SCOUT & COMMUNITY GROUPS
Girl Scout Adventure and Leader Appreciation Day at Cheekwood
Saturday, May 4
11am – 2pm
On this special day of recognition, girls will explore Cheekwood as they take garden tours, participate in gallery talks and do hands-on art and garden activities. Leaders will be honored during a reception that celebrates their hard work and commitment to Girl Scouts.
• Insects in the Garden Tour
• Flowers at Cheekwood Garden Tour
• Amazing Trees Tour
• Sculpture Trail Hike
• Gallery Talks with Museum Docents
• Outdoor Watercolor Painting
• Insect Art Activity
• Self-guided Activities to do at your own pace - Botanical Bingo,
Howe Garden Activity Book and Backpack Adventure
• Leader Appreciation Reception
Admission for this event is $3 per girl scout, $10 per adult (troop leader and co-leader are free) and $5 per sibling. Pre-registration is required. Payment must be made upon arrival. Groups are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or make reservations in Cheekwood’s restaurant, The Pineapple Room. Cheekwood badges will be available for purchase.
Troops must pre-register for the day by clicking on this link:
Questions? Please contact Karen Kwarciak at 353-6973 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum and Garden Tours
Cheekwood offers guided and self-guided tours for groups of 12 or more. Visits must be scheduled two weeks in advance through the Education department to receive the group price of $3 per child and $10 per adult. We offer tours in the Museum of Art and gardens. Popular tours for groups include:
Learn about the history of Cheekwood and the art collection as you tour the Museum of Art.
Explore plants, animals, habitats and the environment as you enjoy a tour of the botanical garden.
Cheekwood offers a variety of self-guided activities for groups that can be picked up at Botanic Hall when you arrive. These activities include:
- Botanic Bingo
- Museum Bingo
- Mission: Cheekwood
- Tree Tour
- Backpack Adventure
Now your young adventurers can get more out of their visit with Cheekwood’s Backpack Adventure. Pick up a backpack when you visit, and inside you will find interactive and fun activities to use as you explore Cheekwood’s nature neighborhood! You can create a customized Color Garden, play the Cheekwood Challenge card game, and discover patterns in the Japanese Garden! Each pack is stuffed with enough supplies for up to three children. Check out a Backpack at Visitor Services in Botanic Hall to enhance your young visitor’s Cheekwood experience.
For more information or to schedule a tour, please call the Education department at 615-353-9827.