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 EVENTS!

Cub Scouts/WEBLOS Explorers Events

Astronomy Explorer Day

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

OVERFLOW:  Saturday, June 6, 2017 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

For Cub Scouts/WEBELOS and their families.  Girl Scouts and their Families!  Get prepared for this summer's solar eclipse at the Barlow.  Spend the morning creating star charts and other hands-on astronomy activities; learning about eclipses and how to view them safely, observing the Sun through the Barlow's specially-adapted telescopes, and touring the solar system in the UW System's flagship planetarium.  All participants will get a special pair of solar eclipse shades to safely view the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017!

REQUIREMENT:  EACH SCOUT MUST BE ASSIGNED TO A PARENT/LEADER.  MULTIPLE SCOUTS CAN BE ASSIGNED TO A SINGLE LEADER OR ADULT!

  • 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.

Fees:

Scouts/Students: $16
Leaders/Adults: $12
REGISTER NOW!

Boy Scouts Events

Space Exploration Merit Badge

Monday-Thursday, June 19-12, 12 - 4 p.m. 

12 HOURS OVER 4 DAYS!  The Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity.  Although it usually requires several weeks to complete however, the Barlow is going to condense all the activities to be completed in just 4 days with the absolute minimum of homework.  On Thursday, June 22 at 7 pm there will be an optional Blue Card Awards Ceremony where scouts can show their families what they have accomplished and get their complete Blue Cards!

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 registering for both the Space Exploration and Astronomy Merit badges, there will be a supervised lunch.

Fees:   Scouts/Students: $70  REGISTER NOW!

Astronomy Merit Badge

Monday-Thursday, June 19-12, 12 - 4 p.m. 

12 HOURS OVER 4 DAYS!  The Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity.  Although it usually requires a minimum of 4-5 weeks to complete however, using the unique equipment of Barlow, the Barlow is able to complete the all the activities in just 12 hours.  on Thursday, June 22 at 7 pm there will be an optional Blue Card Awards Evening where scouts can show their families what they have accomplished and get their complete Blue Cards!

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.

Fees:   Scouts/Students: $60  REGISTER NOW!

Girl Scouts Events

Astronomy Adventure Day

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. -
9 a.m. - 12 noon

For Girl Scouts and their Families!  Get prepared for this summers solar eclipse at the Barlow.  Spend the morning creating star charts and other hands-on astronomy activities learning about eclipses and how to view them safely, observing the Sun through the Barlows specially-adapted telescopes, and touring the solar system in the UW Systems flagship planetarium.  All participants will get a special pair of solar eclipse shades to safely view the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017!

REQUIREMENT:  EACH SCOUT MUST BE ASSIGNED TO A PARENT/LEADER.  MULTIPLE SCOUTS CAN BE ASSIGNED TO A SINGLE LEADER OR ADULT!

Fees:

Scouts/Students: $16
Leaders/Adults: $12
REGISTER NOW!