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Scouting Programs

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.

Private workshops are available if you are unable to make any of these regularly scheduled workshops! Please call 314-289-4439 to learn more.

Regularly Scheduled Scout Workshops

11:30 AM 1:30 PM
Sept. 2, 2017 Wolf – Grow Something Junior – Gardener
Sept. 10, 2017 Junior – Ent. Tech Wolf – Motor Away
Oct. 7, 2017 Webelos – Engineer Junior – Product Designer
Oct. 15, 2017 Daisy – Rose Petal JWebelos – Earth Rocks!
Dec. 2, 2017 Webelos – Adventures in Sci Juniors – Animal Habitats
Dec. 10, 2017 Brownie – Home Scientist Bear – Super Science
Jan. 6, 2018 Webelos – Game Design Cadettes – Public Speaking
Jan. 14, 2018 Juniors – Detective Bear – Forensics
March 3, 2018 Wolf – Air of the Wolf Senior – Sky
March 11, 2018 Brownie – Bugs Bear – Robotics
April 7, 2018 Webelos – Adventures in Sci Brownie – Home Scientist
April 15, 2018 Junior – Ent. Tech Bear – Super Science
May 4, 2018 Wolf – Germs Alive! Brownie – Senses

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

Scout Days

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 Technology

All Girl Scout workshops are between 60 and 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

Group 1 Badge Time
Junior Product Designer 11:15am – 12:45pm
Cadettes Public Speaking 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Seniors Locavore 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Group 2
Daisy Rose Petal 11:15am – 12:45pm
Brownie Bugs 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Junior Gardener 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Group 3
Brownie Home Scientist 11:15am – 12:45 pm
Brownie Senses 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Junior Detective 3:00pm – 4:30pm

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:

TIGER ($10/$14) WOLF ($10/$14) BEAR ($10/$14) WEBELOS ($10/$14) BOY SCOUTS ($12/$15)
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! Weather
 Grow Something Game Design Energy
 Motor Away Into the Wild Pulp & Paper
Into the Woods

All Cub Scout workshops are between 60 and 90 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

Group 1 Badge Time
Wolf Digging in the Past 11:30am – 12:30pm
Bear Robotics 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Webelos Game Design 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Group 2
Wolf Air of the Wolf 11:15am -12:15 pm
Webelos Into the Woods 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Wolf Germs Alive 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Group 3
Bear Super Science 11:15am – 12:15pm
Webelos Engineer 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Boy Scout Chemistry 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Group 4
Tiger Sky is the Limit 11:15am – 12:15pm
Boy Scout Weather 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Webelos Into the Wild 3:00pm – 4:30pm

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.

3:45 – 4:45 p.m.        Wolf – Air of the Wolf
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