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August 2nd is Girl Scout Day

Come join us on Saturday, August 2nd for Girl Scout Day at the Lelooska Cultural Center! Explore the Lelooska Museum and immerse yourself in Native American Cultures. Visit a fur trade camp outside our museum. Learn about life in the fur trade including the use of the parflesche. View the rawhide parflesches in our collection…

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This Saturday we have some fantastic hands on events lined up as part of Girl Scout Day at the Lelooska Cultural Center. $5 Materials fee includes a patch and passport for participants.
All are welcome but please register in advance so we have materials ready for you! To register call 360-225-9522, email info@lelooska.org or register on our website at lelooska.org/girl-scout-day/
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This Saturday is our Girl Scout Day event! You don't have to be a Girl Scout to participate in all our fun activities and demonstrations, but you do have to register! Go to lelooska.org/girl-scout-day/ to register now! ... See MoreSee Less

Girl Scout Day at the Lelooska Cultural Center

August 2, 2014, 11:00am

Lelooska Foundation and Cultural Center

Girl Scout Day at the Lelooska Cultural Center Daisies through Ambassadors-All Ages are welcome!!! Explore the Lelooska Museum and immerse yourself in Native American Cultures Visit a fur trade camp outside our museum. Learn about life in the fur trade including the use of the parflesche. View the rawhide parflesches in our collection and try your hand at painting a rawhide disk with pigment paints. Color and fold your own paper parflesche to take home. Discover how to communicate simple phrases without talking using trade sign language. Learn some of the skills needed to track animals, and learn to use a digging stick. Tour the museum and find art and artifacts from many different Native Peoples across North America with the Museum Hunt Activity. Explore the Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest on our grounds. View special exhibits sharing the tools and materials of Northwest Coast Woodcarving. Watch Chief Tsungani demonstrate carving techniques. Woodcarvings and dolls from the Lelooska Foundation Permanent Collection that are rarely seen, will be on exhibit including the articulated Octopus mask and more. Create your own paper plate moon mask to take home. All ages of girls may attend and participate. In additions to the above activities, girls 10 & up can try their hand at creating their own beaded earrings. Each girl will receive a passport when they check in at the museum desk to fill during their visit. At the end of their stay they will bring it back to the museum desk to receive their patch! Saturday, August 2, 2014 Where: Lelooska Cultural Center Ariel, Washington www.lelooska.org Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Programs begin on the hour, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, Please sign up for an arrival time when registering. Plan on staying for at least 2 hours or more. Cost: $5 materials fee per participant (includes patch) Registration deadline: July 31st or when full. Siblings may attend but must register and pay the materials fee. To register: www.lelooska.org email info@lelooska.org or call 360-225-9522

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Stretched hide ready for paint at last Saturday's museum event! Join us on Aug. 2nd for Girl Scout Day at the Lelooska Cultural Center! All are welcome to register!! lelooska.org/th_event/girl-scout-day/ ... See MoreSee Less

What a wonderful day in the sun! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to see the museum, learn about parflesches, how to make their own pigment, and paint on rawhide! ... See MoreSee Less

Our Special Event at the Museum today! Come out between 11am to 3pm and visit our fur trade camp! (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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