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The Mather Homestead has a unique combination of rich history spanning centuries and beautiful open property. We are proud to promote our mission of education by offering various programs for our local Scouts. 

  • Scout Badges - the Mather Homestead is a unique place to earn badges.

    • Girl Scouts -- Daisy Eco Learner and Good Neighbor badges, Brownie Gardener badge, Stephen Mather "Fun Badge"

    • Boy Scouts -- American Heritage and Landscape Architecture badges.

  • Fall & Spring Clean Up - we appreciate the many Scouts who have helped us with fall/spring clean up and other projects on the property.

  • Scout meetings - learn about Revolutionary War history by taking a tour of the homestead followed by a scavenger hunt! Or scouts can earn our "Stephen Mather Ranger Badge" by learning about the life and legacy of Stephen Tyng Mather, first director of the National Parks Service.

  • Eagle Scouts - Scouts have enhanced the Mather Homestead property through their on-site projects. Thank you! Please reach out to discuss a future Eagle Scout project opportunity.  PAST EAGLE SCOUT PROJECTS

  • Campouts on site

Please contact us at to discuss opportunities for your troop!

Stephen Mather Junior Ranger Badge
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