DeVos Learning Center

Scout Programs

Boy Scouts

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Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Day

Boy Scouts will complete steps 1, 2c, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge during an active and engaging day at the brand new DeVos Learning Center. Scouts will discover what it means to be an active citizen by exploring the completely renovated exhibits of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Scouts will also come away with a better understanding of our government as well as important lessons of character and leadership taught through the example of President (and Eagle Scout!) Gerald R. Ford.

Program details for Boy Scout 

  • Our December 2nd program is full –
    • Please email to be put on our waiting list and informed of the next session date
    • Clare Shubert: cshubert@38foundation.org

Junior Girl Scouts

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Taking the Lead: Character, Leadership, Your Government, and YOU!

Through engaging, hands-on activities, Girl Scout Juniors will satisfy all requirements to earn their Inside Government badges. Girls will explore the newly redesigned Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum to discover the qualities of an active citizen through the examples of President and Mrs. Ford, will have a chance to interview an elected official, and will decide what is important to them in a presidential candidate by creating their own campaign!

Program details for Boy Scout

  • SPRING PROGRAM DATES COMING SOON!

Cadette Girl Scouts

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Finding Common Ground: Learning to Work Together Today for a Brighter Tomorrow

Through engaging, hands-on activities, Girl Scout Cadettes will satisfy all requirements to earn their Finding Common Ground badges. Girls will explore the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum to learn about the role of compromise in a democratic society through the example of President and Mrs. Ford and will use the exhibits to explore the debate over the Equal Rights Amendment. Girls will also have the opportunity to interview an elected official and apply their own skills to make group decisions.

Program details for Cadette Girl Scout

  • SPRING PROGRAM DATES COMING SOON!