Featured Events

Progressive Dinner Fundraiser - 10/14/2017

Legendary Farmington: An Evening of Local Ghost Stories for Adults - 10/28/2016

Walking Tour of Memento Mori Cemetery - 10/29/2016

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Special Events & Programs

Program registration is processed on a first come first served basis. You may register by phone, (860) 677-9222, in person, by mail or online. Payment options are credit card, check, or cash. Your membership must be current at the time the program meets in order to receive the member discount. Museum staff reserves the right to cancel classes for insufficient enrollment. You will be notified at least three working days in advance if a program is cancelled. Cancellations with at least forty-eight hours notice will receive a refund.

Boy Scout & Cub Scout Programs

 Date: 5/15/2016
 Starting Time: 9:00:00 AM
 Ending Time: 5:00:00 PM

Cub Scout/Tiger [1st]: How Do You Celebrate?
Tiger Elective 1: This elective can be modified seasonally to cover events occurring during the spring, summer, fall, or winter. Scouts will complete a seasonal card.
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 7.00
Cub Scout/Tiger [1st]: Snack Time
Tiger Elective 25: Learn to make healthy snacks for yourself and others using a variety of fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, while learning about the Food Pyramid. Time: 1 hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $7.00
Cub Scout/Wolf [2nd]: Birds
Wolf Elective 13: Learn about local birds, the types of bird houses they prefer, foods they eat, where to find them, and the importance of birds. Time: 1 hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 8.00
Cub Scout/Wolf [2nd]: American Indian Lore
Wolf Elective 10: View a ¼ size wigwam, learn how it functioned, and create your own model of a traditional wigwam. Time: 1 hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 8.00
Cub Scout/Bear [3rd]: American Indian Life
Bear Elective 24 : You will be introduced to Native Americans who were from the Farmington area, learn of their lifestyle and culture, and view examples of their work. Time: 1 hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 8.00
Cub Scout/Bear [3rd]: Nature Crafts
Bear Elective 12: Collect and identify a wide variety of seeds that grown in our historical herb gardens, learn the plants they will become, along with their benefits to us. Time: 1 hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 8.00
Cub Scout/Webelos [4th – 5th]: American Flag
Webelos Citizen: View an authentic Civil War flag, learn of the Civil War’s effect on the local community, then compare this version to our contemporary flag. Time: 1 ¼ hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 10.00
Cub Scout/Webelos [4th – 5th]: Revolutionary Code
Webelos Communicator: Learn how a secret code was used during the Revolutionary War to get messages across enemy lines. Your mission will be to use a code successfully with the other scouts. Time: 1 ¼ hour
Minimum: 10 scouts; Maximum: 15 scouts; Fee per scout: $ 10.00
Boy Scout Merit Badge: Citizenship in the Community
Scouts have the opportunity to complete volunteer hours at Stanley-Whitman towards this badge.
Boy Scout Merit Badge: Archaeology

Stanley-Whitman House was an archaeological site, with documentation and evidence to be viewed. Contact us regarding this option.

Directions:

To register and pay for these programs, please contact Joann Zeisner, Education Coordinator, at 860-677-9222 x 306 or joann@stanleywhitman.org.

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