Programs for Girl Scouts

The National Liberty Museum offers an array of exhibits and programs that will help your Girl Scouts become confident, courageous, and ethical young leaders. You can sign up below for one of the badge programs listed on this page, or we can work with you to create a Museum Learning Experience related to a badge of your choice.

National Liberty Museum program for girl scouts

Cost: $8 per Girl Scout, $5 per adult.*

Minimum participation: 10 Girl Scouts for each program.

*Fee includes a guided Museum tour and a series of activities that will help your Scouts to complete one or more badge requirements.

If you do not have the required 10-Scout minimum, check back periodically to learn when we will be hosting our next Girl Scout Day, when no minimum participation is required. 

See our programs for Girl Scouts below. Please note that badge distribution is the sole responsibility of the scout troop leader. If you have any questions about our programs for scouts, contact Catherine Ensslen at 215-925-2800, ext. 108 or email censslen@libertymuseum.org.

  1. Daisies: Tula Petal

    You can be courageous and strong, just like your favorite heroes and heroines! During this program, Daisies will learn:

    • To define what it means to be courageous and strong
    • To identify a hero who acted courageously
    • To describe an everyday action that is courageous and/or strong
  2. Brownies: Inventor

    Do you have an inventor’s mind? You will once you’ve completed this badge! Visit the National Liberty Museum to learn how inventors identify people’s needs, and then warm up your own “inventor’s mind”!

  3. Juniors: Inside Government

    Just how do governments work, anyway? Go behind the scenes to learn how local, state, national, and international governing bodies work—and then learn how you can make your voice heard!

  4. Cadettes: Finding Common Ground

    How do people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs work together in this (or any other) country? In this workshop, learn strategies for bringing people together to find common ground, and get inspired by the National Liberty Museum’s Peacemaker exhibits.

  5. Seniors: Behind the Ballot

    Why is voting both a right and a responsibility? Learn about the history and importance of voting in this country and around the world. Then, learn the stories of some amazing female leaders who rocked the vote around the world!

  • Complete this form to request a tour for your Scout Group. We will contact you to schedule your visit.

    *Required

The Treachery of Images,
an Exhibit of Glass Pipes

Opening on Friday, April 7, this new temporary exhibit will showcase works that traditionally have been marginalized as “functional” glass art due to their association with an illicit activity. The “Treachery of Images” Exhibit embraces both the technical and social challenges of this art form by celebrating the unconventional designs and amazing craftsmanship of glass pipemakers. The work shown here, Freija by Banjo and Snic Barnes, is one of dozens of works that will be on display. Click here to learn more.

Transparency,
An LGBT+ Glass Art Exhibition

Opening on Friday, June 2 to coincide with “LGBT Pride Month,” this will be the nation’s FIRST museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBT+ community. It will showcase the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these artists. The work shown here by Pearl Dick will be among dozens of works on display. Click here to learn more.

Free Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Festival... RSVP today!

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for FREE film screenings and community-driven conversations. Four films are scheduled for the coming months. After each FREE screening, we will host a thought-provoking panel discussion. Learn more and RSVP Today!

Lectures on Important Foreign Policy Issues

The National Liberty Museum co-sponsors and hosts a series of lectures on important foreign policy issues. Click here to learn about the upcoming event on May 2.

TD Bank Young Heroes Awards... Nominate someone today!

Nominations for our 2017 TD Bank Young Heroes Award are now open. Each year, we look for young people who have championed liberty through civic engagement, resolving conflicts respectfully, promoting diversity, and demonstrating leadership in their school or community. Learn more and submit your nomination today!

NLM's 2017 Glass Auction & Gala

This year’s GLASS AUCTION & GALA will be held Saturday evening, October 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA. An outstanding collection of art is being assembled. Sponsorships are available. Our 2017 "Heroes of Liberty" are Stephen & Sandy Sheller. The artist honoree is Pearl Dick from Chicago. Click here for more information.

NLM Travel is headed to Wisconsin

Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience. Click here for more information.