Scout Programs

Battleship Wisconsin Overnights

scout-overnightsThe overnight program is geared towards Families, Youth groups of all kinds, private Reunions and Corporate retreats for team building. We will offer programs to fit the group or assist a group in their own programing. Any adult Overnights will be private functions. Come stay aboard the Historic Battleship Wisconsin for a once in a lifetime experience. Sleep in the original berthing of the sailors and see how our sailors lived and fought for our great country! Have you got what it takes? Come aboard and find out!

scout-overnight coin

Battleship Wisconsin Overnight Challenge Coin!

The Battleship Wisconsin is proud to introduce for the first time, a limited edition, numbered, Challenge Coin available only to Overnight campers! This coin is available for presale with your Overnight, $15 each. There is a limited number of 400 coins total and will not be recast, so don't miss out. *(Each coin is "Glow in the Dark" and 2 in. in size. Evening of Overnight, $20 each)

July 2017 – Calling all Scouts!

Boy Scout National Jamboree 2017

July 19th – 28th

The Battleship Wisconsin welcomes all Scouts and their families traveling to and from the Jamboree, to come stay aboard the Battleship on your way to and from the Jamboree! We will open the ship for Interior Stays Starting July 15th - 18th, and then again July 28th - 30th 2017. Kick off a fantastic week with a stay aboard the Battleship, or close out your fun filled week with a stay aboard the Battleship! Regular price $64.00 per person, discounted price for those attending the Jamboree, $60.00 per person. Book ahead, space is limited to 142 campers each night, minimum 20 Campers each night.

$64 per person


  • 2 Day Admission to Nauticus
  • Ship Tour
  • Fun Activities
  • A Hot Breakfast in the morning.

Almost every weekend throughout the year has an overnight scheduled as long at the 50 person minimum is met. Your group does not need 50 members to book, as we do book multiple groups on one given overnight.

Interior capacity is 142 total.

Details and Reservations:

Reservations: or call (757) 664-1057.


50% non-refundable deposit is due upon making reservations. Final payment and count is due 1 month prior to the overnight.

For More Information:

Contact Tammie Weitzman, Overnight Program Manager
(757) 664-1057 or

*Proceeds from these overnights will go to the National Maritime Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Scout Workshops

Here’s your chance to experience fun and learning in really cool scout programs! We look forward to welcoming you and your pack or troop to Nauticus for the sensational events that we can offer for you!

Girl Scout Programs

Nauticus STEAM Night for Girl Scouts

October 21, 2017
6-9 p.m. (Check-In starts at 5:30 p.m.)
$15 Per Person (Includes Event Patch for Girls)

Come join us for a fun-filled night for our 3rd Annual Nauticus STEAM Night for Girl Scouts! We’ll touch a shark, build and test underwater robotic ROVs, enjoy exciting, hands-on activities in our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) themed stations and meet local career men and women in these professional fields! All activities will go towards earning requirements for a variety of Girl Scout Awards!

Minimum: 100; Maximum: 160 (Includes Scouts and Adults)
Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017
This is a girl and adult event. No Tagalongs, please.
Adults/Chaperones are invited to participate in all activities.
Questions? Event content:
Register online for activities and events by visiting
B J C (Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes Event)

Women in STEM Day

Saturday March 24, 2018 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Enjoy a fun-filled day of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MATH (STEM) activities, meet-n-greet career professionals, and more! Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls can complete requirements to earn a special Explore Nauticus Patch!

$13/Girl $15/Adult
Group Reservations:
Please contact Linda Harmon at (757) 664-1034 or Groups must pre-register by March 19. Individual Girl Scouts/AHGs/Girl Club Members can get the special rate at Admissions on the day of the event.

Girl Scout Explore Nauticus Patch

Visit Nauticus & the Battleship Wisconsin to earn your Explore Nauticus patch! Available for all ages.

Dates: Weekends and after-school by reservation only

Fee: $12 per person (includes Admission and patch)

Registration: Pre-registration is required at least one week in advance; please email or call 757-664-1041.

Cub/Boy Scout Programs

Nauticus Annual Cub/Boy Scout Explore Our Oceans Day

oceandayAttention ALL Cub and Boy Scouts! Enjoy a fun day at Nauticus while earning Scout requirements. Hands-on activities will include building underwater robots, identifying aquatic life, meeting professionals working in the maritime field and more!

TIME: 10 A.M.-5 P.M.
FEE: $13/SCOUT | $15/ADULT
Tidewater Council Scouts: Please purchase tickets at the Council Store. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Mapstone at
All Other Scouts: Please contact Susie Hill at Nauticus at (757) 664-1041 or

For more information on group rates and other package options, please visit our Group Sales page.

For more information or to register for Scout Workshops or Special Programs, please contact Susie Hill at (757) 664-1041 or e-mail

For more information or to register for Scout Overnights aboard the Battleship Wisconsin, please contact Tammie Weitzman at (757) 664-1057 or

Mission Statement

NAUTICUS inspires and educates with engaging & interactive experiences that celebrate our connections with today's maritime world. Nauticus is a contemporary museum that uses the natural setting of Norfolk's harbor to showcase global maritime commerce and the world's largest Navy.