The museum’s extensive scout programs offer Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts many opportunities to play, learn and earn requirements, from a one hour tour or an afternoon hands-on workshop to a themed overnight!

Scout Overnights

See the Museum in a new light after hours while scouts participate in team challenges, sing in a virtual campfire celebration and sleep in the galleries! 

  • Includes overnight admission, all activities, materials, souvenir patch, bedtime snack and continental breakfast.
  • Multiple groups attend each overnight with up to 150 participants per event.
  • Advance registration is required. Full payment due four - six weeks before event date.
  •  $45 per scout or adult. We follow national scouting policies for required number of chaperones.

New overnight themes each year. 2020 Overnight Theme: Space Cadets!

Our eager Space Cadets launched a space satellite sooner than was planned. Now, it’s lost in space! Explore the laboratories of the Institute of Space Science as you chart constellations, propel a paper rocket with O2, conquer friction with a hovercraft, and follow clues to locate the missing probe.

Start the Reservation process by contacting  Faun Guarino at 516-224-5840 (

2020 Available Dates  (PDF)                                Learn More About LICM Overnights (PDF)

Sleeping bags and stuffed animals in a circle in a Museum exhibit

Scout Workshops

Custom appointment times for themed workshops available Tuesday - Sunday afternoons. All workshops run approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. There are multiple options for workshops:

  • Brownies: What’s Bugging You? | SENSE-Sational! | In the Painter’s Studio | Kitchen Chemistry
  • Junior Girl Scouts: CSI: LICM! | It’s a Draw! 
  • Cub Scouts Grades 1-3: Elements of Art | What’s Bugging You? | SENSE-Sational! | Kitchen Chemistry 
  • Cub Scouts Grades 4-5: CSI: LICM! | It’s a Draw! | Earth Rocks
  • Ask about special programs that we can bring to your meeting site

Interested in booking a workshop? Request a Scout Program

Cub Scout Flier (PDF)

Girl Scout Flier (PDF)


  • $12 per scout: What’s Bugging You?, SENSE-sational!, Elements of Art, In the Painter’s Studio and Kitchen Chemistry.
  • $15 per scout: Earth Rocks, CSI: LICM! and It’s a Draw!
  • One adult chaperone is admitted free for every five paid admissions. Please, no siblings or additional adults for workshop. 
  • Minimum 8 scouts required.
Brownies  painting LICM

Brownie Girl Scouts are all smiles during their scout workshop.

Questions? Email 

Scout Tours

Explore our interactive exhibits on your own or with an expert Museum guide!

  • Guided tours: One hour of play visiting 3-4 galleries of your choice. 
  • Available Tuesday-Friday afternoons (4-5 p.m.). 
  • Minimum 8 scouts. $7 per scout. One free adult per five paid scouts.
  • Additional adults and siblings: $7 each.

“Tour It Yourself” (Self-Guided Scout Visit)

  • Available Saturday and Sunday during Museum hours by appointment. 
  • Spend the entire day at the Museum for $10 per person, child and adult (no free chaperones).
  • Minimum 10 people required.
  • Siblings and other family members welcome. 


Purchase a souvenir of your visit! LICM patches are available at $3 each. Please reserve at time of booking.

Boy Scout blowing bubbles.

Cub Scouts choose Bubbles as their favorite gallery during their visit!

Ready to get started?

Request a Scout Program