Enjoy Girl Scout activities specially tailored by the Tallahassee Museum. All programs include some of the following: outdoor activities, arts and crafts, stories, games and animal encounters.
You can also combine a program with a Camp-In for a memorable Tallahassee Museum experience. Call (850) 575-8684 ext. 126, for more information or to schedule your program.
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Earth and Sky:
Girls will explore the wonders of the sky above them and the ground below them in this hands-on program. Activities might include: digging at the fossil dig site, learning about composting, exploring weather, sky watching.
Girls will get a taste of what it means to be an ecologist. Through hands-on activities, such as observing nature, cleaning a wildlife area, planting native plants, and an up close animal encounter, girls will recognize how plants and animals live together within a habitat.
Through hands-on activities girls will recognize the differences between domestic and wild animals. Activities may include: animals sound charades, night time Wild Florida trail, an up close encounter with a live wild animal, an animal diversity game.
This program invites girls to really observe the wildlife here at the museum. Through hands-on activities girls will recognize why animal homes are specific to the animal that lives there, how and why animals communicate, how and what they eat and animal camouflage.
Through hands-on activities girls will recognize the difference between folk arts and fine arts. In this program girls may experience a glimpse into the past as they explore some of the museum’s historic collection. Activities may include: the art of story-telling, hands-on with historic items, old-fashioned toy time, drawing your family portrait.
In this program Juniors will have the opportunity to explore the wildlife here at the museum using real scientific tools! Through activities such as: trekking through the Wild Florida trail, observing wildlife, taking a look under a microscope at some tiny critters, or creating wildlife symbols, girls will recognize importance of caring for Florida’s wildlife.
Your Outdoor Surroundings:
This program encourages girls to have fun outdoors! Through hands-on activities such as: learning ways to protect the environment, nature journaling, bird watching, trekking on trails, or classifying outdoor objects, girls will get a taste of the great many things that the outdoors have to offer.
In this program, girls will explore Tallahassee’s story as they step back into the past and navigate through to the future! Through hands-on activities such as: learning a local legend, exploring maps, re-planting native plants, and predicting how Tallahassee might change in the next 100 years, girls will gain a better understanding for the town they call home.
Plants and Animals:
This program allows for girls to recognize how significant plants and animals are in our everyday lives. Through hands-on activities such as finding similarities in wild and domestic cats, touching a boll of cotton, doing a scavenger hunt on the Wild Florida trail, creating seed art, working in the farm garden, girls will appreciate the connections between plants, animals and us.