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

(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.


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.


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.


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.