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Day of the Dead

March 3 – April 29, 2012

Girl Scout uniform from the 1960s2012 is the Centennial year for the Girl Scouts, and we are celebrating with an exhibit. Created in collaboration with Girl Scouts and private collectors, this exhibit will include hands-on activities and stories from the whole history of the Girl Scouts.

Founded in Savannah, Georgia, the Girl Scouts met a need in the United States for a place for girls to take leadership, to experience “non-traditional” activities like camping, and to have fun. Over the years, the Girl Scouts have made major contributions to America – on the home front during both World Wars, in the struggle for integration, and of course in empowering women.

Public ProgramsGirl Scout tent

Exhibit Reception
Friday March 9, 7 pm
Admission: $5, Friends members free
Enjoy an evening with adult beverages to celebrate the centennial of the Girl Scouts. Yes, there will be cookies.

Girl Scouts Sampler Day Open to the public!
Saturday, April 14, 1 to 4 pm
Ages 5-11 (grades K-5)
$3 per participant / $5 with Event Patch
Drop in between 1 and 4 pm and enjoy an afternoon of edible fires, flat Juliettes, friendship bracelets, scavenger hunts, songs and more! Sample classic and contemporary Girl Scout activities. Troop leaders or parents must accompany participating children. Please arrive no later than 3 pm. Open to Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts. Space is limited. Preregistration strongly encouraged. Please call 303-651-8374.

Girl Scouts recycling for WWIIGirl Scout Memories
Tuesdays, March 6 – April 24, Noon – 1 pm
Free with the price of exhibit admission
Every Tuesday at noon, a volunteer Girl Scout representative will talk about the exhibit and her experiences growing up as a Girl Scout.

Troop Visits
March 3- April 29
Free admission for Girl Scout troops
Lead your troop through the 100th anniversary Girl Scout exhibition. Troop leaders will receive a tour packet complete with a leader’s guide that incorporates special hands-on exhibit interactives, activity and craft pages, and resources from the Longmont Museum and Girls Scouts of Colorado.
If your troop plans to visit the Museum, you must make a reservation. To make a reservation call 303-774-4786.

Get Your Event Patch!
A special Longmont Museum event patch will be available for purchase at the Museum’s gift shop.