DPNC Coogan Farm
Pick one of four programs and earn a DPNC patch. $10 per Girl Scout.
Night Owl- Evening-2 hours
Learn all about the creatures of the night while enjoying a fun evening under the stars. Sit around the campfire, roasting marshmallows as we swap stories. Keep an ear out for any hoots. Take a night hike and see if we can spot any bats. Make a nature themed S.W.A.P to share with other scouts.
For the Birds- Daytime-2 hours
We will grab binoculars and guide books and go birdwatching. How many can you spot? Learn all about the adaptations that birds possess to help them survive and thrive. We will play “Bird Beak Buffet” and end with a campfire and sing alongs.
Buggin Out- Daytime-2 hours
Under logs and in the meadow, bugs are everywhere!! We will hike through the forest, head to the meadow and see what we can find. Be prepared to get dirty during exploration. What makes an insect, an insect? We will play sneaky butterfly and make a bug themed S.W.A.P. We will end with a campfire that we build together.
Pond Exploration- Daytime-2 hours
Grab nets and buckets and get exploring. See if we can find our resident snapping turtle,”Stanley”. Try your hand at frog catching or count the painted turtles. We will get some samples of water and use the microscopes to find macroinvertebrates, and then relax around a campfire. Come ready for some messy fun.
Animal Habitats Badge
Night Owl Badge
Outdoor Adventurer Badge