Scout Programs

Girls Scouts and Boy Scouts

Scout Patches

Special tours of the Francis Land House, Thoroughgood House, and Lynnhaven House are available to Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts throughout the year. Please call (757) 385-5100, or email, with questions or to make reservations. Please make reservations at least two weeks ahead of your visit.

Need to know: Scout programs include a guided tour by a costumed interpreter as well as a lesson with a take-home activity. Programming lasts approximately 1 hour including arrival, tour, and guided lesson. Please feel free to extend your visit by touring the grounds and gardens. You may bring a packed lunch and picnic on the grounds. Picnic tables are available at Francis Land and Lynnhaven Houses.

Fees: Scout programs cost $3 per scout, sibling, or chaperone with advanced reservations. Two scout leaders will be admitted for free with each pack or troop.

Activities: At the time of your booking you will need to select which ONE of the following activities you wish to do:

  1. Woodland Indians and pinch pot craft,
  2. Toys and Games, make your own Jacob’s Ladder or whirligig toy
  3. Dressing the Part, spin wool into yarn
  4. Early Education, create your own hornbook
  5. Art of the Sampler where scouts practice sewing by making a sampler bookmark.

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