Merit Badge Workshops

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

2019 - 2020 Merit Badge Workshops

Robotics - SOLD OUT

Saturday, December 7,  10:00am - 1:00pm

Program Fee: $21 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: Wednesday, November 27

Robotics - NEW SESSION!

Saturday, December 7,  2:00pm - 5:00pm

Program Fee: $21 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: Wednesday, November 27

Chemistry - SOLD OUT

Sunday, January 12,  10:00am - 1:00pm

Program Fee: $21 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, January 2

Chemistry - SOLD OUT

Sunday, January 12,  2:00pm - 5:00pm

Program Fee: $21 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, January 2

Chemistry - NEW SESSION!

Saturday, January 18,  2:00pm - 5:00pm

Program Fee: $21 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, January 9

Nuclear Science - SOLD OUT

Saturday, January 25,  10:00am - 2:00pm

Program Fee: $28 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, January 16

Nuclear Science - NEW SESSION!

Sunday, January 26,  10:00am - 2:00pm

Program Fee: $28 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, January 16

Astronomy - SOLD OUT

Friday, February 7, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Program Fee: $28 per scout, $4 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 Science Park, learn the stories behind the constellations in the Planetarium, and explore the moon using the Mission: Moonbase exhibit! *Please note that MOSI exhibits close at 5pm.

Prerequisites: 1, 6b, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 30

Astronomy - SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 8, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Program Fee: $28 per scout, $4 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 Science Park, learn the stories behind the constellations in the Planetarium, and explore the moon using the Mission: Moonbase exhibit! Sign up for the Space Exploration Workshop to get two badge workshops in one day! *Please note that MOSI exhibits close at 5pm.

Prerequisites: 1, 6b, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 30

Astronomy - NEW SESSION!

Saturday, February 29, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Program Fee: $28 per scout, $4 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 Science Park, learn the stories behind the constellations in the Planetarium, and explore the moon using the Mission: Moonbase exhibit! Sign up for the Space Exploration Workshop to get two badge workshops in one day! *Please note that MOSI exhibits close at 5pm.

Prerequisites: 1, 6b, 9

Last Day to Register: Thursday, February 20

 Space Exploration - SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 8, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Program Fee: $21 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Build and launch chemical rockets and design a space station as you discover the science behind exploring the stars.  Sign up for the Astronomy Workshop to get two badge workshops in one day! *Please note that MOSI exhibits close at 5pm.

Prerequisites: 2, 5a or 5b, 6,  8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 30

Space Exploration - SOLD OUT

Sunday, February 9, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Program Fee: $21 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Build and launch chemical rockets and design a space station as you discover the science behind exploring the stars.  Sign up for the Astronomy Workshop to get two badge workshops in one day! *Please note that MOSI exhibits close at 5pm.

Prerequisites: 2, 5a or 5b, 6,  8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 30

WANT TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST? CLICK HERE!

Sustainability

Saturday, April 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Program Fee: $28 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 A, Food A, Community B/C, Energy B/C, Stuff A & B/C), 5, 6

Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 16

Environmental Science - SOLD OUT

Saturday, May 9, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Program Fee: $21 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, 3e, 6

Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 30

WANT TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST? CLICK HERE!

Plant Science

Sunday, May 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Program Fee: $21 per scout, $4 per adult, 1 adult free per 10 scouts

Become a botanist for the day as you explore horticulture and agriculture.

Prerequisites: 6, 7, 8

Last Day to Register: Thursday, May 7

Emergency Preparedness Camp-In

Saturday, June 6th 7:00 pm to Sunday June 7th 10:00 am

Program Fee: $40 per scout, $25 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 Fun Patch for scouts, and general admission to MOSI.

Prerequisites: 1, 6, 7b, 8b, 8c, 9

Download our Handy Guide for a MOSI Camp-In here!

Last Day to Register: Thursday, May 21

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