Scouts

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

SCOUTING & FAMILY EVENTS!

 

Girl Scout Event:  Astronomy/Space Adventure Night

Saturday, March 24, 2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cub Scout/WEBELOS Event:  Astronomy/Space Explorer Night

Friday, April 20, 2018
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Family Event:  Astronomy/Space Discovery Night

Saturday, May 18, 2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Fees:

  • Scouts/Students: $16
  • Leaders/Adults: $12

Boy Scout Merit Badge Events

Astronomy Merit Badge

WINTER 2018
Dates: 
Wednesdays, January 17, February 7 & February 21
Times:  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Minimum Enrollment:  10 Scouts

FALL 2017 - CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF ENROLLMENT
Dates: 
Wednesdays, October 4, October 25 and November 8
Times:  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Minimum Enrollment:  10 Scouts

FEE:  $30/scout  Buy Astronomy Merit Badge Tickets

6 HOURS OVER 3 VISITS
The Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge is a very 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.

Space Exploration Merit Badge

WINTER 2018:
Dates/Times:  Wednesdays, January 24 & February 14, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. AND Saturday, February 17, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Minimum Enrollment:  10 Scouts

FALL 2017 - CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF ENROLLMENT
Dates/Times:  Wednesdays, October 18 & November 1,
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. AND Saturday, November 4, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Minimum Enrollment:  10 Scouts

Fee:  $40/scout  Buy Space Exploration Merit Badge Tickets

6 HOURS OVER 3 VISITS
The Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Space Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in 4-5 month. Scouts are introduced to all the requirements, required homework activities and build their rockets on the first visit have a mid-course rocket launch and evaluation on the second visit, and a rocket launch 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.