Scouting at the Maryland Historical Society!

Girl Scouts                                          Boy Scouts

Select an Image to View Programs

 

 

Monday, January 21, 2019  10:00-2:00pm

School's Out/ History is In: Cursive!

Practice your loops, swirls and basic strokes as we learn how to read historical documents from written by Marylanders just like us. Using chalk, ink, quills and paint, participants will be engaged in local history while learning or perfecting this lost art.

Museum admission and drop-in FREE

Let us know you’re coming! Registration required.

Register Now

 

Monday, Febraury 18th, 2018 10-12:30pm     

School's Out/History is In: Storytelling Traditions 

Be mesmerized in the stories of Lindy and Jane, two 18th century women of Annapolis. Listen to their stories of how they got their names and their favorite folktales. Presented by living history interpreter Scotti Preston, participants will be immersed into the traditions of storytelling.

This program results in fulfilling the “Scribe” badge for Girl Scouts!

Museum admission and storytelling FREE

Let us know you’re coming! Registration required.

Register Now

 

Sunday, March 10, 2019  10-12:00pm

Votes for Women! 

Join a Women's Suffrage March! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that played a major role right here in Maryland. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? How would you feel not be able to vote on issues that were important to you? This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge!

$10 per scout/free for adults

Register Now

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.

$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     

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. Fullfills Playing the Past badge!

Colonial Maryland   

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  for $2.00 each. Helps to fullfill activities for the Maryland Heritage Patch!

Created Equal       

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  for $2.00 each.

Coming in Spring 2019... My Family Story  (all levels)

 

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

The Maryland Historical Society occasionally uses photography and videography to capture our visitors enjoying our exhibitions, programs, and events. Your visitation of the Museum and/or attendance at programs or events grants the Society permission to use images in which you appear in publications and media.

Marble Madness! Gaming Event (Cub Scouts)  10-12:00pm

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Learn about a game that has entertained people since the time of ancient Egypt and has been an important part of Scouting since its early days! Scouts will learn the history of marbles, learn three marble games, create their own games and obstacle course and create their own marble bag. This is a BYOM (Bring Your Own Marbles) event!

$10 per scout/free for adults

Register Now

 

 

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

The Maryland Historical Society occasionally uses photography and videography to capture our visitors enjoying our exhibitions, programs, and events. Your visitation of the Museum and/or attendance at programs or events grants the Society permission to use images in which you appear in publications and media.