Looking for learning opportunities for your scouts? Many Three Rivers education sites offer an ongoing calendar of public programs and events for scouts to attend individually or as a group. In addition, scout groups can schedule their own private program with a site to meet their unique needs and interests. Whether you’re just looking for an hourlong outdoor education or recreation activity at one of our sites, or a multiday/overnight experience with the Baker Outdoor Learning Center, there are plenty of options to help scouts advance through their rank while exploring the natural environment.
- Monday, March 6: Scouts: Journey into the Sugarbush
- Saturday, March 11: Scouts: Ski or Snowboard Lesson
- Saturday, March 11: Boy Scouts: Ski or Snowboard Merit Badge
- Tuesday, March 14: Scouts: Maple Syruping
- Monday, March 20: Scouts: Maple Sap Collecting
- Saturday, April 15: Scouts: Fire Master!
- Sunday, April 23: Girl Scouts: Juniors - Geocacher Badge
- Tuesday, April 25: Girl Scouts: Juniors - Outdoor Art Explorer Badge
- Tuesday, May 16: Girl Scouts: Digital Photography Badge
- Saturday, May 20: Brownie Scouts: Shapes in Nature STEM Badge
- Sunday, May 21: Girl Scouts: Brownies Climbing Adventure Badge
Enroll in a Program
Our talented educators are always creating programs for scouts. See the current list of offerings, which is updated monthly.
Find numerous events for scouts of all ages, including outdoor exploration, badge programs and overnight stays. Fulfill badge requirements while developing an understanding of science, the natural world, history, agriculture and art, or learning new life-long recreation skills.
Program topics include archery, orienteering, survival, environmental stewardship, cultural history, sustainable farming and creative arts.
Customize Your Own Program
Let us tailor a program on a topic of your choice for your scout troop or youth group. Custom programs can be held at a time and place convenient to you and feature hands-on experiences for students ages 3 years or older.
Call 763-559-6700 to learn more and begin planning.
Centers Offering Scout Programs
Scouting Award Projects
Limited projects are available each year for Girl Scouts working toward their Gold or Silver awards and Boy Scouts working toward their Eagle Scout Awards. Past projects have involved park maintenance, outdoor education and natural resources. See the information document below for a contact list of supervisors who can tell you what projects are currently available.
Have your next group gathering in a park! From picnic shelters to fire rings, Three Rivers provides a variety of unique outdoor spaces.
Many sites include picnic tables, water and large grills. Some sites can be combined to accommodate large groups. Group campsites are also available.
There are plenty of opportunities at Three Rivers for scouts who are looking to give back! Group and individual service projects include Hyland Hills Ski Patrol, Global Youth Service Day, garlic mustard and buckthorn removals, prairie seed collection and more.
For more great program and activity suggestions for teachers, homeschools, scouts and youth leaders, school groups, sign up to receive the monthly Youth Services Newsletter.
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