Girl Scouts

Daisy Scouts

Daisy Scouts

Brownies

Brownies

Juniors

Juniors

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What are your operating hours?

Dunwoody Nature Center is open Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm and on some weekends for scheduled programs. Admission to the center and Dunwoody Park is FREE.

When can I schedule a program?

We can accommodate scout trips anytime and are happy to work with you to meet your troop’s needs. Schedule evening and overnight programs any evening of the week.

How do I schedule a program?

  • Troop Programs: Programs are $70 for one hour programs and $90 for 1 1/2 hour programs. We must receive your deposit before we will schedule your field trip.
  • Evenings & Overnights: Pay a non-refundable deposit of $250 for evening programs and overnights. We must receive your deposit before we will schedule your program. Learn more about overnights at Dunwoody Nature Center.
  • For All Programs: Pay your balance, calculated on the number of scouts who attend, on the day of your visit.

Can we picnic & play in the park before or after the program?

Yes, absolutely! Come early or stay late to…

  • explore trails throughout 22 acres of Dunwoody Park
  • have snack in the picnic area
  • visit the playground

Dunwoody Nature Center Patches

DNC patches are $3 per patch.

Dunwoody Nature Center Patch

Policies Governing Girl Scout Bronze/Silver/Gold Award Projects

  • Scout will contact the Executive Director to discuss available projects.
  • Scout will agree with DNC Director on a date to start the project.
    • If she does not commence work by that date, the project will be available for another scout to pursue.
  • Scout will present a draft proposal to the Director for approval, before taking it through the scout approval process.
    • This can be a rough e-mail description of the work scope and proposed timeline.
  • Scout will provide a copy of the approved proposal to the Dunwoody Nature Center.
  • Scout will set up any needed appointments with the Director during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 – 5). Email is the best communication method between visits: alan@dunwoodynature.org.
    • Once approved, work on the project may take place after hours or on weekends.
  • Scout will provide “before & after” photos to the nature center.
  • The scout is responsible for obtaining all materials for the project.
  • Nature center staff must review any educational materials to be permanently installed, before the scout produces the materials.