The Durham Museum is proud to offer a variety of fun and educational Journey Programs for both Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts.
Girl Scout Journey Workshops
Earn some big points with your Troop with this
action-packed class. Troops will join museum staff on a scavenger hunt
through the permanent galleries. Scouts will then learn a couple of old
games made new again by adding a fun twist.
senses are completely independent of each other, yet they all work
together to help you experience the world in which you live. In this
class, Troops will explore their sense of sight, touch, taste, smell,
and hearing through several engaging activities.
My Family Story
like every snowflake is different, no two families are alike. In this
workshop, scouts will learn about the things that make your family truly
original. Brownies will learn about and design a family crest and
create their own family tree.
This program is sure to have your Troop singing your praises
as they learn about the world of music. Scouts will make a simple
instrument, in addition to exploring different genres of music, such as
jazz, pop, and folk. They’ll also learn how different music affects our
moods through its rhythm and tempo.
know that televisions, trampolines, ear muffs, and popsicles were all
invented by children? Every great idea had to come from someone, no
matter their age. Step into The Durham’s Research Lab as we work on the
next big thing.
So are you a whorl, loop or arch? All
three of these are types of finger prints and learning how to read them
is one of the many skills a detective must have. In this class, Juniors
will learn a few tricks of the trade the pros use to help solve a
mystery of their own.
Special Holiday Workshop for Brownies and Juniors
During Christmas at Union Station, The Durham will offer a special
holiday workshop. Scouts will have a guided tour covering the history of
Christmas at Union Station, the Ethnic Trees, and the many different
holiday traditions from around the world. They will even make a holiday
craft to take home. This class is 2 hours in length and will be held
Saturday, December 13; with both a morning and afternoon class
Morning session: 10:00-12:00 Afternoon Session 1:30-3:30
Playing the Past
Join other girls from around the Council
as you work to complete you Playing the Past badge. Learn about some of
the incredible women in our local history, make a one of kind piece of
jewelry, explore some of the historical trends in fashion and much more.
We'll also spend time in our traveling exhibit Katharine Hepburn:
Dressed for Stage and Screen, on loan from Kent State University.
Dates: Saturday, February 14 1:00-4:00 and Saturday, March 14 9:00-12:00
Cost of the program is $10 per Scout
Workshop Registration Information
Brownie and Junior Girl Scout workshops are available with advance
registration for Troops of 8 or more. The cost is $6 per Scout and $5
per adult, with one leader and co-leader per troop admitted at no cost.
Cadette Programs are $10 per Scout, advance registration is required.
Payment is required at the time of reservation. Additional adults and
siblings may pay at the door. Cancellations must be made one full week
in advance to receive a refund. Please call The Durham Education
Department at (402) 444-5027 or email us
make a reservation, or with any questions you may have.
Click here to visit the Durham Museum’s website.