Step back in time at Dumbarton House during one of our Youth programs! Dumbarton House offers a wide range of programming for children. Introducing youth to our nation’s past during hands-on programs at Dumbarton House, students “travel back in time” 200 years and explore early Washington, D.C., history. Find out more about our youth programs:
Step back in time at Dumbarton House during one of our Girl Scout day or overnight programs! Programs are geared towards Daisy, Brownie, Junior, & Cadette Girl Scouts badges/petal requirements. All programs include a tour, materials, snack, and a Dumbarton House patch.
Programs are open to troops and individual scouts. Choose from our set schedule, max. size is 40 scouts.
Private Programs: Plan a special program for just your troop.
To register for a Girl Scout program, first complete online registration. After receiving your registration, a member of our staff will contact you to confirm and collect your required $50 refundable deposit. Your final count and payment will be due two weeks prior to your program. Please contact the Education Department if you have questions about our Girl Scout programs.
Dumbarton House offers educational field trips for students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Our field trips are tailored to meet the Common Core School Standards and DC and Virginia school standards. View standards alignment for our Time Travelers and Capital Quest Programs.
School field trips cost $4/student and the first 3 required chaperones are free. All additional chaperones are $4/each. A $25 deposit is required to confirm your field trip and the balance is due upon arrival. D.C. Public & Charter Schools are free of charge. Additional funding may be available to Title I schools for transportation, please indicate on the registration form if your school is in need of transportation. Support for school program transportation is generously provided in part by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the District of Columbia.
To register for a field trip, please complete a field trip request form. School programs are available Wednesday through Friday. A maximum of 36 students can be accommodated per field trip. All programs have a minimum requirement of 8 students. If you have a larger group, please contact the Education Department to discuss available options.
Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on educational programs at Dumbarton House, students are invited to “travel back in time” 200 years and explore the early history of Washington D.C. Homeschool programs will be held one Thursday a month. Learn more about our Homeschool Programs and FAQs for more information.
The Museum’s programs are available to all students and Scouts as the hands-on programs are developed to connect with all learning styles. Given enough notice, Museum Educators can adapt programs to fit the specific needs of your students or Scouts. The Museum is wheelchair accessible.
Contact the Education Department, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. 202-337-2288 x222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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