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Earn your badges at the Science Center.
Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts have the opportunity to earn badges at the Science Center throughout the year with our Scout workshops.

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To reserve a private Scout workshop, please call 314.289.4439 or email education@slsc.org. Reserve multiple private workshops on the same day and receive $2 off each Scout for each consecutive workshop.

Price

This is a paid program.

Girl Scout Workshops: $10 / Workshop, $14 / Off-site Workshop
Cub Scout Workshops: $10 / Workshop, $14 / Off-site Workshop
Boy Scout Workshops: $12 / Workshop, $15 / Off-site Workshop

To reserve a private Scout workshop, please call 314.289.4439 or email education@slsc.org. Reserve multiple private workshops on the same day and receive $2 off each Scout for each consecutive workshop.

Activity Patches are not available at the Saint Louis Science Center.

Scout Days

Group
Badge
Date / Time
Register
BearForensicsDecember 15, 2019 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
BSAEnergyOctober 13, 2019 / 1:30 PMRegister Online
BSAChemistryMarch 7, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
BrownieSensesSeptember 15, 2019 / 11:00 AMSOLD OUT
BrownieHome ScientistMarch 15, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
BrownieBugs!May 10, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
CadetteSpecial AgentDecember 15, 2019 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
CadettePublic SpeakingMarch 7, 2020 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
DaisyRose PetalSeptember 7, 2019 / 1:30 PMRegister Online
DaisyHow Robots MoveJanuary 12, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
JuniorAnimal HabitatsOctober 5, 2019 / 1:30 PMRegister Online
JuniorEntertainment TechnologyDecember 7, 2019 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
JuniorProduct DesignerJanuary 4, 2020 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
JuniorFlowersApril 4, 2020 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
JuniorDetectiveMay 2, 2020 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
SeniorLocavoreOctober 13, 2019 / 11:00 AMRegister Online
TigerSky is the LimitSeptember 7, 2019 / 11:00 AMRegister Online
WebeloEarth Rocks!September 15, 2019 / 1:30 PMRegister Online
WebeloEngineerDecember 7, 2019 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
WebeloInto the WoodsJanuary 4, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
WebeloAdventures In ScienceApril 4, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
WebeloInto the WildMay 10, 2020 / 1:30 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
WolfGerms Alive!October 5, 2019 / 11:00 AMRegister Online
WolfMotor AwayJanuary 12, 2020 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
WolfDigging in the PastMarch 15, 2020 / 1:30 PMCall 314.289.4439 To Register
WolfAir of the WolfMay 2, 2020 / 11:00 AMCall 314.289.4439 To Register

Scout Fest

Imagine two full days of programs and discounts, just for Scouts! All uniformed Scouts are eligible for discounts on tickets to OMNIMAX® Theater films, shows at the McDonnell Planetarium and the Discovery Room. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from any council or district are welcome. Note that Activity Patches are not available at the Saint Louis Science Center. Scouts will receive a souvenir participation patch.

Sat. Nov 2
Sun. Nov 3
Sat. Feb 15
Sun. Feb 16

Saturday, November 02

Scout Fest
10:00 am

Sunday, November 03

Scout Fest
11:30 am

Saturday, February 15

Scout Fest
8:00 am

Sunday, February 16

Scout Fest
11:15 am

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.

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 adult chaperone is required to accompany every five Scouts to workshops. Chaperones are not required to register or pay. Additional adults beyond the one-to-five ratio may be asked to leave the classroom if space is at a premium.

Boy Scout Workshops

Working together as a unit, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of all ages will learn science and build stronger bonds while achieving some or all of the requirements for hard-to-get badges. Certified Merit Badge counselors are available. You can schedule workshops and programs at the time and place of your choice. Choose any or all of the badges listed below.

Tiger (60-90 minute workshop)
Wolf (60-90 minute workshop)
Bear (60-90 minute workshop)
Webelos (90 minute workshop)
Boy Scouts (2-hour workshop)
Sky is the LimitAir of The WolfForensicsAdventures in ScienceAstronomy (On-site Only)
Digging in the PastRoboticsEngineer (New Version)Chemistry
Germs Alive!Super ScienceEarth Rocks!Weather
Grow SomethingGame DesignEnergy
Motor AwayInto the WildPulp & Paper
Into the WoodsElectricity

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. Chaperones are not required to register or pay.

Boy Scout Badge Descriptions

Girl Scout Workshops

As a group, your Scouts will have fun learning science and completing badge requirements. Certified Merit Badge counselors are available. Schedule workshops and programs at the time and place of your choice. Girl Scout troops can choose any or all of the badges listed below:

Daisies (60-minute workshop)
Brownies (60-90-minute workshop)
Juniors (60-90-minute workshop)
Cadettes (60-90-minute workshop)
Seniors (60-90-minute workshop)
Rose PetalBugsAnimal HabitatsPublic SpeakingSky
How Robots Move (On-site Only)Home ScientistDetectiveSpecial AgentLocavore
SensesEntertainment Technology
InventorGardener
Flowers
Product Designer

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. Chaperones are not required to register or pay.

Girl Scout Badge Descriptions