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 Laura Sacco at: Lsacco@roberson.org, or call at 607-772-0660 ext. 262.
Potter Badge (Brownie)
Saturday May 12th- 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Become a clay artist with your troop in this program generously guided by our own Clayworks instructor here at Roberson. Your troop will take a tour of our pottery studio, discover many different terms and clay techniques used by potters, and you will each take home your custom pottery piece! Potter badge included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult. Additional siblings $7. Leaders are free.
Outdoor Art Creator (Brownie)
Saturday May 26th- 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Art can be found anywhere, not just in our museum! Rain or shine, let the great outdoors inspire you as you design your own mini garden to take home, create a Leave No Trace craft, embark on a nature observation hunt, and more in this environmental program! Outdoor Art Creator badge included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult. Additional siblings $7. Leaders are free.
Animal Habitats (Junior)
Saturday June 9th- 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore Roberson’s newest exhibitions, Nature Trek and Nature’s Best Photography, as you discover the wildlife that inhabits New York State. Your troop will examine various animal habitats and create miniature replications, observe live animals from the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park zoomobile, learn how to protect animals’ homes, and more in this new and exciting program. Animal Habitats badge included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult. Additional siblings $7. Leaders are free.
Women’s Suffrage program (Junior, Cadette, Seniors, Ambassadors)
Saturday June 23rd- 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
As a girl scout you have a platform to advocate for others and impact people’s lives in a positive way. Today, your troop will discover how suffragettes rallied for women to gain the right to vote. Scouts will also participate in a virtual tour in our digital planetarium to discover inductees of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, explore games created during the women’s suffrage movement, create a banner based on current women’s rights issues, and more in this highly interactive program unique to Roberson Museum. Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in NY patch included. $10/ scout, $9/ adult. Additional siblings $7. Leaders are free.
Adventures with Animals Sleepover (Junior, Cadette)
Saturday June 30th through Sunday July 1st- 6:00 pm to 7:00 am
As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your troop will have the museum all to yourselves! You’ll enjoy a pizza dinner before you set out on your adventures to explore the many different sounds emerging from our Nature’s Best Photography and Nature Trek exhibits, view our brand new digital planetarium show, Habitat Earth, then finally settle down for a late night movie. Wake up for a light breakfast, and enjoy the rest of your day!
Overnighter fun patch included. $30/ scout, $20/ adult. Additional siblings $15. Leaders are free.
**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 Laura Sacco (firstname.lastname@example.org or 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.