Scouting Programs At Learning Tree Farm

Learning Tree Farm team is excited to join you in your scouting adventures! We are the perfectly suited setting for your troop to explore and connect with the natural world and discover a little bit about farm life through engaging and hands-on experiences. So take a look through the different options we’ve put together thus far and let us know which interests you the most. Feel free to reach out and let us know if you have any additional questions or ideas you would like to explore with us as we continue to build and develop scouting program options.

Scout Program Offerings

Have Your Troop Meeting At Learning Tree Farm
  • All scouting ages/levels
  • Length of program: available during any regularly scheduled open hours
  • Cost: $5 / scout, 2 free leaders/adults for every 20 scouts, $5 / each additional adult

 

Program Includes: Troops/packs are welcome to come to the farm to explore and work on badges and troop projects in our unique setting. This is a SELF-LED experience. Troops will have access to all the public spaces during regular operating hours. By contacting us and scheduling a troop meeting in advance you will receive 2 free adult/leader admissions and we can reserve 2 tables for you in the picnic shelter for 1 hour of your visit.

Scouts On The Farm
  • All scouting ages/levels
  • Length of program: 2 hours +
  • Cost: $8 / scout, 2 free leaders/adults for every 20 scouts, $5/ each additional adult

 

Program Includes: A farm educator will lead your group on an exploration of the LTF’s animals, gardens, woodlands & historical farm house with plenty of hands-on educational experiences of the farm and natural surroundings. Troops are welcome to stay, play, picnic, explore or work on their own badge work during regular open hours before or after their program. Each scout will receive a LTF fun patch.

Trail Adventures At Learning Tree Farm
  • Girl Scouts D & B*
  • Length of program: 3 hours +
  • Cost: $15 / scout, 2 free leaders/adults for every 20 scouts, $5/ each additional adult

 

Program Includes: Earn your Daisy or Brownie Trail Adventure badge. Our education team will lead your troop through approx. 3 hours of games, activities, and hands-on discovery to complete these badges. Then your troop can spend some time playing, picnicking, exploring on your own during regular operational hours before or after your program. Scouts will receive their completed GS badge & a Learning Tree Farm fun patch at the end of their program.

(*Brownies will need to prepare and complete one type of hike at a troop meeting BEFORE attending their Learning Tree Farm program. As well as select 2 other types of hikes they would like to complete while at the farm from our list of…Woodland hike, Heritage hike (Pioneer), Senses hike, Color hike, Native Wildflower Hike (spring), Tree Identification (fall)

Eco Adventures At Learning Tree Farm
  • Girl Scouts D & B
  • Length of program:  3 hours +
  • Cost: $15/ scout, 2 free leaders/adults for every 20 scouts, $5/ each additional adult

 

Program Includes: Earn your Daisy Eco Learner or Brownie Eco Friend badge. Our education team will lead your troop through approx. 3 hours of games, activities, and hands-on discovery to complete these badges. Then your troop can spend some time playing, picnicking, exploring on your own during regular open hours before or after your program. Scouts will receive their completed GS badge & a Learning Tree Farm fun patch at the end of their program.

Volunteering And Leadership Projects

Interested in doing a volunteer project, Silver/Gold Award or Eagle Scout project at Learning Tree Farm?

 

 

Contact Amy Thompson at [email protected] OR call 937-866-8650 to discuss opportunities, details & dates.

Coming Soon: Cub Scout Belt Loop Programs

We’re working hard to create some great Cub Scout Belt Loop Programs. Check back or contact [email protected] for more information.