WE HAVE SCOUTING DOWN TO A SCIENCE.
Whether you are searching for a daytime program or evening overnight experience, The Franklin Institute has both! Our uniquely Franklin programming will help your Scouts work towards achievements all while learning about science and having fun.
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Our signature Scout event!
Since our Camp-In program began more than 25 years ago, over thousands of scouts have camped out in our exhibits and we hope that your troop will be next! Experience live shows and workshops, stargazing in the Observatory (weather permitting) and sleep next to some of our famed exhibits! Visit Camp-In to learn more!
Friday Overnights - $48.50 per person
Saturday Overnights - $54.50 per person
Our first Scout Day in 2009 attracted more than 700 scouts! Scout Day is a day-long experience designed to help you work towards completing achievement requirements. Each day is themed and includes theater programs, hands-on workshops, guest speakers, exclusive worksheets, and souvenir patches! Our 2013/2014 Scout Days include:
Astronomy: Saturday, December 7, 2013
Earth Science: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Engineering: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Please note that the Scout Day originally scheduled for May 3, 2014 has been moved to May 10, 2014. The brochure lists the original date and is now incorrect.
$17.00 per Scout
$11.50 per Adult
DOUBLE THE FUN and SAVE!
Experience Camp-In AND Scout Day back-to back. Spend the night at the museum and then spend the day working towards achievements.
Camp In Friday, February 28, 2014 and Scout Day, Saturday, March 1, 2014
Camp in Friday, May 9, 2014 and Scout Day, Saturday, May 10, 2014
Save over 10% when you book both Camp-In and Scout Day!
$57.00 per Scout and Adult
Our Exhibit Guides are designed to challenge scouts in line with various achievement requirements and can be used during our Camp-In and Scout Day programs or during any daytime tour!
Girl Scout Brownies - Exhibit Guide
Girl Scout Juniors - Exhibit Guide
Girl Scout Cadettes - Exhibit Guide
Cub Scout Exhibit Guide
Cub Scout Webelos Exhibit Guide
Contact Group Sales
215.448.1200 (Option 3) - 9:00AM-5:00PM, weekdays