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The Indian Creek Nature Center provides opportunities for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts to meet nature-based badge requirements through workshops offered during the school year. For additional information on any of our scouting programs, please call the Nature Center at 319-362-0664 weekdays from 8am to 4pm or Saturdays from 11am to 4pm.
Scouts can also earn higher achievements through conservation projects, such as Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards for Girl Scouts and Eagle Scout Awards for Boy Scouts. Contact us for more information on these special outdoor projects.
CLICK HERE for a full list of Wolf, Bear and Webelos workshops available for the 2014-2015 school year.
To print the PDF Cub Scouts brochure, click here.
CLICK HERE for a full list of Brownies, Daisies and Juniors workshops available for the 2014-2015 school year.
To print the PDF Girl Scouts brochure, click here.
Additional activities for your troop or pack:
Sac and Fox Trail Patch – Earn a special patch by hiking or rehiking the Sac and Fox Trail while using an interpretive booklet on the natural flora and fauna of the area. Booklets and patches available at ICNC. Patches cost $2.50 each.
Maple Syruping Programs – Groups may visit the Nature Center during the month of March to learn the history of syruping, the physiology of a tree, how to identify maples and much more. Experience tapping a tree, gathering and boiling sap and tasting delicious maple syrup! Reservations are required for this one hour program. The fee is $3/person with a $30 minimum. Call for available dates and times.
If your troop or pack is unable to attend the scheduled workshops, your group may sign up for its own workshop as long as you can guarantee a group of ten Scouts or more (subject to the availability of staff). Call 319-362-0664 for more information.