Garvies Point Museum
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve
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CUB & BOY SCOUT PROGRAMS
GIRL SCOUTS PROGRAMS
at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

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CONSERVATION PROJECTS AVAILABLE

Merit badge, belt loop, activity pin & Cub "Adventure" programs

EAGLE PROJECTS

GOLD PROJECTS

NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE



(4 separate hour-long program options)
Choose from four themes:
1. Trace across North America from pre-historic times
2. Introduction to Archaeological Methods
3. Tools & Artifacts - [ Use fire drill, drill holes in stone with pump-drill, grind corn with mortar and pestle]
4. Native American pottery-making techniques




GEOLOGY - One program includes the following:

ROCKS AND MINERALS - properties and uses
FOSSILS - identification and interpretation
MOUNTAIN BUILDING - origins, types and episodes
EROSION AND DEPOSITION - features and processes
GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF LONG ISLAND - a sequence of events

NATURE WALK

BIOTIC COMMUNITIES - woods, field, pond, beach


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

BIRD WATCHING


Learn how to use binoculars correctly
identify common birds & learn bird basics, such as bird sizes, shapes, habitats, field marks, flash patterns, and what tails tell


Our Nature programs can be used towards:
Tigers: "Backyard Jungle", "Tigers in the Wild"
Wolf: "Call of the Wild", "Paws on the Path"
Bear: "Fur, Feathers & Ferns"
Webelos: "Webelos Walkabout"
Webelos/Arrow of Light: "Into the Wld", "Into the Woods"

DINOSAURS

handle fossils and fossil replicas, learn what they ate, how they lived, adaptations.
Make a "fossil" craft to take home
Wolf Elective Adventure: "Digging in the Past"


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, Leaders free

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



We now offer BSA certified Merit Badge Counselors:
Archaeology
American Heritage
Architecture
Basketry
Citizenship (community and Nation)
Entomology
Gardening
Geology
Indian Lore
Law
Nature

Call for appointment.



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