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Scout Programs at MOSI

Enrich your scouting experience at MOSI through our exciting hands-on science and technology workshops and overnight fun during our camp-in events.

  

Scout Workshops are a fun and exciting way to complement your badges and pins. Fees include an instructor-led workshop with all materials and MOSI admission for the entire group. Special discounts for group IMAX shows and lunches are available. Sign up for one of our scheduled programs or arrange for a private workshop or camp-in by calling 813-987-6000.

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Girl Scout Programs

  

MOSI has exciting, technology and science-packed experiences for girls with a variety of interests. Through hands-on, challenging and fun activities, MOSI helps Girl Scouts working on Badges and Journeys as well as provide new and exciting opportunities to explore careers and the sciences found in everyday life. Participants are welcome to explore MOSI’s exhibits before or after programs.

Registration closes one-week prior to workshop date. No registrations accepted the day of the workshop.

  

   

  

Drip, Dribble and Splat Painting Workshop for Brownies

 Saturday, September 13, from 10a.m. - noon

Program Fee: $12 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Badge: Painting

Explore all the different ways you can paint and set your inner artist free! Paint a still life with thick impasto paints like Van Gogh; splatter and drip paint on a canvas like Pollock; create a giant mural like Rivera; and more!

 

 

Private Scout Programs:

Reserve a Private Scout Workshop or Private Scout Camp-In if you cannot make one of the scheduled dates or if you are interested in a specific topic and program for your Girl Scout group. The minimum required for a private workshop is 15 scouts. 

 

CAMP-IN PROGRAMS

 

 

Private Scout Camp-Ins:

Reserve a Private Scout Camp-In if you cannot make one of the scheduled dates or you are interested in a specific topic for your Scout group. The minimum required attendance for this type of Camp-In is 40 Scouts.  Registration for public scout programs closes two-weeks prior to camp-in date. 

 

 

Registration Information:
Call 1-800-995-6674 to make reservations. Scout groups must register with a minimum of 40 Scouts at least one month prior to the Camp-In. We encourage partnering with other groups to fill a Camp-In. A single payment for the group can be made by credit card at the time of registration or in person by check at MOSI. If you must cancel the reservation, you need to do so at least 20 business days prior to the Camp-In to receive a refund. A $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. 

 

 

 Boy Scout Programs

 

 

Boy Scouts develop new interests and earn badges through MOSI’s programs and badge workshops in hands-on science and technology explorations in the science lab, outdoors in our nature preserve or in our technology centers. Participants are welcome to explore MOSI’s exhibits before or after programs.

Scouts are responsible for bringing Blue Cards to Merit Badge workshops. MOSI does not provide Blue Cards.

Workbooks for Merit Badge workshops are available under the description of the workshop. Items that are required to be completed prior to the workshop are circled in the workbook and scouts are responsible for bringing a copy of the workbook to the workshop. Blue Cards will only be signed if all required items are completed in the workbook.

Registration closes one-week prior to workshop date. No registrations accepted the day of the workshop.

 

  Nova and Supernova Workshops

 

New STEM Boy Scout workshops available at MOSI! MOSI is proud to offer STEM workshops required for the Nova and Supernova Awards for Cub Scouts, Webelos, and Boy Scouts. Workshops will engage scouts in hands-on activities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Please check the Boy Scouts of America website to determine which workshops are required to earn each award or contact our Groups and Outreach Manager for more information.

 

   

Communication Belt Loop and Pin Badge Workshop

 Saturday, September 6, from 10a.m. - noon

Program Fee: $12 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Use MOSI's I-Lab to explore the world of communication, create secret codes, and interview MOSI staff members that communicate using different methods.

 

Sustainability Merit Badge Workshop

 Saturday, September 6, from 1 – 4p.m.

Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable environment through conservation and waste reduction.

Pre-Requisites: 1, 2 (Water A, Food A, Energy B, Stuff A)

 

STEM Activity Topic: Science Workshop for Boy Scouts

 Sunday, September 14, from noon – 3p.m.

Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Use the scientific method to explore the home chemistry behind the explosively fun Mentos Geyser.

 

STEM Activity Topic: Technology Workshop for Boy Scouts

Sunday, September 14, from 3 - 6p.m.

Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Explore entertainment technology, learn how some special effects are created for movies and create your own photograph or short film enhanced with special effects using MOSI’s Media Lab.

 

Science Belt Loop and Pin Workshop

 Saturday, September 20, from 10a.m. - noon

Program Fee: $12 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Explore chemistry, physics, biology, and earth science in this fast paced workshop as you launch rockets, build molecule models, and more!

 

Model Making and Design Merit Badge Workshop

 Saturday, September 20, from 1 – 4p.m.

Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Spend an afternoon in MOSI's Idea Zone building models of buildings, cars, and contraptions for a science fiction movie!

Pre-Requisites: 1, 2, 6

 

STEM Activity Topic: Engineering Workshop for Boy Scouts

 Sunday, September 28, from noon – 3 p.m.

Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Hone your engineering skills as you compete in an egg drop contest at MOSI!

 

STEM Activity Topic: Math Workshop for Boy Scouts

 Sunday, September 28, from 3 - 6 p.m.

Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 5 scouts

Use mathematics to create a safe model for bungee jumping for the Acme Daredevil Adventure Company then watch your toy bungee jumpers take the leap at MOSI!

 

CAMP-IN PROGRAMS  

 

  

Private Scout Programs:

Reserve a Private Scout Workshop or Private Scout Camp-In if you cannot make one of the scheduled dates or if you are interested in a specific topic and program for your Boy Scout group. The minimum required for a private workshop is 15 scouts. The minimum required for a private Camp-In is 40 scouts.

 

Private Scout Camp-Ins:

Reserve a Private Scout Camp-In if you cannot make one of the scheduled dates or you are interested in a specific topic for your Scout group. The minimum required attendance for this type of Camp-In is 40 Scouts.

Registration Information:

Call 1-800-995-6674 to make reservations. Scout groups must register with a minimum of 40 Scouts at least one month prior to the Camp-In. We encourage partnering with other groups to fill a Camp-In. A single payment for the group can be made by credit card at the time of registration or in person by check at MOSI. If you must cancel the reservation, you need to do so at least 20 business days prior to the Camp-In to receive a refund. A $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund.
 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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