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Partnerships with the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of America Local Troops

Winthrop University is proud to partner with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to provide opportunities for Boy Scout Eagle Award Projects or Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, or Gold Projects.

Watch this space for project ideas and see how the projects evolve.

Projects may be on Winthrop University's main campus (701 Oakland Avenue) or the Recreation and Research Complex (i.e. "the Farm"), located about one mile east of the main campus on Eden Terrace Avenue. The Winthrop Farm has a number of spaces used by Biology students for teaching and learning. They include a wetlands, lake, woods, and succession plots, whereby students can observe changes in the environment. For more information about new and complete scout projects, visit the College of Arts and Sciences website.

Scout Projects Completed for the Biology Department

  • Carnivorous Plant Garden by Boy Scout Don Barnes, Troop 205, The Johnsonian-Eagles in the Making
  • Wetlands Sign and Platform by Boy Scout Levi Ward, Troop 276
  • Bird and Bat Houses at the Farm by Boy Scout Bennet Whitcomb, Troop 276
  • Succession Plot Signs and Surveying by David Arce, Troop
  • Pollinator Habitat - Certified Wildlife Garden by Girl Scout Carrie Roth, Troop 177, Bee Aware Project
  • Picnic Tables for Teaching/Research Shelter by Boy Scout Elliot Mackey, Troop 925
  • Winthrop Woods Markers by William Lewis, Troop 925 (in progress)

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