The History Center offers great ways that Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can earn badges while learning about our world and their place in it.
Boy Scouts Citizenship Series
Each spring and fall the History Center offers a three-part series to facilitate Boy Scouts in earning their required Citizenship merit badge. Our fall 2016 classes take place on these Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Citizenship of the Community, September 10
Learn your rights, duties, and obligations and how you can demonstrate good citizenship. Click here to register for the Citizenship of the Community program.
Citizenship of the Nation, October 8
Learn about the three branches of government and how they work together to maintain the rights and freedoms of every American. Click here to register for the Citizenship of the Nation program.
Citizenship of the World, November 12
Discover how someone becomes a U.S. citizen, and learn the rights, duties, and obligations of U.S. citizens and the citizens of other countries.
You may register for the series or for single programs. The series is $75 per scout and $25 per adult; single programs are $30 per scout and $10 per adult. For both, one adult per 6 scouts is free. Scouts who are 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Click here to register for the Citizenship of the World program.
New! Badge Programs, on Your Schedule
You can now schedule your Boy Scout Troop at your convenience to complete activities to earn elective merit badges in American Business, American Heritage, Archaeology, Collections, Entrepreneurship, Fingerprinting, Law, and Railroading. (Minimum: 12 Scouts) Schedule programs at least a month in advance. Elective programs are $15 per Scout.
Questions and Registration
Girl Scout Programs
Check back soon as we debut our program of exciting, skill-building Girl Scout programs for Fall 2016-Spring 2017, especially designed by our Education staff to provide fun, interesting opportunities for girls to earn badges.