Girl Scout Programs


Girl Scouts

Girl Scout programs at the Cradle of Aviation include Journey Awards and Skill Building Badges for Cadettes, Juniors and Brownies.

Programs are 1.5 hours and $10 per Scout

2 troop leaders required and admitted free for all programs.
A minimum of eight scouts are required for all Girl Scout programs.
Sorry, non-scout siblings are not allowed in Scout programs.


Earn the AWARE award by investigating the elements in the air. Learn about air pressure and how air flows on an airplane wing. Find out if there is air in space and how the atmosphere on Earth is different than on other planets. Start to earn the ALERT award by gathering ideas on how you can clean air.

Special Agent
Take a crack at forensic science! Test your observation skills, experiment with chromatography, and become a code breaker from World War II.

Night Owl
Explore the night sky, learn about constellation legends, and make a star finder. Experiment with glow in the dark and fluorescent objects. Discover the dark world of
bioluminescent creatures.


Get Moving!
Earn the ENERGIZE award by exploring different forms of energy. Investigate renewable energy sources and find out how energy is conserved on Earth and in space. Start to earn the INVESTIGATE award by planning how to improve energy use. (2½ hours)

Entertainment Technology
What’s the science behind sound and animation? Investigate the physics of roller coasters, make a flip book, a guitar, and your own 3-D glasses!

Can you solve a mystery at the museum? Analyze fingerprints, decipher secret messages, and look at clues closely under a microscope.

Playing the Past
What was it like to live in the past? How have women shaped the history of aviation? Explore games, careers, and costumes from another time period.


WOW! Wonders of Water
Earn the LOVE Water award by exploring the science of water, the water cycle, and rainbows. Discover how water is conserved by astronauts! Start to earn the SAVE Water award by building an aquifer and a rain gauge. Begin to plan how to protect water on our blue planet.

Household Elf
Go green! Learn how to save energy and water. Play the Recycling Game. Make a craft out of recycled materials. (1½ hours)

Home Scientist
How can you find chemistry in the kitchen? Play with static electricity, create a chemical reaction, and make a slime polymer! (1½ hours)

Discover important inventions in the history of aviation. Check out some women inventors, brainstorm your own ideas, and make your own invention!

Want to learn more about the Girl Scout programs? Call us at (516) 572 4028 or use the form below. To make a reservation, please call 516-572-4066.

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