Helping Scouts earn badges!

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts have the opportunity to earn badges at the Science Center throughout the year! Take part in one of the badge workshops listed below or book your own program for your troop. See the "Badges" section below for more information about booking your own program.

Upcoming badge workshops
 

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

September 6

Junior - Detective

Webelos - Scientist
September 14

Webelos - Engineer

Junior - Entertainment Tech

December 6

Juniors - Product Design

Webelos - Forester

December 14

Bear - Space

Brownies - Home Scientist

January 3

 

January 11

Cadets - Public Speaking

 

Webelos - Naturalist

Boy Scout - Weather Merit Badge

 

Junior - Animal Habitats

More dates to be announced soon! Call 314.289.4439 to register.

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Boy Scout and Girl Scout Workshops and Programs

As a group, your scouts will have fun learning science and completing badge requirements. Workshops are available for all levels of Girl and Boy Scouts. Certified Merit Badge counselors are available. You can schedule workshops and programs at the time and place of your choice.

Girl Scout troops can choose any or all of the listed badges:

 Brownies Juniors  Cadettes Seniors
Bugs  Animal Habitats Public Speaking Sky
Home Scientist Detective    
Senses Entertainment Technnology    
   Gardener    
  Product Designer    

Program length: 1.5 hour 
Maximum: 30 / Min: 10 Scouts or $90.00

Cost: $9 per Girl Scout, $7 per Girl Scout for each consecutive session.  (One adult chaperone per five girls – required chaperones are free); Offsite rates apply

As a unit, Boy and Cub Scouts of all ages will learn science and have fun while working to complete some or all of the requirements towards earning hard-to-get badges.  You can choose any or all of the badges listed below:

Tiger Wolf Bear Webelos Boy Scouts ($12)
Cleanup Treasure Hunt It's a Secret Aircraft  Forester  Chemistry 
Leaf Rubbings  Your Living World Nature Crafts  Geologist  Energy 
Learn About Animals    Space  Naturalist  Pulp & Paper 
Making Change    Water & Soil Conservation  Scientist  Weather 
Our Colorful World    Weather  Engineer   
Reduce Reuse Recycle         

Program length: 1.5 hour *Tigers get 2 topics per session *Boy Scouts 2.0 hours

Cost: $9/Scout, $7/Scout for each consecutive session (One free chaperone for every five boys required)

Maximum: 30 / Min: 10 Scouts or $90 / Boy Scouts $120/$90 offsite rates apply

To make reservations for any of these activities call 314.289.4439 or toll-free 800.456.SLSC, or email education@slsc.org.

 

Come celebrate in science-style with two full days of programs and discounts just for scouts! All scouts in uniform will be able to take advantage of discounts for Omnimax films, tickets to the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and the Discovery Room. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from any council and/or district are welcome!  Call 314-289-4400 or 1-800-456-SLSC x4400 to register. 

  • Pricing: $8 per workshop per Scout. or $7 for SLSC Members (Boy Scout Rank workshops are $11 per person and $10 for SLSC Members). 
  • Parking is $10 per vehicle at the main lot and free at the Planetarium lot.  Drivers who park in the main lot can pick up a $5 parking coupon at check-in.
  • Free chaperones must attend the workshops at a ratio of one for every five children, but do not need to register. Additional chaperones may be asked to leave the classroom if space is at a premium.
  • Activity patches are not available at the Science Center. All scouts will receive a souvenir participation patch.

Register early! There is a maximum of 25 scouts per workshop and they fill up fast! Registration will end on Friday before the event.  After this time, new registrations, additions, cancellations will not be allowed.  

 

Dates: November 1 & 2, 2014 and February 21 & 22, 2015

 November 1st 2014

10:00am -11:30pm

Detective - Juniors

10:00am - 11:30am

Bugs - Brownies

10:00am - 11:30am

Home Scientist - Brownies

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Product Designer - Juniors

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Animal Habitats - Juniors

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Gardener - Juniors

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Public Speaking - Cadettes

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Senses - Brownies

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Rose Petal - Daisies

   

 November 2nd 2014

11:15am - 12:45pm Webelos - Naturalist
11:30am - 1:00pm Webelos - Scientist
11:30am - 1:30pm Boy Scout - Weather ($11/scout)
11:30am - 1:00pm Webelos - Geologist
1:00pm - 2:30pm Bear - Space
1:30pm - 2:30pm Bear - Aircraft
2:00pm - 4:00pm Boy Scout - Energy ($11/scout)
2:15pm - 3:15pm Wolf - Your Living World
3:00pm - 4:30pm Webelos - Engineer
3:00pm - 4:30pm Webelos - Forester
3:30pm - 4:30pm Cub Scout - Weahter Academic