Programs for Girl Scouts

 Meet The Gardens: A Treasure Map

Girl Scouts can earn badges on their visit to The Gardens! Leaders check out a Discovery Backpack to guide scouts on a garden exploration following Meet The Gardens: A Treasure Map while earning badges through activities based on Journeys requirements for Girl Scouts.

Backpacks include a troop leader's guide and materials to complete requirements on site. Birmingham Botanical Gardens patches are available. Available Monday - Friday, 3- 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 - noon and 1 - 3 p.m. and Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m. There is no fee. Call 205.414.3953 to reserve your backpack.

Based on Journeys requirements for Girls Scouts

  • Daisy (K - 1st) Discovery Backpack: Earn requirements toward Journeys Awards: The Amazing Daisy Award, The Golden Honeybee Award and The Watering Can Award
  • Brownie (2nd - 3rd) Discovery Backpack: Bugs Badge
  • Junior (4th - 5th) Discovery Backpack: Flower Badge, Gardener Badge
  • Cadette (6th - 8th) Discovery Backpack: Trees Badge

Click image below to download the treasure map.