Programs for Boy Scouts

Programs for Boy Scouts

Boy ScoutsOur popular guided programs for Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts can be planned either for weekends or weekdays. They are designed to assist Scouts in fulfilling some of the requirements to earn merit badges. Scouts can also bring their families with them to fulfill family-oriented achievements and electives.

Science

Scouts will see the results of scientific experimentation first-hand. They'll also explore crystals and optics and learn about pressure and the law of gravity through live Hot Glass Show demonstrations.

Fulfills Tiger Cub Scout Achievement 1G

Fulfills Wolf Cub Scout Achievements 10b and 10e

Fulfills Bear Cub Scout Achievement 10a and Elective 9b

Fulfills Webelos Scientist badge requirements 5, 6, 7, part of 10, 11, and 12

When: Please email to check availability and schedule your event.
Cost: Kids and teens are free, adults pay admission fees.  One chaperone is admitted free for every 10 scouts.
Registration Required. Start your reservation here.
Contact: call or email the Education Department at 607.438.5451 or scouts@cmog.org

Geology

During a typical Geology program at the Museum, Scouts will learn how rocks and minerals are used to make glass and products that are present in the home. Scouts will also see a giant periodic table and natural glass, like obsidian.

Fulfills Tiger Cub Scout Achievement 1G

Fulfills Wolf Cub Scout Achievements 10b and 10e

Fulfills Bear Cub Scout Achievement 10a and Elective 9b

Fulfills Webelos Geologist badge requirements 2 and 4

When: Please email to check availability and schedule your event.
Cost: Kids and teens are free, adults pay admission fees.  One chaperone is admitted free for every 10 scouts.
Registration Required. Start your reservation here.
Contact: Email the Education Department at scouts@cmog.org

Art

Through discussion, observation, and gallery activities, Scouts will discover creativity and meaning in art through glass. Special focus will be given to color and light, and glass as a medium. Boys on this tour can add a Fun with Glass glassmaking experience (additional fee).

Fulfills Tiger Cub Scout Achievement 1G. If adding a Fun with Glass experience, Elective 2

Fulfills Wolf Cub Scout Achievements 10b and 10e

Fulfills Bear Cub Scout Achievements 10a, 8e, and Elective 9b. If adding a Fun with Glass experience, Elective 9a

Fulfills Webelos Traveler badge requirement 3, and Artist badge requirement 1 or 7 if adding a Fun with Glass experience

When: Please email to check availability and schedule your event.
Cost: Kids and teens are free, adults pay admission fees.  One chaperone is admitted free for every 10 scouts. Additional charges if adding Fun with Glass Program.
Registration Required. Start your reservation here.
Contact: Email the Education Department at scouts@cmog.org

Fun with Glass! Program

Scouts can get acquainted with The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, meet glass artists at work, and create two glass crafts of their own. Craft activities will vary depending on group size, age and experience. This program takes approximately two hours for groups of 10 or more and does not include a guided Museum tour.

Some items will need overnight cooling and will either need to be picked up the next day or shipped (additional fee).

When: Fun with Glass programs may be scheduled 7 days a week.
Cost: $28 per person (includes two activities). Additional fee for shipping (some items must cool overnight).
Registration: Required. A minimum of 10 participants is required.  Start your reservation here.
Contact:  Email the Education Department at scouts@cmog.org

Scout leaders, don’t forget to check out our monthly Family Exploration Series to fulfill more electives: Fun and Games, See a Performance, Family Fun, Art, and many more!

Upcoming Events

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