Scouting at the Maryland Historical Society!

 

GIRL SCOUT DAYS: THE HISTORIC GIRL 

Sunday, March 25th 1-4pm     The Historic Girl: Maryland Day Celebration     

Level: Brownies, Celebrating Community Badge              
All Levels: MD Heritage Patch

Why do we celebrate Maryland Day on March 25th? Explore the story of Maryland from when it was founded through to the modern day! Learn about our state symbols, our relationship with the National Anthem and lead a special Maryland Day ceremony and parade. This program completes the Maryland Heritage patch. Lunch break will be provided. MdHS patch included for each registered scout.

Pre-registration required

$15 per scout/free for adults

REGISTRATION CLOSED

 

Saturday, April 28th 10am-1:30pm     The Historic Girl: Imperial Legacy  

Level: Juniors, Playing the Past Badge

Who are some of the important women who ruled Maryland? Learn about the legacies of Queen Henrietta Maria, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and the myth versus reality of Pocahontas. This program will cover all the requirements for the Junior Playing the Past badge. Lunch break will be provided. MdHS patch included for each registered scout.

Pre-registration required

$15 per scout/free for adults

REGISTRATION CLOSED

 

                               GIRL SCOUTS ON THE GO!

Girl Scouts On the Go! programs are two hours in length and are available by request. Required two week advanced scheduling. Select from the available programs below.

$6.00 per scout/free for adults

Reserve your program nowContact Youth & Family Programs to reserve your program: 410-685-3750 x343 or email mkopera@mdhs.org

 

In Olden Times: Then and Now     Level: Daisies & Brownies

Look at children's lives and experiences in the past! Using artifacts and costumes, scouts will explore work activities, examine playtime and family life and compare a day at school in the late 1800s with their classroom today. Play games, read a diary from a schoolgirl in the 1890s and see objects from a schoolroom. Maryland Historical Society patch available in the museum store for $2.00 each.

Colonial Maryland     Level: Juniors

Scouts will explore what Maryland was like before the colonists arrived in 1634, why colonists risked everything to come to the Province of Maryland and their relationship with the native Algonquian. Through the use of primary sources, scouts will examine typical objects colonists needed to bring to the New World and have the opportunity to pack their own trunk. Scouts will also learn about colonial candlemaking and make their own colonial candles to take home! Maryland Historical Society patch available in the museum store for $2.00 each.

Created Equal       Level: Cadettes

Trace the strides that African Americans made in achieving equal rights and treatment from the Colonial Period to the present. Maryland Historical Society patch available in the museum store for $2.00 each.

Questions about these or any other scouting events, contact Youth & Family Programs 410-685-3750  x343 or email mkopera@mdhs.org

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