Scouts

  1. Current Parks and Recreation Openings and Closings

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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.

Please call (301) 600-1646 to make a reservation for your scout group. 
Reservation Information
  • 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)
  • To reserve your program, please call 301-600-1646