Scouts can explore our world at the museum! The museum offers exciting Earth and Space Science programs for both Cub and Girl Scouts. Scouts can join museum educators on special Scout days, offered on a few set dates throughout the school year. The activities can help scouts on their way to earning different badges. Pre-registration is required for these scout programs. For more information call 401.680.7223. MORE COMING IN FALL 2020/SPRNG 2021!
Cub Scouts Geology Rocks
Begin the day by completing a geology-themed quest through the museum to discover the fantastic rock, mineral and fossil specimens on display. Then join museum educators for a special workshop to explore geology topics from fossils to volcanoes. Discover why geology rocks at the museum!
Cub Scouts Space Exploration (CANCELLED)
Saturday, April 4, 2020, 10:15am-12:00pm
Begin the day by completing a space-themed quest through the museum as you discover the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomy. Experiment with telescopes, spectroscopes and more to learn the tools of the astronomers’ trade. Then join museum educators for a special planetarium show to discover the patterns of stars visible in the night sky and what you might see from your own backyard.
Program fee per session: $5 per child, $3 for adults. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE CUB SCOUT REGISTRATION FORM. Pre-registration is required, and program size is limited.
Please note: This is not a drop-off program. Parents must remain with their children. Siblings ages 4 and older may participate, but will be charged the $5 fee. Children must be age 4 and older to participate in the program. For more information call 401.680.7223.
Girl Scouts Galactic Girls (Brownies and Juniors)
Begin the day by completing a space-themed quest through the museum as you discover what it would be like to be a space explorer and all the amazing things you might find on your journey. Investigate our solar system, stars and even other galaxies! Then join museum educators for a planetarium show where you will continue your journey and discover the wonder of the night sky!
Girl Scouts Everyday Science (Brownies and Juniors)
Begin the day by completing a science-themed quest through the museum as you discover science in surprising places all around us. Then join museum educators for a special workshop where you will create fizzy, frothy experiments from everyday household items. Be a scientist for the day and discover how you might want to be a scientist in the future!
Registration: To register for our Girl Scout program PLEASE CLICK HERE to visit the GSSNE online calendar or call Girl Scouts of Southern New England at 401.331.4500. Pre-registration is required, and program size is limited.
Please note: This is not a drop-off program. Parents must remain with their children. Children must be age 4 and older to participate in the program.