BROWNIE SCOUT PROGRAMS
All programs listed below cover requirements necessary for the completion of the badge or the journey. The maximum number of participants for each program is 25 (scouts and adults). Please call in advance (585) 294-8254 to arrange a time and date.
Genesee Country Village & Museum Patch
Learn about a young girl’s life in the 19th century through games and hands-on activities. The exploration may include; a lesson at the school house, a visit to the pioneer farm, time at an elegant home and an activity with a museum craftsperson. Girls will be loaned a 19th-century costume at the start of the program.
Fee: $15/scout, $6/adult (minimum fee $175)
Fee includes costume rental for girls. Sorry, but costumes are not available for adults.
This special program includes an exclusive GCV&M patch for each girl participating.
Available: Select weekends in May, June, September and October (3-hour program)
Hiker—It’s Your Planet
The Genesee Country Village & Museum is more than just a museum of 19th -century history. We are proud of our more than 10 miles of hiking trails. During this program a museum naturalist will help you plan your hiking adventure and lead you through a variety of different habitats. Along the way you will study different trail signs, play a hiker’s survival game and learn about the ethics of leave-no-trace.
Fee: $13/scout, $6/adult (minimum fee $125)
Available: Select weekends in April, May, June, September and October (3-hour program)
Letterboxer—It’s Your Story
Discover the exciting sport of letterboxing. Learn letterboxing terminology, make your own letterboxing log book and stamp and go on a letterboxing journey in the museum’s nature center woodlot. A museum naturalist will help guide you through the process of making your very own troop letterbox to hide in your community.
The fees listed for the aforementioned programs do not include admission to the historic village or art gallery. If you wish to spend time in the village before or after your paid scouting program we will be pleased to offer all participants in your group our Group Rate for Scouts. The price is $11/adults and $7/scout.
Except for special events,
GCVM is now CLOSED
for the season and will
re-open May 13, 2017.