Scout Enrichment

Earn your badges and pedals in our unique hands-on, active learning environments where every child is inspired to imagine, create, discover and explore through the power of play!  Join us for a Saturday morning workshop or spend a night at the museum working toward badges during a Scout Sleep-In.  Each workshop includes admission to the museum with a free admission pass that can be used that day or a later date.  One workshop will complete all requirements for the stated badge or pedal.  Pre-registration is required.     

Cost: $10-$32 per scout

Who: Girl Scouts including Brownies, Juniors and Daisies, Cub Scouts including Wolf and Tiger.


Girl Scout Artist Sleep-In: Brownies “Potter” and Juniors “Jeweler” badges

February 7, 2015  6:30pm-8:30am  $32 per scout

Are you ready to be creative?!  Brownies will dig into some clay while learning basic techniques, making a pot and designing some jewelry.  Juniors will add some sparkle to their jewelry box by turning everyday objects into handmade jewelry.

To register, contact Emily at 319-.363.8335 x213 or

Cub Scout Sleep-In: Webelos “Artist” and Bear “Build a Model” badges

March 7, 2015  6:30 pm-8:30 am  $30

Get into your creative mode!  Webelos will build their artistic skills and experiment with different materials and ideas.  Bears will investigate how models help engineers and they will create their own model and display. Webelos Artist fulfills all requirements.  Bear Build a Model fulfills requirements b,c,d,f.

To register, contact Aimee at 319.625.6255 x216 or

Girl Scout Exploration Sleep-In: Brownies “Home Scientist” and Juniors “Playing the Past” badges

April 18, 2015  6:30pm-8:30am  $32

Get ready to make some discoveries!  Brownies will learn about all the cool science they can do with everyday household items, including making their own silly putty.  Juniors will learn how people lived in the past through costumes, games and imagination.

To register, contact Emily at 319-.363.8335 x213 or

Girl Scouts

Daisies Using Resources Wisely - “Clover” and “Rosie” petals

February 21, 2015  9:30am-11:30am  $11

Learn how to use resources wisely by reading stories, exploring the museum, and making some crafts with recycled resources.

To register, contact Emily at 319-.363.8335 x213 or

Cub Scouts

Tiger Cub Scouts – “The Show Must Go On” badge

February 14, 2015  9 am-11 am  $10

Have fun creating your very own characters!  The tigers will investigate different kinds of puppets and learn how to bring them to life.

To register, contact Aimee at 319.625.6255 x216 or

Wolf Cub Scouts - “Be an Actor” badge

April 4, 2015  9 am-11 am  $12

Explore the world of live theater!  Help plan out a skit and make your own costumes, scenery, and sound effects in the museum’s theater.

To register, contact Aimee at 319.625.6255 x216 or