Programs for Girl Scouts

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Girl Scout Patch Activity Sheet

Use our NEW Girl Scout Patch activity sheet to learn how the Girl Scout Law applies to glass. Earn a patch by exploring the galleries, going to a Hot Glass Show, and completing the activity sheet along the way.

Cost: $3.65 per patch (includes shipping and handling) 
Send activity sheets and payment to NYPENN Pathways Cicero Service Center, 8170 Thompson Rd., Cicero, NY 13039

Currently, we are not able to accept group visits of more than 10 guests for the foreseeable future.  Until further notice, reservations will not be accepted, and motorcoaches will be turned away. Please continue to visit cmog.org or contact the Tourism Sales team directly at 1-877-733-2664 / 607-438-5400 or [email protected] for updates related to scheduling a group visit. 

Visit with your Girl Scout Troop and utilize the Museum to assist Scouts in meeting some of the  requirements for national badges (it is the responsibility of the Scout Leader to ensure these requirements are met). Start your reservation today! We require three-weeks notice to book a visit.

Registration required.

When: Please call or email to check availability and schedule your event.
Cost: Kids and teens are free; adults pay admission. One chaperone is admitted free for every 10 scouts.
Contact: Email us at [email protected].

Young boy working with colorful glass pieces wearing safety glasses

Group Glassmaking

Scouts can get acquainted with The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, meet glass artists at work, and create glass crafts of their own. Craft activities will vary depending on group size, age and experience. This program takes approximately two hours for groups of 10 or more and does not include a guided Museum tour.

Some items will need overnight cooling and will either need to be picked up the next day or shipped (additional fee).

When: Fun with Glass programs may be scheduled seven days a week.
Cost: $13 to $47, depending on project choices. Additional fee for shipping (some items must cool overnight).
Registration: Required. We ask for three-weeks notice to book your experience. A minimum of 10 participants is required. Start your reservation
Contact: Email us at [email protected].

Science

What innovations changed how people made glass throughout history? How has glass made our lives easier and expanded our knowledge of the universe? Discover the answers to these questions and more as you explore the science and technology of glass.

Geology

During a typical Geology visit to the Museum, Scouts will learn how rocks and minerals are used to make glass and products that are present in the home. Scouts will also see a giant periodic table and natural glass, like obsidian.

Art

Discover the art of glass in our galleries. A Self Guided tour can cover the many techniques of glassworking, the history of glass jewelry, contemporary female artists, and more. Also, enjoy a live Hot Glass Demonstration.

Programs for Boy Scouts

Boy Scout or Cub Scout visits can be planned either for weekends or weekdays.