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Police and Fire Departments

Girls learn safety tips and how these groups protect the citizens of Hingham.

Fire Museum

Visit Bare Cove Park and get a tour of the Bare Cove Fire Museum where activities for children have been created as part of a Girl Scout Gold Award project.

Hingham Town Government

Ask the Hingham Public Library for a tour, ivisit the Senior Center, find out what Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant does, or tour the offices at town hall.

Grand Army Replublic (GAR) Hall

Walking distance from the Girl Scout House is GAR hall where volunteers will provide a history of how Hingham residents have been involved in military service throughout the decades. On display are uniforms from various eras. Come meet our veterans.

Guild Consignment Shop

A short walk from the Girl Scout House, this is a fun trip where girls can learn about helping the environment and society by visiting this consignment shop. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. View details at Guild Consignment Shop

Mass Audobon

Mass Audobon is one resource for great outdoor programs. They offer Girl Scout programs. Visit their web site to learn more. If Mass Audobon does not have the most up-to-date list of Girl Scout badges, they probably will work with you to make necessary revisions.

South Shore Natural Science Center

Lots of great programs designed for kids. Visit SSNSC for program ideas.

Farms

There is always something happening at Holly Hill Farm in Cohasette and it may be Girl Scout Journey programs.

Great adventures await you at Weir River Farm and Turkey Hill too.

Hingham Center

Visit Nona’s Ice Cream Shop, learn about a saving accounts at one of the banks, walk to Hingham harbor and bathing beach, visit Lincoln Sailing Center, take in a movie at Loring Hall

Boston

MBTA boat to Boston and the Boston Harbor Islands - tour Fenway Park, walk the Freedom Trail and visit Fanieul Hall

History

Visit The Old Ordinary and Old Ship Church.

Just about 30 minutes from historic Plymouth, MAPlimouth Plantation and Plymouth Rock

Theatre

Fun family shows can be found at the Company Theatre in Norwell

South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset

Fitness

Open Doors Yoga Studios, Hingham (near Stop & Shop)

Zumba classes at Mamas Move in Norwell

Arts, Crafts and Cooking

Luke Adams Glassblowing for older girls - make a glass paperweight or ornament

Gigi's Crafty Place offers a wide variety of craft workshops

Lorraine's Cake Decorating school lets you combine decorating and eating! Located at 148 Broadway in Hanover, (781) 826-2877

Panera Baking Class is a fun field trip for girls and includes a fun patch

Food

Contact any of our local shops including Stop & Shop, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Fresh Market. Many places offer tours to Girl Scout troops, talking about local produce, farming, and fishing. This can be a great field trip if you are working on It's Your Planet - Love It! journey series.

Adventure

Cranmore Adventure Park (Zip-lining) in North Conway, NH

Technology

Visit the Derby Street Apple Store for a fun time. They offer use of computers and in the past handed out t-shirts and a flash drive w/bracelet

 

 

Favorite GSEM Events

Horseback riding in Stoughton, Wheelock Family Theater,Forensics, Museum of Science overnight, white water rafting, Coco Keys Waterpark, New York City theatre program with Students Live. View GSEM Online Program Guide