Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts GROWing Stronger

Join us at BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for Girl Scout Saturdays!

Girl Scout Saturdays provide scouts the opportunity to complete badge requirements through experiential, nature based workshops. Please note: petals or badges are not available on site; they can be purchased at the GS store or online. 

Click here to see our fall Girl Scout Saturday guide. 

Point of Contact

Kat Goldin

School Program Manager & Special Collection Librarian

Join us at BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for Girl Scout Saturdays!

Girl Scout Saturdays provide scouts the opportunity to complete badge requirements through experiential, nature based workshops. Please note: petals or badges are not available on site; they can be purchased at the GS store or online. 

Click here to see our fall Girl Scout Saturday guide. 

Current Events

Cutting and Pressing

Girl Scouts Growing Stronger Series with the Fort Worth Garden Club

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Click here to learn more about the series. 

November 16: 1:30 - 3:30 PM 

Due to low registration, we unfortunately have to cancel our November Girl Scout Saturday session. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you or your family. 

December 14: 1:30 - 3:30 PM 

What do you do with dried flowers? What do they look like up close? 

Investigate pressed flowers with our Scanning Electron Microscope and take home your floral arrangement! 

**Please note, petals or badges are not available on site; they can be purchased at the GS store or online.** 

Event Details: 

  • Location: BRIT (1700 University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76107)
  • Parking: BRIT (Free)
  • Cost: $10/Scout
  • Age: Brownies - Ambassadors

Badges Scouts can earn: 

  • Brownies Journey: It's Your World - Change It!
  • Brownie Badges: Eco Friend & Outdoor Art Creator Part 1
  • Juniors Journey: It's Your World - Change It!
  • Juniors Badges: Gardener, Flowers, and Outdoor Art Explorer part 1
  • Cadettes Badges: Science of Happiness, Trailblazing, and Outdoor Art Apprentice part 1
  • Ambassador Badges: Outdoor Art Master part 1 & Eco Advocate part 1

Click here to register! 

Contact rlincoln@brit.org with any questions or concerns. 

Upcoming Events

Growing a Garden - Microgreens

Girl Scouts Growing Stronger Series with the Fort Worth Garden Club

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Click here to learn more about the series. 

What are medicinal plants?

  • January 11: 1:30 - 3:30 PM
  • February 8: 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Complete Girl Scout badge work while discovering a variety of purposes for plants and how you can grow them at home. Learners will take home a garden starter at both sessions! (Program takes place both indoors and outdoors)

**Please note, petals or badges are not available on site; they can be purchased at the GS store or online.** 

Event Details: 

  • Location: BRIT (1700 University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76107)
  • Parking: BRIT (Free)
  • Cost: $10/Scout
  • Age: Brownies - Ambassadors

You can complete work towards these badges:

  • Brownies: Bugs, Senses, Hiker, & Outdoor Art Creator part 2
  • Juniors: Animal Habitat, Digital Photographer, Eco Camper, Flowers, Gardening, & Outdoor Art Explorer part 2
  • Cadettes: Trees, Eco Trekker, Digital Movie Maker, & Outdoor Art Apprentice part 2
  • Seniors: Eco Explore & Outdoor Art Expert part 2
  • Ambassadors: Photographer, Outdoor Art Master Part 2, & Eco Advocate part 2

Click here to register! 

Contact rlincoln@brit.org with any questions or concerns. 

Ecosystem and You!

Girl Scouts Growing Stronger Series with the Fort Worth Garden Club

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What's happening around me? 

Click here to learn more about the series. 

Girl Scouts earn badge work while exploring natural systems and their needs. Scouts also get to investigate and create their very own take-home terrariums! 

**Please note, petals or badges are not available on site; they can be purchased at the GS store or online.** 

Event Details: 

  • Location: BRIT (1700 University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76107)
  • Parking: BRIT (Free)
  • Cost: $10/Scout
  • Age: Brownies - Ambassadors

You can complete work towards these badges:

  • Brownies: Bugs, Senses, Hiker, & Outdoor Art Creator part 2
  • Juniors: Animal Habitat, Digital Photographer, Eco Camper, Flowers, Gardening, & Outdoor Art Explorer part 2
  • Cadettes: Trees, Eco Trekker, Digital Movie Maker, & Outdoor Art Apprentice part 2
  • Seniors: Eco Explore & Outdoor Art Expert part 2
  • Ambassadors: Photographer, Outdoor Art Master Part 2, & Eco Advocate part 2

Click here to register! 

Contact rlincoln@brit.org with any questions or concerns. 

 

Butterflies in the Garden

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Butterflies in the Garden is back!

Join us for this special event as we explore the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's beautiful conservatory full of live, tropical butterflies! Students will spend half of this program in the conservatory, and the other half at BRIT participating in engaging pollinator activities. All grade levels welcome. We have a limited number of spots open for this event so register quickly!

** Due to the limited capacity of the conservatory, all participating individuals must register. This includes all students, adults, and younger siblings. **

  • First Date: March 12, 2020
  • Time: 10 AM- 12 PM
  • Second Date: March 21, 2020
  • Time: 3 PM - 5 PM
  • Ages: All scouting levels welcome
  • Price: $7/participant (includes siblings and parents) 
  • Registration Deadline: 9 days prior to event

Register here!

Fort Worth Garden Club Show: Youth Level Preparatory Sessions

Girl Scouts Growing Stronger Series with the Fort Worth Garden Club

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Click here to learn more about the series.

  • March 21: 1:30 - 3:30 PM
  • April 11: 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Girl Scouts earn badge work at these sessions while preparing for the Fort Worth Garden Show together! Scouts partner with a Garden Club mentor and use their new found skills from the series to create an entry for the Fort Worth Garden Club's show in April.  

**Please note, petals or badges are not available on site; they can be purchased at the GS store or online.** 

Event Details: 

  • Location: BRIT (1700 University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76107)
  • Parking: BRIT (Free)
  • Cost: FREE

Click here to register! 

Contact rlincoln@brit.org with any questions or concerns.