge(s) at the end of the workshop to add to their vest or sash! Questions regarding workshops can be sent to education@whitakercenter.org.  We look forward to seeing you soon! 


 

Daisies

Eco Learner - Boyd Big Tree Preserve

Sunday, April 18 - 10:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Go on a guided hike with one of our Educators to learn about proper trail etiquette, local species, and how to explore nature in a way that benefits humans and animals. *Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be outdoors for the duration of the workshop. The workshop is weather-dependent.


Citizen Science - Hoffer Park

Sunday, April 25 - 10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Everyone can be a scientist! Explore how citizen scientists make observations and collect data for current research projects around the globe. This workshop will be collecting bird population data to help ornithologists conserve Pennsylvania’s diverse bird population. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. A Whitaker Center Educator will be there to help you every step of the way. *Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be outdoors for the duration of the workshop. The workshop is weather-dependent.


 

Brownies

Citizen Science - Hoffer Park

Sunday, April 25 - 8:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Everyone can be a scientist! Explore how citizen scientists make observations and collect data for current research projects around the globe. This workshop will be collecting bird population data to help ornithologists conserve Pennsylvania’s diverse bird population. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. A Whitaker Center Educator will be there to help you every step of the way. *Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be outdoors for the duration of the workshop. The workshop is weather-dependent.


 

Juniors

Animal Habitats - Boyd Big Tree Preserve

Sunday, April 18 - 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Science doesn’t just happen in a lab! Join a Whitaker Center Educator for a guided hike to explore local animal habitats and practice techniques used by field biologists to study them. Upon completion of this workshop, Girl Scouts will be awarded the “Animal Habitats” badge. *Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be outdoors for the duration of the workshop. The workshop is weather-dependent.


Citizen Science - Hoffer Park

Saturday, April 24 - 8:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Everyone can be a scientist! Explore how citizen scientists make observations and collect data for current research projects around the globe. This workshop will be collecting bird population data to help ornithologists conserve Pennsylvania’s diverse bird population. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. A Whitaker Center Educator will be there to help you every step of the way. *Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be outdoors for the duration of the workshop. The workshop is weather-dependent.


 

Cadettes

Eco Trekker - Detweiler Park

SOLD OUT

Saturday, April 17 - 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Discover Pennsylvania's natural world with a guided eco-friendly hike by our educator. Scouts will discover ecological concepts through exploration and observation while learning how to care for Pennsylvania's unique environment. *Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be outdoors for the duration of the workshop. The workshop is weather dependent.


 

Whitaker Center’s Girl Scout Badge Workshops are generously funded by grants from The Stabler Foundation 

The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation

This program and many others are part of the

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