The GEHC Green Power Patch is a self-guided program for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts!

Come earn the GEHC Green Power Patch by experiencing our exhibits, nature trails, and multi-media theater. We have included some fun activities for you to complete as you explore our exhibits. Learn about the heritage of Gwinnett County and what we can do as a community to conserve our natural resources. Upon arrival at the Center, proceed to the Ticket and Information Desk to pick up a Green Power Patch booklet. This program is a self-guided program. The cost is $5 per student ($8 out of county) and includes Center admission and a patch. Once the booklet is completed, patches may be picked up at the Ticket and Information Desk.

*Rentals, special events, and special programming may limit access at certain times to the Blue Planet Theater and other exhibits that are a component of the Green Power Patch. Scout troops should ALWAYS call ahead (770.904.3513) when scheduling this program to determine availability.

For more information or to register for programs please contact the registrar at 770-904-3513 or

Click here to register for a Boy Scout program.

Click here to register for a Girl Scout program.


We require two leaders with each troop at all times; leaders meeting this requirement are admitted free. Additional siblings and adults are required to pay the same fee as Scouts. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes, as some of programs include time outside. Registration and payment must be made one to two weeks in advance. Scheduling is subject to staffing availability. A minimum of 10 scouts is required with a maximum of 20 per group. If you have a small group, you may combine with another group to meet the minimum group size requirements.You may extend your visit by packing a lunch to eat at the outdoor pavilions; check with the registrar about pavilion availability. Boy Scout programs are priced below. Please note that the program cost does not include admission to the Center or the badge.


Forester Activity Badge

Unravel the mysteries of life in the forest. Is it really more than just a bunch of trees? Find out how trees grow, what makes the forest tick, and how you can improve where you live with trees by making an urban forestry plan. Cost: $11 base price per scout, $8 Gwinnett County price

Naturalist Activity Badge

Are you curious about the natural world? Join us as we investigate our grounds in search of plants and signs of animals to complete the requirements of the Naturalist Activity Badge. Cost: $11 base price per scout, $8 Gwinnett County price


Older Boy Scouts/Varsity Scouts/Venturers

At this time there are currently no available programs. However, there may be the request for collaboration on an Eagle Scout project and these requests are currently facilitated by Coral Bass. Please contact Coral for questions or more information at or 770-904-3525.