Schools and Scout Groups

With over 2,300 square feet of classrooms and multi-purpose space, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts serves school groups, youth organizations, and families with programs linked to fiber arts and Wisconsin history.

Interested in scheduling an outing for your group?

 

School Outings

Interested youth group leaders, teachers, and home-schooling parents are encouraged to contact our Education and Collections Manager at education@wiquiltmuseum.com.  School programs will meet state curriculum standards. View our brochure outlining some of our Youth Education programs.

 

Youth Workshops

We offer specific workshops for Girl Scouts and also workshops for other youth groups such as 4H, clubs, and home schoolers. See the attached brochure for prices and program descriptions.

The workshops include: 

  • Embracing Rosie (5k -2nd grade) Create art through recycling

    • T-shirt bags

  • Weaving for beginners ( 1st grade & up)

  • Quilting for beginners (2nd grade & up)

  • Sew your own doll (2nd grade & up)

    • Mermaids

    • Felt Dolls

  • Turning Everyday objects into jewelry (4th grade & up)

    • Recycled paper bead bracelets

    • Paracord bracelets

    • Thread bracelets

  • Paint and Stitch (4th grade & up)

  • Holiday Ornament Craft

    • Spring/ Easter egg ornament

    • Holiday tree ornament

    • Request a holiday ornament

  • Piecing the Past (2nd grade & up) perfect for Junior scouts working towards their Playing the Past badge (steps 3 and 4)

  • Textile Artist (9th-12th grade) Earn the Senior Textile Artist Badge (steps 1-5)

    • Quilting/sewing

    • Embroidery

    • Weaving

    • Knitting

 
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Outreach Program

For situations when it would be more convenient for the Museum to come to you, as opposed to taking a field trip to the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, we offer the Outreach Program. Contact us for more information and to set up a visit.

 
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Volunteer Opportunities

We are also looking to build our team of volunteers who want to work with children.  People who love children, fiber arts and history are welcome to contact us!

 

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