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Places to Go

Generous sponsors from across the state of Michigan invite you, your troop, and your family to enjoy the activities they offer. When you visit, be sure to thank them for their support and let them know you found them on "Places to Go."

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Abrakadoodle Art Studio for Kids

Abrakadoodle Art Studio for Kids® is all about CREATIVITY! We provide the highest quality, educationally rich Art Classes, Summer Camps, Special Event Classes, and Birthday Parties for children ages 20 months to 16 years old. Abrakadoodle’s classes inspire children’s imaginations by immersing them in art forms such as drawing, painting, sculpting, mosaics, collage, digital design, drawing, and more! In all of our classes, children create art while learning about famous artists, art techniques, and cultures…all while having a blast!

Website: www.abrakadoodle.com

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family

Address:
8016 Sheldon Center Road
Canton, MI 48187

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Contact:
Kristen Gibson
p: 734-738-6287
email: abrakadoodle-canton@outlook.com (preferred contact method)

Fee: $10–$20

Allegan County Parks

Visit one of Allegan County’s six day use parks, two rustic campgrounds, three watercraft launches or the 55-mile Allegan County Equestrian Trail System. These facilities range in size from 4 acres to 320 acres and offer a variety of boating, swimming, fishing, camping, horseback riding, playground and other passive and active recreation opportunities. These properties comprise some of the most scenic land found in Western Michigan. Allegan County has a favorite place for you to enjoy!  

Website: www.allegancounty.org/departments/parks-recreation-and-tourism

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family

Address:
3255 122nd Ave #103
Allegan, MI 49010

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Contact:
Kristen Gibson
p: 269-686-9088
email: Gildea@allegancounty.org (preferred contact method)

Fee: Free

Croswell Opera House

Enjoy live theater in a beautiful historic setting! The Croswell Opera House was opened in 1866, and it is the oldest theater in Michigan. The Croswell welcomes groups of all ages to its productions, which include plays, Broadway-style musicals, and children’s shows.

Website: www.croswell.org

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family

Address:
129 E. Maumee Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Contact:
Ashley Brainerad
info@shawhavenfarm.com *preferred contact
517-264-7469

Fee: $5–$10, $10–20, $20+

EpIQ Escapes

Jackson's Real-Life Escape Games at EpIQ Escapes are the newest form of interactive entertainment. They have been featured on TV shows and played worldwide on mobile apps. Enter a locked room where you must find clues, solve puzzles and riddles, and work together to escape before time runs out!
Test your teamwork, problem solving, and communication skills during this one of a kind activity. Great for birthday parties, corporate team building events, youth groups, date night, and family fun.
Call ahead to book; Girl Scouts receive a 10% discount!

Website: www.epiqescapes.com

Age Level: Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family

Address: 
561 Wildwood Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201

Handicap Accessible? No

Contact: 
Savannah Sheets
info@epiqescapes.com
517-240-1173 *preferred contact

Fee: $20 and up

Geiser-Weaver Crafts

Geiser-Weaver Crafts is a mobile art company that will come to your meeting location at the time & day you choose to provide your girls with a fun workshop. For Brownies we offer thePotter & Painter badges, for the Juniors we offer the drawing badge. Pottery lessons for all ages. Lessons are for one meeting and are 45 minutes - 1 hour in length. On their website it includes descriptions of the actual projects to be completed and other lesson information.

Website: www.geiserweaver.com

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette

Address:
We come to you!

Contact:
Roxie Weaver
geiserweaver@gmail.com *preferred contact
616-745-9624

Fee: $5 - $10

Heavenly Horse Stables and Art Studio

Heavenly Horse Stables and Art Studio is located at the Hell Creek Ranch Campground! We provide horseback riding trail rides, lessons and clinics for beginners and up. Our Instructor is certified through the Certified Horsemanship Association and is a Lifetime Girl Scout since 2004. We offer the Junior Horseback Riding badge and will work with you on fulfilling journey requirements. In our Art Studio we will work with you on badges and help you be EPIC! Evolving Positively through Inventing and Creating. Ask us about teambuilding, nature, gardening and animal care programs!

Website: www.heavenlyhorsestables.com

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family)

Address:
10866 Cedar Lake
Pinckney, MI 48169

Contact:
Jenn Gay
heavenlyhorsestables@gmail.com *preferred contact
313-585-7228

Fee: $20+

Murray Hotel

Bring your group to the Murray Hotel - where our family has been welcoming guests for over a century. With our amenities, rates, downtown location, and first-class service, the Murray Hotel remains one of the most popular places for groups. Come explore the nature and historical beauty of Mackinac Island, MI.

Includes: lodging for two nights, round trip ferry pass, self-guided tour of Fort Mackinac, breakfast buffet, luggage handling, and special raters on-island activities. We'll help build the perfect itinerary and make exploring Mackinac Island fun and easy.

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family

Website:  www.mymurrayhotel.com

Address:
7260 Main St. 
Mackinac Island, MI
49757

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Contact:
Matthew Rodabaugh
groups@mymurrayhotel.com *preferred contact
855-696-8772 

Fee: $20+

Weiss Centennial Farm & Frankenmuth Corn Maze

Weiss Centennial Farm has activities to earn badges in agriculture, outdoor fun, and baking and cooking.  Come visit the dairy farm and learn to raise a calf.  Learn how farmers in Michigan grow a vast variety of crops for people near and far.  Learn the history of pretzels and make a batch yourself! Or maybe a fruit crisp or molten lava cake?! Our recipes include in-depth examination of how the ingredients are grown, too. 

In autumn, our corn maze and hayrides are fun for all ages. All of our classes are customized for groups of all ages and sizes.  Every day is a fun day on the farm!

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, and Family

Website:  www.weisscentennialfarm.com

Address:
5450 Weiss Road
Frankenmuth, MI
48734

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Contact:
Joanmarie H Weiss
weisscentennialfarm@hotmail.com *preferred contact
989-652-8748

Fee: $5-$10