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GirlScout

Brownie

Book with Annie – 270-393-0077 (Monday-Friday) or by email at annie@lostrivercave.com
Allow 2 hours for each Girl Scout Brownie program.

Bugs

When earning this badge, girls will discover the vast number of insects that call Lost River Cave home. Girls will examine our insect collection as they learn about their favorite bug and its unique characteristics. Each girl will make a buggy craft to take home and we will end the program by going on a bug hike to see insects that live at Lost River Cave.

Meets all requirements

Time: 2 hours

Program Cost: $13.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

Hiker

Girls will experience a safe and fun hike at Lost River Cave by learning how to pack the right gear and snacks for a hike. Girls will learn about the free trails at Lost River Cave that can be used any time and will also learn observation skills while hiking. Girls will practice “Leave No Trace!” hiking on their adventure. There are additional materials each girl should bring; these are not only for safety but also to complete all the badge requirements.

Meets all requirements

Additional materials each girl should bring: Hiking clothes, Light jacket, Sturdy shoes, Water bottle, Backpack, Small first-aid kit, Small notebook, GORP raisin and peanut snack mix

Time: 2 hours

Program Cost: $13.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

Household Elf

During this program, girls will learn how to reduce energy and waste and how they can practice this skill at home. Girls will learn how long it takes different types of trash to break down and ways to reuse common household items. Each girl will also receive a reusable shopping bag to take home. All of these activities will help girls lead a healthy, environmentally literate lifestyle. Girls will receive all the help they need to make an energy efficient plan for their family.

Meets all requirements except part of Step 4, Step 5

Time: 2 hours

Program Cost: $13.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

 Girl Scout Brownie Programs Description

Juniors

Book with Annie – 270-393-0077 (Monday-Friday) or by email at annie@lostrivercave.com
Allow 2 hours for each Girl Scout Junior badge program.

Animal Habitats

Girls will learn about unique animal habitats and how to protect animal habitats while exploring the valley forest at Lost River Cave. Girls will learn what to do when encountering wild animals on the trail and will produce a puppet show to teach these techniques. Girls will also explore which animals live in the Gulf of Mexico and why they are endangered. Girls will complete all requirements for the Animal Habitats badge in one session.

Meets all requirements

Time: 2 hours

Additional materials troop should provide: journals/paper for each girl

Program Cost: $13.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

Camper

This program will prepare girls for their overnight camping adventure needed to complete this badge. Girls will learn how to build a fire and cook a meal using foil. Girls will also learn a new activity by pretending they are scientists recording in their journals as they explore the Lost River Cave Park. An experienced camper will also tell girls where their favorite places to camp around Bowling Green are located. In order to complete this badge, troops will still need an overnight camping adventure independent from this session.

Meets all requirements except Step 5

Time: 2 hours

Additional materials troop should provide: water, journals/paper for each girl

Program Cost: $15.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

Gardener

Girls will learn which plants grow best in Kentucky’s climate and soil by exploring our pollinator garden, butterfly habitat and soil types at Lost River Cave. Each girl will make a miniature zen garden to take home. Girls will have the rewarding experience of helping us improve our community pollinator garden. Girls will plant seeds to take with them and monitor their growth at home or with their troop. This activity will need to be finished independently from Lost River Cave in order to complete this badge.

Meets all requirements except part of Step 4, monitoring plant growth

Time: 2 hours

Additional materials troop should provide: egg carton or milk carton for each girl

Program Cost: $15.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

Geocacher

Learn what geocaching is and go on a geocaching adventure at Lost River Cave. Girls will learn about GPS coordinates and how to use a GPS receiver. The troop will also learn how to use the geocaching website and about travel bugs. Each troop will receive a trackable geocoin to place in a cache at Lost River Cave. The troop can then follow their coin’s journey once they depart.

Meets all requirements with troop pre-requisite

Time: 2 hours

Troop pre-requisite before arriving at Lost River Cave: Make a trade item (Step 3 in Geocacher badge book).

Program Cost: $13.00/scout with a minimum 5 scouts

Junior Girl Scout Programs Descriptions

*The above information does not represent a complete reservation agreement. All programs and descriptions are subject to change.