Group Tours and Youth Programs

Group Tours and Youth Programs

Cub Scout Programs

 

Digging In the Past Adventure (Wolf Elective)

This 5 1/4 hour program allows Wolves to complete their Digging In the Past Elective Adventure. A pre-tour program 'An Introduction to Speleology' and a guided interpretive tour of the caves is included in this program. 


Featured Workshops of the Digging In The Past Adventure Include:

  • Fossil Fun
  • Dino Hunters

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Finding Your Way Adventure Program (Wolf Elective)

This 5 1/4 hour program allows Wolves to complete their Finding Your Way Elective Adventure. A pre-tour program 'An Introduction to Speleology' and a guided interpretive tour of the caves is included in this program. 


Featured workshops include:

  • Maps
  • Compasses

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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SCIENCE EVERYWHERE NOVA AWARD (with Digging in the Past for Wolves or Earth Rocks for Webelos)

ALL NEW PROGRAM!!!  This add-on program allows Wolves or Webelos to complete their Science Everywhere Nova Award. This program emphasizes science in the world around us - especially underground!  This program includes an evening video to watch and reflect on.


Featured workshops include:

  • What Goes Down... Must Come Up!
  • What, Where, Why, and How

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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DOWN & DIRTY NOVA AWARD (with Digging in the Past for Wolves or Earth Rocks for Webelos)

ALL NEW PROGRAM!!!  This add-on program allows Wolves or Webelos to complete their Down & Dirty Nova Award. This program emphasizes the connections and interactions in our world between habitats, geology, and ecology.   This program includes an evening video to watch and reflect on.


Featured workshops include:

  • Animal Habitats
  • Earth Connections

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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NOVA WILD! AWARD (with Digging in the Past for Wolves)

ALL NEW PROGRAM!!!  This add-on program allows Wolves to complete their Nova Wild Award. This program discusses endangered species, food chains, and animals in our neighborhood.  This program includes an evening video to watch and reflect on. 


Featured workshops include:

  • S.O.S - Save Our Species
  • Troglo Who?

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Junior Cave Explorer Patch Program

Lincoln Caverns presents an all new educational and fun-filled adventure just for Cub Scouts & Youth Groups through age 12. The 5 1/2 hour program features two hands-on cave workshops conducted by experienced staff specially trained to work with young children plus 'An Introduction to Speleology' pre-tour program and a special interpretive tour of the caverns!

Featured Workshops Include:

  • Junior Cave Explorer Workshop, featuring Lincoln Caverns' caver's sqeezebox!
  • Cave Life Workshop
  • World of Bats (with Combo only)


To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area


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Geocaching Program

Scouts will find the thrill of adventure and learning through technology. Boys will learn how to use GPS units in the fun sports of geocaching and earthcaching. This six hour program includes fun 'treasure' hunting activities for participants. 

Featured Workshops Include:

  • GPS Unit Basics
  • Have Cache, Will Travel!
  • Cache It!

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Going Batty Patch Program

This program allows boys to learn all about bats during a fun day of discovery. Each pack builds a bat house to put up in their community.  Bears participating in the Going Batty Patch program will complete requirements 1, 2, and 3 of Baloo The Builder.  Webelos participating in Going Batty will complete requirements 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Build It.  A pre-tour program 'An Introduction to Speleology' and a guided interpretive tour of the caves is included in this program. 


Featured workshops include:

  • Batty About Bats Workshop
  • Bats Are Good Guys Workshop
  • Bat Houses Workshop

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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  *Cub Scout Combo Two Day Program

For Cub Packs with a zeal for learning, our various program options can be combined to offer an overnight program fun for all ages.  This program will include five 45 minute workshops (6 for Earth Rocks). Introduction to Speleology pre-tour program and Cavern Tour, plus time for lunch and gift shop breaks.

Featured Combos:

  • COMBO 1: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Finding Your Way Adventure
  • COMBO 2: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus World of Bats Workshop)
  • COMBO 3: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Geocaching Patch
  • COMBO 4: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Going Batty Patch
  • COMBO 5: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Science Everywhere NOVA Award
  • COMBO 6: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Down & Dirty NOVA Award
  • COMBO 7: Digging in the Past Adventure w/ NOVA Wild!
  • COMBO 8: Finding Your Way Adventure w/ Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus World of Bats Workshop)
  • COMBO 9: Finding Your Way Adventure w/ Geocaching Program
  • COMBO 10: Finding Your Way Adventure w/ Going Batty Pach
  • COMBO 11: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus World of Bats Workshop)
  • COMBO 12: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Geocaching Program
  • COMBO 13: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Going Batty Patch
  • COMBO 14: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Science Everywhere NOVA Award
  • COMBO 15: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Down & Dirty NOVA Award
  • COMBO 16: Jr. Cave Explorer Patch w/ Geocaching Patch
  • COMBO 17: Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus Caves & Karst Workshop) w/ Going Batty Patch
  • COMBO 18: Geocaching Program w/ Going Batty Patch  

Bring your sleeping bags and spend the night in heated/air-conditioned comfort upstairs in our learning center. There is room to sleep up to 60 people. Restroom facilities are located in our Visitors' Center wing and refrigeration is available. Coffee maker and TV with VCR on site. Indoor lodging available for one night only: during your program.

OR

March thru November: Enjoy primitive camping in our new group campground atop Warrior Ridge. Private, level sites in wooded areas adjoining a large field for group activities. At each group site porta-johns, fire rings, picnic tables, water for putting out fires, and trash barrels are provided. Drinking water must be carried from the Visitors Center. Firewood and ice is available for a small fee. Easy access from Route 22 via a gravel road. Stay as long as you like: primitive camping nights unlimited.

A two-day option with lodging elsewhere is also available.

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area

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Cub Scout Adventure Event Dates

Pre-scheduled Event Dates at Lincoln Caverns allow dens and packs of all sizes to enjoy our program offerings.  Wolves can earn their Digging in the Past or Finding Your Way Adventures during a one-day visit with us.  NEW for 2017-2018, stay overnight with us to earn an adventure and a NOVA Award OR earn both adventures.  Come join other small dens from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states for a fun filled day of learning. Participation is limited to Cub Scouts and their leaders and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call today for a registration form!

One-Day Events:

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Finding Your Way Adventure
  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Digging in the Past Adventure
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 - Digging in the Past Adventure
  • Satuday, May 5, 2018 - Digging in the Past Adventure

Overnight Combos:

  • Friday/Saturday, November 10-11, 2017 - Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Science Everywhere NOVA Award
  • Friday/Saturday, March 17-18, 2018 - Digging in the Past & Finding Your Way Adventure Combo
  • Friday/Saturday, April 13-14, 2018 - Digging in the Past Adventure w/ Down & Dirty NOVA Award
  • Friday,/Saturday, May 4-5, 2018 -  Digging in the Past Adventure w/ NOVA Wild!

To receive more information (i.e. pricing, dates, sessions) about each program sign-up for our Scout Leader Area or register online for the program of your choice through our Events Calendar.

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Events at Lincoln Caverns

December 02, 2017

WOW! Wonders of Water ... Underground! Brownie Journey Program

Dive into the exciting world of water with this unique Brownie program.

December 09, 2017

Santa in the Cave

Dive into the Christmas season by visiting Santa in the cave.

December 10, 2017

Santa in the Cave

Dive into the Christmas season by visiting Santa in the cave.

January 24, 2018

Crystal Healing Classes

Learn how crystals can help balance your mind, body, and spirit

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