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Cub Scouts at the Washington County Museum. Scout Passport Day April 18, 2015 - Cub Scouts and Troops are welcome to the museum to complete their badge work on our next special Scout Passport Day, Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Scouts will receive a passport appropriate to their scouting level and rotate between stations to complete electives, specifically the requirements for visiting a museum,... Read More
Taste of Washington County - Wine Glasses. Taste of Washington County Tickets Available - Tickets are now available for the Taste of Washington County 2015, which will be held June 18th from 5:30- 9 p.m. at the Museum’s Archive & Research Library location. Guests will enjoy food and dessert samplings from local caterers and chefs, along with tastes of wine, microbrews and spirits! Tickets are $50 and may be... Read More
Covered Wagon of a Wagon Train. Pioneer Heritage Family Day May 9, 2015 - Join us at the museum on May 9, 2015, for Pioneer Heritage Family Day! Try all things “trail,” including pioneer dress-up, packing a wagon, dipping candles, and more. Musician Rick Meyers will perform an old-time music show performance at 11am that features music played on the banjo, guitar, autoharp, spoons, limberjack, ukulele and more! Bring... Read More
Young man assists children at a table at the Washington County Museum as part of a Teen Volunteer Program. Teen Volunteer Program Registration Open for Summer! - Teens, register now to assist with our summer camps! Washington County Museum’s Teen Volunteer Program is looking for middle and high school students willing to commit one or more weeks of summer to helping at our summer camps. Teens can earn 40 hours of community service in one week. Visit our Teen Volunteer Program page... Read More
Summer Campers at Native American Camp- Washington County Museum, Hillsboro Oregon Summer Camps 2015 - Washington County Museum will hold three summer camps in 2015. July 13 – July 17 is Native American Camp for ages 8-11. Learn about local Native American tribes, specifically the Kalapuya and Chinook. Build shelters, play traditional games and make crafts to take home. July 27 – July 31 is Splash Camp for Middle School... Read More