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Scout Badge Days

Get out into nature with our programs just for boy scouts and girl scouts!

Girl Scouts Activity

Join us for exciting science and nature programs planned just for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Scouts will discover the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs on this guided tour! Admission includes the tour, a glass-bottom boat ride, and an exclusive glass-bottom boat patch. 

Pre-registration is required, and space is limited to 40 participants per class. Tickets are $12/person; children two and under are free. An adult must accompany children, and tickets are required for both children and adults.

Spring 2023 Schedule

Classes are held from 10 am-12 pm. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Meadows Center ticket kiosk. 

Girl Scout Badge Days: Wonders of Water!

  • Saturday, November 11, 2023details
  • Saturday, February 17, 2024details
  • Saturday, March 9, 2024 — details
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 — details

Boy Scout Badge Days: Webelo’s “Into the Wild”

  • Saturday, September 9, 2023details
  • Saturday, November 4, 2023 — details
  • Saturday, February 10, 2024 — details
  • Saturday, April 13, 2024 details
  • We require five business days' notice if you would like to reschedule or cancel your reservation for a refund. If, for any reason, we must cancel the tour (bad weather, etc.), you will be allowed to reschedule for a future program date or receive a full refund. Refunds will be applied to the credit card that was used for payment. If you cannot attend your reserved program due to an extenuating circumstance, each case will be evaluated by Meadows Center staff for an opportunity to retain your program credit for a future date.

  • Visitors' vehicles are required to display a permit in The Meadows Center parking lot between 7pm Sunday - 5pm Friday. One-day temporary permits are available for $3 at the pay-and-display station located near the ticket kiosk.