Scout Opportunities at the Family Museum

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 $12 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 9, 16, or 23 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, October 13 or 27 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Try some science investigations all about air by making a paper airplane and kite! Register

Super Science – a Bear Adventure
Tuesdays, October 30, November 6 or 13 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, November 3, 10, or 17 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Get ready for some messy and amazing science experiments with color, density, and static electricity. Register

Engineer – a Webelos Adventure
Tuesdays, December 4, 11, or 18 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, December 8 or 15 from 2:30 - 4:30 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. 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 (2019)
Cost $20/child, 1 adult needed for every 5 children
Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22, or 29 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturdays, January 12, 19, 26, or February 2 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 (2019)
Cost $12/child, 1 adult needed for every 3 children
Tuesdays, February 5, 12, or 19 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Saturdays, February 9, 16, or 23 from 2:30-4:30 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.

I am so impressed with the staff of the Family Museum. [They] were wonderful hosts and so welcoming not only to me but to all of the student inventors and their families.
— Denise, Invent Iowa