AFTER-SCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS

Scout Groups

Calling all scouts! Scout Days are offered by appointment and last approximately 90 minutes. $10.00 per person. Tour size: Minimum 10, Maximum 24.

  • Historic House Explorations

    Take a journey back in time with a BPMM Museum Guide and explore family life in the Bartow household. Scouts also enjoy refreshments in the conservatory (additional refreshment fees apply).

  • Children’s Gardening at Historic Bartow-Pell

    Grow heirloom vegetables, flowers, herbs, and Native American crops in our organic garden and learn about ecology, sustainability, plant cycles, nutrition, and more. Fresh air and fun guaranteed!

  • Lenape Life

    Find out about Lenape life at BPMM’s authentically constructed Northeast Woodlands wigwam in Pelham Bay Park and make a Native American craft.

  • 19th-Century Toys and Games

    Play parlor and lawn games from long ago and learn about the pastimes of 19th-century children.

Accessibility: The mansion has two floors and no elevator. Five steps lead up to the building entrance. Guided tours involve walking and standing, but there is limited seating in select rooms.

Special Needs: We are happy to accommodate people with special needs. Please let us know about anyone in your group with disabilities.

To make reservations, please contact Susan Chesloff at schesloff@bpmm.org or call 718-885-1461.

Bartow-Pell Mansion
Bartow-Pell Mansion

Scout Groups

Calling all scouts! Scout Days are offered by appointment and last approximately 90 minutes. $10.00 per person. Tour size: Minimum 10, Maximum 24.

  • Historic House Explorations

    Take a journey back in time with a BMPP Museum Guide and explore family life in the Bartow household. Scouts also enjoy refreshments in the conservatory (additional refreshment fees apply).

  • Children’s Gardening at Historic Bartow-Pell

    Grow heirloom vegetables, flowers, herbs, and Native American crops in our organic garden and learn about ecology, sustainability, plant cycles, nutrition, and more. Fresh air and fun guaranteed!

  • Lenape Life

    Find out about Lenape life at BPMM’s authentically constructed Northeast Woodlands wigwam in Pelham Bay Park and make a Native American craft.

  • 19th-Century Toys and Games

    Play parlor and lawn games from long ago and learn about the pastimes of 19th-century children.

Accessibility: The mansion has two floors and no elevator. Five steps lead up to the building entrance. Guided tours involve walking and standing, but there is limited seating in select rooms.

Special Needs: We are happy to accommodate people with special needs. Please let us know about anyone in your group with disabilities.

To make reservations, please contact Susan Chesloff at schesloff@bpmm.org or call 718-885-1461.

Bartow-Pell Mansion

Bartow-Pell Discovery Camp

Calling all young historians for a week of hands-on history at Bartow-Pell!

Elementary school-aged kids will have an opportunity to step back in time through this immersive program filled with indoor and outdoor activities and crafts. Junior archaeologists will unearth our rich past by examining the lives of the Lenape and the Bartow Family. Campers will discover a life without technology, and experience games, music, dance, and education from the 19th century. Bartow-Pell is the place where history meets adventure. An afternoon snack will be provided, but please bring a bag lunch from home.

Session I: July 15-19 $375

Session II: July 22-26 $375

Session I and Session II $675

Register here.