Scout Programs

Let us help you plan the perfect scout program. Program areas include nature study, ecology, environment, science, local history, outdoor skills and more. We can tailor any program to meet your badge requirements (parks may vary) and help your scouts meet the requirements of many outdoor nature adventures like:

Girl Scouts
Animal habitats
Bugs
Flowers
Trees
Camper

Cub Scout Adventures
Tigers in the wild
Call of the wild
Paws on the path
Fur, feathers and ferns
Into the woods

Please contact Naturalist Alyssa Rooks at 513-876-9013 or adrooks@clermontcountyohio.gov with questions or to schedule and sign up for a scout outing. Programs cost $4 per scout, $2 per adult, with no charge for the troop leader. Programs require a reservation and prepayment received no later than one week prior to the program date. Payment can be made with cash, check, money order, or troop check. Make out checks and money orders to Clermont County Park District. Payment can be mailed to Chilo Lock 34 Park, P.O. Box 106, Chilo, OH 45112. We also have opportunities for community service projects at our parks and can work with Gold Award candidates on their projects. (No fee is charged for these projects.)

 

Upcoming Scout Programs

Girl Scouts: Fun with Flowers **PROGRAM FULL**
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, Sycamore Park

Flowers are beautiful but they are more than meets the eye! Join us to learn about some of our local beauties during a wildflower hike. We’ll learn the importance of flowers, how they depend on local wildlife, and do fun activities along the way. Recommended for ages 8 – 12.

Girl Scout Geocacher Badge **PROGRAM FULL**
6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, Pattison Park (lakeside)

Get ready to explore! During this badge program, scouts will do fun activities to learn and become familiar with using a GPS unit. We’ll search for hidden treasures throughout the park and learn a little about nature along the way. This is a great opportunity for scouts to gain confidence in using modern technology and have fun outside. Recommended for ages 8 – 12.

Geology for Scouts
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, Sycamore Park

We’ll hike and hunt for fossils at Sycamore Park and learn the unique history of fossils in Southwest Ohio. The landscape has changed very dramatically throughout time. Join us to learn about the ancient critters that roamed, or rather swam where we live today. Recommended for ages 8 – 12.

Incredible Insects for Scouts
2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, Kelley Nature Preserve

Insects are the most abundant and diverse animals on the planet. Join us as we learn how to identify some of our local insects and determine what is and what isn’t! Scouts will be able to see these small animals up close as we explore the preserve, and learn about their unique behaviors and adaptations. Recommended for ages 7 – 9.

 

*All programs must meet a minimum of four participants or be cancelled due to low attendance.