The Girl Scout Urban Program Center in Decatur was acquired by the Girl Scouts in 2012. Newly renovated, the Center includes a teaching kitchen, climbing and bouldering wall and three meeting rooms for troops/groups to use.
The teaching kitchen is available for rental by any group and includes a large stove, refrigerator, large sink and a counter for girls to help prepare food or for cooking demonstrations. There is room for seating for 15. Day use only. Girl Scout rate: $30
Three meeting rooms are available for rental. Troops and community groups can schedule regular troop meetings, business meetings or special events.
Climbing Wall Room
Rental for the room only. Please note that the climbing wall and bouldering wall will not be available. This room can hold up to 39 people seated at tables. Please note if tables are needed on reservation form. Day use only. Girl Scout rate: $25
Climbing and Bouldering Wall
The climbing wall and bouldering wall is available by appointment only or at scheduled program events. For more information, please contact Robin Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217/428-7791 ext. 1302 at least 2 weeks in advance.
Formal meeting space. This room can comfortably hold up to 49 people seated at tables. Day use available. Girl Scout rate: $30 STEM Lab/Meeting Room Lower level. This room is adjacent to the teaching kitchen and can seat 23 people. Day use available. Girl Scout rate: $15
*Please note rooms are not available for overnight sleeping at this time.
Troop Meetings - Special Fee
Troops who wish to use the Center for a meeting place on a regular basis throughout the membership year must submit a reservation form with all requested dates/times. Leader must check in/out key from office prior to each meeting. Special events or programs lasting more than 2 hours must be reserved separately at regular Girl Scout rental rate. To secure the reservation, the troop must make a one-time payment of $25.00. This fee provides partial cost of utilities, maintenance, and insurance. Troops who make such reservations will receive a key code, key, and instructions.