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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

  Click the link above for full list of programs Oct. - Feb. 2015

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 two-weeks prior to workshop date. 

No registrations accepted the day of the workshop.

 

 DAISIES PETALS AND BROWNIE BADGES

 

The Amazing You!

Badge/Journey: Gloria, My Best Self

Saturday, October 11, from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Program Fee: $12 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Spend the afternoon learning all about an amazing person – you! Learn how to stay healthy & fit as you explore MOSI’s “The Amazing You” exhibit and participate in fun classroom activities.

 

 

Upcycled Artist

Journey/Badge: Clover, Rose, and Household Elf

Sunday, November 16, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Program Fee: $12 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Use trash and recyclable items to create cool works of art as you learn how you can help protect the Earth!

 

 

 JUNIORS BADGES

 

Juniors in the Wild!

Badge/Journey: Animal Habitats

Saturday, October 18, from 9:00am-12:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Discover what animals live in MOSI’s Backwoods, make an animal home and more!

 

Science Fiction Detectives

Badge/Journey: Detective

Sunday, October 26, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Use investigative skills to determine what is fact and what is fiction through hands-on, messy, wild and silly science experiments.

 

Hitchhiking Robots

Badge/Journey: Geocacher

Saturday, November 15, from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Learn to how to geocache, build a robot mascot for your troop and send it on a worldwide adventure you can follow online!

 

Click here for a full list of Girl Scout Badge Workshops and Camp-ins. 

 

   

CAMP-IN PROGRAMS

 

 Cupcake Wars Camp-In

 Levels: Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes

Badge/Journey: Home Scientist

Saturday, January 24 – 25, from 5:00pm – 11:00am

Program Fee: $35 per scout, $24 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Spend the evening exploring the science, technology, engineering, art and math behind baking and then compete in a S.T.E.A.M. inspired Cupcake Wars’ style competition as a team! Hone your math skills as you measure and mix ingredients, learn about physical and chemical changes as you bake cupcakes, explore the states of matter as you whip up yummy frosting, and then put your creative engineering and artistic skills to the test as you design a winning cupcake display! The camp-in includes the Cupcake Wars workshop, pizza dinner, cereal breakfast, an IMAX film and exhibit exploration time.

 Registration for public scout programs closes two-weeks prior to camp-in date. 

 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 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. 

 

 

 Boy Scout Programs

Click the link above for a full list of programs Oct. - Feb. 2015 

 

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 two-weeks 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.

 

 

 

Cub Scout and Webelos

 

 

Science Belt Loop and Pin Workshop

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

Program Fee: $12 per scout; 1 adult free per 10 scouts

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

 

Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop  and Pin

Saturday, October 25, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 Program Fee: $12 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

 Discover local wildlife in MOSI's Backwoods and help with a conservation project!

 

 

 

    

Boy Scouts

 

 

 Model Making and Design Merit Badge Workshop

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

 Program Fee: $18 per scout; 1 adult free per 10 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 10 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 10 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!

 

   

Fingerprinting Merit Badge

 

 Sunday, October 5, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

 Program Fee: $18 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

 Learn about the different types of fingerprints, how to create and lift a fingerprint, and then solve a mystery using your newly acquired skills.

Pre-requisites: 1

 

 

 

Nature Merit Badge

 Saturday, October 18, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

 Program Fee: $18 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Explore nature in MOSI's Back Woods Preserve and learn to identify birds, mammals, plants, and more!

 Prerequisites: 4

 

 

Chemistry Merit Badge

 Saturday, October 25, from 9:00am - 12:00pm

 Program Fee: $18 per scout, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

 Explore the states of matter, learn about physical and chemical changes, and conduct fun, fizzing, foaming, and even explosive experiments in the lab!

 Prerequisites: 1, 5, 6

 

 

 

 CAMP-IN PROGRAMS  

Future Inventors Camp-In  Levels: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts

 

Badges: Inventing Merit Badge

Friday, November 14-15, from 5:00pm – 11:00am

Program Fees: $35 per scouts, $24 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Ever want to just let your creativity flow? Spend an evening at MOSI creating your own inventions, exploring how to build safe houses, and cleaning up after natural disasters! The camp-in includes the inventing workshop, pizza dinner, cereal breakfast, an IMAX film and exhibit exploration time.

Prerequisites: none

 

Mission Moonbase Camp-In

Levels: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts

Badges: Astronomy Belt Loop and Pin, Astronomy Merit Badge

Saturday, February 21-22, from 5:00pm – 11:00am

Program Fees: $35 per scout, $24 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Spend a fun filled evening at MOSI exploring the cosmos! Gaze into the night sky with telescopes in the SciencePark, learn the stories behind the constellations in the Planetarium, and explore the moon using the Mission:Moonbase exhibit! The camp-in includes the astronomy workshop, pizza dinner, cereal breakfast, an IMAX film and exhibit exploration time.

 

Pre-Requisites: 1, 5, 6, 9

 

 

 

Click here for a full list of Boy Scout Badge Workshops and Camp-ins. 

 

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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