Scouts

Scout Opportunities at the Family Museum

Cub Scout Late Nights

Saturdays 6:30 - 10:30 pm, pick from dates below
$20/child; 1:6 adult to child ratio; minimum 10, maximum 25

  • November 11, 2017, Under the Stars. Discover stars, planets, and constellations inside with activities and portable planetarium. Then head outside with a real telescope. Parents are welcome to bring binoculars or their own scope to look at the night sky together. Click here to register.
  • February 3, 2018, Little Engineers. Try 3 different engineering challenges to exercise your skills in science, technology, engineering, and math. Play in the Museum and ThinkShop. 1:3 adult:child ratio in ThinkShop. Click here to register.
  • April 14, 2018, Junior Detectives. Solve the mystery by finding the clues. Analyze fingerprints, mystery powders, secret messages and more in this fun investigation. Click here to register.

Cub Scout Adventures

Easily complete a fun elective adventure which coordinates with the Cub Scout program advancements! We have something for Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts! Cost is $10 per child; chaperones are free unless using the Museum galleries. Pick one date from the dates provided. 

Air of the Wolf – a Wolf Adventure 
Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, or 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, October 7 or 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Try some science investigations all about air by making a paper airplane and kite!
Click here to register.

Super Science – a Bear Adventure
Tuesdays, November 7, 14, or 28 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, November 4, 18, or December 2 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Get ready for some messy and amazing science experiments with color, density, and static electricity.
Click here to register.

Engineer – a Webelos Adventure
Tuesdays, December 5, 12, or January 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, December 9, 16, or January 13 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Learn about what engineers do. Think of your own plan and create a project of your own. Maximum 15, 1 chaperone per 3 boys required because of time in the ThinkShop.
Click here to register.

Girl Scout Late Nights at the Museum

Saturdays 6:30 - 10:30 pm, pick from dates below
$20/child; 1:6 adult to child ratio; minimum 10, maximum 25

  • November 10, 2017, Under the Stars. Discover stars, planets, and constellations inside with activities and portable planetarium. Then head outside with a real telescope. Parents are welcome to bring binoculars or their own scope to look at the night sky together. Click here to register.
  • February 2, 2018, Little Engineers: Try 3 different engineering challenges to exercise your skills in science, technology, engineering, and math. Play in the Museum and ThinkShop. 1:3 adult:child ratio in ThinkShop. Click here to register.
  • April 13, 2018, Junior Detectives. Solve the mystery by finding the clues. Analyze fingerprints, mystery powders, secret messages and more in this fun investigation. Click here to register.

Girl Scout Workshops

Brownies are invited to register for a Girl Scout Workshop to complete all the steps required to earn either a Potter or Inventor badge. Actual badges are not included. Pick one date from the dates provided.

Potter Workshop (2018)
Cost $15/child, 1 adult needed for every 6 children
Tuesdays, January 16, 23, 30, or February 6 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, January 27 or February 10 from 1:30-3:30 pm
Try your hand at some different building techniques, see a demonstration of the pottery wheel, and make a kiln-fired tile. Click here to register.

Inventor Workshop (2018)
Cost $10/child, 1 adult needed for every 3 children
Tuesdays, February 13, 20, or 27 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Saturdays, February 17, 24, or March 3 from 1:30-3:30 pm
Practice thinking like an inventor and do some problem solving. Draw a plan and create your own invention in ThinkShop. Click here to register.

We had the greatest time today! We are a Brownie troop from Burlington. We spent nearly five hours here and we still weren't ready to leave.
— Shawna