Scout Programs

Girl Scout Programs

Who knew that earning a Girl Scout Badge while exploring about history could be so much fun?  The Geneva History Center offers many fun ways for Girl Scouts to work toward try-its, badges and patches throughout the year.
Cost:  $3 - resident, $4 - nonresident
There is a minimum fee of $30 per program.

Letterbox Challenge
Letterboxing is a fun activity that combines treasure hunting with rubber stamping.  Participants will explore the museum with the GHC educator and make their own personal letterbox stamp.  The program will conclude with participants solving the mystery and finding the letterbox located somewhere on Third Street!

Breaking Secret Codes
During this program, children will hear true accounts of the actual code breaking that took place at Riverbank Laboratories in Geneva. Participants will discover why the government sent soldiers to Geneva to learn how to break codes. Then, using a book published by Riverbank for children, participants will learn how to read and write secret messages in code.  The program will end by taking a group photograph in code.

Art All Around the Town
Explore Geneva’s incredible public art!  Highlights include our newest sculpture, The Rainman, the new Lincoln Highway mural and more. Hear the stories behind the art and learn about the artists who created the community’s masterpieces. 

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Call 232-4951 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Boy Scout Programs

Who knew that earning a Boy Scout badge while exploring history could be so much fun? Geneva History Center offers fun ways for Boy Scouts to work toward  badges and patches throughout the year.
Cost:  $3 - resident, $4 - nonresident
There is a minimum fee of $30 per program.

Letterbox Challenge
Letterboxing is a fun activity that combines treasure hunting with rubber stamping. Participants will explore the museum and make their own personal letterbox stamp. The program will conclude with participants solving a mystery and finding a letterbox located somewhere on Third Street!

Breaking Secret Codes
During this program, children will hear true accounts of the actual code breaking that took place at Riverbank Laboratories in Geneva. Participants will discover why the government sent soldiers to Geneva to learn how to break codes. Then, using a book published by Riverbank for children, participants will learn how to read and write secret messages in code.  The program will end by taking a group photograph in code.

Art All Around the Town
Explore Geneva’s incredible public art!  On this walking tour, we will visit the Kane County Memorial, the Rainman, the new Lincoln Highway mural and more.  Hear the stories behind the art and learn about the artists who created the community’s masterpieces. You’ll also learn about how the Boy Scouts installed small, concrete dedication markers along the Lincoln Highway in 1928.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call 232-4951 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it