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: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call at 607-772-0660.
Saturday, October 12th, 2019 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Playing the Past (Junior)
On this Path Through History Weekend, we will go back in time and explore the past at Roberson Museum. Come dressed in your finest tea party attire as we recreate an afternoon tea in Roberson’s mansion dining room. We will also tour our Era of Change:1910-1930 exhibition and get to reenact the first vote by women in New York State. Before you leave you get to take in our digital planetarium show Dream to Fly where you will learn all about aviation history. “Playing the Past” badge included. $12/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 10/5/19.
Saturday, October 19th, 2019 – 10:00am-12:00pm
All About Trees (Cadette)
As their leaves reach peak colors, join us at the museum to learn about all things trees. Find out why the leaves change colors while making a leaf lantern. Learn how to determine the age of trees and how they are helping clean the air. End the day by discovering how many different types of trees are displayed in our NatureTrek exhibition. “Trees” badge included. $12/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 10/12/19.
Sunday, October 20th, 2019 – 12:00pm-2:00pm
Spooky Scouts (All levels)
Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy an afternoon of spooky science and creepy crafts at the museum. Learn how M&M’s get their distinct colors and make a creepy bookmark to take home. Before you leave you will get to take in a Haunted Mansion Tour and a special Halloween themed show in our digital planetarium. “Halloween” fun patch included. $10/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 10/13/19.
Saturday, November 2nd, 2019-10:00am-12:00pm AND Saturday, November 9th, 2019-10:00am-12:00pm (BOTH FULL)
Space Science Saturday (All levels welcome to attend but badges only available for Daisy, Brownie, Junior, & Senior)
Spend your Saturday morning with us while we investigate all things space. Enjoy a show in our digital planetarium and make a star projector of your favorite constellation to take home with you.“Space Science Explorer” badge for Daisies, “Space Science Adventurer” badge for Brownies, “Space Science Investigator” badge for Juniors, and “Sky” badge for Seniors included. $12/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 11/02/19.
Saturday, November 23rd, 2019- Sunday, November 24th – 5:00pm-8:00am
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. “Sleep over” fun patch included. $30/scout, $20/adult, no siblings. Registration deadline 11/16/19.
Wednesday, November 27th- 10:00am-12:00pm
Thanksgiving Fun! (All levels)
It’s time to celebrate what you’re thankful for with your fellow Girl Scouts. Make some fun decorations to use at your Thanksgiving table, compete in a turkey baster relay race and view a show in our digital planetarium. “Thanksgiving” fun patch included. $10/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 11/20/19.
Saturday, December 7th, 2019-10:00am-12:00pm
Home for the Holidays (All Levels)
Sip cocoa while you craft, explore the International Forest and then top off your visit with a winter- themed digital planetarium show! “Christmas 2019” fun patch included. $10/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 11/30/19.
Sunday, December 8th, 2019-1:00pm-3:00pm
National Brownie Day (Brownie)
Celebrate National Brownie Day with your fellow Brownie scouts! Enjoy a brownie snack while spending the afternoon participating in collaborative activities. “Brownies are Awesome” patch included. $10/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 12/01/19
Saturday, December 14th, 2019- 10:00am-12:00pm
Home for the Holidays (All Levels)
Sip cocoa while you craft, explore the International Forest and top off your visit with a tour of the decorated Roberson Mansion! “Christmas 2019” fun patch included. $10/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 12/07/19.
Saturday, January 18th, 2020-1:00pm-3:00pm
Be an Engineer! (Junior)
Is your Junior interested in engineering? Join us as we explore simple machines. Then we will use the engineering process to design and build a working crane out of K’nex. How much weight can your crane lift? “Mechanical Engineering: Crane” badge included. $12/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 01/11/20.
Saturday, January 25th, 2020- 10:00am-12:00pm
Become a Computer Expert! (Brownie)
Sharpen up your computer skills in this Brownie event. Using the computers we provide, have fun going on a virtual scavenger hunt, create a digital art piece and learn the basics of coding. End your visit by seeing how a computer makes our digital planetarium work. “Computer Expert” badge included. $12/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 01/18/20.
Saturday, February 1st, 2020- 10:00am-12:00pm
Will You Be My Valentine? (All levels)
Prepare for Valentine’s Day with your fellow Girl Scouts on this Saturday morning event. We will make handcrafted valentine’s and paint with chocolate. End your visit with a show in our digital planetarium. “Valentine’s Day” badge included. $10/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 01/25/20.
Saturday, February 15th, 2020-1:00-3:00pm
Crime Scene Investigations (Juniors & Cadettes)
Ever wonder what it takes to be a crime scene detective? Today we will explore the science behind the law while we investigate crime scene evidence, dust for fingerprints and sharpen up our observation skills. We will even get to play a fun code breaking game! “Detective” badge for Juniors and “Special Agent” badge for Cadettes included. $12/scout, $8/adult, $6/student & senior. Registration deadline 02/08/20.
*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: email@example.com, 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-772-0660) to discuss possibilities.
Thanks to sponsor ACCO Brands
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.