Scout Programs at Alexandria History Museum

The museum offers a variety of programs for Girl and Boy Scouts. Boy and Girl Scout troops may reserve a school program or enjoy a self-guided visit to the museum during regular museum hours. We offer an annual program "Her Story: Women in Action" for younger Girl Scouts during March as well as volunteer opportunities for older Girl Scouts.

Page updated on Oct 16, 2018 at 1:06 PM

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.  Lyceum patches are available for purchase in the museum shop. 

How to Schedule a Reserved Program:  Contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994 for more information.

Former Girl Scout PanelDaisies & Brownies: Her Story: Women in Action - March 10, 2018

This program is geared toward Girl Scout Brownies and older Girl Scout Daisies, ages 6 and up. Girls and adults will participate in hands-on activities. Click here to download our suggested connections to the National Program Portfolio.

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.Peace Tree

    When:  Saturday, March 10, 2018, 3 – 4:15 p.m.

    Fees:  $6 per Scout, $6 per Adult

    How to Register: Register online or by calling Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum at 703.746.4994.

    Additional Information: Please contact the Education Coordinator at 703.746.4994.

    Seniors, Cadettes, Ambassadors: Volunteer Opportunities

    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 10, 2018 

    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.