Girl Scouts on the Greenway

The Greenway offers a variety of hands-on, interactive learning programs specifically designed to meet Girl Scout badge requirements.

Let our experienced team help your Girl Scout troop earn their outdoor badges! All our programs either help you earn the badge or get you one step away from it. Our Girl Scout Badge Program and pricing for it are based on a private program with just your troop. We also offer public programs that are open to all Girl Scouts.  Check out the badges offered and complete the interest form to schedule your visit!

Girl Scout Badge Program

Girl Scout Badge Interest Form

For more information on Girl Scout program opportunities or to schedule a field trip, please contact Max Duggins, Outdoor Program Manager, or 803.396.0211.

2022 Public Girl Scout Programs

Girl Scouts Leave No Trace

This badge will help your Girl Scouts prepare to responsibly enjoy nature. The program will cover what to pack for an outing, where to hike so as not to disturb the environment, what belongs in nature, and what to do with things that don’t belong in nature.

  • Where: Rush Pavilion
  • When: March 20, 1-3p
  • Ages: All ages welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Registration: $12 per Girl Scout, free for troop leaders/chaperones; no member discount

Girl Scouts Camper Badge

During this program, we will discuss the logistics of setting up a campsite, including how to leave no trace, pitch tents and fire starting. Once we have a good fire going, we will put together our campfire meal. Conclude the afternoon with a short hike or time spent enjoying the fire. Program covers most components of the Junior Camper Badge.

  • Where: Rush Pavilion
  • When: Aug. 21, 1-3p
  • Ages: All ages welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Registration: $18 per Girl Scout, free for troop leaders/chaperones; no member discount

Girl Scout Campout

Come camp close to home at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. Our Outdoor Program facilitators can provide guidance with starting a fire, pitching tents and other camping skills. Facilitators will be happy to suggest trails to hike, Greenway sites to visit and assist with components of any outdoor badge. A hot-dog dinner, s’mores and light breakfast the following morning will be provided.

Note: Everyone must bring their own camping gear, and you are welcome to bring your own food. Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Where: Graham Cabin
  • When Sep. 10, check-in from 2-4p. Check-out by 10am on Sep. 11.
  • Ages: All ages welcome
  • Registration: $24 per person (Girl Scouts and adults must register); no member discount

Girl Scout Night Owl

Whooo wants to go on a night hike? Observe the night sky and discover how to tap into your nocturnal senses. Bring a headlamp or flashlight and your courage. Water bottle and close toed shoes required.

  • Where: Greenway Gateway
  • When: Oct. 7, 6:30 – 8:30
  • Ages: All ages welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Registration: $12 per Girl Scout, free for troop leaders/chaperones; no member discount

Boy Scouts on the Greenway

The Greenway is proud to be the chartering organization for both a Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop. 

The Anne Springs Close Greenway plays host to scouts from around the region, assisting with scouting projects, programs, camping trips and other events. The Greenway also serves as a great location for scouts to earn merit badges, pins and complete volunteer projects. Staff members can be available to assist in facilitating scouting activities on the Greenway.

Scout groups can reserve tent campsites or inquire about field camping in various locations on the Greenway.

For more information on scouting projects and camping reservations email or call 803.547-4575.

Thank you for considering the Greenway for your Scout camping event! Please review our policies below before submitting an interest request.

Group Camping Policies
  • Scout Camping is $8/person/night (including adults). Group camping requires a minimum of 10 people. Please note all group campouts are automatically charged $50 for firewood which we provide.
  • All payments are due the Monday prior to rental and are non-refundable at that point. If there is a severe weather event (as judged by Greenway staff) and we cancel your campout, we will refund you.
  • Please pack in and pack out. The campsite should be left in good, clean condition. Absolutely no glass or outside alcohol allowed.
  • All fires must remain in a designated fire ring and be monitored at all times. If a fire is unmonitored it must be completely put out. You may bring your own firewood or we can supply you with some ($20/bundle, $100/cord). Please do not cut down any live trees.
  • Gear drop off can be arranged but all cars must be parked in the designated parking area as described to you at the time of reservation. All tents must be packed up and the campsite clear by 10a on your final day of rental. You may still enjoy the property but the campsite should be clear and cars in the parking lot.
  • Greenway gates will be closed and ‘dummy locked’ when you have a rental. Should you need to leave the property just take the locks off and open the gate. Please be sure to close the gate as you leave.
  • If you have an emergency, please call 911. A staff number will be provided to you upon booking in case of emergencies.

Complete the Scout Camping Request Form

Scouting Contacts

Girl Scout Programs
Max Duggins

Cub Scout Pack #422
Chris Hood

Boy Scout Troop #422
Keith Merritt

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