Tours & Self-Guided Activities

Do you want to use the History Center as a resource for additional badge work? Consider booking either a self-guided or guided tour for a group of at least ten scouts and/or adults.

We have created resources you can print off and bring with you to help fulfill certain badge requirements set by either the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of America.

Access to a merit badge counselor is not included with working on self-guided activities or tours for Boy Scouts.

Girl Scout Badges

Girl Scout Seniors

  • Novelist Badge step 2, option 1 (PDF)

Cub Scout Activities

Tiger Scouts

  • Rolling Tigers requirement 7 (PDF)
  • Sky Is the Limit requirement 6 (PDF)
  • Tiger Tales requirement 7 (PDF)

Bear Scouts

  • Paws for Action requirement 1a (PDF)

Boy Scout Merit Badges

Boy Scouts

  • Archaeology requirements 4b and 7a (PDF)
  • Inventing requirements 1a, 1b, and 2b (PDF)
  • Mining in Society requirement 3a (PDF)

There are many other ways a visit to the History Center can help fulfill badge requirements. A complete listing of Boy Scout Merit Badge requirements can be found on’s Merit Badge page, while Girl Scout Badges can be found on’s Award and Badge Explorer page.

In addition, certain public programs, such as Italian Heritage Day and naturalization ceremonies, can help scouts fulfill certain requirements for badges or adventures. Visit the events calendar for more information about the History Center’s public programs.

To book either a tour of the History Center for a group of at least ten people (either scouts or adult leaders), please complete a form on the Request an Education Program page or contact the Group Tour Coordinator at 412-454-6304 or