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.

Private workshops are available If you are unable to make any of these regularly scheduled workshops! See the "Badges" section below for more information about booking your own program.


11:30 AM

1:30 PM


Mar. 4, 2017

Wolf - Grow Something  Junior - Gardener 

Mar. 12, 2017

Junior - Detective  Boy Scout Chemistry Merit Badge 

Apr. 1, 2017

Junior - Animal Habitat  Wolf - Motor Away 

Apr. 9, 2017

Bear - Robotics  Brownie - Bugs 

May 6, 2017

Wolf - Grow Something  Junior - Gardener 

More dates to be announced soon! Call 314.289.4424 to register.

Upcoming Scouting Camp-ins

2/24/17 Public Girl Scout Camp-In

11/10/17 Public Boy Scout Camp-In

Click here for information on our camp-ins. 


Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Workshops and Programs 

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. Certified Merit Badge counselors are available. You can schedule workshops and programs at the time and place of your choice. You can choose any or all of the badges listed below:











Sky is the Limit Air of The Wolf Forensics Adventures in Science Astronomy
  Digging in the Past  Robotics Engineer (New Version) Chemistry
   Germs Alive! Super Science Earth Rocks! Electricity
   Grow Something   Game Design Energy
   Motor Away   Into the Wild Pulp & Paper
      Into the Woods Weather

Tiger, Wolf and Bear workshops are 60 minutes long. Webelos workshops are 90 minutes long. Boy Scout workshops are 2 hours long. All scout programs, regardless of rank, require a minimum of 10 paid scouts and can accommodate a maximum of 30. One free adult chaperone for every five scouts is required for all workshops.

Cost: $10 per Cub Scout (on-site) or $14 per Cub Scout (off-site). Boy Scout rates are $12 per Boy Scout (on-site) or $15 per Boy Scout (off-site).

Reserve multiple private workshops on the same day and receive $2 off each scout for each consecutive workshop!

To reserve a private scout workshop, please call 314-289-4439 or email

Girl Scouts

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. 

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


Bugs  Animal Habitats Public Speaking Sky
Home Scientist Detective   Locavore
Senses Entertainment Technnology    
  Product Designer    

Girl Scout workshops are 90 minutes long and can serve 10-30 scouts. (One free adult chaperone for every five scouts is required)

Cost: $10 per Girl Scout (on-site) or $14 per Girl Scout (off-site)

Reserve multiple private workshops on the same day and receive $2 off each scout for each consecutive workshop!

To reserve a private scout workshop, please call 314-289-4439 or email

Scout Weekend

Celebrate in science-style with two full days of programs and discounts, just for scouts! All uniformed scouts are eligible for discounts on tickets to Omnimax films, 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 314-289-4424 to register!

Pricing: Girl Scout and Cub Scout workshops cost $10 per workshop per scout. Boy Scout Merit Badge workshops are $12 per workshop per scout. Members are eligible for a dollar discount.

Parking: Vehicles may be parked in the main lot for $10 per vehicle or at the Planetarium lot for free. Drivers who park in the main lot may pick up a coupon for $5 off parking at check-in.

Chaperones: One free adult chaperone is required to accompany every five scouts to scout workshops. Chaperones are not required to register. Additional adults beyond the one-to-five ratio may be asked to leave the classroom if space is at a premium.

Activity patches are not available at the Saint Louis Science Center. Scouts receive a souvenir participation patch.

Register early! Depending on the workshop, there is a maximum of 20-25 spots available and workshops fill up fast! Registration ends on the Friday before the event. After this time, new registrations, additions and cancellations cannot be processed.


  Girl Scouts - Saturday, February 18, 2017
10:00 - 11:30am  Brownie - Inventor (CANCELED)
10:00 - 11:30am Daisy - Rose Petal
10:00 - 11:30am Brownie - Home Scientist 
12:30 - 2:00pm Junior - Product Designer 
12:30 - 2:00pm Junior Entertainment Tech 
12:30 - 2:00pm  Daisy - Rose Petal 
2:30 - 4:00pm  Junior - Detective 
2:30 - 4:00pm  Junior - Animal Habitats 
2:30 - 4:00pm  Brownie - Bugs (CANCELED)
   Cub/Boy Scouts - Sunday, February 19, 2017
 11:15am - 12:15pm  Tiger - Sky is the Limit
11:15am - 12:45pm  Bear - Super Science 
11:15am - 12:45pm  Webelos - into the Wild 
11:15am - 1:15pm  Boy Scout - Energy Merit Badge 
1:00 - 2:00pm  Bear - Robotics 
1:30 - 2:30pm  Wolf - Germs Alive! 
1:30 - 2:30pm  Bear - Forensics 
1:45 - 3:15pm  Webelos - Game Design 
2:30 - 4;30pm  Boy Scout - Chemistry Merit badge 
3:00 - 4:30pm  Webelos - Adventures in Science 
3:00 - 4:30pm   Webelos - Engineer 
3:45 - 4:45pm  Wolf - Air of the Wolf