• Reading Public Museum
    Open 11a-5p Daily Admission
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  • Arboretum
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The Reading Public Museum offers scheduled workshops and overnights that align with its mission and the requirements for various  Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Scouts BSA, badges, adventures and awards. 

The Museum is the perfect place for your scouts to visit and workshop! From our collections featuring a 2,000-year-old mummy to art from around the world, to our 25-acre Arboretum, to our state-of-the-art Neag Planetarium, we have many incredible experiences to share with your scouts. All workshops are led by qualified, enthusiastic Museum Educators.

*Merit Badge Counselors, Nova Mentors, and Supernova Mentors are on staff and will be present at any workshops requiring them!

Want some help? Contact Rebeka Birch, 610.371.5850 x227 or email rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org.

What we offer:

• Private In-Person Workshops and Overnights for Cub Scouts/Scouts BSA. Choose from our complete list of scout programs. Click here for program request form containing all details, options, and pricing. Registration is required. Call or email today to book your troop's Private workshop. 

• Scheduled Scout Events for Cub Scouts/Scouts BSA. Choose to come to The Museum for a pre-scheduled workshop! See below for current workshops, dates, and times. Registration is required. Click here for details.

• To-Go Kits for Cub Scouts: If your troop is uncomfortable with in-person programming or you have a scout that is unable to attend a program, then a To-Go Kit may be the answer! Each kit includes instructions and materials for 1 scout to complete a badge or journey activities. Available for select adventures and awards. Click here for details. 

• Other Club and Scouting Organizations: Are you a member of another scouting group, club, or organization? Contact us to schedule a workshop or overnight tailored to your organization and achievement requirements. 

Want some help? Contact Rebeka Birch, 610.371.5850 x227 or email rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org.

 

BSA Scheduled Events 2022-2023

All scheduled events require registration. A minimum of 1 adult must accompany every 10 scouts. Indivicula scouts must be accompanied by an adult regardless of age. Each group must agree to comply with all of Reading Public Museum's current health and safety protocols.

Workshop fees include materials, instruction, and admission to The Museum during public hours the day of the event.

Overnight fees also include our "I Slept at Reading Public Museum" event patch, evening snack, and a light continental breakfast.

Registration closes 1 week prior to the date of the program. Minimum enrollment must be met for the program to run. Program fees are non-refundable. The Museum reserves the right to cancel a program at any time; refunds will be at the discretion of The Museum.

Register early, as programs fill quickly!

 

Want some help? Contact Rebeka Birch, 610.371.5850 x227 or email rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org.

 

Current Scheduled Overnights

We currently do not have any scheduled overnight events - for questions - Contact Rebeka Birch, 610.371.5850 x227 or email rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org
 
 
Current Scheduled Workshops
 
October 2 | 1pm–4pm
Lion: Build It Up, Knock It Down
$20/scout
$6/adult
 
For details contact rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org.
 
November 6 | 1pm-4pm
Wolf: Air of the Wolf
$20/scout
$6/adult
 
 
December 5 | 5pm-8pm
Bear: Forensics
$20/scout
$6/adult
 
 
 
January 17 | 5pm-8pm
Bear: Fur, Feathers, Ferns
$20/scout
$6/adult
 
For details contact rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org.
 
February 19 | 1pm-4pm
Tiger: Good Knights
$20/scout
$6/adult
 
 

March 19 | 1pm-4pm
Tiger: Sky Is the Limit

$20/scout
$6/adult
 
 
 
April 19 | 5pm-8pm
WEBELO: Art Explosion
$20/scout
$6/adult
 
 
 
May 18 | 5pm-8pm
WEBELO: Earth Rock!
$20/scout
$6/adult
 

 

Want some help? Contact Rebeka Birch, 610.371.5850 x227 or email rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org.

 

Can't make a scheduled event? See info about scheduling a Private Cub Scouts/Scouts BSA Wokshop and contact Rebeka Birch today at 610.371.5850 x258 or email rebeka.birch@readingpublicmuseum.org. . Looking for Girl Scouts? Click here.

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