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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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    The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the ramp from eastbound I-44 to Walnut this weekend. Crews will close the ramp (Exit 291B) into downtown at 9 a.m. Friday, July 25 so crews can remove the remainder of the old ramp from the Poplar St. More »

Boy Scout Programs

BOY SCOUT PROGRAMS FOR CUB SCOUTS
All programs listed below are approximately 50 minutes in length and are available year-round. A three-week advanced reservation is required. A minimum of six scouts or maximum of 30 scouts is required to book a program. If you have less than six scouts, we will try to place you with a previously scheduled group. You can make reservations by calling 1-877-982-1410 ext. 0

Wolf Cubs "Native American Lore"Explore the culture of the Plains Indians, how they lived, dressed and interacted with each other. Scouts will take part in sign language and picture writing activities. (At the Arch)

Bear Cubs "The Past is Exciting and Important"In this program, scouts will learn the importance of community and family history as they explore the Old Courthouse and its St. Louis History Galleries. (At the Old Courthouse)

Wolf/Bear Cubs "Native American Life"Not all Native Americans lived in tipis. Scouts will explore the culture of the Illini and Osage Indians and compare it to the lifestyle of the Plains Indians. (At the Arch)

Webelos "Scholars"
Since early times, people have placed a high value on learning. In this program, scouts will compare the apprentice system to more traditional forms of schooling. (At the Old Courthouse)

Did You Know?

1843 letter

The Museum of Westward Expansion at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial contains over 150 quotes from diaries, journals, letters and speeches. The designers of the museum felt the actual words of nineteenth century pioneers were the most powerful way to tell their story. Click to learn more. More...