Girl Scouts

girl scout programs

Curious where wonder will take your troop at National Children’s Museum? Learn more about offerings specific to Girl Scouts, and get ready for a hands-on bonding experience that will spark curiosity and ignite passion.

discounted admission

Plan a visit with your Girl Scouts to explore our interactive exhibits on your own. Receive a 10% discount on general admission.

badge workshops

Discover the wonder of learning through play with Museum admission plus a guided workshop where your Girl Scouts can earn a badge.

Learn through play in our 20,000 square feet of interactive science, technology, engineering, arts, and math focused exhibits. Receive a 10% discount on general admission when you book using the Girl Scouts admission form.

Must book at least two weeks in advance. Subject to Museum availability.

badge workshops

Enhance your Museum experience with a Girl Scout badge workshop! Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will think critically, take risks, analyze problems, and create innovative solutions. After completing a workshop and extension activity, they will have fulfilled all the requirements to earn their badge.

what’s included

Museum admission for up to 10 Girl Scouts and 2 chaperones (additional attendees are subject to added fees, see pricing for more details)

a 30-minute workshop led by a Museum Educator

instructions for troop leaders to guide Girl Scouts through an extension activity that incorporates the Museum’s interactive exhibits

Note: Girl Scout badges are not included. Please reach out to your local Council to purchase.

pricing + availability

Flat fee of $300 for up to 10 Girl Scouts and 2 chaperones.

Additional Girl Scouts cost $30 each. A maximum of 20 Girl Scouts can participate in one workshop.

A $15.95 fee will be added for each additional chaperone and/or non Girl Scout child 1 and over.

Workshops are offered Saturday mornings at 9 am. On the first Saturday of each month, an additional 10 am workshop slot is available (except for July, August, and September 2023). Please note, workshops are not offered on federal holiday weekends.

Workshops must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

Interested in a weekday workshop? Please email [email protected] to inquire about booking.

workshop options

Daisies: Mechanical Engineering Badge #3
Badge Name: Model Car Design Challenge
Daisies will step into the shoes of an engineer by building a car to race down a special track. Can they discover which ramp has the most friction?

Brownies: Mechanical Engineering Badge #3
Badge Name: Race Car Design Challenge
Brownies will become engineers–designing, testing, and improving race cars. Whose car will win the race?

Juniors: Mechanical Engineering Badge #2
Badge Name: Balloon Car Design Challenge
Juniors will learn about different types of energy and harness the power of air by building an alternative fuel car. Whose vehicle will travel the furthest?
Daisies: Robotics Badge #2
Badge Name: How Robots Move
Daisies will become programmers, learning about algorithms and exploring how robots think and move.

Brownies: Robotics Badge #1
Badge Name: Programming Robots
Brownies will step into the shoes of a programmer and explore how algorithms tell robots how to react to their environment.

Juniors: Robotics Badge #1
Badge Name: Programming Robots
Juniors will experience how programmers use algorithms to tell robots how to respond to their surroundings.