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Boy Scout Options

Our programming for Boy Scouts at the Edwardsville Children's Museum is designed to motivate the imagination and promote higher level thinking skills in our young learners.  Every one of our programs incorporates hands-on, experiential learning activities with real life skills.  Join us for joyful learning while working towards badge requirements!

Program Costs:  $10 per scout

For more information or to book a program, contact Education Director, Dr. Abby Schwent

education@edwardsvillechildrensmuseum.org

(618) 692-2094

Program Options:

Young Artists
Learn all about drawing and painting techniques as you create your own masterpiece and meet the requirements for you Art Badge!

Garden Scouts
How does your garden grow?  Learn how to successfully grow vegetables, flowers, and herbs in our Garden Classroom.  Meets all requirements for the Gardening Badge

Kitchen Scouts
Join us as we share our favorite recipes, basic cooking techniques, and kitchen safety!  Participants will earn their cooking badge and leave with a chef's hat and cook book!


Girl Scout Options

The Edwardsville Children’s Museum is excited to partner with the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois to offer the following classes.  To register, call the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois at 800-345-6858.

Daisy

September 24, 2017-  Picnic with the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Get your scouts engaged in reading through this special program featuring stories, hands-on activities, and a visit from the Hungry Caterpillar himself!  Museum Exploration Included.

October 8, 2017-Messy Madness:  A Sensory Explosion
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Make a joyful mess with us during this tactile, sensory experience.  Use your senses during this immersive class!  Museum Exploration Included.

November 5, 2017-Seuss on the Loose
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Who knew reading could be this much fun!  Inspired by the zany world of Dr. Seuss, your scouts will learn through stories, songs, games, and crafts!  Includes a visit from a surprise Seuss-ical guest! Museum Exploration Included.

December 10, 2017-Daisies in the Kitchen
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Come spend time in our kitchen cooking up delicious treats, learning the basics of kitchen safety and how to use your new cooking skills as a force for good!  Museum Exploration Included.

January 28, 2018-Daisy Luau
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Leave the cold winter weather behind and join us for a fun and learning at a luau!  Crafts, stories, cooking, and other hands-on activities will transform the museum into Hawaii.  Museum Exploration Included!

April 4, 2018-Ladybug Life
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Ladybugs are some of the most interesting and helpful insects.  Learn all about the lifecycle of this creature as you work together to build a ladybug house to take and place out in the community; doing a kind act by attracting these beneficial bugs.  Museum Exploration Included!

October 7, 2018-Nature Sprouts
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.

Join us to learn all about the amazing things out in nature!  Be an outdoor explorer as you learn through stories, crafts, games, and other hands-on activities!  Museum exploration included.


Brownie

November 19, 2017-Brownies in the Kitchen
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.
Come spend an afternoon cooking up some of our favorite recipes!  Learn basic cooking techniques and kitchen safety while having a great time!  Museum Exploration Included.
February 25, 2018-Brownie Painting Party
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun experience with your girl scout troop!  Learn painting techniques as you create a masterpiece on canvas to take home.  Museum exploration included in program.

March 18, 2018-Brownie Picnic Professionals
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun cooking class where we will share our favorite recipes for the perfect picnic!  As warmer weather approaches, you’ll be ready for outside eating!  Museum exploration included in program.

April 29, 2018-Brownie Pollinator Party
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.

Butterflies and bees, oh my!  Join us to learn all about these beneficial bugs through hands-on activities, including ones you can take home to help the pollinator population thrive!  Museum exploration included in program.

September 23, 2018-Brownie Art of Nature
Class 1:  11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2:  1:00-2:30 p.m.

Through music, art, and other hands-on activities, learn about the beauty of nature and how everything is connected. Work together to create a large outdoor work of art.  Museum exploration included in program.

 


Junior

September 17, 2017-Junior Florist
Class 1: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2: 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Flowers are all around us!  They bring us joy through their beauty and scent.  Learn all about floral arranging in this class anchored by the principles of design.  Create a beautiful arrangement to take home!  Museum exploration included!
February 11, 2018-Junior Jewelry Making
Class 1: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2: 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Craft your own beads and create stunning necklaces!  Put your artistic skills to use and join us for a fun jewelry making class.  Museum exploration included.
November 4, 2018-Junior Bake for Good
Class 1: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Class 2: 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Learn how to make artisan bread while helping out Meals on Wheels!  Work together to bake up delicious bread while learning basic kitchen safety practices and making a difference.  Scouts will take home half of the bread made and the other half will be donated to the Main Street Community Center for Meals on Wheels.