Activities in the Community
Recycled Art "With A Purpose" Contest
Hosted by the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens. We're looking for recycled art projects with a purpose! The art must be made with something that, at one time or antother, was used for a specific purpose, and then, rather than throwing it away, is being repurposed, reused, and recycled.
Did you know that Discovery World annually offers 100 Boy Scout and Webelos Badge Workshops, three Nova Night Sleepovers, and a satellite program that sends a Discovery World Scout Educator right to your troop? Check out our Boy Scout Event Calendar for everything you need to know about providing your troop with an unforgettable experience on Milwaukee’s lakefront.
Register today for workshops and sleepovers by calling our Reservations Department at 414.765.8625. For questions about workshop content and activities, or to hold a private workshop just for your troop inside Discovery World, please call Brittany Garcia, Education Coordinator, at 414-765-8767 or email her at email@example.com
Milwaukee Wave Game, On-Field Activities, LEGO Movie AND Sleepover
Enjoy three options of entertanment before and after the MKE Wave game on January 3rd.
1. Attend game
- Milwaukee Wave Patch
- March on the field in parade before game
2. Attend game and stay for lock-in until midnight
- Post-game activites on field
- LEGO movie on video board (includes popcorn and soda)
3. Atttend game and sleepover
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An awesome, high-energy entertainment program for cub scouts featured at Blue & Gold Dinners, Pack Nights, Camps and events for the past 10 years! Features a variety juggling comedy performance plus a total-participation, interactive skills workshop where every cub scout and siblings gets to actually learn skills they got to see in the show such as feather balancing and plate spinning! New this year is Strolling Entertainment featuring a variety of interactive skills going table to table during before or during dinner, and the Balloon Inflation Station where cub scouts get to learn balloon twisting skills after the show and they even keep the balloon creation they made!
Bucks Games and Color Guard, Anthem Buddy, Belt Loop Class
Take advantage of one of the opportunities below to see the Bucks in action and show off your Scout spirit.
Belt Loop Class and game
- Attend a Baskeball or Physcial Fitness belt loop class and receive ticket to game
- Registration Form
- Stand on court with players during national anthem and get "buy one get one free tickets"
- Registration Form
Sesame Street LIVE -- Let's Dance
November 28-30, 2014. Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!" offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties. Elmo uses his imagination to "Do the Robot," Cookie teaches all 'feets' to dance, Abby leads a rhyming game, and Ernie shares the fun of dance with the Sesame Street favorite "Shake Your Head One Time." Favorite friends join the audience on the floor - dancing with fans, not just for them. It's Sesame Street Live like you've never experienced it before!
Friday, November 28 | 1:00 & 4:30 PM
Saturday, November 29 | 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM
Sunday, November 30 | 1:00 & 4:30 PM
Harlem Globetrotters are back at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on New Year's Eve (1pm & 6pm)! Scout prices apply to the whole family!
Exclusive Group Activities for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts with our Harlem Globetrotters!
- Meet and greet the players
- Sit on the bench with the team
- Dance to the YMCA at halftime
- Take a group photo on the court
An exclusive look at ALL of our Monster Trucks! Pit Party on Saturday at 1 PM at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Scout Pricing for the whole family!
- Scout Patch (scouts only)
- Half off for all scout groups
- Meet and Greet available for your unit
- Friday & Saturday 7 PM show
- The Pit Party is back
Milwaukee Admirals Scout Nights
Come see exciting hockey with unique entertainment for your whole family.
- Special pricing for Scouts
- Four different dates: December 6th, January 3rd, February 8th and March 27th
- Every Scout will receive a commemorative patch
- Packs, Troops and Crews have an opportunity to present the Colors during the National Anthem
Bonus Opportunity: Admiral Game and Discovery World
Attend the Admiral Game on January 10th, and then take the family to Discovery World.
- Admission to Discovery World
- Special Scout activities at Discovery World
- Ticket to Admirals Game
- Special pricing on food at game
The Milwaukee History Trail begins and ends at the Mitchell Park Domes. it crosses over two viaducts, goes through Marquette Univerisity Campus, the Milwaukee Civic Center, four Milwaukee Parks and downtown Milwaukee.
The trail provides insight into much of the history of the city. Please click on the link above for more information and how to obtain your Milwaukee History Trail patch.
During any of the Pettit's Public Skating Session, the "Scout Skate" package is available for only $6 each person. The $6 price is good for all group members (family and friends too!) and includes skate rental, admission and a Scout Skate patch for each of the Scouts. All Scout groups must be booked 48 hours in advance of the desired outing date.
Scout Heritage Museum Tours
Visit the Heritage Museum located at the Milwaukee Scout Service Center any time of year!
For times and reservation information please contact Christine Rabideaux.
This is an annual event that takes place at the Milwaukee Scout Service Center, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend.
Francie Van Wirkus is an inspirational speaker, author, coach, conqueror of mediocrity and three-time Ironman finisher. She has a speech specifically for Boy Scouts that connects her experience as an ironman with making the rank of Eagle. She does not charge a fee for Boy Scouts, so please feel free to contact her with questions.
Racing an Ironman takes enormous amounts of preparation and unwavering focus. So does becoming an Eagle Scout. Francie offers Scouts advice on stretching themselves, transforming her experiences into practical advice on how to reach for Eagle Scout and beyond. Presentation is customized, either 30 or 60 minutes.
• The sport of Ironman and how it came about by a bet between three athletes.
• What it is like to race in an Ironman.
• What it’s like at the World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
• How the journey to becoming an Ironman is like becoming an Eagle Scout.
o Why preparation is the key to success.
o How to think like a champion.
o Overcoming fear to reach your goal.
For more information, please contact Janel Lanza at (414) 581-4665, or visit her website at: www.francievanwirkus.com.
Scout Leaders! Plan to visit a great place to learn, play and explore the rich maritime history of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes! Programs available for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies.