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In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- JOHN MUIR


Youth Groups

Boy Scout and Girl Scout Programs provide groups the opportunity to fulfill badge requirements, meet specific rankings, and carry out service projects. Self-guided tours are also welcome; groups of 15 or more must check-in at the nature center and we would appreciate advance warning of your visit.

Volunteer opportunities for youth groups with adult supervision can also be arranged.

For further information, contact Marian at (708)361-1873 or marian.sinkus@lakekatherine.org.

Eagle Scout Projects

Eagle Scout

To earn the Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement rank in scouting, a Boy Scout must fulfill requirements in the areas of leadership, service, and outdoor skills. One of these requirements is your demonstration of leadership skills. You do so by planning and carrying out an Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project.

Looking to do an Eagle Scout Project? We can work with you to develop a great leadership opportunity. Lake Katherine needs help with building benches, boardwalks, bridges and more.

Girl Scout Gold Award Project

Girl Scout Award The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Senior Girl Scout may earn. The Gold Award symbolizes exceptional achievement in the completion of a project that encompasses organizational, leadership, and networking skills.

A Girl Scout Gold Award project should involve planning, leadership and decision making and focus on addressing a real need in your community.

Looking to do a Gold Award Project? We can work with you to develop a great project. Lake Katherine needs help with building benches, boardwalks, bridges and more.

For further information contact Gareth at (708)361-1873 or gareth.blakesley@lakekatherine.org.


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