New England Air Museum
Scouts

The Museum is committed to serving young people with a variety of programs to interest them in history, geography, technology and science.The following are current offerings that we have made available to scout groups.


Overnights at the New England Air Museum

Overnight activities include climb-aboard Open Cockpit Experiences, in real aircraft, hands-on Build & Fly challenges, interactive Flight Science Demonstrations, Aircraft Quests, and more!

Overnights run from 5:30pm Friday through 9:00am Saturday. Check-in begins at 5:30pm; formal programming begins at 7:00pm.

Participants receive FREE ADMISSION to the New England Air Museum the following day, as well as half-price admission for immediate family members.

$55 per person fee also includes an evening snack and a hot breakfast, plus a commemorative patch for all participating scouts.

Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis with a $25 per person deposit required to reserve a spot. This is a very popular event, so it's best to reserve early!

2016-2017 Overnight Dates:

Cub/Boy Scout Overnight: June 4-5, 2016 - Limited space remaining. Call today!
Cub/Boy Scout Overnight: October 22-23, 2016
Cub/Boy Scout Overnight: November 4-5, 2016
Cub/Boy Scout Overnight: April 29-30, 2017
Cub/Boy Scout Overnight: May 19-20, 2017
Girl Scout Overnight: June 3-4, 2017
Additional Overnights are available upon request for scout groups with a minimum of 70 registered participants. Contact us for more details.

Contact Amanda Goodheart Parks, Director of Education, at (860) 623-3305 x313 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to register your group

Download a Girl Scout Overnight flyer here and a Boy Scout Overnight flyer here. Download a Girl Scout Overnight information here and a Boy Scout Overnight information here.


Merit Badge Workshops

Full day workshops can be arranged by appointment to meet Aviation or Aerospace badge requirements.

Contact Amanda Goodheart Parks, Director of Education, at (860) 623-3305 x313 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Youth/Camp Group Visits

Scout groups are welcome to visit the museum at a cost of $10.50 per person. Visits include an optional 60 minute guided highlights tour of the museum. Special tour topics are also available including Connecticut’s role in aviation, Aviation History, etc. Click here to submit a Youth/Camp Group Visits request form.

Contact Amanda Goodheart Parks, Director of Education, at (860) 623-3305 x313 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.