Boy Scouts

All merit badge workshops are lead by experienced, knowledgeable, and engaging merit badge counselors. Program fee includes all supplies for hands-on activities, parking, and admission to MOSI after the program.

Please bring your own Merit Badge Worksheet and Blue Card. Scouts must be at least 13 years old to attend a workshop without an adult.

Missed the Registration Date? Email scoutreach@mosi.org to request a late registration OR set up a private workshop for your troop. Additional fees apply for late registrations.

Questions? Email scoutreach@mosi.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, February 25, from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Learn how engineers use science and technology to turn ideas into reality.

Prerequisites: 1, 2, 8, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, February 15

 

Engineering

Sunday, February 25, from 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Learn how engineers use science and technology to turn ideas into reality.

Prerequisites: 1, 2, 8, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, February 15

This workshop is now sold out.

If you would like to be placed on our waiting list, please send us a contact name and number as well as the number of scouts and adults you would like to register at reservations@mosi.org.

Nuclear Science

Saturday, March 3, from 9:00am-1:00pm

Program Fee: $24 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Explore how nuclear reactors work, how we can use energy created through nuclear science, build tools that measure and track radiation, and more!

Prerequisites: 1, 2a, 8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, February 22

This workshop has limited space remaining.

For availability please contact reservations@mosi.org.

Nuclear Science

Saturday, March 3, from 2:00pm-6:00pm

Program Fee: $24 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Explore how nuclear reactors work, how we can use energy created through nuclear science, build tools that measure and track radiation, and more!

Prerequisites: 1, 2a, 8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, February 22

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Chemistry

Sunday, March 11, from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 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: 5, 6a and 6b, 7

Last Day to Register: Thursday, March 1

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Chemistry

Sunday, March 11, from 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 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: 5, 6a and 6b, 7

Last Day to Register: Thursday, March 1

This workshop is now sold out.

If you would like to be placed on our waiting list, please send us a contact name and number as well as the number of scouts and adults you would like to register at reservations@mosi.org.

Robotics

Saturday, March 17, from 10:00am-1:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Build and program robotic creations and compete in high tech tournaments.

Prerequisites: 1, 7

Last Day to Register: Thursday, March 8

This workshop is now sold out.

If you would like to be placed on our waiting list, please send us a contact name and number as well as the number of scouts and adults you would like to register at reservations@mosi.org.

Sustainability

Sunday, April 15, from and 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Program Fee: $24 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

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

Prerequisites: 1, 2 (Water, Food, Energy B or C, Stuff), 5, 6

Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 5

This workshop is now sold out.

If you would like to be placed on our waiting list, please send us a contact name and number as well as the number of scouts and adults you would like to register at reservations@mosi.org.

Plant Science

Sunday, April 22, from 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Become a botanist for the day as you explore horticulture, agriculture, and the MOSI Back Woods Preserve!

Prerequisites: 6, 7, 8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 12

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Geology

Saturday, April 28, from 10:00am – 3:00pm (tentative date)

Program Fee: $24 per scout, $20 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Dig deep into geology! Explore above and below the Earth's surface to uncover mysteries of our dynamic planet. This program takes place off-site at the Dames Cave Complex in Brooksville, FL. Transportation
will not be provided and carpooling is strongly recommended.

Prerequisites: 1, 4

Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 19

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Inventing

Saturday, May 12, from 10:00am-1:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

From idea to patent, discover how inventions affect our daily lives while creating a working prototype of your own invention.

Prerequisites: 1ab, 3c, 8, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, May 3

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Game Design

Sunday, May 20, from 2:00pm-5:00pm

Program Fee: $18 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Take your love for game-playing and delve into the world of game design, bend the rules to existing games and create new ones!

Prerequisites: 1, 3, 8b

Last Day to Register: Thursday, May 10

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Emergency Preparedness Camp-In

Saturday June 2nd 7pm to Sunday June 3rd 11am

Program Fee: $40 per scout, $20 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

A hurricane is headed towards the Tampa Bay area and you are setting up a shelter at MOSI! Learn how to prepare for and survive a natural disaster, as you spend the night at a mock hurricane shelter and emergency center. The camp-in includes the Emergency Preparedness merit badge workshop, light snack, sleeping at MOSI, light breakfast, parking, a MOSI 2018 Fun Patch for scouts, and general admission to MOSI.

Prerequisites: 1, 2c, 6, 7, 8, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, May 17

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Oceanography

Saturday, June 9, from 10:00am – 3:00pm

Program Fee: $30 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Dive into Oceanography with MOSI staff through hands-on experiments and demonstrations. This program meets off-site. Transportation is not included and carpooling is strongly encouraged. A small
entrance fee is charged by the park per vehicle.

Prerequisites: 2, 5, 8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, May 31

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