Workshop Registration Information for Cub Scouts
Cub Scout workshops are available with advance registration, private classes maybe booked for Packs of 8 or more. The cost is $6 per Scout and $5 per adult, unless the adults are members of the museum or a UNMC employee. One leader and co-leader per Pack admitted at no cost. Payment is required at the time of reservation. Additional adults and siblings may pay at the door. Cancellations must be made one full week in advance to receive a refund. Please contact The Durham Education Department at (402) 444-5027 or email education@DurhamMuseum.org with any questions, or to make a reservation.
Tigers: Making My Family Special
Join other Tiger Scouts from across the council to explore all that makes your family special. Scouts will play historic games, try their hand at some daily chores, tour the museum’s permanent exhibits, and take part in classroom discussions.
This program meets the requirements for Achievement #1 and Elective # 14. Dates: Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Nov. 4, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 10, Apr. 7 & May 5
Wolves: American Indian Lore
Utilizing the museum’s Native American exhibit and artifacts, scouts will learn about the daily lives of the Omaha tribe. Hands-on artifacts, storytelling, and a themed craft will make this a workshop your Pack will not forget. This program meets the requirements for Elective # 10.
Dates: Oct. 21, Jan. 13, Mar. 17 & May 12
Wolves: It’s a Secret
Scouts will have a blast learning what it takes to be a good spy. Invisible ink, secret codes and more will make this a class they won’t want to miss. This program meets the requirements for Elective # 1. Dates: Sept. 30, Nov. 11, Feb. 10 & Apr. 14
Bears: American Indian Life
Learn about one of the Native American tribes who once called this area home, in a fun hands-on class. Scouts will learn about the construction of an Earth Lodge and Tipi, play Native American games, and more. This program meets the requirements for Elective #24.
Dates: Oct. 7, Feb. 17 & May 19
Bears: Tall Tales
The art of storytelling has been around for centuries. Using the museum's permanent galleries, scouts will take a story-based tour of historic Omaha and its surrounding areas. This program meets the requirements for Achievement #4.
Dates: Nov. 18 & Mar. 24
Bears:The Past is Exciting and Important
Something that happened 100 years ago can seem as exciting and interesting as something that happened yesterday. Utilizing the museum’s archives, exhibits, and artifacts, Scouts will learn how people and events not only shaped our past but continue to shape our future. This program meets a majority of the requirements for Achievement 8.
Dates: Jan. 20 & Apr. 21
Get a jump start on your Communicator Badge with this exciting class. Scouts will create a secret code, make invisible ink, experiment using nonverbal communication and much more. This class covers requirements 1, 4, 5 & 16.
Date: Nov. 25, Jan 27 & Apr. 28
Special Holiday Workshop
During Christmas at Union Station, scouts will have a guided tour covering the history of Christmas at Union Station, the Ethnic Trees, and many different holiday traditions from around the world. Scouts will round out their evening by making a fun craft that they can take home.
Tigers: Dec. 2
Wolves: Dec. 9
Bears/Webelos: Dec. 16