Hazelwood offers 3 specific badges for Girl Scouts but can customize a fun patch program as well.
Girl Scouts: $8.00 (Badge Included!)
Troop Leaders: Free
Parents & Siblings: $2.00
Minimum 5 Girl Scouts
For the safety of participants during the COVID-19 pandemic, yours will be the only group on site during your scheduled program.
Girl Scouts are invited to Hazelwood Historic House to earn their “Life Skills: Making Games” Badge! Throughout the 19th century there were no television sets or video games, but children found plenty of games to play. Children played guessing games, word games, and board games which were often called parlor games.
Girl Scouts will:
- Engage in a scavenger hunt through Hazelwood to discover artifacts the Martin family used throughout their lives
- Compete to win a board game.
- Play a classic parlor game that many 19th century family and friends would part take in when hosting parties or holidays.
- Try their hand at several historic toys such as a Ball & Cup, Jacob’s Ladder, and Tops.
- Use what they learned and make up their own game.
Girl Scouts are invited to Hazelwood Historic House to earn their “Life Skills: My Family Story” Badge! Throughout the last couple centuries, the United States has opened its borders to people from all over the world.
During this program, Girl Scouts will:
- Explore Hazelwood and learn about where the Martin family came from and how they influenced the Green Bay community.
- Discuss an immigrant’s journey and discover your own family roots.
- Share a story about a family heirloom.
- Be creative–design their own family tree and family crest.
During the Victorian Era, navigating society all depended upon good manners. To accepted in society one had to follow the “do’s and don’ts”. Girl Scouts are invited to earn their “Life Skills: Playing with the Past” Badge! Dress up and come to Hazelwood for a fun adventure into the past!
Girl Scouts will:
- Design calling cards and learn about the etiquette of visiting with family, friends, & acquaintances prior to the invention of the telephone.
- Explore Hazelwood and discover the social rules involved in being proper hosts & guests.
- Join in a parlor game that tests student’s creativity.
- Discover how the Martin family made an impact in Green Bay.
- Discuss 19th century manners and compare what might be considered old fashioned and what might be useful today.
- Be inspired and create their own historic character!