At Plimoth Patuxet, History is Alive and in the Making! Our immersive, hands-on patches and programs are specially designed for 21st-century scouts who are inspired by the brave people of our shared past to take risks, innovate, make a change, and lead with courage. Plimoth Patuxet Museums is a proud partner of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts and Mayflower Council, Scouts USA.
Learn About our Scout Programs and Patches!
Scout Patch Programs
Tale of Two Cultures Patch (Features Historic Patuxet Homesite, 17th-century English Village)
Discover some of the men and women who were community leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in Plimoth Colony and the Wampanoag Homeland. Scouts immerse themselves in the daily lives of the 17th-century Wampanoag and English and compare them to their own today. In this patch program, Scouts will:
Discover community leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in Plimoth Colony and the Wampanoag Homeland.
Explore crafts, trades, games, and cultural ideas in the Museum’s living history exhibits
Learn what it was like to live, work, and play in the 1600s.
Simple Machines & Amaizeing Grains Patch (features the Plimoth Grist Mill)
Be a citizen scientist at the Plimoth Grist Mill, our newest living history exhibit in the heart of Downtown Plymouth. Scouts explore simple machines, experiment with water power, and discover the power of whole grains at a working reproduction of the first mill built in Plimoth Colony. In this patch program, Scouts will:
Explore the science, engineering, math, and technology inside a working grist mill
Discover the accomplishments of America’s early engineers.
Learn about past peoples and cultures and compare their lives to ours today.
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Community Service Opportunities
Looking for a community service project for your troop or an award project? Contact us at email@example.com for more information.