Girl Scouts

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General Information

  • To book a program fill out the Scout Program Form.
  • Program pricing is quoted per program below. Adults are FREE! Center admission is FREE!
  • Programs can be scheduled 7 days a week, on evenings and weekends.
  • Participants cancelling 14 days or more before a program will receive a refund. No refund will be issued if canceled less than 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Upon Schlitz Audubon cancellation a refund will be given.
  • For more information, email the Registrar.

Click to download a .pdf of Girl Scout Programs.

Daisy Programs

Duration: 1 1/2 hours
Pricing: $10.00 per Daisy
Minimum: $100.00
Choose one program from below

Clover’s Petal
Discover what it means to use resources wisely as we learn about ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Read ‘Clover’s Story’ and make a healthy snack. Then meet a live turtle and create a turtle craft out of recycled materials.

Mari’s Petal
Come practice what it means to be responsible for what you say and do. Gather around a campfire to read ‘Mari’s Story’, sing songs about environmental responsibility, and learn how to be responsible with fire. We will even make s’mores! Program available April-October.

Rosie’s Petal
Let’s go on an outdoor adventure and make the world a better place! Read ‘Rosie’s Story’ and head to the beach to help clean up litter. Afterward, enjoy a healthy snack and make bird feeders to take home. Program available April-October.

Brownie Programs

Duration: 2 hours
Pricing: $12.00 per Brownie
Minimum: $100.00
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Bugs
Did you know that a monarch butterfly can migrate 3,000 miles to Mexico? Discover more facts about bugs as we learn how to classify these important creatures. Create a bug craft, eat a bug-themed snack, and take a guided bug hike in pursuit of learning more about the fascinating lives of insects and arachnids. Program available April-October.

Hiker
Come explore the beautiful trails at Schlitz Audubon! We start with a trail mix making ceremony to give us energy for the hike ahead. Then we head into the woods and learn “leave no trace” policies. This is perfect program for beginners to hiking. Program available February-November.

Senses
How in tune are you with your senses? Investigate your five senses through hands on activities including taste testing, smelling secret scent jars, and touching mystery textures. We’ll also observe a live animal and discover how it utilizes its senses.

Junior Girl Scout Programs

Duration: 2 hours
Pricing: $12.00 per Scout
Minimum: $100.00
Choose one program from below

Animal Habitats
Habitats come in many sizes and types, but each one has food, water, shelter, and space. Meet a live animal and determine what kind of habitat it would live in. Explore the many habitats found on the Center’s grounds and make a model of a habitat to take home.

Bronze Award Project
Girls pair up to make Screech Owl/American Kestrel nesting boxes. They will also get the chance to meet one of these raptors. Learn some of the past and present dangers these raptors face. Information is included about the best habitats and tree heights for placing the nesting boxes. (**extra fee: $5/scout**, note: 1 box for every 2 girls)

Flowers
There are more to flowers than their good looks. Peek under the petals as we uncover the science behind what makes flowers bloom. We’ll take a wildflower hike, conduct flower experiments, and make a flower craft to take home.
Program available April-October.

Geocaching
Embark on a high-tech treasure hunt as you learn the many skills involved in geocaching. Make something special that represents you, hide it, and have your fellow scouts search for it.

General Scouting Programs

Camp Together Overnight
Pricing: $40.00 per scout, $10.00 per adult (troop leaders are free!)
Minimum Fee: $400.00
Experience Schlitz Audubon like never before by staying overnight! Put your senses to the test on a night hike to see if you have what it takes to be a nocturnal animal. Then, gather around the campfire to sing songs and tell stories. We will even make s’mores! A continental breakfast is offered in the morning. Indoor camping available October-March, with extremely limited outdoor camping availability April-September.

Owl Prowl
Duration: 1 1/2 hours
Pricing: Please Contact the Registrar for pricing for your group
Attendance: 50 maximum
Hike with us deep into the forest while hunting for owls. Sound is the best way to identify owls- put on your big deer ears and prepare to hear and see some of our local residents. This program provides the natural history knowledge and necessary activities to complete your badge requirements. Includes a guided hike, owl artifacts, and guaranteed live owls!

Available On or Offsite

Reptiles & Amphibians
Duration: 1 hour
Pricing: $200.00
Attendance: 90 maximum
Whether they slither, hop, jump, swim, or crawl, Wisconsin’s reptiles and amphibians are sure to fascinate your group. See them up close and learn about what makes each of them unique in this intriguing program!

Owls: Designed for Darkness
Duration: 1 hour
Pricing: $325.00
Attendance: 90 maximum
These seldom seen, silent winged hunters shine best when the sun goes down. Our feathered raptor staff model their special night hunting adaptations and some basic owl behaviors providing insights into their natural history. Wisconsin is home to a variety of native owls, each with its own special adaptations. Our resident owls will engage your audience as they see firsthand the power of these amazing birds. Pellet dissection also offered for an enhanced learning experience!

Beaks and Talons
Duration: 1 hour
Pricing: $325.00
Attendance: 90 maximum
Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls. This is an engaging and informative experience for all ages!

Eagle and Friends
Duration: 1 hour
Pricing: $350.00
Attendance: 90 maximum
With awesome power, spectacular strength, a huge wingspan, and massive talons, this “king of the wind” is the very essence of a raptor. Be amazed as a bald eagle headlines this presentation, accompanied by hawks, owls, and falcons.