National Scouting Museum

The official museum of the Boy Scouts of America features fun for the WHOLE group with interactive hands-on exhibits, videos, original Norman Rockwell paintings, a cave, canoes, laser shooting gallery, and much more. Also offering STEM focused workshops for boys and girls based on age groups with a different theme every month. Check website for current offering or call for details on Museum Adventure Academy. Classes can be customized for larger groups. Traveling lesson plans available.
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Contact Info
Address: 1329 West Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, TX 75038. Dallas County. Tel: 972-580-2100. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary. Contact: Desiree Menkin, 972-580-2476.
Trip Info  
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee. 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Mathematics, Science, Communication, Social Studies, Art, Emergency Preparedness, Health and Safety.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Communication, Citizenship, Science, Life Skills. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

Hunting for ideas to make museum trips more exciting? Allow a sculpture to inspire a creative story. Enact a skit from a painting. Sketch creatures from a science exhibit. Giving your students a fun focus can make a trip to the museum more enjoyable.... Continue