Each of the programs below include a guided tour of the Walt Whitman Birthplace. Scouts may apply the following programs toward earning badges from either Nassau County or Suffolk County Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts.
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Learn the inspiration Whitman’s influence had on one of the following artists: Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, or Georgia O’Keefe…you decide!
During this 90-minute workshop, participants will create their own artwork guided by an experienced art history teacher.
$20.00 per registered Girl Scout includes a WWBA patch. (Leaders free in their supervisory capacity.) No Tag-Alongs
20 persons maximumLearn and Earn: Brownie Painting badge,
(Wear art friendly clothing or bring a smock)
Learn the history of afternoon tea and table etiquette and practice your social skills to build the confidence you need to work the room at this fun and informative program. Make the connection between present and past while setting the table for a traditional tea party and preparing place cards. Learn cellphone etiquette and how to make personal introductions that leave a lasting impression. 1 and 1/2 hour program.
Create pinch pots of your own after learning about pottery made during the 19th century on Long Island. See authentic pieces of pottery and learn their unique and little-known history!
$20.00 per registered Girl Scout includes a WWBA patch, Leaders free in their supervisory capacity
Learn and Earn: Brownie Potter badge
Have fun learning calligraphy with a quill pen, ink and parchment paper to write a letter to a soldier, senior, family member or friend, just like Walt Whitman did in his time.
$20 per registered Girl Scout includes a WWBA patch, Leaders free in their supervisory capacity
To schedule a program: Call 631-427-5240 x 113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn to paint with watercolors, capturing the beauty of natural light and experience painting and drawing in Walt Whitman Birthplace Gardens. Learn about the art of the Hudson River School and the Impressionism Movement of the 19th century as you paint in a beautiful outdoor setting.
$20 per registered Girl Scout includes WWBA patch No Tag-Alongs 5-person minimum
Explore the movement and magic of yoga and poetry outside on our great lawn. Find how different poses and postures can lead to feeling positively energized. Also, listen to poems that offer ideas to think about throughout the practice. No previous experience is required. Simply an open mind. Please bring a towel or yoga mat.
$15 per registered Girl Scout includes a WWBA patch – No Tag-Alongs 5-person minimum