Frederick County Parks and Recreation is delighted to offer programming for scout groups that will assist them in meeting badge requirements in various areas.
Scout programs are offered at Rose Hill Manor and Museums, Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center, Fountain Rock Park and Nature Center, and Ballenger Creek Community Building-Teaching Kitchen.
Fountain Rock Park also offers a fire ring, trout pond and a pavilion for any programs that a troop would like to put on themselves, these facilities can be reserved at (301) 600-2936. The park also has several small nature trails that are available from 8am until dusk, Monday through Sunday.
Additional scout programs and topics are available by request
All attendees are required to register and pay, including siblings
Minimum group size is 6 scouts and maximum is 20 (Cooking badge minimum is 5 scouts and a maximum of 10 scouts)
One adult chaperone is required for every 10 scouts
Programs are 1 ½ - 4 hours in length, depending on the program. Overnight programs are possible.
Reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance
Scout leaders may be asked to actively assist with program
Scout Program Fees: $8 / per participant (Cooking badge cost can be $20 to $25 per scout, as they are longer classes)