It’s Summer and Time for a Girl Scout Road Trip

We’re back with more summer day trip adventures for you and the family (or troop)! Have you made it to any of the places in our first post on May 31 or the museums and historic sites that we shared with you on June 7?!

When you check out these awesome places, be sure to document your adventure on social media using #gsksmoroadtrip!

moonmarbleMoon Marble

Bonner Springs, KS

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am– 5:00 pm; Demonstrations run from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Admission: Free

Moon Marble in Bonner Springs has a little something for the kids and the kids at heart! Daily in the summer, you can see a demonstration of the marble making process! During the demonstration, the marble artisan will explain the process of glass working, marble history and other fun facts about marbles! Moon Marble is just marbles, they have antique and traditional games, a marble museum and more!

 

13151955_10153764995609615_3404418527193654736_nLouisburg Cider Mill

Louisburg, KS

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Sunday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Admission: Free

We’re sure you’ve seen “Louisburg Apple Cider” in your grocery story, but have you ever visited the mill where it was first made?! When you visit the mill you can try fresh squeezed cider and their famous cider donuts! Be sure to also try their Lost Trail Root Beer and check out their events calendar for fun activities throughout the summer, including fireworks!

 

rabbitholeThe Rabbit Hole

Kansas City, MO

Hours: Fridays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Admission: Free (donations accepted)

This is a perfect place to take those Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies! The Rabbit Hole is the world’s first explorastorium – kids can crawl, walk and climb through an evolving array of immersive storybook worlds and ever-changing galleries dedicated to the best of Children’s literature every Friday in June! They also have a touring program based around the popular children’s series Captain Underpants that you can visit at Kansas City area libraries!

 

cosmosphereCosmosphere

Hutchison, KS

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Admission: Varies based on program

Take a day trip to Hutchison, Kansas and visit the Midwest’s Smithsonian-Affiliated museum! The Cosmosphere is home to the Hall of Space – the largest combination of U.S. and Russian space artifacts in the world and tells the story of mankind’s race to space! While you’re there, catch a show in the Carey Digital Dome Theater or a documentary in the Justice Planetarium! Or, step back in time to Dr. Robert Goddard’s 1930 laboratory and take a journey through the history of rockets with LIVE experiments (not to be recreated at home)! The Cosmosphere also offers Girl Scout specific programming!

We will bring you additional day-trip activities throughout the summer! If have a family favorite place that you want to see included, comment below or email kladdculp@gsksmo.org!

Don’t forget to use #gsksmoroadtrip when you visit these exciting places!

 

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