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Scout Badge Workshops


The YMCA offers a series of workshops to assist Girl and Boy Scouts in mastering the important skills required to earn a badge, including swim badges - all while having great fun.

Hillsborough YMCA

Boy Scout & Girl Scout Swim Programs (Ages 3 years to 18 years)

Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops may earn swimming badges and complete swim test requirements at the YMCA. Please contact our Aquatics Department to schedule time with an instructor.

For more information, troop leaders may contact Lisa Slover, Aquatics Director at 908 369 0490 or via webmail.

Learn more about Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs at the Y

Somerset Hills YMCA

Boy Scout & Girl Scout Programs (Ages 3 years to 18 years)
The Y offers a series of workshops to assist Girl Scouts in mastering important skills required to earn a badge. In addition to the workshops listed, we can design a custom workshop for your troop to "make your own" badge. A minimum of 5 Girl Scouts are needed to run a class.

For more information or to schedule a workshop, troop leaders should contact Erika Lewin at 908 766 7898 x540 or via webmail.


** ALL BADGES ARE INCLUDED. Registration for each class will close
one week prior.


  • Daisy Programs
    1 hour class | $13.00 members/$16.00 potential members | Badge included

    Sunny Badge
    Practice skills of being friendly and helpful through stories and drawing.
  • Brownie Programs
    1 hour class | $13.00 members/$16.00 potential members | Badge included

    NEW - Fair Play
    Be active and have fun while learning great teamwork. 
    NEW - Outdoor Art Creator
    Find out how you can make your own art outdoors and have fun doing it!
    Dancer
    Explore the world of dance through new moves and create a dance of your own.
    My Best Self Learn about food groups and healthy eating with a chance to sample healthy foods.
    Painting Create a van Gogh inspired painting without brushes and see how color and mood affect painting.
    Pottery Bring a picture of your favorite animal and create a clay critter pot.
    Senses
    Learn to use all five senses through fun activities and games.
    Snacks Learn to make delicious snacks with several healthy recipes.
  • Junior Programs
    1.5 hour class | $17.00 members/$20.00 community members | Badge included

    NEW - Jeweler
    Learn to use the tools of the trade to make beautiful jewelry.
    NEW - Outdoor Art Explorer
    Create your very own unique Fairy Garden. 1.5 hrs | $16.00 members/$19.00 Potential Members.
    NEW - Practice with Purpose
    Learn to set an athletic goal and achieve it through drills, skills and practice.
    NEW - Staying Fit
    Learn about health facts, aerobic activities and nutrition to keep fit and fueled.
    Drawing
    Learn drawing techniques through various mediums.
    Musician
    Explore music from around the world. You will learn to write and play your own song.
  • Cadette Programs
    Prices and times vary, please contact us for additional information.

    NEW - Good Sportsmanship
    Practice good sportsmanship by learning how to be a great team player and a positive thinker.
    NEW - Outdoor Art Apprentice
    Get ready to observe and collect things outdoors that will drive your art and creativity.
    Babysitter
    Learn babysitting skills and get hands-on experience working alongside an instructor at the Y’s “Kids’ Night Out.”
    Digital Movie Maker Learn basic digital video techniques to create a short film of your own.
    Eating for Beauty Learn how nutrition can enhance beauty - inside and out.
    Woodworker Scouts will sand their way to a fun personalized wood project. They will also learn how to use a power drill,screwdriver, hammer, and level.
  • Senior Programs
    2.5 hour class | $25.00 members/$28.00 community members | Badge include

    College Artist
    Find inspiration through the art of collage.
    Book Artist
    Create your own one-of-a-kind book by taking apart an old one!
Girl Scout Events
October 6, 2017     

5:00pm-7:00pm
Girl Scout Open House
October 20, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm
Halloween Dance Party
December 1, 2017 5:00pm-6:30pm
Holiday Cheer benefiting Veterans
January 2018 Pool and Dance Party
March 2018 Obstacle Course and Swim 
April 2018 Lucia Bocchino Painting/Drawing Class 
May 2018 Pool Party and Bounce House 

Somerville YMCA

Boy Scout & Girl Scout Swim Program (Ages 3 years to 18 years)

Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops may earn swimming badges and complete swim test requirements at the YMCA. Please contact our Aquatics Department to schedule time with an instructor.

For more information, troop leaders can contact Valerie Deraville at 908 526 0688 x511 or via webmail.

Learn more about Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs at the Y