Programs

Girl Scout Programs

Start Your Journey with Us and Get Involved with Hands-On Service Project Opportunities

Offering a variety of Scout Journey Days and service project opportunities which provide unique hands-on learning activities and combine conservation awareness with outdoor nature exploration... all designed to help your scouts complete their goals. For more information about these programs, please contact Allison Clark, Education Program Manager, at aclark@audubon.org or (614)545-5482. Registration details may be found after each program description below.

DAISY

Daisy Scout: Migration: A Bird's Story

Start your 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals Journey by learning the stories of the migrating birds that fly through and depend on the Important Bird Area at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park. You'll go on a bird hike to observe and identify birds flying through the park and you'll go on a migration journey of your own with a fun game. You’ll go home with ideas to start your own backyard bird habitat! This 1 1/2 hour program may be scheduled by your troop after-school, in the evenings or on weekends as available. The fee for this program is $75 for a group of up to 18 Daisy Scouts. Please contact Allison at aclark@audubon.org or (614)545-5482.

BROWNIE

Brownie Scout Journey Program: Explore the Many Wonders of Water

Dive into your WOW! Wonders of Water Journey with Audubon by learning about what makes water so important, where you can find it, and why we should keep it clean. You'll discuss ways you use water every day, explore aquatic habitats, use aquatic nets to dip in the wetland, and leave with ideas for how you can take action to conserve water at home, at school, and in your community! To register for these journey programs, please use the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council CORA registration system, http://gsoh.org/program-events/

Sunday, April 9th, 2017    1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.      $11 per girl

Saturday, May 13th, 2017     9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.      $11 per girl

JUNIOR

Girl Scout Journey Program: Investigating Energy

Get energized for your Get Moving! Journey by investigating a L.E.E.D. (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold building through a scavenger hunt, write an energy pledge personal to you and then apply your knowledge by practicing the steps of a building bio and audit You’ll leave ready to take action in your community and in your own home. To register for these journey programs, please use the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council CORA registration system, http://gsoh.org/program-events/

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017     1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.      $10 per girl

Saturday, February 25th, 2017    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     $10 per girl

MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY 2017:

On Saturday, October 21st from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. engage in meaningful conservation work in an Important Bird Area while providing service to beautify the Scioto-Audubon Metro Park and Grange Insurance Audubon Center grounds.  FREE; however, space is limited so please pre-register by contacting Allison at aclark@audubon.org or 545-5482 by October 12th. Daisy Scouts may register to volunteer between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (30 maximum) and Brownies and Juniors may register to volunteer between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. (50 maximum).

SERVICE PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES:

Is your troop looking for a service project opportunity? Our conservation work never stops at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center and we count on extra hands like yours! Contact Michael, Conservation and Outreach Manager, at mgoldman@audubon.org  or 614.545.5486, to see what type of work is being done throughout the year and to sign your troop up to come engage in really important, hands-on conservation work in the park!

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