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Scout Badge Days

COVID-19 UPDATES: Spring Lake is open daily to the public in a limited capacity. Pre-registration is required for glass-bottom boat tours as well as volunteer and open water checkout scuba dives. More information.

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

Girl Scouts Activity

Due to COVID-19, Scout Badge Days at Spring Lake are not currently offered until further notice. Learn more about our reopening plan.

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. 

Check-in begins at 9:30am at The Meadows Center ticket kiosk. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 40 participants per class. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free.

Spring 2020 Schedule:

Boy Scout Badge Days:

  • February 22: Webelos Into the Wild (10:00am - 12:00pm) - Details

  • CANCELED | April 11: Environmental Science (10:00am - 12:30pm) - Details

  • CANCELED | May 16: Webelos Into the Wild (10:00am - 12:00pm) - Details

Girl Scout Badge Days:

  • February 22: Wonder of Water (10:00am - 12:00pm) - Details

  • CANCELED | April 11: Think Like a Citizen Scientist (10:00am - 12:00pm) - Details

  • CANCELED | May 16: Wonder of Water (10:00am - 12:00pm) - Details


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  • Cancellations must be received at least 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made less than 24 hours prior to the event, you will receive half the total amount charged.  The amount refunded will be applied to the credit card that was used for payment.

  • 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.