Scouts

Since 1999 the Barlow Planetarium has offered programs especially for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts.  The quickest and most efficient way to register for any program is ONLINE or by calling the planetarium at 920-832-2848.

2015/2016 CUB & BOY SCOUT ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!

Friday, April 15, 2016
6 -9 pm

 

2016/2017 CUB AND BOY SCOUT ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

FALL 2016 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

Cub Scout/WEBELOS Space Explorer Day

Space Patch

Wednesdays
SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

BOY SCOUTS:  Astronomy Merit Badge

Astronomy Badge

Saturdays
SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

 

CUB & BOY SCOUTS

CUB SCOUT/WEBELOS EXPLORER EVENTS

 

2016 Astronomy Explorer NightGirl Scout Astronomy Night

Friday, April 15, 2016
6 - 9 pm

Fee: SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!
        Advance Tickets (on or before 4/8/16):  $12/person (scout or adult)
        Non-Advance Tickets (after 4/8/16:  $16/person (scout or adult)
        IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE

Celebrate October Skies the eve of Astronomy Day at Wisconsin’s first major planetarium – dedicated to sharing the wonders of the universe.  Create hands-on astronomy activies, learn about the latest discoveries from our robot explorers, and touring the solar system in the Barlow.  The event will end with telescopes in Barlow's parking lot.  Scouts will receive a special astronomy patch.

2016 Aerospace Explorer DaySpace Patch

FALL 2016 DATES TO BE DETERMINED
9 am - 12 noon

Advanced Fee (on or before 10/16/15): TBD
Late Fee (after 10/16/15):  TBD
IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE

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.

TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 2016!

 

BOY SCOUTS

2016 Astronomy Merit BadgeAstronomy Badge

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

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.
  • Scouts must present a completed "Application for Merit Badge" (a.k.a "Blue Card") on the first visit.

PLEASE CALL FOR AVAILABILITY

2016 Space Exploration Merit BadgeSpace Exploration Badge Image

SPRING 2017 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

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 just 1 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 final evaluation 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

 

2015/2016 GIRL SCOUT ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!

May 13, 2016
6-9 pm

 

2015/2016 GIRL SCOUT ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

2016-17 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

Girl Scout Aerospace Day

Girl Scout Space Day

 

2016 Girl Scout Astronomy NightGirl Scout Astronomy Night

Friday, May 13, 2016, 6-9 pm

Fee: SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!
        Advance Tickets (on or before 5/6/16):  $12/person (scout or adult)
        Non-Advance Tickets (after 5/6/16:  $16/person (scout or adult)
        IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE

Celebrate the eve of Astronomy Day at Wisconsin’s first major planetarium – dedicated to sharing the wonders of the universe.  Spend an evening touring the solar system in the Barlow; creating star charts and other astronomy activities; and observing the Moon through the Barlow’s telescopes.  Telescopes will stay out later for any final views scouts and families may want to take in.  Scouts will receive an astronomy fun patch. 

 

2016 Girl Scout Aerospace Day Girl Scout Space Day

2016-17 DATES TO BE DETERMINED

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the International Space Station at the Barlow Planetarium, Wisconsin’s first major planetarium!  Spend the morning experiencing an immersive science-themed laser show; an ultra-cool AND ultra-hot science demonstration show about how astronauts get to space, how astronauts live in space and how they return safely from space; a session where participants will get to design and build their own stomp rocket (plus other activities).