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Scout Group Tours

Scout Group Tours

Photo of the sculpture trail

Engage Scouts in art, history, and horticulture with a trip to Cheekwood. Scouts can enjoy a self-guided experience through the gardens while working to meet the requirements to earn a Scout Badge. Please note that Cheekwood does not supply the badges.

• Scout trips are available Tuesday – Sunday, 9 AM – 5 PM. *During the months of March, April, September, and October, Scout trips are only available Tuesday-Friday.
• All Scout trips are self-guided through the gardens only. You will be provided a map and self-guided activities to complete or work towards your requirements. Options are listed below.
• The maximum group size for scheduling scout trips is 50. This includes scouts, troop leaders, and chaperones.
• Scouts and troop leaders are admitted free of charge. Adult chaperones are required to pay the group rate of $16/person. *No siblings, please.
• Advanced registration is required due to timed ticketing for all visitors.
• Groups will be required to pick a specific date and time. All requests must be made at least two weeks in advance.
• Field trips are run rain or shine.

If you have any questions, please email us at schools@cheekwood.org and include the words “Troop” or “Scout” in your subject line.

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Girl Scout Options

Daisies

Shapes in Nature Badge: Walk around Cheekwood’s gardens and look carefully to discover the many shapes and patterns found in nature! *Offered in Spring, Summer, & Fall

Outdoor Art Maker Badge: Explore Cheekwood’s Ann and Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail and learn about art that interacts with nature! *Offered year-round

Brownies

Senses Badge: Use your senses to explore three unique gardens at Cheekwood! *Offered in Spring, Summer, & Fall

Outdoor Art Creator Badge: Walk through Cheekwood’s Ann and Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail and learn about art that interacts with nature! *Offered year-round

Junior

Flowers Badge: Visit the gardens around Cheekwood to learn about flowers and what they do for us! *Offered in Spring, Summer, & Fall

Outdoor Art Badge: Walk through Cheekwood’s Ann and Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail and learn about art that interacts with nature! *Offered year-round

Scout BSA Options

Wolf

Grow Something: Visit the gardens around Cheekwood to find the Gardener’s Top Plant Picks and what grows in our area. *Offered in Spring, Summer, & Fall

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