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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

For more information, or to register, please contact Erika Lewin.


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 members/$16 community | Badge included

    Sunny Badge
    Practice skills of being friendly and helpful through stories and drawing.
  • Brownie Programs

    1 hour class | $15 members/$18 community | Badge included

    Dancer
     
    Explore the world of dance through new moves and create a dance of your own. 
    Fair Play  Be active and have fun while learning great teamwork. 
    My Best Self  Learn about food groups and healthy eating with a chance to sample healthy foods. 
    Outdoor Art Creater  Find out how you can make your own art outdoors and have fun doing it! 
    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 | $18 members/$21 community | Badge included

    Drawing  Learn drawing techniques through various mediums.
    Jeweler
    Learn to use the tools of the trade to make beautiful jewelry.
    Musician
    Explore music from around the world. You will learn to write and play your own song.
    Outdoor Art Explorer
    Create your very own unique Fairy Garden.
    Practice with Purpose
    Learn to set an athletic goal and achieve it through drills, skills and practice.
    Staying Fit
    Learn about health facts, aerobic activities and nutrition to keep fit and fueled. 
  • Cadette Programs
    Class length and pricing specific to workshop, see below

    Babysitter
    Learn babysitting skills and get hands-on experience working alongside an instructor at the Y’s Kids Night Out.
    2.5 hr class; $27 members; $30 community; Badge & Pizza Included 
    Eating for Beauty
    Learn how nutrition can enhance beauty - inside and out.
    1.5 hr class; $18 members; $21 community; Badge Included
    Good Sportsmanship
    Practice good sportsmanship by learning how to be a great team player and a positive thinker. 1.5 hr class; $18 members; $21 community; Badge Included 
    Outdoor Art Apprentice
    Get ready to observe and collect things outdoors that will drive your art and creativity. 2 hr class; $22 members; $25 community; Badge Included
    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
    2 hr class; $22 members; $25 community; Badge Included 
     
  • Senior Programs
    2 hour class | $25 members/$28 community | 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
2018-2019 Events
For more information on the events below, please contact Erika Lewin via email

Community Service Project - “Snack Bags for the Kids” 
Benefiting Food Bank Network of Somerset County
Oct. 12 
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
Teen Center 
Community Service Project - “Birthday Bags” 
Oct. 25 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Teen Center
Halloween Party 
Oct. 26 
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Community Service Project - “Holiday Cheer”
Benefiting our Local Veterans
Nov. 30 
Pool/Dance Party 
Jan. 25
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Community Service Project 
Feb. 8 
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Silver Award - “Prom Dresses for the Needy” 
March 8
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Rock Wall/Obstacle Course and Swim 
March 15 
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Serena Bocchino Art Workshop 
April 6 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bounce Track/Rock Wall and Swim 
May 17 
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.


 

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