Scout Explorations

Girl Scouts: Shes A Scientist

Let the Museum be a part of your Scouting experience! Sign up your Boy or Girl Scouts group for a weekend program to earn part or all of the requirements for many different badges, journeys, belt loops and pins.

Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m. | She’s A Scientist: A Girl Scout Exploration

Experience hands-on activities and experiments while meeting local scientists. This program is for Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts. Pre-registration required.

The program fee is $5 per Scout, which includes a patch created specifically for this event. One adult chaperone per 10 Scouts may participate for free, and additional chaperones are $5.

May 2017, 6-9 p.m. | Girl Scouts Explore

More details coming soon! This evening program is for Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts. Pre-registration required.

The program fee is $TBD per Scout, which includes a patch created specifically for this event. One adult chaperone per 10 Scouts may participate for free, and additional chaperones are $TBD.

REGISTER ONLINE!

 

Registration Information

Available times: Saturday 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2-4 p.m.; Sunday 2-4 p.m.

Each program requires a minimum of 10 Scouts with a maximum of 20. The Museum requires a 10 to 1 ratio of Scouts per chaperone for all programs.

A deposit of $50 is required to reserve your troop’s spot. Fees for all participants must be paid in one payment on the day of or before the program. The cost is $15 per Scout and chaperones are free.*

Refunds will be made for cancellations received five business days before the scheduled program, minus a $20 administrative fee. Refunds will not be made for weather-related cancellations.

* There is an additional fee for programs that utilize the Butterfly Rainforest.

Please contact Tiffany Ireland with your questions or to register, tireland@flmnh.ufl.edu or 352-273-2061.

Make sure to check the Calendar of Events for all of Florida Museum Scout-friendly events where you can use the experience to work toward your belt loops, pins and badges!


Boy Scouts

Boy Scout AdventureMuseum Resources
Tiger Elective Adventure: Sky is the Limit Starry Night; Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Wolf Elective Adventure: Adventures in Coins Collectors Day; Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017
Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections and Hobbies

Collectors Day; Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

Can You Dig It?; Saturday, March 18, 2017

Museum exhibits

Wolf Elective Adventure: Digging in the Past

Can You Dig It?; Saturday, March 18, 2017

Museum exhibits

Wolf Elective Adventures: Grow Something

UF Natural Area Teaching Lab

Butterfly Rainforest
Bear Elective Adventure: Beat of the Drum Museum exhibits
Arrow of Light Adventure: Camper Museum and Natural Area Teaching Lab EarthCaches and geocaches

Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Adventures in Science

Starry Night; Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Can You Dig It?; Saturday, March 18, 2017

ButterflyFest; Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017
Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Earth Rocks

Can You Dig It?; Saturday, March 18, 2017

Museum exhibits

Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Into the Wild

UF Natural Area Teaching Lab

ButterflyFest; Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

Museum exhibits

Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Into the Woods UF Natural Area Teaching Lab

Museum exhibits

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout BadgesMuseum Resources
Brownie Outdoors-Hiker Badge UF Natural Area Teaching Lab
Brownie Adventure-Letterboxer Badge Museum Letterbox

Brownie Naturalist-Bugs Badge

Museum exhibits

ButterflyFest; Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

Junior Do It Yourself-Gardener Badge

Museum exhibits

ButterflyFest; Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

Junior Animals-Animal Habitats Badge

Museum exhibits

ButterflyFest; Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

Junior Adventure-Geocacher Badge Museum and UF Natural Area Teaching Lab EarthCaches and geocaches