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For Immediate Release: October 18, 2012
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department

Girl Scout Day

Explore the world we build for ourselves make connections to Girl Scout Journeys


WHAT   
Join us for Girl Scout Day at the National Building Museum, a day designed especially for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts. Explore the world we build for ourselves and work on badge and journey requirements. Girls participate in multiple hands-on activities and have the opportunity to talk to building professionals.

During this program Girl Scouts will be able to:

  • Create an arch bridge out of straws with engineers from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Explore the Museum’s building on a scavenger hunt to reveal its amazing history.
  • Learn how to clean water by creating a simple water filter.
  • Build a green roof that really grows and learn how plants contribute to cleaner air.
  • Turn garbage into something useful and beautiful by turning an old plastic bottle into a flower vase.

Prepaid registration required by Thursday, October 18, 2012. Walk-in registration based on availability. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

For a full description of activities visit our webpage go.nbm.org/scouts
                   
WHERE       
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001    
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)
                                    
WHEN   
Saturday, October 20
10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 1:30 – 4:30 pm
   
$10 per scout | Adults free. Prepaid registration required.

The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. Through its exhibitions, educational programs, online content, and publications, the Museum has become a vital forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the world we build for ourselves. Public inquiries: 202.272.2448 or visit www.nbm.org. Connect with us on Twitter: @BuildingMuseum and Facebook.

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