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Scout Programs with NOVA Parks


Scouting Events & Activities in NOVA


By DullesMoms, July 2017

For Scouts looking to interact with the great outdoors, NOVA Parks has a great variety of programs at select locations! They have preserved over 12,000 acres of the Virginia countryside, making its parks, trails, and waterways great destinations for Scouts to earn badges or patches!

Carlyle House
Carlyle House
, located in Alexandria, and Potomac Overlook, located in Arlington, each offer unique programs for Scouts at various levels. Step into the past and learn about John Carlyle, write a news article, or go on an interactive 18th century inspired tour at the Carlyle House!

Potomac Overlook
Potomac Overlook offers opportunities for like hikes, live animal presentations, tours, and specific badge programs in a variety of topics like animals, fishing, gardening, and more! The Potomac Overlook staff is also able to tailor a visit to meet particular badge requirements, making it easy to meet your troop’s needs!

If you’re interested in booking a program with either one of these NOVA Parks or want to learn more about fees and reservations, visit Carlyle House online, call (703) 549-2997, or send an email directly to [email protected]. Visit Potomac Overlook online or send an email to [email protected].


Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


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