Girl Scout Programs

Who knew that learning about history could be so much fun? We offer Girl Scout groups of all age’s fun ways to experience the past. All scouts receive a special Overnight at the Museum patch for attending! More programs may be added throughout the year so check back for updates.

All overnights include snacks on Friday and breakfast on Saturday morning. If you or one of your scouts has a food allergy please let us know in advance. Below are the current Girl Scout programs offered at the Ohio History Center and the Ohio Village through June 2014.

Reservations are due two weeks prior to the date of the program. Payment is due at time of reservation.  A 72-hour cancellation notification is required in order to receive a refund. Please be aware that if registration is low the program may be canceled. You will receive a full refund if we cancel the program. For more specific information regarding the programs, please contact Susan Brouillette at 614.297.2616 or To make a reservation, please contact Mary Leiby at or call 614.297.2663 or 800.686.1541.

Brownie Overnight Program

Exploring the Past Brownie Overnight
April 11 &12, 2014                            
6:30 pm. Friday – 10 am Saturday
Ohio History Center
Brownie Girl Scouts
$25 per scout;  $25 per each accompanying adult

History comes alive in this hands-on overnight program geared for Brownie Girl Scouts. Join in activities that give you a glimpse into days long gone. Learn and play games that were popular with girls in the 19th and 20th centuries; hear stories from the past, do period crafts, and have lots of fun.

Junior & Cadette Overnight Programs

Mayhem and Mystery in the Museum - SOLD OUT
Feb 21 & 22, 2014        
6:30 pm. Friday  - 10 am Saturday
Ohio History Center
Junior & Cadette Girl Scouts 
$25 per scout, $25 per adult

Join us for this special program at the museum when our chief curator unveils the necklace of the mysterious “Mummy Princess.” Recently discovered in an unopened box, the necklace is said to have mysterious powers! Each troop receives an identity for the evening and becomes a part of the story as you help solve the mystery. Afterwards learn what real museum curators and staff do in the museum.

Blast from the Past 1950s Overnight
March 21 & 22, 2014             
6:30 pm Friday – 10 am Saturday
Ohio History Center
Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts
$25 per scout, $25 per adult

Join in this blast from the past overnight that is all about the 1950s. Learn about this hip decade through dance, music, crafts and fashions.

The Army at Home: Women and the Civil War
June 20 & 21, 2014                                                    
6:30 pm. Friday – 10 am Saturday     
Ohio History Center & Ohio Village
Junior & Cadette Girl Scouts
$25 per scout, $25 per adult

Three out of five Ohio men fought in the Civil War. What did the women do during this turbulent time? This overnight program takes you to Ohio Village to discover what life was like for women and children during the Civil War. All scouts receive a special 150th Anniversary of the Civil War patch for attending this program. This program takes place in the Ohio History Center and the Ohio Village. Scouts will sleep in the Ohio History Center.