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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. Our teaching is current, intentional, and focused in order to foster a life-long passion and appreciation for the arts in all participants.

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

Registration Requirements: All girls participating in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members and it is recommended that all adults are also registered members. At a minimum, all adults must have completed and approved background check. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) plan to participate in this activity, supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to programapprovals@gsksmo.org.

 

YOU SCHEDULE IT! OPPORTUNITIES:

Fine Art 

  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

Registration/Questions: Contact Fine Arts Coordinator, Devin Graham, at devin.graham@jocogov.org with questions or to create your one-of-a-kind fine arts event!

 

Performing Arts

  All Levels

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!

Cost Per Girl: $5
Cost Per Adult: Free

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

Registration/Questions: Contact Elena Stephenson 913-826-3059 elena.stephenson-campbell@jocogov.org