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Scouts and School Group Programming


 

Letterboxing (Grades 3-9)

Letterboxing combines treasure hunting, puzzle solving, and navigation. Learn the basics of orienteering and craft your own stamps before following clues and your compasses to find letterboxes hidden near the museum (River History Expedition Letterboxing) or in downtown Green River (Green River Discovery Letterboxing). Contact Mollie (jwpprograms@gmail.com or 435-564-3427) for more information.

 

History Mystery (Grades 5 – 12)

What can a group of artifacts tell you about the past? Examine objects and primary source documents to piece together a picture of the past. Current History Mystery topics include Georgie White Clark (a 20th century river runner) and Cold War Civil Defense. Participants don’t need any prior knowledge about the topics to participate! Contact Mollie (jwpprograms@gmail.com or 435-564-3427) for more information.

 

Primarily Powell (Grades 7-12)

Exercise your creativity and write and perform a short skit about John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition down the Green and Colorado rivers! Participants will get an introduction to reading primary sources and showcase their interpretive and creative talents on the stage at the museum. Contact Mollie (jwpprograms@gmail.com or 435-564-3427) for more information.

 

Group Tours (all ages)

Let us know the ages, interests, and needs of your group and we can create a customized tour. Past tours have included mad-libs with our animatronics, peeks behind the scenes, games, and more. Contact Mollie (jwpprograms@gmail.com or 435-564-3427) for more information.

 

Junior River Runner Challenge (all ages)

Learn about the history of river running on the Colorado Plateau as you work your way through the museum. Become a Junior River Runner and receive a mini-paddle keychain to prove to your friends that you’re well on your way to becoming a Hall of Fame river runner. Ask about the Junior River Runner Challenge at the museum’s front desk.

 

Don’t see anything that fits your group’s needs? Have an awesome idea that we should add to our ever-growing list of group programs? Contact Mollie Fullerton, the Education and Programs Manager. She will work with you to create the best program for your group. Email: jwpprograms@gmail.com Phone: 435-564-3427