Kenosha Public Museum Wednesday Hours: 10am - 5pmCivil War Museum Wednesday Hours: 10am - 5pmDinosaur Discovery Museum Wednesday Hours: 12pm - 5pm


Museum Scout Programs

Bring your troop to the museums to hunt for fossils, be inspired to create your own artistic masterpiece, or explore Wisconsin’s 19th Century past. Hold your next meeting at the museum followed by an educational program.

Ages:  Programming can be adapted for any age and scout level.

Dates and Times:  Flexible, pending availability of museum staff.

To register contact:
Jillian at 262-653-4424 or [email protected]

Payment with a credit or debit card is due at the time of registration.
Troop leaders may register for the scouts in their troops who will be participating.

The Kenosha Public Museums require the Safety-Wise adult to child ratio for events and trips:

  • 1 adult for 5 Daisy Girl Scouts
  • 1 adult for 8 Brownie Girl Scouts
  • 1 adult for 10 Junior Girl Scouts
  • 1 adult for 12 Cadette Girl Scouts

Refunds will be issued  for cancellations received at least ten business days prior to the program. Refunds will be issued for cancellations if a replacement is registered for the canceled participant.

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Cub Scouts

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Cub Scouts “Digging in the Past”

Dinosaur Discovery Museum | Maximum Number of Scouts: 30  |  Cost per Scout: $12 (includes snack)

  • Learn about and identify the dinosaurs at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum.
  • Create a fossil cast.
  • Discover how paleontologists look for and excavate fossils.
  • Be a “paleontologist” and  uncover dinosaur fossils.

Wolf Scouts complete the requirements to earn “Digging in the Past” badge

10 scout minimum

Girl Scouts

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Lake Michigan Fossil Hunting

Kenosha Public Museum & Off-Site  |  Duration: 90 minutes  |
Maximum Number of Scouts: 10  |  Cost per Scout: $10

Hunt for fossils along the sandy shores of Lake Michigan and discover clues to Wisconsin’s ancient underwater past. Meet inside the Kenosha Public Museum for a brief introduction to the types of fossils you’ll find before heading to the lakeside fossil collection area.  NOTE: This outdoor program is dependent on weather and beach conditions. Each troop is responsible for transportation to the fossil collection area (transportation not provided by the museum).

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Artistic Adventures

Kenosha Public Museum  |  Duration: 120 minutes  |
Maximum Number of Scouts: 10  |  Cost per Scout: $20 (includes all supplies)

Choose an artistic exploration in printmaking, still life painting, or polymer clay. A curator will introduce the project, show technique, and assist scouts as they work on their own designs. Each scout will leave with a finished piece of artwork.

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Historic Hometown

Civil War Museum  |  Duration: 90 minutes  |
Maximum Number of Scouts: 10  |  Cost per Scout: $10

Discover the life and times of Upper Midwest Civil War era soldiers and civilians using the Museum’s Fiery Trial exhibition, hands-on activities, and conversations led by museum staff. Play historic games, handle artifacts, and create your own flag while learning about our region’s history. This program fulfills several requirements of the Brownie Celebrating Community badge and the Junior Playing the Past badge.

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