90 minute programs
Flowers – Flowers are beautiful but there’s more to them than just good looks! Discover the wonders of flowers and the science behind them. Did you know that flowers can help us? They can make us feel calmer and relax; they can heal illnesses and provide us with food. Have some fun with flower art as well!
Gardener – Get your hands in the dirt and learn about gardening! There are lots of different types of gardens. Come walk through the ones at Dunwoody Nature Center. You’ll learn about what plants to choose for your own garden, experiment with seeds, soil and water. Then you’ll plant your own seeds!
Camper – Come enjoy the great outdoors! Learn what you need to take on an overnight trip. You’ll also build a camp fire, make s’mores, and master new camping skills. Along the way, learn how to Leave No Trace of your visit! (This badge can be done as an evening or an overnight event.)
Geocacher – Join in on a high-tech scavenger hunt! Similar to letterboxing where you search for “hidden treasure”, geocaching uses a GPS to locate the secret hiding places. With this badge, girls will learn how to use a GPS device, make a swap to leave behind and then locate the hidden caches at Dunwoody Nature Center.
Animal Habitats – Animals need homes too! Discover the different habitats at Dunwoody Nature Center and how animals build their homes, protect their young and survive in the wild. Have fun learning how to insulate your own “nest”! You’ll also learn about endangered habitats and how to protect them.