Group Tours and Youth Programs

Group Tours and Youth Programs

Webelos Programs

Earth Rocks Adventure

All New Program!  The six hour program features three hands-on workshops focusing on geology themes.  Workshops are designed to meet the requirements of the new Earth Rocks Adventure.  The program also includes  'An Introduction to Speleology'' pre-tour program and a special interpretive tour of the caverns.  All boys receive rock & mineral specimens to take home.

Overnight lodging/camping is available the night prior to your program to Webelos dens traveling a distance to Lincoln Caverns.

Featured Workshops Include:

  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Surface Geology & Maps
  • Rockin' Out With Caves

To recieve 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 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' squeezebox!
  • Cave Life Workshop
  • World of Bats (with Combo only)


To recieve 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 recieve 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 and Webelos Combo Two Day Programs

For Cub Packs with a zeal for learning, there is a combination of the Junior Cave Explorer Patch Program plus one of the four programs we offer at the Cub Scout level. 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: Finding Your Way Adventure w/ Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus World of Bats Workshop) 
  • COMBO 6: Finding Your Way Adventure w/ Geocaching Program 
  • COMBO 7: Finding Your Way Adventure w/ Going Batty Pach 
  • COMBO 8: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus World of Bats Workshop) 
  • COMBO 9: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Geocaching Program 
  • COMBO 10: Earth Rocks Adventure w/ Going Batty Patch 
  • COMBO 11: Jr. Cave Explorer Patch w/ Geocaching Patch 
  • COMBO 12: Jr. Cave Explorer Patch (plus Caves & Karst Workshop) w/ Going Batty Patch 
  • COMBO 13: 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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Earth Rocks Event Days for Webelos

Join Webelos from all over Pennsylvania and surrounding states for a fun-filled day! There is no minimum fee or number of persons to participate in these pre-scheduled dates. Ideal for small Webelos dens! Participation is limited to Webelos and their leaders and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration is required.

Featured Workshops Days:

  • Saturday, October 8 - Sunday, October 9, 2017 - Ghosts & Goblins Party with Webelos Earth Rocks Adventure
  • Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Webelos Earth Rocks Adventure
  • Satruday, November 19, 2016 - Webelos Earth Rocks Adventure
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Webelos Earth Rocks Adventure
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Webelos Earth Rocks Adventure

To recieve 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

May 06, 2017

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

Leap into spring by learning about the wonderful world of water.

May 13, 2017

Girl Scout Brownie Event Day - Letterboxer Badge

Perfect for small troops!

May 13, 2017

Girl Scout Junior Event Day - Geocacher

Box it up!

May 20, 2017

Girl Scout Brownie Combo Event - GEOLOGY ROCKS! Rocks Rock & Fossil Fun Patches

Rock into the underground world and discover different aspects of geology!

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