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Girl Scout Clinics

Cost: $8 per scout or sibling.  Parent or chaperone is free.

Registration:  To register please contact: Erica Bukouricz at publicprograms@bubolzpreserve.org or (920)731-6041.

Please register as a troop unless you are attending without your troop.  Payment must accompany all registrations.  Space is limited and will not be held without payment.  Badges are not provided unless indicated on the website.  Badges can be purchased through the Girl Scout Office.  There are no refunds for cancellations; substitutes are permitted.   Refunds will be issued for programs cancelled by Bubolz due to low registration.

Most programs are designed for troop levels in mind to meet certain badge requirements.  Certain programs like maple syrup and night hike are for any troop level.

DAISY PROGRAMS

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Outdoor Art Creator and Outdoor Art Maker
From a blue sky to a bird’s song to a white cedar forest, nature can give you lots of ideas for art! Join us as we explore the outdoors and use what we see, hear, and feel to create an art project.  This adventure will cover requirements in the Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Badge.

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Night Hike
Come and explore the nature preserve in a whole new way. Discover the sights, sounds, and beauty of nature at night as we go for a hike through our prairies and forests. Please no light up shoes. Flashlights can be brought but will not be needed on the trails.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am or 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Maple Syrup
Join us as we step back in time and explore the history of Maple Syrup Season in Wisconsin.  Scouts will learn the history of maple syrup and how it is done today.  Scouts will get a chance to see the process from start to finish including tapping a tree, seeing it cook, and sampling the finished product over ice cream.

Saturday, April 11, 2020 | 9:00 am -11:00 am
Eco Learner
Do you love spending time in the great outdoors? Learn ways to give back and protect nature by completing the requirements of the Eco Learner Badge. During this program, scouts will learn how to best prepare before heading outside, learn proper hiking rules, head out on the trails, and understand why it is important to clean up after ourselves when outside.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Outdoor Art Creator and Outdoor Art Maker
From a blue sky to a bird’s song to a white cedar forest, nature can give you lots of ideas for art! Join us as we explore the outdoors and use what we see, hear, and feel to create an art project.  This adventure will cover requirements in the Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Badge

BROWNIE PROGRAMS

Tuesday, September 17,  2019 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Insects
Join us after school for an insect hunt.  Scouts will explore the prairie and ponds in search of late season insects.  They will learn about life cycles, parts of the insect, and some of the more common ones found at the Preserve.  Wear shoes or boots that can wet or muddy.  This adventure will cover requirements in the Bug Badge.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Outdoor Art Creator and Outdoor Art Maker
From a blue sky to a bird’s song to a white cedar forest, nature can give you lots of ideas for art! Join us as we explore the outdoors and use what we see, hear, and feel to create an art project.  This adventure will cover requirements in the Brownie Outdoor Art Creator Badge.

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Night Hike
Come and explore the nature preserve in a whole new way. Discover the sights, sounds, and beauty of nature at night as we go for a hike through our prairies and forests. Please no light up shoes. Flashlights can be brought but will not be needed on the trails.

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Eco Friend
Learn how to treat outdoor spaces with kindness and respect as you complete this new badge! Complete an Eco Hike, learn about the leave no trace principals and how to respect wildlife, and discover different ways to be kind to others while you are in the outdoors. Finish the program by learning how to build a safe campfire. This program will cover requirements for the Eco Friend Badge.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Winter Survival
Put your survival skills to the test!  Troops will learn the basics of how to survive and what is needed versus wanted.  They will then work together to build shelters and warming fires in an attempt to survive a Wisconsin winter.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am or 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Maple Syrup
Join us as we step back in time and explore the history of Maple Syrup Season in Wisconsin.  Scouts will learn the history of maple syrup and how it is done today.  Scouts will get a chance to see the process from start to finish including tapping a tree, seeing it cook, and sampling the finished product over ice cream.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Outdoor Art Creator and Outdoor Art Maker
From a blue sky to a bird’s song to a white cedar forest, nature can give you lots of ideas for art! Join us as we explore the outdoors and use what we see, hear, and feel to create an art project.  This adventure will cover requirements in the Brownie Outdoor Art Creator Badge.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Insects
Join us after school for an insect hunt.  Scouts will explore the prairie and ponds in search of early season insects.  They will learn about life cycles, parts of the insect, and some of the more common ones found at the Preserve.  Wear shoes or boots that can wet or muddy.  This adventure will cover requirements in the Bug Badge.

JUNIOR PROGRAMS

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Night Hike
Come and explore the nature preserve in a whole new way. Discover the sights, sounds, and beauty of nature at night as we go for a hike through our prairies and forests. Please no light up shoes. Flashlights can be brought but will not be needed on the trails.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Eco Camper
Come to Bubolz and learn how to respect nature and protect the environment while on a future camping trip. Learn the leave no trace principals, how make your own solar oven out of a pizza box, and proper campfire etiquette. Go for a hike at the preserve while recording wildlife and play a leave no trace game. This program will cover requirements for the Eco Camper Badge.

Saturday, December 7, 2019: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Animal Habitats
Join us for an afternoon hike through the woods at Bubolz Nature Preserve.  Scouts will go for a hike, using snowshoes if conditions allow, and explore the woods searching for animals and other winter signs.  This hike will cover requirements in the Junior Animal Habitat Badge.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Winter Survival
Put your survival skills to the test!  Troops will learn the basics of how to survive and what is needed versus wanted.  They will then work together to build shelters and warming fires in an attempt to survive a Wisconsin winter.

Saturday, February 1, 2020: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Animal Habitats
Join us for an afternoon hike through the woods at Bubolz Nature Preserve.  Scouts will go for a hike, using snowshoes if conditions allow, and explore the woods searching for animals and other winter signs.  This hike will cover requirements in the Junior Animal Habitat Badge.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am or 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Maple Syrup
Join us as we step back in time and explore the history of Maple Syrup Season in Wisconsin.  Scouts will learn the history of maple syrup and how it is done today.  Scouts will get a chance to see the process from start to finish including tapping a tree, seeing it cook, and sampling the finished product over ice cream.

Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 9:00 am -12:00 pm or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $15/scout or sibling – Registration is done through Girl Scout Website Only – Registration Opening Soon!
Get Moving Journey
Girl Scouts will work towards their Get Moving Journey.  They will learn about the state-of-the-art Microgrid and its ability to produce, store and manage clean energy. The Girl Scouts will explore various sources of energy through experiments with solar, wind, and fuel cells. They will be able to explain how energy transfers through local ecosystems. Engineers from Faith Technologies will share their career path story and why they are excited to help shape the energy system of the future. Finally, the Girl Scouts will brainstorm ways to conserve energy within their homes and communities as they plan a take action project.  * Girl Scouts will take home the Get Moving Journey Badge Set.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am or 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
GPS/Geocaching
Join us for a GPS and Geocaching adventure.  Scouts will learn the basics of geocaching – how it works, what is needed, and then go out on our designed trail in search of caches.  Make a trade item ahead of time as a troop and bring it along for one of our public caches (bracelet, rock, necklace, etc.).  This adventure will meet all requirements for the Junior Geocaching Badge.

GIRL SCOUT ALA CARTE PROGRAMS

Our naturalist will work with your troop to develop a program for any nature badge or journey.  Programs must be arranged in advance and a prepaid reservation made.  Fee is $8/scout with a minimum of $80.  For more information contact Erica Bukouricz at publicprograms@bubolzpreserve.org or (920)731-6041.