Winterthur Girl Scout Programs


Winterthur offers an exciting array of programs just for Girl Scouts!  Come earn your "Social Butterfly", "Textile Artist" or "Flowers" badges, proceed on your "Flower Garden Journey" or just take a tour with your troop.

The cost for each program varies and is listed below. Admission for parents who would like to visit the museum while their daughter is participating in a program is $15.

Please register for all programs through the Chesapeake Bay Girl Scout Council by calling 800.341.4007.  To organize a house tour for your troop, call Winterthur Information and Tours at 800.448.3883 or 888.4600.


Tremendous Trees

November 19, 2016; 1:00-4:00 pm

Girl Scout Cadette

Get stared on yoru Tree badge as you take a hike to learn about trees  that dominate our local landscape, talk to an arborist, and make some tree-inspired art.  $12 per girl.

Note: Wear clothing and shoes approrpirate for adventures in the garden.


Girl Scout Day at Winterthur

December 10, 2016; 10:30 am-3:30 pm 

Girl Scout Daisy through Ambassador

Show your Girl Scout pride while taking the Yuletide Tour at Winterthur! See beautiful Christmas decorations and learn a little about historic holiday traditions. The first 50 girls who register and come take the tour in uniform will receive a cool Yuletide at Winterthur patch. $5 per girl.


Elegant Entertaining

March 18, 2017; 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Girl Scout Junior

Earn your Social Butterfly badge as your explore the art of entertaining guests at a country estate in the 1930s. After touring the Winterthur house, you will learn the skills you need to  be a gracious hostess and will plan elements of your own fabulous party. $12 per girl.


The Zen of Flowers

April 29, 2017; 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Girl Scout Junior

Not just a pretty face! With the Winterthur Garden as a laboratory, earn the Flowers badge wihle finding out how flowers function and recording your experience in a garden journal. Make a dried flower sachet and learn how to create a flower arrangement. $12 per girl.


Daisy Flower Garden Journey

April 29, 2017; 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Girl Scout Daisy

Take a step on your Flower Garden journey during this fun-filled exploration of the Winterthur garden. $10 per girl.

Note: Please wear clothing and shoes appropriate for adventures in the garden.


Pages of Time: Book Artist

May 6, 2017; 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Girl Scout Cadette

Examine amazing antique books in the Winterthur Library, then make your own book using techniques practced by art conservators and book artists. $12 per girl.



For all programs, please note: Winterthur is located off Route 52 (Kennett Pike) 6 miles north of Wilmington and 6 miles south of Route 1 in Pennsylvania. Please use the address 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 for GPS devices. Park in the Visitor Lot and then walk down the path to the Visitor Center to meet for the program. Plan to arrive 30 minutes before the listed start time. For Flowers and Gardener activities, please wear clothing and shoes appropriate for adventures in the garden.

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