Girl Scout Programs

Cincinnati Museum Center is proud to offer programs for Daisy, Brownie, Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts. Join us for our classic programs as well as some new additions!

Daisy Clover, Rosie and Sunny Petals

Discover how to use resources wisely and how you can make the world a better place through kind and helpful conservation acts. Make murals, reuse materials and even visit our garden in the Museum of Natural History & Science.

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

*Offered as a Private Program Only

Brownie Home Scientist NEW!

Discover the amazing science experiments that have been hiding in your kitchen all along! Make emulsions out of condiments, rockets out of soda and race ping pong balls with static electricity.
Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, 10 a.m. to Noon
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon

Brownie Bugs

Explore the world of bugs! Meet Madagascar hissing cockroaches, examine part of Cincinnati Museum Center’s insect collection, make paper butterflies and explore the inside of a cocoon.

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 10 a.m. to Noon
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon
Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Brownie Senses Badge

See, hear, smell, taste and touch your way to earning your Brownie Senses Badge. Learn how to play fun and interactive games that test the strength of your own senses. 

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included in this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, 2 to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, 2 to 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.

Brownie Girl Scout Way

Celebrate Girl Scouting traditions by learning classic Girl Scout songs, creating your own Girl Scouting mural and celebrating Juliette Gordon-Low’s Birthday!

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Cincinnati History Museum

*Private Program Only

*Also offered as part of the Girl Scout Way Overnight, for more information please visit: http://www.cincymuseum.org/programs/overnights

Brownie Painting

Put your painting skills to the test and try your hand at the many different kinds of painting that exist. Start by taking a look at some of our paintings in the Cincinnati Museum Center collection, then grab a brush and create your own masterpiece!

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Duke Energy Children’s Museum

*Private Program Only

*Also offered as part of the Girl Scout Artist Legacy Overnight, for more information please visit: http://www.cincymuseum.org/programs/overnights

Junior Flowers

Junior Flowers

Stop and smell the flowers while completing the requirements for the Juniors Flowers badge. Work in your botanist notebook, enjoy the benefits of herbal tea and make a corsage. 

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Include with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 10, 2015, 2 to 4 p.m.

Junior Detective Badge

Get out your magnifying glass and come explore archaeological mysteries at Cincinnati Museum Center. See how archeologists are like detectives that look at clues and other evidence to solve the mysteries of ancient history. 

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, 10 a.m. to Noon
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Junior Jeweler Badge

In a small group setting, learn about different jewelry throughout time. Become inspired by designs and trends from different cultures and even create your own unique pieces.

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Cincinnati History Museum

*Private Program Only

Junior Drawing

Discover how artists use basic drawing skills to create magnificent works of art. Learn how to work with different drawing materials, create your own logo and even make a portfolio.

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Duke Energy Children’s Museum

*Private Program Only

*Also offered as part of the Girl Scout Artist Legacy Overnight, for more information please visit: http://www.cincymuseum.org/programs/overnights

Junior Playing the Past

 

Travel back in time and use your imagination to create a retro character. You’ll use influences from history to create your character’s looks, personality, and back story. Where did she live? What does she do? It’s up to you!

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Cincinnati History Museum

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2 to 4 p.m.

Junior Girl Scout Way

Celebrate Girl Scout traditions while creating a time capsule with your troop, singing Girl Scouting songs for all occasions and honor the traditions of Girl Scouting by inventing your own game to share.

Requirement Covered: All Requirement Covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Cincinnati History Museum

*Private Program Only

*Also offered as part of the Girl Scout Way Overnight, for more information please visit: http://www.cincymuseum.org/programs/overnights

Cadette Trees Badge

Learn about the science, anatomy and benefits of trees while earning your Trees Badge. Learn the basic parts of a tree, products that come from trees and how to nurture trees for future generations.
Requirements Covered: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon.
Sunday, May 16, 2015, 10 a.m. to Noon

Cadette Comic Artist

Comics can take many different forms in newspapers, comic books and even graphic novels.  Learn how Comic Artists come up with stories and tell them through their drawings while making your own comic strip.

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Duke Energy Children’s Museum

*Private Program Only

*Also offered as part of the Girl Scout Artist Legacy Overnight, for more information please visit: http://www.cincymuseum.org/programs/overnights

Cadette Eating for Beauty NEW!

Explore the science of food in this delicious and nutritious badge program. Discover the foods that help our bodies feel more energized, and see which ones help us stay healthy inside and out!

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Museum of Natural History & Science

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.

Cadette Girl Scout Way

Celebrate Girl Scouting traditions by thinking about what you’d like to pass onto younger scouts, celebrate strong women in history that have inspired you and learn about your sisters in Girl Scouting from around the world.

Requirements Covered: All requirements covered

Museum Included with this Badge Program: Cincinnati History Museum

*Private Program Only

*Also offered as part of the Girl Scout Way Overnight, for more information please visit: http://www.cincymuseum.org/programs/overnights

 

 

Scheduling a Program

All programs include private demonstrations, discussions and exploration of the museum after the program takes place. Call (513) 287-7021 to reserve your place!

  • $13 per scout, one chaperone per five scouts free, $6.50 per additional adult.
  • Scouts may spend the rest of the day of their programs in the Museum of Natural History & Science.
  • Payment in full is required at the time of reservation.
  • If you must cancel, there is no charge up to two weeks before the program date. Within two weeks, there is a flat $25 cancellation fee per troop.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any date that is not filled to the minimum. Programs are closed as they fill their maximum capacity.

 

Private Scout Programs

Can't make it to any of the scheduled programs? Private scout programs allow you to pick the day and the badge for your group. Programs are available on Saturdays at 12:30 and 3 p.m. and on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Each program lasts 2 hours. Cost is $200 for up to 15 scouts and three adults, $13 for each additional scout and $6.50 for each additional adult. Call (513) 287-7021 to book your program!
 

Cancellations

Payment in full is required at the time of reservation. If you must cancel, there is no charge up to two weeks before the program date. We reserve the right to cancel any date that is not filled to the minimum.

For groups of 15 or more, a $50 fee will be deducted from your refund if you cancel within 8 to 14 days of the program. A $75 fee will be deducted if you cancel 7 or less days before the program, and a $100 fee will be issued if you cancel the day of the program. 

For individuals or groups of 14 or less, 50% of your ticket price will be refunded if you cancel within 14 days of the program. If you cancel the day of your program, no refund will be given.  Refunds will be issued to the same credit card used to book the program. Please have the card in hand when calling to cancel.
 

Girl Scout Way Overnight

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Celebrate 102 years of Girl Scouting while earning your Brownie, Junior or Cadette Girl Scout Way Badge. This unique overnight will focus on the scouting traditions created by Juliette Gordon-Low and the many girls that have followed in her footsteps. You’ll enjoy a badge program and earn your Girl Scout Way Badge, explore the Museum of Natural History & Science and spend the night. In the morning you’ll watch the OMNIMAX®  film Flight of the Butterflies, where you’ll see the monarch butterfly take an amazing journey! Breakfast and a light snack will be provided.

  • Brownies: While earning your Girl Scout Way Badge you will learn Girl Scout songs, create your own Girl Scouting mural and make a sit-upon!
  • Juniors: While earning your Girl Scout Way Badge you will create a time capsule with your troop, sing Girl Scouting songs for all occasions and honor the traditions of Girl Scouting by inventing your own game to share.
  • Cadettes: While earning your Girl Scout Way Badge you will lead a Brownie troop in song, celebrate strong women in history that have inspired you and learn about your sisters in Girl Scouting from around the world.


Time: 7 p.m. Friday, March 28 until 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29
Cost: $35 for scouts; $28 for adults and leaders
Reservations: Call (513) 287-7021 to make your reservation today!