Scout Outings

Scout Troops

we salute you!

Learn and earn badges at Busy Bees®! You may schedule your Scout outing during normal business hours or with a two day notice (based on availability) we will stay open late especially for your group.

We have programs for canvas painting, pottery painting, mosaics, and glass fusing which are available for all scout levels (includes all supplies, instruction and appropriate Busy Bees® badge).

Clay Hand Building

Learn all about the history of clay and how to create your own pinch pot during this troop outing. Each attendee will get their own amount of clay to work with to form their very own keepsake. Bowls will be painted at the event and fired after. Approximate turn time is 2- 3 weeks.

Price: $16/attendee

Pottery Painting

It’s a paint party! Invite the troop to paint together for a fun day of bonding. Attendees can choose their own pieces to paint or let us know if you’d like the troop to all paint the same style of pottery.Projects will be available after 1 week.

Price: Varies per project

    Glass Fusing

    Create a necklace, build a nightlight…have FUN learning the fascinating or glass fusing. Attendees will learn the art of glass fusing and all the tools used to create these stand out art pieces. Projects will be available after 1 week.

    Price per necklace: $16/attendee

    Price per night light: $24/attendee

      Mosaics or Canvas Painting

      The troops always have a creative good time when they are creating mosaics or painting canvas. Acrylic paints are used to paint either a mosaic or canvas. Mosaics are then decorated with various colored, textured, and shaped tiles. Canvas painting design can be freehand or a Busy Bees instructor will lead the troop in their own art class. Let the staff know ahead of time if you’d like to pick one canvas design for the group to paint. Pieces are available to take home the same day.

      Price per canvas: $16

      Price per mosaic: Price varies depending on shape selected




      Monday 12pm  - 6pm

      Tuesday 12pm - 6pm

      Wednesday 12pm - 6pm

      Thursday 12pm - 6pm

      Friday 12pm - 7pm

      Saturday 12pm - 7pm

      Sunday 12pm - 6pm


      2204 Southlake Mall

      Merrillville, IN 46410