Scouts

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Scout it out!

The Michigan Science Center offers a full array of scouting programs and overnight adventures for both boys and girls from fall through spring.

Download our 2014 – 2015 brochure.

2014-2015 Scout Programs

Brownies

Cost: $15 per scout, $10 per adult. Workshops are three hours.

Workshop
Date
Time
Home scientist badgeNov. 23, 20142 p.m.
Senses badgeMarch 8, 20152 p.m.
Bugs badgeMay 17, 20152 p.m.

Junior Girl Scouts

Cost: $16 per scout, $10 per adult. Workshops are four hours.

Workshop
Date
Time
Entertainment Technology badgeOct. 11, 20141 p.m.
Detective badgeApril 25, 20151 p.m.
Flowers badgeMay 9, 20151 p.m.

Cub Scouts

Cost: $15 per scout, $10 per adult. Workshops are three hours and are recommended for Wolf, Bear, and Webelos scouts.

Workshop
Date
Time
Science belt loopOct. 12, 20142 p.m.
Astronomy belt loopNov. 2, 20142 p.m.
Science pinMarch 15, 20152 p.m.
Astronomy pinApril 26, 20152 p.m.

Webelos

Cost: $16 per scout, $10 per adult. Workshops are four hours.

Workshop
Date
Time
Scientist activity badgeMarch 7, 20151 p.m.
Engineering activity badgeMarch 28, 20151 p.m.

Boy Scouts

Cost: $18 per scout, $10 per adult. Workshops are five to six hours and meet some of the requirements of the listed badge. Certified Merit Badge Counselors will be on-site to verify completion and sign blue cards.

Workshop
Date
Time
Environmental science merit badgeApril 18, 201511 a.m.
Weather merit badgeMay 16, 201511 a.m.

Program notables

  • Scouts should bring a bag lunch to the Michigan Science Center. Time will be scheduled during each workshop for lunch. Food and beverages are also available for purchase in the Cosmic Café.
  • Scouts should wear their scout uniforms.
  • The Michigan Science Center requires a one adult to 10 scout ratio. Additional adults must pay the adult workshop fee.

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2014-2015 Scout Overnights

Camp-ins at the Michigan Science Center offer scouts hands-on fun in a one-of-a-kind learning environment. Each overnight program includes theme-related activities, a late night snack, nutritious breakfast and a morning Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theater film.

$50 per camper

Groups of 50 or more can choose one of our camp-in programs to create an exclusive experience at the Michigan Science Center. Dates are limited and a minimum lead-time of two months is required. Call today!

Camp-in notables

  • The Michigan Science Center requires a one adult to 10 scout ratio.
  • Both scouts and chaperones must pay the $50 camp-in fee.
  • A minimum of 50 participants are required and a maximum of 100 participants are allowed per camp-in. Balance and final count are due two weeks before date of event.
  • Some camp-ins do not meet all badge/pin requirements. Please check here to find required pre-requisites.

Scout Reservations: 313.577.8400, Option 5

Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48202