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 Bob Scout Overnight flyer here. Download a Girl Scout Overnight policies here and a Bob Scout Overnight policies 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. .


Group Tours

Guided tours are available at a cost of $10.50 per person with a variety of themes to choose from including Connecticut’s role in aviation, a timeline of aviation history, or the unique aircraft in our collection.

We would be happy to arrange a customized tour for your group. You can access an online group tour form here. Contact the Museum Director of Visitor Services at (860) 623-3305 x311 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .