Children & Families
Looking for something to do with your family? There are many opportunities to participate in activities and other fun during out-of-school time.
TALKING SPIRITS CEMETERY TOURS are held each fall at the beautiful Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, this award-winning living history programs illuminates the lives of many prominent and lesser known-figures in Wisconsin history. Focusing on the contributions of Wisconsin’s soldiers and citizens during the Civil War, local actors and actresses don period dress, giving viewers a first person encounter through scripted vignettes.
SCOUT WORKSHOPS for Girl Scout troops are offered at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Troops may request a badge workshop for a troop of 10 or more girls on Saturdays, September through March. Girl Scout workshops are two-hours in length and girls will complete all of the requirements for the Celebrating Community try-it (Brownies) or the Playing the Past badge (Juniors). Cost is $5 per girl.