Garvies Point Museum
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve
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PROGRAMS FOR SCOUTS
at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

CONSERVATION PROJECTS AVAILABLE

Merit badge, belt loop, & activity pin programs

Native American Culture on Long Island

Geology

Bird Watching

Nature

EAGLE PROJECTS

GOLD PROJECTS

Our Scout Programs can be customized

COST: $10.00 per scout per program
(Two programs in one day: $15 each)
Minimum of 6 scouts, maximum of 25 per program.
Siblings welcome (age permitting) if total number is within 25.
$4.00 PER ADULT, One Adult free

Must pay minimum of $60.00 IN ADVANCE of program
Payable to: FRIENDS of GARVIES POINT MUSEUM & PRESERVE



NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE ON LONG ISLAND




Choose from four themes:
1. Trace across North America from pre-historic times
2. Introduction to Archaeological Methods
3. Tools & Artifacts
  • make fire with fire drill
  • drill holes in stone with pump drill
  • grind corn with mortar and pestle

4. Native American pottery-making techniques




GEOLOGY

  • MOUNTAIN BUILDING - origins, types and episodes
  • ROCKS AND MINERALS - properties and uses

  • FOSSILS - identification and interpretation
  • EROSION AND DEPOSITION - features and processes
  • GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF LONG ISLAND - a sequence of events


BIRD WATCHING


With the North Shore Audubon Society
  • How to use binoculars
  • identify common birds
  • Bird basics - habitats - sizes &
    shapes - field marks - flash patterns -
    what tails tell


    NATURE

    BIOTIC COMMUNITIES - woods, field, pond, beach



    • CHAINS - producers, consumers, decomposers
    • ECOLOGY - interaction, adaptation, succession
    • IDENTIFICATION - trees, flowers, animals


    We can customize programs.
    We now offer BSA certified Merit Badge Counselors:
    Archaeology
    Architecture
    American Heritage
    Basketry
    Citizenship
    Entomology
    Geology
    Indian Lore

    Call for appointment.



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