Earn A Badge!

You can earn lots of badges for Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts at Kathryn Stagge-Marr Park! Find an activity that interests you, and click on it!

Boy Scouts of America Merit Badges

**Camping can be arranged with the Park Commissioners, and a camping fee will apply. Please contact the Park Commissioners for more details 513-783-1918.

 

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Emergency Preparedness Energy Dog Care Disabilities Awareness Bird Study Backpacking
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Camping** Community Citizenship Fish & Wild Life Manage Fishing Forestry Geo-caching
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Hiking Insect Study Mammal Study Nature Orienteering Photograph

Girl Scouts of America Badges

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Brownie Hiker Badge

Girl Scouts love to sing hiking songs, pack fun and tasty snacks, and hunt for sounds of animals and birds. Here’s what you need to know to become a Brownie hiker—get ready for adventure!

1. Decide where to go
2. Try out a hiking skill
3. Pick the right gear
4. Pack a snack for energy
5. Go on your hike!

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to hit the trail for a hike.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Potter, Household Elf, Senses, Hiker, and My Great Day badges.

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Brownie Investigation Badge

You have five senses that work together to let you see, hear, smell, taste, and touch the world around you. Try all five in this badge!

1. Look around
2. Listen to the world
3. Put your nose to work
4. Take a taste test
5. Touch and feel

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how I use my five senses to explore the world.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Potter, Household Elf, Senses, Hiker, and My Great Day badges.

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Brownie Creative Play Badge

You can have fun without a computer, a deck of cards, or even a ball. Games are everywhere when you use your imagination to make them up! Try this badge, and you and your friends will never be bored again.

1. Try a scavenger hunt
2. Make up a mystery game
3. Create a party game
4. Change the rules
5. Invent a whole new sport

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to create new games and share them with others.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Letterboxer, Pets, Making Games, Inventor, and Making Friends badges.

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Brownie Celebrating Community Badge

Communities often celebrate what makes them special. A Brownie group is a community! Other communities—your town, state, and country—have celebrations, like ceremonies or parades. They might also celebrate by building statues or museums. In this badge, find out what your communities do to celebrate all the people in them.

1. Explore community symbols
2. Sing together
3. Follow the parade
4. Be a landmark detective
5. Join a ceremony or celebration

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how my community celebrates what makes us special.

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Brownie Naturalist Badge

Bugs help us in lots of cool ways. Explore the world of bugs and learn more about these little creatures that do so much.

1. Draw a bug poster
2. Try a bug craft
3. See bugs in action
4. Explore bug homes
5. Take a bug field trip

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know all about bugs.

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Junior Camper Badge**

An overnight trip in the great outdoors brings you closer to nature—and to your Girl Scout sisters. In this badge, plan a camping adventure! You might watch a sky full of stars, cook a meal on a stick, or share silly stories around the campfire. And you’ll definitely learn some new outdoor skills as you take part in this favorite Girl Scout tradition.

1. Start planning your adventure
2. Gain a new camping skill
3. Find your inner camp chef
4. Try a new activity
5. Head out on your trip — and have some nighttime fun!

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to have a great overnight camping trip at a campsite or cabin.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Jeweler, Gardener, Detective, Camper, and Independence badges.

** Camping at the park can be allowed, but will need prior approval by the Park Commissioners, and a camping fee will be required. Call them at 513-783-1918.

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Junior Digital Photographer Badge

It seems like almost every gadget can take a digital photograph, from phones to laptops to, of course, digital cameras. But do you know how to get the most out of your digital device, and what it takes to capture a winning photo? You will if you earn this badge!

1. Learn about digital cameras from an expert
2. Take tons of photographs!
3. Edit three photos
4. Make a digital photo project
5. Share your photos

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to use a digital camera to create one-of-a-kind photos.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Digital Photographer, Staying Fit, Musician, Entertainment Technology, and Scribe badges.

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Junior Animal Habitat Badge

Imagine meeting a monkey or kicking up dust with a kangaroo. These animals live in the wild, so we don’t get to spend time with them in their natural homes—their habitats. But that doesn’t mean we can’t find out more about where they live, how they play, and how we can help them!

1. Find out about wild animals
2. Investigate an animal habitat
3. Create an animal house
4. Explore endangered habitats
5. Help protect animal habitats

When I’ve earned this badge, I will know more about wild animals and how to protect their homes.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Geocacher, Animal Habitats, Playing the Past, Product Designer, and Social Butterfly badges.

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Junior Geocaching Badge

Geocaching is your chance to be part global explorer, part detective. You’ll search for treasure chests, called “geocaches,” using a device called a GPS receiver to find each chest’s secret hiding place. Get ready for a thrilling adventure!

1. Prepare for your adventure
2. Learn to use a GPS receiver
3. Make a trade item
4. Go on a geocaching adventure
5. Take part in a bug’s travels!

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to have a geocaching adventure.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Geocacher, Animal Habitats, Playing the Past, Product Designer, and Social Butterfly badges.

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Junior Naturalist Badge

Flowers are so beautiful, we bring them from the outside, into our homes to add cheer to a room. But there’s more to flowers than just good looks. Without them, plants could not make seeds, and scientists think the world would be much drier (and a lot less pretty). Dig up more flower secrets in this badge.

1. Uncover the science of one flower
2. Look under the petals
3. Find out how flowers help people
4. Have fun with flowers
5. Send a message in flower code

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know all that’s wonderful about flowers.

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Cadette Trailblazing Badge

Join in a favorite Girl Scout adventure! Head for the backcountry, where you’ll explore nature and challenge your body on a trailblazing trek. In this badge, you’ll stay at least one night at a backwoods or primitive site, so get ready to learn some new outdoor skills while you share fresh-air fun and games with your Girl Scout sisters.

1. Start planning your adventure
2. Get your body and your teamwork skills ready
3. Create your menu
4. Gain some trailblazing know-how
5. Head out on the trail

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to take a safe and fun overnight backpacking trip.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Book Artist, Woodworker, Special Agent, Trailblazing, and Babysitter badges.

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Cadette Tree Badge

Grab your naturalist hat and get ready to get to know trees—from the shade to the science, the fruit to the forest, and the legends to the lumber. To know trees is to love them.

1. Try some tree fun
2. Dig into the amazing science of trees
3. Make a creative project starring trees
4. Explore the connection between people and trees
5. Help trees thrive

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll have gone to the root of what trees are all about — and branched out as a naturalist.

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Senior Adventurer Badge

What kind of adventure speaks to you? In this badge, you’ll go on a multiday high-adventure challenge. You could go rock climbing, spelunking, ice caving, skiing, canoeing, kayaking, biking, rafting—or a combination! Put your outdoor skills to the test—and gain some new ones—as you become a Girl Scout Senior Adventurer.

1. Enhance your adventure
2. Get in the team spirit — and refine your teamwork
3. Know your gear
4. Plan your service to the great outdoors
5. Capture the adventure

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to go on a multiday outdoor adventure trip with friends and Girl Scout sisters.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Textile Artist, Room Makeover, Truth Seeker, Adventurer, and Car Care badges.

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Ambassador Photographer Badge

Your photos show others how you see the world. The focus in this badge is on honing your artistic skills with any type of camera and presenting the world through your eyes.

1. Explore the power of photography
2. Focus on composition: Shoot five landscapes
3. Focus on light: Shoot five portraits or still lifes
4. Focus on motion: Shoot five action shots
5. Tell a story with photography

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to capture my vision of the world in photographs.