The Johnson County Museum offers a variety programs that meet badge requiremnts for both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Programs take place at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center in Overland Park or the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton, KS. To schedule your group, please call 913-715-2570 or email us!
Programs @ Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
Admission for all programs is $6 per Scout and $5 per adult. KidScape bagdes are available for purchase in the museum store!
K and 1st Grade
Thank You Community Helpers What is a community and who are the helpers? Play an active game and work together to solve puzzles as your class learns about the real people who help in Johnson County. Includes a kid-friendly tour of the signature exhibition Becoming Johnson County and exploration time in KidScape. (Approximately 2 hours)
2nd Grade and Up
History Detectives Put on your white gloves and grab your clipboards! Use your observational and critical thinking skills as you evaluate a mystery object from the past. Includes a kid-friendly tour of the signature exhibition Becoming Johnson County and exploration time in KidScape. (Approximately 2 hours)
Community Planners Challenge Students watch the story of Johnson County unfold, then work together to create a city of their dreams! Working in small groups, students choose a mayor and plan roads, buildings, landscapes, and special places. Includes a kid-friendly tour of the signature exhibition Becoming Johnson County and exploration time in KidScape. T
Programs @ Lanesfield Historic Site
Scandal in the Schoolhouse Escape Room -- COMING JANUARY 2019!! Solve the mystery of the missing schoolmarm -- use your detective skills and teamwork to find out what's happened to Ms. Harley! This is scheduled in groups of 2-8 people. Recommended for ages 10+. Someone in the party must be 18 or older. Fee: $50 for 2 people, $20 per person for 3-8 people. Pre-registration is required at least one week prior to date (913) 715-2570.
Lanesfield Farm Family Program This program highlights an early 20th century farm day. Children experience life on the farm life, do chores, and enjoy lessons in the one-room school led by a costumed schoolteacher. (Approximately 2 hours)
Fee is $3 per child and the program can be booked on Saturday mornings.