Let us put your scout group at the center of science at the Michigan Science Center! Our scout workshops offer interactive and immersive activities that explore STEM concepts and are tailored to fit each age group while satisfying requirements for earning elective badges. Plus, every workshop includes time to explore MiSci’s 220+ exhibits and theaters to enhance your scouting experience.
Please fill out the request form below for additional information and to reserve a workshop with the dates that work best for your troop.
- Robotics –Take a look behind the technology and learn how robots move, explore, and are programmed.
- Space Science Explorer – Explore the Sun, Moon, and stars as Daisys earn this out of this world badge!
- Home Scientist – Learn how chemistry and common household materials can be exciting in hands on experiments!
- Mechanical Engineering – Design, Build, Test! Use the engineering design process to complete all three design challenges.
- Detective – Put on your detective hat on and see if you can follow the clues to solve a crime!
- Sky is the Limit – Take your curiosity to the sky as Tigers learn all about the night sky, constellations, and visit the planetarium.
- Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries – This fun STEM workshop is a great for all scout groups, not just Tigers! Learn a little science magic, how to make a secret code, and more.
- Air of the Wolf – Put air to the test by exploring how air is more than an invisible gas around us!
- Digging in the Past – Become a paleontologist for the day as we travel back in time to learn about fossils and how they form!
- Forensics – Show off your forensic science skills by solving a mystery using clues, secrets, and science.
- Super Science – Dive into science and investigate with the scientific method to do a variety of experiments!
- Webelo/Arrow of Light
- Earth Rocks! – Bring your rock hunt finds with you as we become geologists and take a closer look at our Earth.
Details and Pricing
$375 for up to 15 scouts; additional scouts or participating siblings $20 each
Workshops are available for booking on Saturdays & Sundays and last between 3 and 4 hours.
Pricing includes all workshop materials, general admission to the museum, admission for one chaperone/scout leader, and a MiSci patch for all scouts.
Chaperones and siblings who wish to attend but not participate in the workshop will be charged the group rate of $11 each. Any theater experiences may be added a la carte.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 313-577-8400 ext. 428 to inquire about custom scout experiences or future programming!