Roberson Museum and Science Center invites Girl Scouts to participate in a variety of programs, which allow girls to engage and explore new worlds and possibilities. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us to discuss other programming options.
Roberson Museum and Science Center is pleased to offer new and improved scout programming with many unique and engaging activities. Please be advised of the registration deadlines, as each program has a different cap of scouts and parents allowed. If you have any questions, please email Kelly Cole at: email@example.com, or call at 607-772-0660.
Saturday, October 6th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Eco Learner (Daisy)
Learn all about our surrounding environment in this new program at Roberson! Scouts will learn how to keep outdoor animals and plants safe, explore what it means to Leave No Trace, and participate in multiple hands on activities guided by our featured guest from Cornell Cooperative Extension.
“Eco Learner” badge included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 9/29.
Saturday, October 13th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Story Saturday (Junior)
Writer or not, you can participate! Today, scouts will create their own self portrait utilizing their distinct writing style, develop a poem or short story, produce an individual unique Mad Lib booklet, and more in this custom workshop at Roberson.
“Scribe” badge included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 10/6.
Sunday, October 21st, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Spookie Scouts (All levels)
Roberson Museum and Science Center is known for its exhibits, but this program explores the mansion’s ghostly tales and supernatural stories of decades past. Scouts will experience a special Halloween-themed show and sky tour in our digital planetarium, play Hallow- bingo, and make their own yarn pumpkin to take home.
“Halloween” fun patch included. $12/ scout, $11/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 10/14.
Saturday, November 3rd, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Think Like a Programmer (Daisy)
In this brand new program featured at Roberson, scouts will experience computational thinking activities that will allow them to visualize a problem, and express its solution. Daisies will create individual coded name bracelets, design their own simple algorithms to solve a problem, and plant seeds to take home.
“Think Like a Programmer” badge included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 10/27.
Sunday, November 4th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Science of Happiness (Cadette)
You are you! Now isn’t that pleasant? Dr. Seuss thinks so, and now we’re here to prove it! Join us, and together we will take simple steps to prove how you being you is the best thing of all. Scouts will think differently about what happiness means to them, design a happiness helpful experiment to share with other scouts, create a happiness plan of action, and more.
“Science of Happiness” badge included. $10/scout, $9/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 10/28.
Wednesday, November 21st, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Thanksgiving Fun (All levels)
School is out, and Thanksgiving is almost here which means it’s time for you to earn your Thanksgiving fun patch! Create your own handy thankful wreath, customize a unique pinch pot and put together a bag of turkey toes all to take home.
“Thanksgiving” fun patch included. $ 12/ scout, $11/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 11/14.
Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd, 6:30 pm – 7:30 am- Holiday Hibernation (All levels)
As the doors close and the lights dim, tonight is your chance to hibernate among the magnificent holiday displays here at Roberson. Scouts can enjoy a pizza dinner, create their own Countdown to Christmas chain, participate in a search and find activity in the International Forest, view a winter- themed digital planetarium show, and finally wind down the evening with a snack and Christmas movie. Wake up for a light breakfast, and enjoy the rest of your day!
“Sleep over” fun patch included. $20/ scout, $10/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 11/24.
Saturday, December 8th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Brownies Day (Brownie)
Celebrate National Brownie Day with your fellow Brownie scouts! Scouts can enjoy a brownie snack while spending the morning participating in collaborative activities, playing Brownie bingo, and more!
“Brownies are Awesome” patch included. $12/ scout, $11/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 12/01.
Saturday, December 15th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Home for the Holidays (All levels)
Will you make a holiday card, a custom ornament to hang on your tree, or both? Decide when you arrive and sip cocoa while you craft, then top off your visit with a winter- themed digital planetarium show!
“Warm Wishes” fun patch included. $12/ scout, $11/ adult, leaders are free.
Registration deadline 12/08.
*There are several new, and improved badges we are offering this year at Roberson. We appreciate your patronage, previous and new, and we hope you will join us for another season of badges and patches! For more information regarding our Fall scout programs, please email our Visitor Services staff at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 607-772-0660. Please note that registrations for each program close one week prior to the program unless noted otherwise. All programs require a minimum number of scouts to run, and a program may be canceled if that number is not met. All leaders when registering will be sent a FAQ document with additional information.
**Leaders are free; additional adults attending the program pay the fee listed for the event. All programs require a minimum number of participants in order to run, and may be cancelled if that number is not met. Payment is due at the time of registration to secure spots. If you do not see a specific program listed, contact us and we can customize one for your troop!**
Working on badge or pin and think we can help? Give us a call! To design activities to meet a badge, pin or other requirements (such as the examples below), please contact Kelly Cole (email@example.com or 607-772-0660) to discuss possibilities.
Funding for Roberson Museum and Science Center is provided in part by general operating support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; The Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts.