Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Programs at Kidspace Children's Museum

Kidspace engages children and families through hands-on exploration of our natural world. As an extension of this commitment we are proud to offer the following Girl Scout opportunities:

  • Troop Programs - Available for any Troop with a minimum of 10 girls, and a maximum of 30. The fee is $23 per girl and adults pay $10 (2 Troop Leaders Free).  14-day paid advanced reservation is required. Available weekdays and weekends. The program is 90 minutes long and it includes the badge or patch and admission to the museum.
  • Individual Girl Scout Days - Available for any Girl Scout to book. Each level (Junior, Brownie, Daisy) has a specific date and badge scheduled. The fee is $25 per girl and registration is required. Adults pay $13 admission at the door. The program is 90 minutes long and it includes the badge or patch and admission to the museum (Daisy programs do not include the Petal or any other badge/patch).

Book Visit

 

2017 Girl Scout Programs

BADGE PATCH (Seasonal Programs)

DAISY

  • Clover's Story - To earn the Clover petal scouts will read the Clover’s Story, Create a recycled collage and tour Kidspace Gardens to see how we use our resources wisely.
  • Tula’s Story - To earn the Tula’s petal scouts will read the Tula’s Story, celebrate the many courageous and strong female scientists and practice being courageous and strong themselves.
  • Vi’s Story - To earn the Vi petal scouts will read the Vi’s Story, create a mural about scouts all around the world and learn how our differences make us unique.
  • Butterflies (Spring) - Scouts will learn about the life cycle of a butterfly though activities such as reading Eric Carl’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, creating their own butterfly house, make a coffee filter butterfly. In addition scouts will receive their very own caterpillar upon completion of the patch.

BROWNIE

  • Bugs - To earn the bugs badge scouts will lean how to tell the difference between an insect and arachnid, draw from a bug’s eye view and get an up close encounter with one of the Kidspace animal residence.
  • Painting - To earn the painting badge scouts will paint a landscape or still life, lean how to paint their emotions and understand how color communicates a message. Lastly scouts will create a mural natural elements just like the Native Chumash people.
  • Potter - To earn the potter badge scouts will learn where clay comes from and how we use it in our everyday lives. Scouts will sculpt several items and will take home their completed work.
  • Butterflies (Spring) - Scouts will learn about the life cycle of a butterfly though activities such as playing the Pupa Freeze Dance, creating their own butterfly house, make a coffee filter butterfly. In addition scouts will receive their very own caterpillar upon completion of the patch.
  • Star Lab (Fall) - Scouts will learn how as the earth rotates different star become available to see. They will learn why many cultures would create stories to correspond to these constellations. They will create their own consolation and finish the program by star/moon gazing. 

*This program lines up with the Brownie Starry Skies Patch which correlates with the Brownie Journey (Brownie Quest)

JUNIOR

  • Animal Habitats - To earn the animal habitat badge scouts will learn what is needed in a habitat and how humans are effect animal habitats. Scouts will learn all about native Southern California animals and celebrate a very special endangered one.
  • Detective - to earn the detective badge scouts will hone into their deduction skills and learn how to read the evidence. Scouts will figure out mystery buy using their skills of reading fingerprints, sending secret messages and more.
  • Drawing - To earn the drawing badge scouts will draw with draw with a mix medium to create their very own masterpiece. Scouts will learn how to add shading, get some perspective and by the end will put together their own portfolio of work to take home.
  • Entertainment Technology - To earn the entertainment technology badge, scouts will learn about original animation by building a thaumatrope. Scouts will also write their own computer code and make a movie.
  • Butterflies (Spring) - Scouts will learn about the life cycle of a butterfly though activities such as, creating their own butterfly house, make a coffee filter butterfly. Scouts will go in-depth on learning the difference between a butterfly and a moth by getting a close up view of some specimen.  In addition scouts will receive their very own caterpillar upon completion of the patch.
  • Star Lab (Fall) - Scouts will learn how as the earth rotates different star become available to see. They will learn why many cultures would create stories to correspond to these consolations. They will create their own consolation and finish the program by star/moon gazing.

Book Visit

 

INDIVIDUAL GIRL SCOUT DAYS - Please check back here for the next scheduled days.

You may also consider these two group visits for your troop:

 

Discovery Programs - 30 to 60 Minutes Click HERE to Request a Group Visit.

You can book your whole troop for any of the our Discovery Programs. These are typically designed for school groups, but you can also book any of these if you have a minimum of 15 children. Each program is designed for different grade levels and they are structured to support the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Standards. Prices and availability vary per program. Click HERE for more information.

 

Self-Guided Girl Scout Visit Complete a Group Reservation Form Now!

You do not have to book a program to come and enjoy Kidspace with your troop! As a Self-Guided group you will have complete access to all opened museum exhibits and outdoor areas. Must have a minimum of 15 children. The cost is $10 per child.

  • Wonder through our indoor galleries full of interactive exhibits
  • Climb a 40-foot raindrop tower
  • Meet live insects and reptiles
  • Visit and trade at the Nature Exchange
  • Splash around in the Interpretive Arroyo
  • Play Wildlife Pond Bingo
  • And much more!

Additional Information:

  • All programs require full payment at least 14 days in advance. Kidspace requires a minimum chaperone ratio of 1 adult for every 5 children at all times.
  • Program fee includes Museum Educator program facilitation, admission, program supplies, and badge or patch.
  • For questions or more information, please email groups@kidspacemuseum.org. You may also call (626) 449-9144, ext. 5218 Monday through Friday.