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Please note: these activities should be supervised by parents/carers at all times, and are not subject to The Scout Association's Policy, Organisation and Rules. These activities are completely voluntary and each parent/carer should determine if they are suitable for their children.

We have also made available a document which provides safety help for camping at home; click here to download.

Welcome to Merseyside Scouts "Night At The Museum Online" which is taking place over the weekend Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th January. It's open to all members and their families. There's a mix of live events, recorded videos and self-led activities - and everyone can get involved from home.

You will start to see more information posted on our event Facebook page, on what we have planned, below are links to activities that our members can do at home and some videos / virtual tours of museums that you also can enjoy.


  • 4pm: Opening; join us via our Facebook page
  • 6pm: Science activities 
  • 8pm: Space activities
  • Evening: Den Building Competition (Parents/carers to send photos by email)
  • Sleep 


Self-lead activities, can be downloaded below.


Nature Activities

Science Activities

And if you need more ideas, we've been given the Crest Award Star Award Challenges to share with you; which contains 80 pages of ideas.

We'd like to say a huge thank you to All About STEM, one of our Community Partners, for supporting us with many of these activities.

Space Activities

Den Building Competition

During the Saturday evening we're going to be on the look out for the best dens, and we have some tips to help you build yours:

Please do share your photos by email or on our Facebook page. We have six £20 vouchers for GoOutdoors, up for grabs.

Virtual Tours

There are many other museums available online as well – use your search engine and share on our Facebook page.

Get Involved

We hope you will enjoy #NATMOnline.