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909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804
410.742.4988

Museum Hours

Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Scout Programs

The Ward Museum offers programs for both Boy and Girl Scouts that focus on Art, Culture, and Nature. With unique resources like the World Championship gallery and Schumaker pond, the Ward Museum is able to host exciting scout events and opportunities. For more information about Girl Scouts read below. For more information about Boy Scouts you can scroll down or click here.
 
 

Girl Scouts

The Ward Museum offers programs that allow Girl Scouts to earn and complete their badges. We have several packages that fulfill the requirements for certain badges, with the exception of activities they must complete alone.

The badges that the Ward Museum currently offers are Butterflies, Woodworker, Drawing, Photography, Oceans, Wetlands, River, and Bay. If you have any questions about these packages, feel free to contact us (410-742-4988 x110, wardeducation@salisbury.edu).

The local Girl Scouts Council can be reached through Donna Francisco at 800-4342-4007 (DE: 302-456-7182).

 

 Upcoming Girl Scouts Events
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)

Explore the wondrous, diverse world of insects. Discover a variety of insects, learn their different body parts, and practice identifying them during an insect safari around the Ward Museum.
fee $18 per girl, includes Butterflies patch.

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)

Learn about the wonder of butterflies. Look at actual butterflies under glass to learn about its life cycle, body parts and interesting adaptations that help this defenseless creature survive.
fee $18 per girl, includes Butterflies patch.

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)
Where better to learn about woodworking then at the Ward Museum?  You will practice hammering, leveling, and drilling as you build a birdhouse to take home and hang in your backyard.  You will then learn about and become familiar with woodworking techniques, especially as they relate to carving decoys, when you complete a basic carving project using a Dremel hand tool. Note: Parents will need to sign additional liability form. fee $18 per girl, includes Woodworker badge.
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)
Come and nurture your inner artist during this creative session at the Ward Museum. Using different media and mediums you will work on still life drawings, shading with pencil and charcoal, and perspective pieces. After honing your sketching skills, you will learn about the challenges of graphic design as you design your own logo for your unique personal brand. Finally, your work will be displayed at the annual Ward Museum Student Art Show, where you and your parents will be invited to attend th...
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)

Wetlands are an important ecosystem for many different forms of life, but especially for birds! The many marshes and swamps of the Delmarva Peninsula provide vital habitat for many bird species. Learn about these local habitats that are a keystone for our region.
fee $18 per girl, includes H2O patch.

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)

Follow water down the river to the world’s wider waters. From fun to conservation, art to science, explore our local river systems to understand how water circulates across the planet – and how we can all contribute to keeping it beautiful and healthy.
fee $18 per girl, includes H2O patch.

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury MD (map)

The Chesapeake and Delaware Bays are major nursery areas for a variety of life. Learn about the aquatic animals in the bay, and the many shore birds that depend on the life in those bays all while learning about conserving water.
fee $18 per girl, includes H2O patch.

Salisbury University (map)
Join the Ward Museum to earn your Digital Photography Badge. You will have the opportunity to learn about photography techniques and methods from a professional photographer. You will go on a photo excursion and take pictures of wildlife and natural scenes around Salisbury University campus, then get a chance to edit them and create a digital photo project. Note: Meet at the bus stop in Parking Lot B on Salisbury University's campus. Girls need to wear clothing appropriate for the weather. fee ...