Girl Scout Programs

Looking for ways to earn Girl Scout badges?

 

The Garfield Park Arts Center and the Garfield Park Conservatory offer a variety of Girl Scout badge workshops throughout the year. These programs are designed to earn specific Girl Scout badges, however if you have a Boy Scout/Cub Scout troop that would like to participate, contact Sarah Norman to make arrangements.

 

To register for a program at the Garfield Park Arts Center, please call (317) 327-7077 or email sarah.norman@indy.gov.

Garfield Park Arts Center

Painting: Wacky Watercolors

Daisies (K and 1st grades)

Brownies (2nd and 3rd grades)

Fee: $5

Watercolor painting is super fun when you try these unusual techniques! We’ll learn about the different effects you can get from using salt, plastic wrap, and rubber cement.

Contact our program coordinator at (317) 327-7077 or sarah.norman@indy.gov to schedule your troop.

Sat, Sept 26, 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Garfield Park Conservatory

Become an Eco-Explorer

Daisies (K and 1st Grades)

Fee: $6

Daisies and their leaders can explore the outdoors while learning how to protect it. Program will take place in our Children’s Garden and will include a packet that will guide groups through the activities. Eco-learner badge requirements will be met; however, badge is not provided. Please limit adults to those necessary for safety minimums.


All participants are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing whenever possible. Please park in parking lot north of Conservatory and check-in at the entrance to Blake’s Children’s Garden.

Visit www.garfieldgardensconservatory.org/girlscouts for registration:

Thursday, October 1

Session A: 5:15 - 6:00 PM

Session B: 5:30 - 6:15 PM

Session C: 5:45 - 6:30 PM

Garfield Park Arts Center

Pottery: Air-Dry Clay Bugs

Daisies (K and 1st grades)

Brownies (2nd and 3rd grades)

Fee: $5

Make your own creepy, crawly insects! Learn different sculpting techniques using tools and your hands. We’ll show you how to make snails, butterflies, beetles, and more.

Contact our program coordinator at (317) 327-7077 or

sarah.norman@indy.gov to schedule your troop for one of the following times:

Sat, Oct 10, 10:00 -11:00 AM

Sat, Oct 17, 10:00 -11:00 AM

Garfield Park Arts Center

Painting: Rock Painting Kits

Juniors (4th and 5th Grades)

Cadettes (6th, 7th, and 8th Grades)

Fee: $5

Paint our smooth river stones with stripes, spots, and other fun patterns. Can you make your rock look like a chocolate chip cookie? How about a ladybug? You’ll have a handful of treasures to display in your bedroom or garden! 

 

Pre-registration is required. Register online or call (317) 327-7135 starting

Nov 4. You will not be contacted after registration, so please remember to pick up your kit during our open hours: Tues-Sat from 10am - 5pm.

 

Questions? Feel free to contact us at gpac@indy.gov

Garfield Park Arts Center

Pottery: Clay Face Dish Kits

Juniors (4th and 5th Grades)

Cadettes (6th, 7th, and 8th Grades)

Fee: $5

Follow our step-by-step instructions on how to create an air-dry clay dish to hold your rings, change, and other trinkets. Decorate your dish with a mouth, nose, and eyes using clay tools. 

 

Pre-registration is required. Register online or call (317) 327-7135 starting

Nov 4. You will not be contacted after registration, so please remember to pick up your kit during our open hours: Tues-Sat from 10am - 5pm.

 

Questions? Feel free to contact us at gpac@indy.gov

Garfield Park Arts Center

Textile Artist: Needle Felting Kits

Cadettes (6th, 7th, and 8th Grades)

Seniors (9th and 10th Grades)

Fee: $5

Explore fiber arts by creating your own object or creature through the art of needle-felting. Using colorful wool roving, students will explore sculpting in 3D by using wool as their medium. 

 

Pre-registration is required. Register online or call (317) 327-7135 starting Dec 5. You will not be contacted after registration, so please remember to pick up your kit during our open hours: Tues-Sat from 10am - 5pm.

 

Questions? Feel free to contact us at gpac@indy.gov.

Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday

Sunday - Monday

 

Holiday Closures:

Election Day

Veteran's Day

Thanksgiving Holiday

Location:

2432 Conservatory Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46203

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed

 

 

November 3

November 11

November 26-28

Connect with us:

 

www.gpacarts.org

@GPACIndyParks

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