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Girl Scout Day April 2018

Girl Scout Day

Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10am – 5pm

Explore Fernbank Museum and work toward Scout requirements during this special programming day. Drop-in activities include hands-on discovery stations and nature-themed scavenger hunts, and are aligned with badge requirements for Daisy Brownies and Juniors.*

Ongoing Activities*

Discovery Carts
Look for special mobile stations in the Great Hall or WildWoods and learn more about natural history through hands-on activities. Locations vary.

WildWoods and Fernbank Forest
Embark on a nature adventure through self-guided tours of WildWoods and Fernbank Forest. Fernbank Forest closes at 4:30pm.

Girl Scout Day Scavenger Hunt
Discover many of nature’s features with a special scavenger hunt. Located on back of event program.

Scheduled Activities*

Girl Scout Ecology Lab**
10am, 12pm, 2pm, Kendeda Pavilion in WildWoods
Get the most out of Girl Scout Day through a featured 2-hour Ecology Lab with Fernbank scientists. Requires separate program fee.

Microbes and You
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, Microbiome Theater in The Secret World Inside You
Explore how scientists study the microbes that live inside and on you in this interactive live presentation.

Live Animal Encounter
2pm, Naturalist Center
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s live animal collection.

Excellent Experiments
3pm, Naturalist Center
Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in this live show.

Cost: Girl Scout Day activities are included with Museum admission and are free for members. Groups of 10 or more quality for special admission discounts.*** Call 404.929.6306 to book your group.

Additional Scout resources and events are available. 

*Scout badges will not be provided by Fernbank Museum.

**Separate fee and advance reservations are required. Learn more

***Advance reservations required. An adult chaperone is required per every 10 scouts in a group.