Girl Scout activities
Camp Adventure patch
As a registered Girl Scout individual or Girl Scout troop you can earn the Camp Adventure patch by visiting each of Girl Scouts of Central Indiana’s five camps. You can buy the patch for that camp or wait and buy all five at once. All the patches are available at each of our service center showcases. View patch requirement to get started today!
Non-Girl Scout activities
Indy Parks (camping or outdoor skills, environment)
Open to girls in grades 2-8 in Marion county. Girls can earn badges at Southeastway Park, 5624 South Carroll Road, New Palestine, Indiana 46163. Call Southeastway at 317-327-4834 to schedule your program.
For Brownies: Hiker and Bugs
For Juniors: Animal Habitats and Flowers
For Cadettes: Trees and Trailblazing
Program Cost: $4 per participant, including siblings and extra adults, leaders free. Some after school and weekend times available. Check them out at: http://indy.gov/parks, Twitter.com/IndyParksandRec, Facebook.com/IndyParksandRec, Facebook.com/SoutheastwayPark
Garfield Park Conservatory Field Trip (Environment)
Open to girls in grades K-12 and their families. Located at 2505 Conservatory Drive Indianapolis, IN 46203 in Marion county. The Garfield Park Conservatory is a fun place for troops to visit to learn about nature! It includes a tropical indoor conservatory and outdoor gardens. Leaders can visit on their own, check out our scheduled Girl Scout programs, or call to schedule a program for their troop.
Program cost: $1-7/girl and $1/adult Call 317.327.7580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Monroe Lake Turkey Trek (camping/outdoor skills, environment)
Open to girls in grades 4-12 and their families. Located at 4850 S. State Road 446 Bloomington, IN 47401 in Monroe county.
On this exploration hike, we’ll search for signs of wild turkey activity and discuss their daily life during the winter months. Please dress appropriately for the temperature and wear good hiking shoes (and be prepared for the possibility of some off-trail hiking!). Recommended for ages 8 through adult. 75 minutes. Meet at the overflow parking area inside Paynetown SRA (go past the gatehouse and the gravel parking area will be on your right).
Program cost: free for girls and adults. Call 812.837.9967 or email Jill Vance at email@example.com for more inforamtion.
Shireman Homestead Farm and Pioneer Days (camping/outdoor skills)
Open to girls in grades K-12 and their families. Located at 7060 West 200 North, Columbus, IN 47201.
Adventures and exciting events at the farm. Visit the past in the present. Learn outdoor and pioneer skills. Experience how to take care of our farm animal friends. Enjoy overnight camping, day obstacle hikes, candle making, cooking outdoors, and survival technics. They have special events to attend including October Sleepy Hollow, and December Holiday at the Farm.
Program cost: $7/girl and $7/adult. Contact Cheryl Shireman 812.372.2946 for any questions or scheduling
Ceramic Dreams Studio (Art and Creativity, self-esteem)
Open to girls in grade K-12 and their families. Located at 1134 E 54th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220.
Ceramics: groups of six or more can tour the facility, make pinch or coil pots then paint, glaze and fire it. Do all of this while earning your Ceramics and Clay badge and the I am the artist patch. Session it 1-1.5 hours.
Cost: $15/person. Contact Tanya Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317.202.9200.
Canvas painting class: Earn the I am the artist patch paint while learning painting techniques and creating your own masterpiece on an 8"x10" canvas. Make sure to bring your own apron or wear old clothes.
Cost: $25/person. Contact Tanya Roberts at email@example.com or 317.202.9200.