Scout Out an Adventure

Girl Scout Activities at the First Division Museum

All Ages

Overnights Inside the First Division Museum

Girls are tough. At this overnight, you'll find out what it really means to act like a girl. Learn about the daring women who served in the military and on the home front during America's wars.

= Guided Tour of First in War Exhibit

= Outside Activities in the Tank Park

= Take-Home Activity: Plant a Victory Garden

= Dress Like a Soldier

= Watch a Movie on our Big Screen

= Catered Breakfast the Next Day Provided,
      Plus a Late-Night Snack

Overnights are offered on Friday and Saturday nights. Participants will check in at 7PM and check out the next morning at 8:30AM. A minimum of 20 youth participants or $800 is required. The maximum amount of participants is 80.

= Age Limit: Brownies and Juniors

= Cost: $40 per youth participant; $17 per adult after youth
      minimum reached

= Deposit: $100 (non-refundable)

= Adult to Youth Ratio: 1:4

Nights Out at the First Division Museum

Join us for an evening of fun late night overnight activities, but leave before the movie to sleep in your own bed.

Nights Out are available on Friday and Saturday nights from 7PM to 10PM. A minimum of 20 youth participants or $600 is required. The maximum amount of participants is 80.

= Age Limit: Brownies and Juniors

= Cost: $30 per youth participant; $7 per adult after youth
      minimum is reached

= Deposit: $100 (non-refundable)

= Adult to Youth Ratio: 1:4

For More Information

For more information or reservations, contact Melissa Tyer at: MTyer@FDMuseum.org or 630.260.8274.


Brownies

Legacy: Athlete: Fair Play

Join Team Cantigny for a field day with a military spin. Take part in a variety of games and challenges.

$5 per person

Legacy: Citizen: Celebrating Community

Explore our community's past through symbols and music. Tour the First Division Museum and learn to march like a soldier. Then create a banner and symbols for your Troop to take home.

$5 per person

Skill Building: Senses

Sharpen your Spy Senses at the First Division Museum. Experience the world in a new way at our unique spy school.

$5 per person

Skill Building: Hiker (Day or Night)

Your mission is to scout the path through Cantigny Park. Scouts will need to choose the right gear to bring, decorate a water bottle, and pack a snack. Scouts will learn new skills on the trail and report back to Headquarters about what they find.

$5 per person

Skill Building: Home Scientist

Scouts join the Cantigny Military Scientists to complete experiments with kitchen chemistry, static electricity, rocket power, & some seriously strange science.

$5 per person


Juniors

Skill Building: Detective

The Cantigny Military Police (MPs) are willing to share secrets about coded communication, fingerprinting, and other detective science. The Scouts will use these skills to solve their own mystery.

$5 per person

Skill Building: Playing the Past

Learn about famous females from America's past. Get into character with costume accessories, activities from their daily lives, games, and music.

$5 per person


Cadettes

Skill Building: Night Owl

The world looks different when the lights go out. Explore Cantigny Park at night and create night art. Use a starlight scope and night vision goggles to find beacons and infrared beams. Be ready for anything. You never know who is in the woods of Cantigny. We suggest pairing this program with a campout.

$5 per person


Sign Up

Each unique program will cover all steps to earn the badge. There is a 10 person minimum for each program.

Ready to sign up? Contact the Museum Educator to request a date and time:

Melissa Tyer

630-260-8274
MTyer@firstdivisionmuseum.org

About Us

First Division Museum at Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189-3353

630-260-8274
www.firstdivisionmuseum.org