Programs for Boy and Girl Scouts
Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum
Boy and Girl Scout troops are welcome to reserve a school program (minimum payments and reservation requirements still apply) or enjoy a self-guided visit to the museum during regular museum hours. Complimentary copies of our Family History Hunt are available at the museum's reception desk. Museum patches are available for purchase in our shop.
How to Schedule a Reserved Program: Contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994 for more information.
Daisies & Brownies: Her Story: Women in Action - CANCELLED for 2019
Celebrate women and learn about issues important to women and girls in your community at this special Women's History Month event! Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and their accompanying adults will participate in hands-on activities and add their own future goals to a timeline of Juliette Gordon Low’s story. Participants will talk with a panel of current and former Girl Scouts and discover how scouting empowered them.
Girls and adults will be divided into small groups to visit the activity stations during this program; larger troops may be subdivided into different groups during the program.
Participants are asked to bring an item to donate to the Alexandria Domestic Violence Safehouse; a list of suggested items will be provided before the event.
When: CANCELLED FOR 2019; Please join us in 2020.
Fees: $6 per Scout, $6 per Adult
How to Register: CANCELLED FOR 2019; Please join us in 2020.
Additional Information: Please contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994.
Seniors, Cadettes, Ambassadors: Volunteer Opportunities
Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum is owned and operated by the City of Alexandria; volunteering will fulfill requirements for Local Government volunteer hours.
Other volunteer opportunities for special events may occur periodically during the year. Contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994 for more information.
Her Story: Women in Action for Brownie Girl Scouts - March 2020
We are looking for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts to help with our special event for Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies, Her Story: Women in Action.
Youth volunteer tasks may include:
- Leading groups of Daisies and Brownies around Lecture hall to “stations” during each program;
- Assisting presenters as they speak with Girl Scout Daisy and Brownie groups;
- Helping with simple hands-on activities;
- Helping visitors in museum exhibition galleries and other event support.
How to Volunteer: Contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994 to volunteer or for more information.
Clio's Kids Summer Camp - Contact the Education Coordinator for information about volunteer opportunities.
We are looking for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts to be Junior Counselors for our summer camp, Clio's Kids, which takes place every July.
Volunteer tasks may include:
- Assisting campers and staff with activities, such as crafts, snack, and other hands-on activities;
- Helping with set-up and break down of camp activities before, during, and after the camp day;
- Accompanying campers on off-site field trips;
- Participating in counselor training before camp.
The camp day runs 9:00 a.m. to noon; Junior Counselors will arrive early and stay after camp to prepare for and clean up each day.
How to Volunteer: Contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994 for information about how to apply.