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Johnson County Museum

Phone: 913-715-2550

8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66212

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We offer a variety programs for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.  We can tailor a visit to your needs - please call 913-715-2570 for more information.

Girl Scouts

Calling all Girl Scouts!
Have fun working towards your badge at the Johnson County Museum with our educational programs!

Lanesfield Historic Site Tour

Lanesfield Who: All Ages
When: Friday and Saturday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Lanesfield Historic Site located at 18745 S. Dillie Road, Edgerton, KS 66021
What:  Built in 1869, the school is the only standing structure from Lanesfield, Kansas. Girl Scouts can investigate what it was like to go to a one-room school in 1904. Gather some friends for a drop-in public tour and learn about rural life and education from a costumed tour guide.  This is a great tie-in for troops working on their” Playing in the Past Badge”, “Celebrating Community” Badge or the World of Girls Journey.   

Farm Family - Brownies can expand their visit to the Lanesfield Historic Site and learn about farm life and chores.  This two hour program is available Saturday mornings or by appointment.  We welcome groups on No School Days!  The cost is $3 per Girl Scout.  Program must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.

Cost Per Person: Public Hours FREE, $3 for Farm Family program
How to register:  Call 913-715-2570 to schedule your troop.

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Boy Scouts

Calling all Boy Scouts!
Have fun working towards your badge at the Johnson County Museum with our educational programs!

Tiger Cubs: the Johnson County Museum is a great resource to help you search, discover, and share!  Work towards your Tiger Cub badge for Achievements 1 and 2 by visiting the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton to investigate what it was like to go to a one-room school in 1904.  Drop in for a site tour, or gather some friends for the Farm Family program.  Lanesfield is a great place to Go See It and to learn about Where I Live.

If your traveling the Bear Trail, visiting the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton to investigate what it was like to go to a one-room school in 1904.  Drop in for a site tour, or gather up some friends for the Farm Family program.  Lanesfield School sits in its original location on the Santa Fe Trail and near a Bleeding Kansas skirmish site, exciting and important parts of American history.

Take an adventurous step towards earning your Scholar activity badge as a Webelos Scout by touring the Lanesfield Historic Site in Edgerton to investigate what it was like to go to a one-room school in 1904.  One-room schools represent an interesting era in the history of education.  It is a great place to compare your school experience with those of students in the past, and to help you gain perspective on the value of an education for your Scholar badge.

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