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The Living Coast Discovery Center offers Girl Scouts a variety of unique opportunities to earn recognitions, connect with nature and each other all while exploring local wildlife!
Each 1.5 hour interactive program is designed for maximum hands-on learning within the Discovery Center’s living “classroom” located on the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. Each scout program includes one animal encounter.

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Daisies: 

Clovers Story

Buzz, buzz, buzz! Bees take Clover and her friends on an amazing journey learning how they can use resources wisely! Did you know you can recycle food, or even grow your own!  Join us as we explore the Living Coast Discovery Center and learn the many ways we can make little change that have big impacts! Through crafts, garden time, and plenty of encounters with our animal neighbors, your scouts will learn its cool to conserve by using resources wisely!

Rosie’s Story

How can we help make the world a better place?! Join us on an adventure with Rosie and her friends as they explore the Living Coast Discovery Center, meet animal neighbors, and discover what we can do to help keep their…and our habitat clean and healthy! Through animal encounters, acting, nature hikes and beach cleanups, this badge will inspire the environmentalist in children and parents alike!

Brownies:

Bugs!

Bugs come in all shapes and sizes!  We will talk to experts, go on bug hunts, see what our new friends like to eat, and even who likes to eat them!  Complete with up close and personal animal encounters, girls scouts will learn how the tiniest creatures can help us in the biggest ways and even create a bug model to take home and inspire others!

Household Elf

Did you know that you can save energy by unplugging your     appliances?  How about helping the environment by creating homemade bug sprays?  Come and explore the amazing ways we can help keep our home clean and green!  Through hands on activities, games, a take home craft and even a very special animal feeding we will figure out together how to reduce, re-use and go natural!

Juniors:

Animal Habitats

Have you ever met a Red Tailed Hawk or come face to face with a Green Sea turtle?  Come meet the animals that call southern California habitats home!  We will explore what adaptations each one has to survive, what they eat, how they move, and even participate in a special activity to help keep their home clean.  Through live animal encounters, trail hikes, and even a special animal feeding, your scouts will become environmental ambassadors and help spread the word!


Fees:
$10/Scout or Sibling and $12 per adult (this includes your program and admission)
$30 paid as a deposit at registration, balance paid day-of program
Minimum 5 children and maximum 25 children per program.

Add-ons:
At time of registration you may choose special add-ons to enhance your scouting experience!

•Additional animal encounter (adds 15 min. to the program) – $25
(Choices include: feed sting rays, feed sea turtles, meet a bird, meet a reptile)

•Discovery Center Patches – 3 to choose from!  Click here for designs
$4 each when pre-ordered | $5 each on-site

To Register:
Registration accepted by calling (619) 409-5908 or in person at the Living Coast Discovery Center, open daily 10am – 5pm.

Cancellation Policy:
The deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the event will be the non-refundable $100 deposit. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event will incur an additional $20 cancellation fee.  A $15 administrative fee will be charged for each program session change.  LCDC reserves the right to cancel any program.  In the event that LCDC cancels a program, all program fees will be refunded.

 

Please contact us for more information on our Boy Scout Programs! We’re working on putting some great programs for the Boy Scouts together and would love to talk to you about how we can customize for your group. Each program will include one animal encounter in addition to meeting some of the requirements of your badge program.


Fees:
$10/Scout or Sibling and $12 per adult (this includes your program and admission)
$30 paid as a deposit at registration, balance paid day-of program
Minimum 5 children and maximum 25 children per program.

Add-ons:
At time of registration you may choose special add-ons to enhance your scouting experience!

•Additional animal encounter (adds 15 min. to the program) – $25
(Choices include: feed sting rays, feed sea turtles, meet a bird, meet a reptile)

•Discovery Center Patches – 3 to choose from!  Click here for designs
$4 each when pre-ordered | $5 each on-site

To Register:
Registration accepted by calling (619) 409-5908 or in person at the Living Coast Discovery Center, open daily 10am – 5pm.

Cancellation Policy:
The deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the event will be the non-refundable $100 deposit. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event will incur an additional $20 cancellation fee.  A $15 administrative fee will be charged for each program session change.  LCDC reserves the right to cancel any program.  In the event that LCDC cancels a program, all program fees will be refunded.