Girl Scout Programs

Girl Scouts will enjoy badge fulfillments, fun day workshops and special events created just for them at the Indiana State Museum!

Get Started
To schedule any of the below programs, find the program on the Central Indiana Girl Scouts event calendar, or contact the Central Indiana Girl Scouts office at (317) 924.6811.

Badge Offerings

Create & Innovate
What common objects do you use every day that makes your life easier? Find out how these items are created with you in mind. Come to the Indiana State Museum to create, innovate and problem solve as you design, make and iterate your own inventions.
Dates and options:

  • Saturday, March 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.: Inventors Badge, Grades: 2, 3
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.: Product Design Badge: 4, 5

Cost: $12/girl, $1/adult
Minimum: 10; Maximum: 24
Register: Register for either session online here. Or, call the Central Indiana Girl Scouts office at (317) 924.6811.

Fun Day Workshops

Engineering Art
Calling all artists! Come to the Indiana State Museum to use your creativity to construct your own sculptural masterpiece. Using found objects, Girl Scouts will think like an engineer during the development of their artwork.
Dates and Options:

  • Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Engineering Art, Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.: Engineering Art, Grades: 6, 7, 8

Cost: $12/girl, $1/adult
Minimum: 10; Maximum: 24
Register: Registration is required by October 27. Register for the 10 a.m. session here, and for the 1 p.m. session here. Or, call the Central Indiana Girl Scouts office at (317) 924.6811.

Puppet Play 
Learn about the history of puppetry and create your very own shadow puppet! Can you make parts of your puppet move? Using the elements of a story, girls will construct a character and put on a puppet show. 
Dates and Options:

  • Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Puppet Play, Grades: 1, 2, 3 
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m., Puppet Play, Grades 4, 5, 6, 7,

Cost: $12/girl, $1/adult
Minimum: 10; Maximum: 24
Register: Register for the 10 a.m. session here, and for the 1 p.m. session here. Or, call the Central Indiana Girl Scouts office at (317) 924.6811.

Special Events

Circle the City
Girl Scouts are invited to this overnight adventure at the Indiana State Museum! Activities will include over 80 community partners and hands-on programming, ending with a sleepover at the museum for those who choose to stay. Try your hand at a pottery wheel, grab a mic and sing karaoke, explore video game design, build a vertical wind tunnel, learn some new cheers and more! Scouts can stay for the day or overnight.
Date: Oct. 20 - 21, 12 p.m.  9 a.m.
Cost: $8/scout, $6/adult for daytime-only activities; $10/scout, $8/adult for daytime and overnight activities 
Register: Registration is required by Oct. 13. Register online here or by calling the Central Indiana Girl Scouts office at (317) 924.6811.

Girl Scout Family Fun Day 
Bring the whole family and explore the Indiana State Museum’s latest experiences, Art of the Brick and Cardboard Engineering. The Art of the Brick is a must-see global phenomenon exhibiting the masterful use of LEGO®  bricks to create colorful, awe-inspiring sculptures. Cardboard Engineering lets you turn your imagination into reality through open-ended, creative play using cardboard, tape and a few handy tools. Each experience creates a unique, interactive and engaging family experience where kids and adults can design, build and make together. 
Date: Sunday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Cost: $11.95/adult, $6.95/child, $10.95/senior, children under 3 free; must book through the Central Indiana Girl Scouts Office to receive this discount
Register: Contact the Central Indiana Girl Scouts office at (317) 924.6811.

As a reminder, the registration and cancelation date for all programs is three days (72 hours) prior to the event. Review our registration, cancelation and bad weather policies here.