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Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

We strive to offer dynamic, engaging and quality programming for the disciplines associated with Fine & Performing Arts where the experience of the participant is paramount. The Johnson County Museum and Kidscape are housed in the same building as the Arts & Heritage Center. Troops are encouraged to make a day out of their outing here!

Address: 8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212

 

YOU SCHEDULE IT! OPPORTUNITIES:

  
Fine Arts
Fine Arts 

  All Levels

Create a one-of-a-kind you-schedule-it fine arts event to explore your creative side! Work with Fine Arts Coordinator to plan a workshop(s) to fulfill requirements for arts-related badges or to bond with your troop. We can do painting, ceramics, mixed media, among other art forms as well as specialty events including bridging ceremonies and outdoor art. Girls can complete steps in the following petals, badges, and journeys:

Daisy Petals & Badges:

  • Vi: Be a Sister to Every Girl Scout
  • Tula: Courageous and Strong
  • Sunny: Friendly and Helpful
  • Clover: Use Resources Wisely
  • Outdoor Art Maker

Brownie Badges:

  • Making Friends
  • My Family Story
  • Outdoor Art Creator
  • Painting
  • Potter
  • Senses

Junior Badges:

  • Drawing
  • Jeweler
  • Outdoor Art Explorer
  • Product Designer
  • Scribe

Cadette Badges:

  • Book Artist
  • Comic Artist
  • Entrepreneur (Art Theme)
  • Good Sportsmanship (Art Theme)
  • Outdoor Art Apprentice

Senior Badges:

  • Collage
  • Outdoor Art Expert
  • Social Innovator (Art Theme)
  • Textile Artist

Ambassador Badges:

  • Outdoor Art Master

Journeys

  • Brownie Journey: A World of Girls (Fine Arts Content, for Performing Arts – see Performing Arts activity)
  • Senior Journey: GIRLtopia
  • Senior Journey: Mission: Sisterhood!
  • Ambassador Journey: BLISS: Live It! Give It!

Cost Per Girl: $10-$20
Cost Per Adult: Flexible

How to register:  Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. Contact Fine Arts Coordinator, Ryan Bell at ryan.bell2@jocogov.org with questions or to create your one-of-a-kind fine arts event!

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

Performing Arts
Be a Good Neighbor: Creative Drama Workshop

 Daisy

Hop along with us as we use creative drama, storytelling, music, and movement to explore the themes and dynamic characters that are present in the PBS hit show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood©. By exploring these themes and characters we will also earn Daisy Petals such as Making the World a Better Place, Using Resources Wisely, Being Honest and Fair, and Being Responsible for What We Say and Do! Come be a good neighbor with us!

Badge Connections: Daisy Petal: Sunny: Friendly and Helpful, Daisy Petal: Rosie:  Make the World a Better Place, Daisy Petal: Clover: Use Resources Wisely, Daisy Petal: Lupe: Honest and Fair, Daisy Petal: Mari: Responsible for What I Say and Do

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Displays positive values
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

 
Performing Art Workshops

  All Levels

Enjoy a carefully curated performing arts opportunity where your girl scouts can explore their performer side! Work with a Performing Arts Coordinator to plan a workshop(s) to fulfill requirements for performing arts-related badges. We can dance, we can act, we can sing,  write plays, as well develop social emotional skill sets, while making memories and lasting friendships.. Girls can complete steps in the following petals, badges, and journeys.  

Daisy Petals & Badges:

  • Creative Play/Storytime
  • Performance / Storytelling
  • Daisy Story Petals

Brownie Badges:

  • My Family Story
  • Fair Play
  • Dancer
  • Making Games
  • Making Friends
  • Senses

Junior Badges:

  • Social Butterfly
  • Playing the Past
  • Musician
  • Jeweler
  • Scribe/Storytelling/Playwriting

Cadette Badges:

  • Public Speaker
  • Screenwriter
  • Finding Common Ground

Senior Badges:

  • Troupe Performer/Improv
  • Novelist/Playwriting

Journeys

  • Daisy: It’s Your Story Tell It!
  • Brownie Journey: A World of Girls (Fine Arts Content, for Performing Arts – see Performing Arts activity)
  • Junior Journey: aMUSE
  • Senior Journey: MISSION: SISTERHOOD!

How to register: Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. Contact Elena Stephenson 913-826-3059 or elena.stephenson@jocogov.org.

Cost per girl: $5 (minimum of 10 girls)
Cost per adult: N/A

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.