Program Partners

Program Partners

The APA of Missouri offers the opportunity for Girl Scouts to learn about animal care, animal welfare, and earn badges by providing service to shelter pets. The APA is currently offering an in person class to earn the Brownie Pets Badge. Contact  for more info or to register your troop. 
Cake Fusion is a unique cake and cupcake design studio. We offer pre-baked unfrosted cakes, cupcakes and cookies as the canvas and the Girl Scout is the Artist!  Our design studio provides the decorating tools, edible decorations and expert guidance to make the participant's individually designed cake, cupcakes or cookies a creative masterpiece!  Cake Fusion's motto is "We bake it…You create it!"  Cake Fusion will provide everything you need for a fun and unique celebration. 
The Challenger Learning Center - St. Louis works to inspire the future generation of innovators through simulated space missions and other ‘out-of-this-world’ hands-on educational programs that emphasize the importance of teamwork, leadership, communication, and creative problem solving skills. We offer several Badge Workshops and Journey Sessions based on space travel and STEM topics. 
Claster Educational Services guides students and families step-by-step so they are well-prepared and confident as they navigate the college admissions process. We help students develop and highlight the qualifications colleges seek and identify schools where each student will succeed and thrive, both academically and personally. Click here  to see upcoming events or contact us to schedule your own.
The rock climbing experience is located within our Gravity Lab and is designed for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Troop leaders can guide the session with our supplied climbing workbook, which will facilitate an engaging discussion and encourage participation in a fun and exciting environment. The lab offers 20-foot towers to conquer, fun walls to scale, a top-out boulder to take on, and even the chance to race a friend. Don't miss out on this unforgettable adventure at the Gravity Lab.
Complete Harmony offers trauma informed mindfulness and yoga services for youth who have experienced trauma, have anxiety, mental health, special needs, and for kids who love yoga!
PowerUp Cyber Safety is a free program for K-8 students that uses industry professional volunteers to teach youth about cybersecurity. Students will learn about topics like online safety, media literacy, digital footprints, and more, all through hands-on activities with no technology required. We provide all of the materials and will provide Girl Scouts with their physical badges at the end of the session.
DaySpring Arts & Education offers Girl Scouts of all ages the opportunity to earn badges and participate in activities in a range of areas including dance, art, theater, music and STEM! This is a great opportunity to learn, grow, and bond with fellow troop members, as well as have fun exploring the world of the arts.
The Endangered Wolf Center offers Girl Scouts of any age the opportunity to learn how to be ambassadors for not only wild canids but for wildlife and ecosystems of all kinds. Through age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, and learning about our animals, Girl Scouts will learn about their impact on nature and how to be a positive influence for others.
Frisella Nursery is a 30-acre garden center located in Definace, MO and we are offering a variety of programs for Girl Scouts to earn badges. From planting a garden to learning about trees and flowers, you will leave our program with knowledge on how to plant, identify, protect and care for plants in our environment. Learn about pollinators, vegetable gardening, flower gardening, trees and more at a Frisella Nursery's Girl Scouts programs!
Gateway Arch National Park is proud to offer Girl Scouts of all levels a variety of FREE PROGRAMS to help them earn their badges. Our interesting and educational programs are led by National Park Service rangers year-round and give Girl Scouts a chance to see the rich history of St. Louis and the United States differently. For reservations call 314-923-3048.
Our mission is to empower and inspire preteen and teen girls to embrace a strong sense of self. One of the ways we do this is by hosting a 4-part Empowerment Workshop Series led by licensed professional women in their field. Topics include: Empowerment, Body Image, Safety, and Puberty. Our primary age range is girls ages 9-13 years old. Each session lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes and is held with the girl and their trusted adult. Cost is $279/girl and trusted adult. Scholarships are available. 

Gracie Jiujitsu is a martial art that focuses on the core of self-defense.  Unlike other martial arts that are built on predetermined moves and routines, Jiujitsu is built on learning the skills to react appropriately in a situation where self-defense is needed. A large underlying principle in learning these skills in self-confidence.  Jujitsu is open to all ages and abilities and ingrains a sense of self-worth and self-esteem that comes only from believing in yourself. 

Gracie Jiujitsu aims to create a community of like-minded people who want to become better versions of themselves while creating a community.  We offer Self- Defense and Badge Programs to Girl Scouts!

Inertia Martial Arts offers traditional the traditional and authentic martial art of Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo. From self-defense application and seminars, to immersive taekwondo instruction that focuses on building character in addition to building strength, Inertia Martial Arts has something for everyone. We build perserverance and leadership, honing mental strength and resilience in our fitness activities. 

We create a positive community that will have you leaving our programming feeling confident, happy, and excited to learn more. Skills learned in the dojang expand far beyond the reach of martial arts and can be applied to school and home life.

Inertia Martial Arts and Fitness offers Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo and Self-Defense and Badge Programs to Girl Scouts.

Kraus Farms offers both english and western riding lessons. Our students not only learn to be safe and confident riders, they also learn all aspects of horse care, including grooming and tacking. For the group 9 years and older we can also offer trail rides.
Leftovers, etc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides household and industrial resources for use in all Girl Scout Journeys and Badge Work. The use of our resources provides an opportunity for girls at all levels to be creative and “think outside of the box”. In addition, the organization offers “Journey In A Day” workshops as well as in-house assistance with “Take Action Projects” for all levels. Workshops are conducted by our specialized staff and we assume responsibility for planning, gathering material, conducting the workshop and cleanup. Date and time scheduling of each workshop is at the discretion of troop leadership. We offer all Journeys (with or without Take Action Project) and most Badge workshops excluding Automotive Engineering, Coding, Digital Arts, Cybersecurity, Outdoor (climbing, camping, etc.) and Cookie Business.

Mad Science hands-on workshops utilize hands-on activities and demonstrations. The workshops come to your location and can be scheduled by individual troops. Each workshop can accommodate up to 25 girls. Select workshops can help scouts meet badge requirements. 

Science shows get children excited about science through amazing demonstrations. They are great for larger groups. Booth activities are available too. 

Summer camps are offered throughout St. Louis which girls can sign up for as individuals.

The Missouri Botanical Garden offers overnight experiences, troop programs and badge workshops for girls to explore the wonders of nature.  Programs are located at the Missouri Botanical Gardens, Shaw Nature Reserve and the Butterfly House. 
MJ Performing Arts Academy offers girls the opportunity to earn badges by participating in a dance class that focuses on the importance of fitness, sportsmanship, exercise and following your dreams. Girl Scouts will leave class feeling happy, healthy, fit and confident.
We are proud to support our local Girl Scouts by giving them the opportunity to earn their Dental Health Patch. Troops can schedule a visit to any of our four locations for a tour, presentation and some fun activities! During their visit the girls will be taught about the different parts of the tooth, how to keep their teeth healthy, the purpose of braces and other interesting things. They will have the opportunity to create a clay mold impression of their thumb using the same process we use to make clay mouth impressions. They can take the impression home with them as a souvenir. We will finish off the visit with a patch presentation. Snacks and Drinks will be provided.
Photo Exploration's workshops use photography, writing and collage for creative, self expression and self-awareness. Badge workshops available for Brownies, Juniors and Ambassadors. We also design non badge workshops for girls of all ages. For more information, e-mail Cathy Lander-Goldberg, LCSW, the director and author of Photo Explorations.
Rooted Warriors Yoga is a program designed to teach Girl Scouts to learn what mindfulness is and how to use mindful strategies in everyday life. We will learn how to use mindfulness to be: caring, courageous, responsible, respectable, honest,and resourceful.  Our lessons will help girls discover new things they like about themselves and to use positive self talk.  We will incorporate a fun energetic yoga poses that demonstrate strength, balance and flexibility.
RYZE Adventure Park is an aerial climbing and zipline park located in the heart of the St. Louis metro. With over 100 climbing challenges suitable for all ages and abilities, every girl who climbs with us can experience success, an incredible sense of accomplishment and leave with greatly increased self confidence. We are fully approved by GSEM climbing safety personnel, utilize world class safety equipment and provide plenty of professionally trained staff to teach and encourage your scouts. GSEM members are entitled to our non-profit group pricing for groups of 10 or more. Private off hours events are available for groups of 25 or more. Miniature golf and yard games are provided to Girl Scouts for no additional charge. RYZE is a locally owned family business that is looking forward to serving you with the experience you are seeking.
Safety House primary mission is protecting families and their children in cases of residential fires and other serious emergencies. Educational programs teach fire prevention and home safety including basic first aid. 
The Zoo’s education department offers a variety of badge workshops and overnight opportunities that focus on the animal world and enjoying the Zoo. 
The Sew Hope Community Sewing Room is proud to offer a hands-on learning experience for the Girl Scouts. We are a creative learning space teaching sewing, quilting and crafting skills. We will develop a fun project for your group and each Girl Scout will leave with a fun sewing project and fun patch.

Group Sewing Lessons/ Project Sewing

For the Girl Scouts we have developed a program called "Sewing the Seeds of Kindness"

Participants will sew a quilted flower (or collage flower).  This program will be tailored to the badge where applicable.

The flowers will be "planted" in a public place for someone to find.  A tag on the flower will direct the finder to a webpage, where they can submit a picture of the flower they found.

Any Girl Scout or troop is welcome to the Studio for just a fun outing as well, even if it is not for a badge.

At the St. Louis Aquarium Girl Scouts can engage in hands on learning experiences. With conservation, animal welfare and water stewardship in the forefront of our messaging, girls will not only get to see the wonderful exhibits, but learn more about caring for the animals and their environement. 
The St. Louis Cardinals offer multiple Girl Scout Nights at the Ballpark each season featuring reduced ticket prices for Girl Scouts and their family/friends and a patch for the Girl Scout. Visit for more information.
We will introduce and educate Girl Scouts to music through performance and teamwork, collaboration, cultural awareness, commitment to a challenge, and interactive programming.
theCoderSchool is a national after-school program for teaching languages such as Scratch, Java and Python to kids 7-18. Our project based learning model fulfils the requirements for the workshops and journeys from Brownie to Ambassador.
We offer Private Tours, Birthday Parties, and Field Trips. Your group will get an intimate 2-hour experience as we share the history of The Gentle Barn, personally introduce you to all of our animals, and share their stories of rescue and recovery. You'll also be able to hug cows, cuddle turkeys, rub pig bellies, and more. It is an experience unlike any other!

Self-Guided Tours: A visit to The Magic House and The Magic House, MADE for Kids can meet many badge requirements for Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. STEM, art and civics experiences are all highlighted in our self-guided badge booklets for Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts, available onsite.

Girl Scout Private STEAM Center Rentals: Before The Magic House opens, Girl Scout Troop can rent the entire STEAM Center (Science Lab, Art Studio, Make-it Workshop and Future Play) for one hour of exclusive exploration. Price includes the opportunity to stay and play during public hours after the Museum opens to the public. (Offered at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum)

Girl Scout Badge Workshops: During this one-hour workshop, Magic House staff will lead scouts through a series of activities to meet specific badge requirements. All materials and supplies will be provided.

Available September through May

(Offered at both locations)

Girl Scout Camp-Ins: Scouts are invited to troop over to The Magic House for their next camping adventure! On select evenings, scouts can camp in the great indoors and have The Magic House all to themselves as they explore the Museum after dark, take part in fun activities, sleep “under the exhibits” and more!

Participants will enjoy an evening snack, a light breakfast and receive a special Magic House Camp-In patch.

(Offered at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum)

Family-owned Upper Limits offers world-class indoor rock climbing. We create one-of-a-kind experiences through quality instructors, setters, and staff members striving to create a diverse and welcoming community that shares a passion and expertise in climbing. With core values centered around our passion to serve and succeed, making family foundational, inspiring a feeling of belonging, and changing lives through climbing and teaching, there is something for everyone at Upper Limits gyms
Vertical Voyages is a Midwest based rock climbing and tree climbing company. We provide adventures for schools, Girl Scout troops, individuals and other organized groups. Our innovative programs are great for Girl Scouts working towards a variety of badges related to rock climbing, tree climbing and the outdoors. 
Youth Friendly Learning STL's mission is to provide a fun learning environment that helps get students excited about STEM concepts. Students will get a curriculum that is aligned with Girl Scout STEM badge requirements along with a chance to be creative and develop investigative learning techniques.
** Z Total Body Fitness is currently offering OUTDOOR BOOTCAMPS to practice social distancing & safety, but still get a great physical workout. **

Z Total Body offers the Girl Scout group a full body fitness challenge from head to toe. With a 20+ Circuit station workout, all ages and levels can show their strength. Girls leave with self-confidence, self-accomplishment and team building skills as they work their body, hearts and brains. Girls will leave with a love for fitness, it happens all the time at ZTB. Leaders and parents are encouraged to join in the fun for an additional fee.