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Girl Scouts

We welcome Girl Scouts to engage with Hillwood through a variety of programs and activities! 

  • Schedule a badge-earning program or bridging ceremony for your troop.
  • Explore Hillwood from home with coloring pages, art projects, games, and a variety of digital resources.
  • Check our calendar for information about upcoming programs.

Calling all Girl Scouts!

Join us at our upcoming fun and festive Girl Scout Workshop Weekends. Follow these links to learn more about our Healthy Living Badge Workshops on March 16 and 17 and our Shapes in Nature Badge Workshops on April 6 and 7.

Hillwood is a Premier Program Partner of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital.

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Badge-Earning Programs (onsite)

  • $10 per Girl Scout, 4 adults free, $18 additional adults
  • Group size: minimum 8, maximum 15 Girl Scouts; 4 accompanying adults
  • Dates and time: Tuesday-Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m. or 2:30-4 p.m., subject to availability
  • Note: a virtual version of these programs is available upon request, presented live, via Zoom

The following dates and times are currently available for Spring 2024 weekend programs. Weekday program times, Tues-Fri, are also available upon request. 

  • Sunday, March 24, 2:30-4 p.m.

Please complete the Girl Scout Program Request Form to schedule your troop's visit.

In Fabergé’s Workshop: Craft and Tinker Badge (available year-round, onsite and virtually)

Explore sumptuous jewelry and fanciful objects including those created by imperial Russia's legendary jeweler, Peter Carl Fabergé, and design your own magnificent jeweled creations.

NEW! Meets all requirements to earn the Craft and Tinker badge for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts.

Garden Journeys: Gardener Badge (available onsite March-November or  virtually, year-round)

Discover the beauty, tranquility, and whimsy of the Japanese-style garden and French parterre, and design your own dream garden.

Meets the following requirements to earn the Junior Gardener Badge:
•    Step 1: Visit a garden
•    Step 2: Explore garden design
•    Step 3: Learn how to choose garden plants


Bridging Ceremonies

The half-moon bridges in the Japanese-style garden are a beautiful setting for bridging ceremonies.

  • $50 per troop
  • Group size: 35 maximum
  • Dates and times: Tuesday-Sunday, March-November, 10-11 a.m. or 3-4 p.m., subject to availability
  • To request holding a bridging ceremony at Hillwood, please complete the Girl Scout Program Request Form


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