Scouts

scouts hat and scarf

Since 1999 the Barlow Planetarium has offered programs especially for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts.  Get tickets online or call  920-832-2848.

Activity Schedule

Cub Scouts/WEBLOS Explorers Events

Aerospace Explorer Day

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED IN JANUARY
9 a.m. - 12 noon

Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the launch of the space shuttle at the Barlow Planetarium, Wisconsin’s first major planetarium! Spend the morning creating hands-on aerospace activities; experience an ultra-cool AND ultra-hot science demonstration show about how astronauts get to space; and finish with a special star show in the Barlow. Scouts will receive special aerospace patch.

Astronomy Explorer Night

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED IN JANUARY
6 - 9 p.m.

Boy Scouts Events

Astronomy Merit Badge

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

The Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge is a thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Astronomy Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in just 5 weeks. Scouts are introduced to all the requirements and required homework activities on the first visit, have a mid-course evaluation on the second visit and a final evaluation on the last visit.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Scouts must be 13 years old or older.
  • Scouts must have Merit Badge Series: ASTRONOMY (available through the council store) and read it prior to the first workshop session.
  • Scouts must present a completed "Application for Merit Badge" (a.k.a "Blue Card") on the first visit.

PLEASE CALL FOR AVAILABILITY: 920-832-2852

Space Exploration Merit Badge

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

The Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge is a thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Space Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in just one month. Scouts are introduced to all the requirements, required homework activities and build their rockets on the first visit. The mid-course rocket launch and evaluation occur on the second visit, and the final evaluation takes place on the last visit.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Scouts must be 13 years old or older.
  • Scouts must have Merit Badge Series: SPACE EXPLORATION (available through the council store) and read it prior to the first workshop session.
  • Scouts must present a completed "Application for Merit Badge" (a.k.a "Blue Card") on the first visit.

PLEASE CALL FOR AVAILABILITY: 920-832-2852

Girl Scouts Events

Girl Scout Aerospace Fun Day

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED IN JANUARY
9 a.m. - 12 noon

Girl Scout Astronomy Fun Night

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED IN JANUARY
6 - 9 p.m.