Public Programs

Girl Scouts: Outdoor Art

April 13th, 2024 | 12:30 – 2:30 pm

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 and Brownie Outdoor Art Creator Badge.

Troop Levels: Daisy and Brownie
Cost: $8/Scout or sibling
Seasons: Fall and Spring
Max: 25 scouts (1 or 2 adults per troop)

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Girl Scouts: GPS/Geocaching

April 13th, 2024 | 9:00 – 11:00 am

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. This adventure will meet requirements for the Geocaching Badge.

Troop Level: Juniors and Cadettes
Cost: $8/Scout
Seasons: Fall and Spring
Max: 25 scouts (1 or 2 adults per troop)

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Crafts & Cocktails

Join us for our first Craft & Cocktail night!

Choose a glass cup or jar to etch a design into, as you enjoy specialty cocktails and gourmet s’mores!

This event will teach you what glass etching is as well as how to do it, before enjoying some time by our fire or creating more crafts for yourself or loved ones!

1 Glass etching per person

Cards, cocktails and s’mores will be available unlimited throughout the event as supplies last.

Cost: $35 a person.

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Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe

Come on out to Bubolz for an evening hike, snowshoe, or cross country ski on our 1 mile snowshoe trail or 1.5 mile cross country ski trail. There is no pre-registration for this event. Rentals are on a first come first serve basis and will be determined on snow and trail conditions. Some dates may be modified to a hike.

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CANCELLED DUE TO BLIZZARD, Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe

UPDATE: CANCELLED DUE TO BLIZZARD

Come on out to Bubolz for an evening hike, snowshoe, or cross country ski on our 1 mile snowshoe trail or 1.5 mile cross country ski trail. There is no pre-registration for this event. Rentals are on a first come first serve basis and will be determined on snow and trail conditions. Some dates may be modified to a hike.

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Scouts Snowshoe: Rescheduled to a Later Date

January 13, 2024 | 12:30 – 2:30 pm: Rescheduled to a Later Date  Open to Girl Scouts & Cub Scouts. Scouts will go on a snowshoe adventure. They will learn a little about how they work, collect the proper gear, practice a bit, and then go out on the trails. This program is weather dependent as we need a specific amount of snow. Troop Level: All Cost: $8/Scout & $10/Adults (if adults want to rent snowshoes) Season: Winter Max: 35 scouts (1 or 2 adults per troop)

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Holiday Craft Open House

Stop on in anytime between 9 and 10 am and make holiday crafts at the preserve! Some crafts will be nature based and upcycled. Cost: Individual: $8 Members | $10 Nonmembers Family: $20

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Girl Scouts: 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, headlamps, flashlights, etc. We want our eyes to adjust to the dark. Troop Level: Any Cost: $8/Scout Season: Fall Max: 25 scouts (1 or 2 adults per troop)

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Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe

Come out to the preserve and enjoy a snowshoe hike or cross country ski during the evening hours. Both trails will be lit up with luminaries. This event may be cancelled or changed to a hike if there is a lack of snow to rent out equipment.

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Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe

Come out to the preserve and enjoy a snowshoe hike or cross country ski during the evening hours. Both trails will be lit up with luminaries. This event may be cancelled or changed to a hike if there is a lack of snow to rent out equipment.

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