Fulfill your badge requirements with us!

Cincinnati Museum Center is pleased to offer a range of programs for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Wolf Cubs, Bear Cubs, and WEBELOS scouts. All programs include private classroom demonstrations, discussions, and exploration time in the Museum.

Public Scout Programs

Program Fees

Museum Members: $12.00 per scout, adults are free
Non-Members: $15.00 per scout, $5.00 per adult

We welcome groups as well as individuals based on availability. Please make reservations at least two weeks before the scheduled program. There is an additional fee of $5 per person for reservations made within two weeks of a program.

An adult must accompany the child or in the case of groups, at least one adult chaperone must be present for every 10 scouts. Reservations may be made on online or by calling (513) 287-7001.

Cub Scout Programs
Wolf Digging in the Past

Rawr you ready to learn about dinosaurs?! In the this Cub Scout elective adventure, Wolf Cubs will learn about the field of paleontology while playing dinosaur games, casting fossils, and creating a fossil layer snack! (Please note if your scout has any severe food allergies.)

Dates and Times:
Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 10AM to noon
Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10AM to noon
Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 10AM to noon

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Wolf Motor Away

Get ready to investigate and discover how things move in this Cub Scout elective adventure. Test out different methods for paper airplanes, experiment with boat designs, and create a car that moves on its own power.

Dates and Times:
Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 1PM to 3PM
Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM
Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM

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Bear Robotics NEW!

Learn about robots and how they are helping humans work in entirely new ways. Research different types of robots and get a chance to build your own!

Dates and Times:
Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 10AM to noon
Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10AM to noon
Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 10AM to noon

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Bear Make it Move

Discover the many ways simple machines help us every day during this Bear Cub elective adventure. Experiment with pulleys, incline planes, wedges and other simple machines to move small objects; then create a Rube Goldberg type machine to show what you have learned!

Dates and Times:
Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 1PM to 3PM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM
Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM

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Webelos Adventures in Science NEW!

In this WEBELOS Elective adventure learn what makes an experiment a reliable way to learn about our world, build scientific models, and (under the supervision of our team) use household chemicals to create safe reactions!

Dates and Times:
Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 10AM to noon
Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 10AM to noon

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Webelos Engineer

Discover the many different career paths that engineering can take you during this Webelos elective adventure. Take a look at blue prints and how they are used to build and create new structures, then learn how to build a few gadgets that show off your engineering knowledge and skills.

Dates and Times:
Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM

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Girl Scout Programs

Cincinnati Museum Center is pleased to offer an entirely new group of badges this year for Girl Scouts! Focusing on Robotics and Space each badge is designed for that girl’s age level to help teach them about the amazing wonders of our universe, and the incredible new technologies emerging in the field of robotics.

In the space science series of badges girls will learn to observe the sky, the sun, moon, and stars, like real space scientists. Daisies will start out with what’s right around us, the Moon and Sun. Brownies and Juniors will work their way even further out as the explore our solar system and the stars beyond

Daisy Space Science Explorer NEW!

In the space science series of badges, scouts will learn to observe the sky, sun, moon and stars, like real space scientists. Daisies will start out with what's right around us, the moon and sun. Brownies and Juniors will work their way even further out as they explore our solar system and the stars beyond.

Dates and Times:
Sunday, February 2, 2020 from 10AM to noon
Sunday, April 5, 2020 from 10AM to noon

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Brownie Space Science Adventurer NEW!

Dates and Times:
Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 1PM to 3PM
Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM

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Junior Space Science Investigator NEW!

In the space science series of badges, scouts will learn to observe the sky, sun, moon and stars, like real space scientists. Daisies will start out with what's right around us, the moon and sun. Brownies and Juniors will work their way even further out as they explore our solar system and the stars beyond.

Dates and Times:
Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM

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Daisy Designing Robots NEW!

Last year Cincinnati Museum Center was able to offer the Junior Designing Robot's badge. We're pleased now to expand that program to include Daisies and Brownies! Girl scouts will learn about what a robot is, how it works and what it does before going on to design and build their own prototypes. They will also have a chance to be introduced to coding, the basic language computers and robots use to do their jobs!

Dates and Times:
Sunday, February 2, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM
Sunday, April 5, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM

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Brownie Designing Robots NEW!

Last year Cincinnati Museum Center was able to offer the Junior Designing Robot's badge. We're pleased now to expand that program to include Daisies and Brownies! Girl scouts will learn about what a robot is, how it works and what it does before going on to design and build their own prototypes. They will also have a chance to be introduced to coding, the basic language computers and robots use to do their jobs!

Dates and Times:
Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 10AM to noon
Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 10AM to noon

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Junior Designing Robots

Last year Cincinnati Museum Center was able to offer the Junior Designing Robot's badge. We're pleased now to expand that program to include Daisies and Brownies! Girl scouts will learn about what a robot is, how it works and what it does before going on to design and build their own prototypes. They will also have a chance to be introduced to coding, the basic language computers and robots use to do their jobs!

Dates and Times:
Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10AM to noon
Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 10AM to noon

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Private Scout Programs

Can’t make it to any of our scheduled dates? Private Scout Programs allow you to pick the day and badge for your group. Private programs can be booked at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays by calling our main reservations line. Each program lasts approximately two hours. Programs must be booked at least three weeks in advance. If you’d like to book a private program at a different day or time, please contact our manager of Public Programs James Aubin at jaubin@cincymuseum.org.

Cost is $250 for up to 20 people. Each additional scout is $12 and each additional adult is $5.

Any of our public scout programs may be purchased as a private program. Additionally the following programs are also available for Private Scout reservations:

  • Daisy Model Car Design Challenge
  • Brownie Fling Flyer Design Challenge
  • Brownie Leap Bot Design Challenge
  • Junior Playing the Past
  • WEBELOS Into the Wild

Overnight Scout Programs

Want to make a night of it? Contact our Manager of Public Programs, James Aubin, to talk about how we can combine a private Scout Program with one of our Museum Overnights. James can be reached by email at jaubin@cincymuseum.org.