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.

WorkshopDateTime
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.

WorkshopDate Time
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.

WorkshopDateTime
Science pinMarch 15, 20152 p.m.
Astronomy pinApril 26, 20152 p.m.

Webelos

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

WorkshopDateTime
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.

WorkshopDateTime
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.

Roller Coaster

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