Balboa Island Museum is glad to provide our Boy & Girl Scout programs to the community. We currently have Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos for young men. We offer Daisy, Brownie, and Jr. Girl Scout programs for young ladies.
Program Offerings: Wednesday Afternoons at 1:30 & Saturdays at 1:30pm
Please check in 15 min. early. Two hour parking is available on Marine Ave. You can park in the surrounding neighborhood for the extended day.
Please review the flyers below by clicking on the link. Contact us to book your program.
For information, or to purchase a tour for your troop or den, please contact:
Jennifer Keil, M.A. | Museum Director
firstname.lastname@example.org | 949-675-3952
or you can click Scout Programs.
Our Local Connection to Boy Scouts
The Balboa Island Museum is near Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) on Marine Ave., an extension of Jamboree Road, named to honor the 1953 National Boy Scout Jamboree had 50,000 scouts for this international gathering, shown through the pictures and video footage below.
1953 poster donated by Stan Bressler.
This troop artifact is displayed in our permanent gallery. We are located in a 1947 historic home on Marine Ave.
1953 National Boy Scout Jamboree
Girl Scout Troop Memorabilia
We have archived local Girl Scout troop attire and photos. They are on display in our historic house.
Newport Beach troop meetings were held at the former Methodist Church at 115 Agate Street which is now a park near the ferry. Their one day camp trips were at Holy Jim Canyon. This sash was donated by Tina Bazacas-Buss.
Robinn with Costa Mesa Girl Scout Troop on bus to school.