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Program Partners

At Girl Scouts, we're the expert in girls. We proudly partner with local businesses and organizations who are experts at delivering quality badge- and patch-earning programming for your Girl Scout or troop in a wide range of interest areas.

Check-out our Additional Events Calendar for Girl Scout events offered by approved program partners. 

Safety Notes:

  • Please contact program provider directly to check that their safety-protocols align with ours since guidelines are frequently changing. Girl Scout safety protocols are listed here.  
  • These programs providers offer unique opportunities for girls but do not necessarily have background-checked clearance with GSNETX. Troops are encouraged to participate and required to maintain their own safety-wise ratios. Drop-off events are not encouraged.

Questions? Email programs@gsnetx.org.

Interested in becoming a program partner? Fill out our interest form.

Key:
∞ - Girl Scout award earning opportunity
± - In-person opportunity
¤ - Virtual opportunity
§ - Spanish options available

$: Free- $9, $$:$10-$19, $$$: $20-$39, $$$$: $40-$60, $$$$$: $61+

Art & Drama
  • Acro Duo Courtney & Scott
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $$-$$$
    Love the circus?  Interactive circus performances, virtual performances, and workshops are available for Girl Scouts.
  • Allen Civic Ballet 
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $-$$$$$
    The Ballet seeks to offer high quality, affordable and enjoyable dance performances in Allen, while providing valuable experience to those considering a career in the profession. 
  • Avant Chamber Ballet 
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $-$$
    Avant Chamber Ballet brings exceptional live dance and chamber music together for audiences in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. We present our performances exclusively with live music, as well as regularly commission new works of choreography and score.
  • Dallas Summer Musicals 
    ( S | A )
    ±, $-$$$$$
    Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) is the preeminent nonprofit presenter of Broadway theater in North Texas. DSM presents and promotes excellence in live musical theater with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through community outreach and education and enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.
  • Dallas Symphony
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $
    The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is considered a cultural landmark in the beautiful Arts District. We work to provide educational and innovative experiences for ourcommunity. We work diligently to provide music education and entertainment for our public. Our goal at the DSO is to provide the finest of music education and programming to assist all in the appreciation and enjoyment of music.
  • Dynasty Dance Academy
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞ ,±, ¤, §, $$
    Dance Classes, Camps, and Workshops. Programming available for the Fitness Badge, Dancer Patch, and Leadership badges.
  • Holman Pottery
    ( B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $$
    Working pottery studio of Master potter, Tony Holman, located in Plano, TX.
  • The Jewelry Instructor
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, $$-$$$
    The Jewelry Instructor teachs jewelry making via classes, parties, and workshops. Located in Houston, TX these are available virtually for girls in GSNETX.
  • North Texas Performing Arts
    ±, $$
    The mission of North Texas Performing Arts is to develop the character ofyouth through quality performing arts education and family entertainment.
  • Pickles & Pottery
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $$$
    Pickles & Pottery is an independently owned small business featuring paint your own pottery & stoneware, clay hand-building, glass fusing & mosaics located in Sherman, TX.
  • Pipe & Palette
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $$-$$$
    Paint classes and paint parties for adults and children, inlcuding a splatter room
  • Plano Metropolitan Ballet, Inc.
  • Plano Symphony Orchestra
    ( D | B | J | C )
    ¤, ±, $-$$
    The Plano Symphony Orchestra provides concerts and events throughout the year for girls and their families.
  • Robert Garden Art Enterprises, Inc.
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $$-$$$
    Certified and trained Robert Garden Art Instructors who specialize in teaching fine art painting workshops to all age levels. We carry our own line of art supplies and teach a currriculum which is award winning and available to Girl Scouts. We offer painting workshops for Daisy-Explorer with all supplies and appropriate curriculum for all levels including the Painting Badge and Outdoor Artist. Virtual art camp also available!
  • Dallas SPARK!
    ( B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $-$$
    SPARK! provides a fully immersive learning environment, layering a myriad of creative disciplines to spark the imagination, expand the mind, and engage the body. Through an endless roster of workshops and pop-up activities, students exercise their creativity and learn from creative experts, innovators, and artists. Badge workshops include Brownie Painting, Brownie Potter, Junior Drawing, Jewelry, and Junior Potter.
( D | B | J | C | S | A )
∞, ±, $$$
Pickles & Pottery is an independently owned small business featuring paint your own pottery & stoneware, clay hand-building, glass fusing & mosaics located in Sherman, TX.
Engaging & Fun Excursions
  • Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞ ± ¤ $$
    Museum Explorer patch offered. Founded in 1984 by a group of Dallas area Holocaust Survivors, the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred and indifference. Located in Dallas' Historic West End, the Museum hosted more than 80,000 visitors in 2018, among them 34,000 school children. A top-rated attraction in North Texas, the Museum is one of just a few Holocaust-related museums or centers in the United States. 
  • Dallas Public Library
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, ¤, $
    Dallas Public Library operates the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library and 29 branch locations, serving more than 9 million visitors in 2018. Scribe badge, Detective badge, My Family Story badge, Dallas History Museum Explorers patch, and Dallas Public Library Fun Patch issued to every participant!
  • Heritage Farmstead Museum
    ( B | J )
    ∞, ±, ¤, $$
    A premiere location for interpreting the Blackland Prarie region of north Texas striving to offer encounters with objects and ideas for people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests. 
  • Jurassic World: The Exhibition (Texas Group Tickets)
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $$-$$$
    Texas Group Tickets provides discounted tickets to live family entertainment with additional to access to exclusive educational experiences through live events and distribution of commemorative patches. Current Exhibition: Jurassic World in The Colony.
  • KidZania
    ±, $$-$$$
    KidZania is a massive indoor city for kids where kids can role-play professions and in the process they can earn, save, donate or spend the KidZo's that they earn (KidZo's are the fake currency of KidZania). Kids can become a pilot at KidZania by visiting the American Airlines Aviation Academy (with real flight simulators!). Or they can become a professional podcaster at the Spotify Podcast Studio. There are nearly 50 of these type of Establishments at KidZania, with over 100 different professions kids can role play.
  • Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
  • Mesquite Rodeo
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $$
    Scout Night at The Mesquite Rodeo is August 21st at 7:30 p.m. (We will also honor the Girl Scout price any Saturday night June 5th through August 28th.) Come join us and enjoy "Real Texas Fun" at the indoor and air-conditioned Mesquite Arena with World Championship cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo clowns, specialty acts, and much more! All Girl Scouts receive a free Mesquite Rodeo Girl Scout Patch.
  • Paws for Reflection Ranch 
    ( D | B | J | C | S )
    ∞, ±, $$-$$$
    An animal-assisted therapy ranch, Paws for Reflection Ranch partners with animals to heal the mind, body, and spirit in counseling, therapeutic riding, and educational programs. Animal related workshops and Okay to Say Patch workshops offered.
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $$-$$$
    Get ready for extreme family fun at the unbelievably amazing Ripley's Believe It or Not with five awesome indoor attractions under one roof. Tons of fun for the entire family! Lock ins and private group experiences available to Girl Scouts. 
  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $$-$$$$
    The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza offers exhibition tours,educational programming, and takes part in the History Museum Explorerspatch program offered by GSNETX. Education programs cover topicsincluding history, civics, art, math, and science for grades K-12. A visit tothe Museum provides Girl Scouts the opportunity to earn badgerequirements while learning about the people, places, and events of the1960s and their impact on today. Girl Scout troops may also participate inprograms through Zoom and have the Museum bring programs to them.
  • Silver Spurs Riding School
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $$$-$$$$
    Silver Spurs Horseback Riding School prides itself in being a premier western riding school where students of all ages learn everything fromg rooming to training in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Provides activities to help earn Horseback Riding, Horsemanship, Animal Science badges.
  • The Welman Project
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $-$$$
    The Welman Project take stuff businesses would normally have to throw in landfills and put it to creative new uses through three main venues: A free teacher warehouse, a retail store, and a makerspace. 
Exercise & Sports
  • Allen Americans Professional Hockey Club
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $$-$$$
    Allen Americans Pro Hockey team. We have exciting games and provide fundraising opportunities for youth organizations. We also allow for booths at our games to promote organizations.
  • Frisco RoughRiders
  • Texas Archery Academy 
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $-$$
    Texas Archery Academy provides access to groups and the public with a 35000 sq ft indoorrange in Plano with an accompanying network of outdoor ranges across theDFW metroplex. The Academy would like to offer a range of events to local Troops toprovide access to Archery.
  • Texas Rangers
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ±, $$-$$$$
    Major League Baseball team based in Arlington, TX. We plan to host a weekend recognizing Girl Scouts the weekend of August 27th- 28th, and will provide patches for the troop members who attend.
  • YogaSix Las Colinas
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ± ¤ $$$$$
    We are a boutique yoga studio with a modern approach to the ancient practice of yoga, with six types of classes that fulfill every need, whether you're brand new or have been practicing for years. We offer a full sensory experience with upbeat music and multicolor lights that leave an energizing, empowering and fun vibe to your workout!

 

Health & Cooking
  • Common Threads
    ( D | B | J | C )
    ∞, ¤, §, $-$$
    Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.
  • Heath Pediatric Dentistry
  • Turning Teen
    ( B | J | C )
    ∞, ¤, $$$$
    Turning Teen provides educational programs to start the conversation with parents and children about their bodies. Learn from the experts (pediatricians who are doctor moms!) about puberty, body literacy, and body safety. Turning Teen workshops are created to engage children in  learning about their bodies with their trusted adult at their side. Awards: Respect Myself and Others, My Best Self, Staying Fit
  • What's Cooking Kids?
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )

    ∞, ¤, $$
    What's Cooking Kids? teaches hands-on, interactive cooking workshops to junior chefs of all ages. This organization offers virtual cooking workshops for Girl Scouts to earn badges and kitchen skills.

  • Yelibelly Chocolates

 

Life Skills
  • Advantage Training
    ( A )
    ±, ¤, $-$$
    Our mission is to empower women and girls to be the best they can be in any endeavor. We offer highly interactive, informative and inspiring workshops and webinar to help women and girls live their best lives.
  • Any Day CPR Training, LLC
    ( B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $$$$-$$$$$
    We offer CPR/AED/First Aid training classes for troops and adults.

  • Chesapeake Children's Museum
    (D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, §, $$-$$$
    Non-profit children's museum located in Maryland offering hands-on learning for children of all ages virtually for girls in GSNETX. 
  • Claster Educational Services
    ( S | A )
    ∞, ¤, $-$$$
    Claster Educational Services offers college and gap year counseling in Washington, DC. Programs are now available virtually for girls in GSNETX. We've been a program partner with the Girl Scouts Nation's Capital council since 2018, providing workshops for Seniors and Ambassadors in line with the College Knowledge badge requirements.
  • Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center
    (D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ¤, ±, $
    The Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center's Outreach, Prevention, and Education program provides interactive, age-appropriate workshops to help girls develop skills related to healthy relationships, consent, online safety, conflict resolution, and empathy.
  • Empower You, PERIOD
    ( C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $$-$$$
    Empower You, PERIOD! provides convenient access to natural, period products from reputable brands, along with creating safe space to talk Menstrual Health & Hygiene (MHH). Addressing reproductive health, our workshops provide creative and interactive sessions about menstrual hygiene education. 
  • Expand Coaching and Consulting
    ( S | A )
    ¤, $$-$$$
    Expand Coaching and Consulting is spearheaded by Libby Cole, who helps individuals and groups reach their full potential by strengthening their self-awareness and communication so they can grow and improve relationships. Libby utilizes the Enneagram, a personalityand leadership development tool that describes patterns of how people interpret their motivations and the world around them.
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
    (D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, $$
    Visit the Farmers Branch Historical Park where North Texas began. The museum offers tours, badge/patch/journey workshops, special events (Girl Scout Birthday Bash), and more!
  • Inspire Balance Coaching
    ( J | C | S | A )
    ±, ¤, $$-$$$
    Erica Rood, M.A.Ed., RYT is a certified life coach and registered yoga teacher who supports parents, tweens, and teens through personalized coaching programs and creative yoga classes. Specialized workshops for tweens and teens that focus on self-esteem and confidence; effective study habits and school success; creating and maintaining healthy friendships, and living a happy, balanced life! 
  • Journey of Hope Grief Support Center
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $
    Journey of Hope Grief Support Center provides free peer grief support groups for children and their families after the death of a loved one. Our peer grief support groups offer a safe, inviting space for children and teens to be able to talk about grief emotions and thoughts, share memories, and discuss coping skills for their grief.
  • SheEO Academy
  • Studio Bella for Kids
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $$-$$$$
    As a STEAM based studio Studio Bella fuses the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math to share fearless creativity and fun to Girl Scouts and beyond.
  • Sylvan Learning Center
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ¤, ±, $-$$$$
    We cater to students (Virtual tutoring also available) from K-12th and also offer College Preparations with SAT and ACT.  We have low teacher to student ratio with just 3 students with 1 teacher, getting much more facetime and attention compared to any other avenue. 10 student small group programs available.
  • Teen Tell All 
    ( J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, $
    Teen Tell All, LLC is a teen life coaching business that provides one-on-one coaching sessions as well as group workshops. At Teen Tell All, LLC we work with children/teens of all ages to help them overcome their struggles. Whether it be: peer pressure, relationship/friendship issues, low self esteem, school stresses, body image issues, back to school questions, organizational skills there isn't a topic we don't cover!

  • Twists N Turns - Immersive Escape Rooms & Murder Mystery Experiences
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, $$
    If your girl loves mystery themed novels and detective shows, then she will love our programs! This experience will give her the chance to test her critical thinking skills in hypothetical situations based in fantasy and reality. Girls will learn how to excel in puzzles and riddles that involve colors, wordplay, shapes, and math. Throughout the activity, girls will be encouraged to share and debate hypotheses with their peers to ultimately work together to solve the mystery before the workshop ends.

  • Vine Images
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, $$
    Vine Images, INC is a female founded company, dedicated to teaching new skills and offering online opportunities you typically would not have access to. Learn from anywhere, as we share our experiences and opportunities with you! We provide live, virtual and self-paced courses. Courses are built around Girl Scout badge standards. Offers Junior and Ambassador photography badges, Outdoor Art badges for all levels, My Best Self, Stay Fit, Science of Happiness, and Horseback Riding for Juniors.
Outdoors
  • Camp Tonkawa Outdoor Learning Center
    ∞, ±, $$$-$$$$$
    35 acres of land makes the Camp an excellent Outdoor Learning Facility. Includes wooded area and pastures. We have amenities to make your visit  comfortable while still providing a rustic camping or day experience close to nature. Staff trained in all the Outdoor Badges and Horsemanship activities. We enjoy helping scouts with Advancement Projects that are meaningful and sustainable. Specialize in the It's Your Planet, Love It journeys for all levels. Families always welcome!
  • Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, ±, $
    Located 16 miles south of downtown Dallas in Cedar Hill, DogwoodCanyon is part of the White Rock Escarpment. They offer a variety of Girl Scout badges, animal encounters, hikes and kayaking programs.
  • Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, ±, $-$$
    LLELA Nature Preserve is 2600 acres, flowing across three different ecosystems where you can explore, play, and learn all about North Texas flora and fauna! 

  • Texas Discovery Gardens 
    (D | B | J | C)
    ∞, ±, $-$$
    Texas Discovery Gardens in Dallas is where children and adults discover and learn to sustain the natural world.
STEM
  • Bold Idea
    ( J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $-$$$$$
    Bold Idea's mission is to help students discover computer science through hands-on learning and mentoring by industry professionals, building critical thinking skills and equipping students to succeed in the careers of the future.
  • Code Ninjas
    (D | B | J | C )
    ¤, ±, $$-$$$
    Teaching coding and coding concepts to children.
  • CodeStream Studios, LLC
    ( B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, $$-$$$
    CodeStream Studios provides turn key technology education resources and an engaging, project-based STEM curriculum that builds confidence, improves college-readiness, and develops marketable skill sets. Aligned with curriculum for various coding badges! 
  • Dallas SPARK!
    ( B | J | C | S )
    ±, §, $-$$
    SPARK! provides a fully immersive learning environment, layering a myriad of creative disciplines to spark the imagination, expand the mind, and engage the body. Through an endless roster of workshops and pop-up activities, students exercise their creativity and learn from creative experts, innovators, and artists.
  • Dallas Zoo
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, ± $$-$$$$$
    The Dallas Zoo is dedicated to creating a better world for animals and features a 106-acre park, thousands of animals, and an education department that offers programs for all ages.
  • Discovery Science Place
  • Elm Fork Education Center
    (D | B | J | C )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $-$$
    Elm Fork Education Center is the public outreach branch of the University of North Texas's Environmental Programs. These programs will provide investigative encounters that engage students of all ages in field activities and discovery experiences.
  • Explorium: Denton's Children's Museum
  • Frontiers of Flight Museum
  • H2Cyber
  • LeTourneau University College of Aviation
     ( B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±,  $
    LeTourneau University's College of Aviation is a part of LeTourneau University. We are the only comprehensive, university-level aviation program in Texas. We own and operate a fleet of 14+ aircraft and 5+ maintenance lab facilities and classrooms based at East Texas Regional Airport. We have been in operation since 1956 and look forward to continuing to promote aviation and technology careers to the next generation!
  • Microsoft
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, $
    Microsoft's corporate mission is "to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more ." Microsoft offers a variety of robust virtual programming for girls to learn. 
  • NuMinds Enrichment
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ¤, ±, §, $-$$$
    The Perot Museum is a place where families can learn together and individuals can take a break from their daily routines to ponder the vast mysteries of science. The Perot Museum inspires our community through exhibits, marvels, and presentations.
  • Prestige ER
  • Reunion Tower
  • Rising Aviation High School
    ( C | S | A )
    ±
    Rising Aviation High School is an innovative educational program built on the foundations of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) curriculum emphasized in many modern academic institutions. But, it is uniquely enhanced through the coupling of STEM with aviation technology studies, practical aviation applications, and course completion through content mastery, not merely seat time. Utilizing our 20+ years of alternative educational expertise, we have created a unique blended learning model that we call STEAM — Science Technology Engineering Aviation Math.
  • Sci-Tech Discovery Center
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ±, ¤,  $$-$$$
    Interactive children's museum focusing on science, math & technology, including computers & anatomy in Frisco, TX. 
  • Stemily Studios
    ( D | B | J )
    ∞, ¤, $-$$
    Stemily Studios introduces children to the exciting world of STEM (science,technology, engineering, and math). Focusing on creative thinking and problem solving, we equip them with the tools and confidence to face any challenge.
  • talkSTEM
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, §, $
    talkSTEM is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide unique math,science, STEM, and STEAM learning resources for all students designed to foster STEM/STEAM mindsets. Girl Scouts have access to the talkSTEM Learning Suite and awards aligned guide of digital resources.
  • Teachers of Nature
    (D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ∞, ¤, ±, §,  $$$$$
    Teachers of Nature is a virtual platform that contracts professionals in thier field to teach animal and nature related classes. Teachers of Nature partners with  All About Animals in Dallas to offer small in-person opportunities. 
  • Texas Instruments
    (J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ¤, $
    Texas Instruments and GSNETX havve teamed up to introduce more girls to coding using TI graphing calculators for free! Borrow TI calculators and use this easy to follow guide to earn Coding for Good badges. 
  • The Art & Drama Centre Theatre
  • The Dinosaur Company
    ( D | B | J | C | S | A)
    ¤, ±, $$
    American made dinosaurs, in the heart of Texas! We rely heavily on the union of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics to create life-size animatronic creatures. At The Dinosaur Company, we are passionate about educating the public on both prehistoric creatures and conservation of the ones roaming the earth today. We are proud to offer special tour pricing for Girl Scout troops.
  • Whole Foods
  • Wildlife On The Move, Inc.
  • Wize Computing Academy 
    ( D | B | J | C | S )
    ∞, ¤, ±, $$$
    Wize Computing Academy offers project-based learning to teach coding and robotics to kids aged 4-16 years old. They offer classes and camps online and at schools, preschools and other locations.
  • Women in Aviation
    ( B | J | C | S | A )
    ∞, ±, §
    WAI North Texas Chapter is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests. Awards: Science and Technology, Space Science, STEM Career Exploration,Coding for Good, Innovation
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