The Michigan Science Center offers a full array of scouting programs and overnight adventures. Email or call 313.577.8400, ext. 428 for more information.

Cub Scouts/Scouts BSA

Girl Scouts

Tiger Cubs

Sky is the Limit June 9, 2019 $20/scout Register


New Daisy programs coming soon for the 2019-2020 school year.

Wolf Cubs

New Wolf programs coming soon for the 2019-2020 school year.


Bugs May 19, 2019 $20/scout Register

Bear Cubs

New Bears programs coming soon for the 2019-2020 school year.


Detective June 2, 2019 $20/scout Register

Webelos/Arrow of Light

New Webelos programs coming soon for the 2019-2020 school year.


New Cadette programs coming soon for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

Scouts BSA

Environmental Science June 1, 2019 $40/scout Register


New Senior programs coming soon for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

Workshop Details

  • Fees: workshop fees include general admission.
  • Lunch: scouts can bring a lunch or purchase food from the Cosmic Cafe. Workshop includes a scheduled lunch time.
  • Patches: scouts will receive a Michigan Science Center patch at the end of the workshop. Scout badge purchases are the responsibility of the Scout Leader and are not included in the workshop price.
  • Registration: advance registration is required and closes 10 days prior to the workshop. Late registrations will include a $2 fee per person ($5 for overnights). Member discount and free passes do not apply to workshops or overnights. Walk-ins are not accepted.
  • Capacity: minimum 15 scouts, maximum 25 scouts. Workshops dates can be requested with a minimum of 15 scouts.
  • Scouts who are attending the workshop on their own and not with their troop MUST have an adult accompany them for the workshop.
  • Cancellations: no refunds, exchanges only. Costs already applied may be transferred to another date within the current scouting season. Cancellations made between 10 days and one hour prior to start of the workshop will be charged a rescheduling fee of $5 per scout.


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, and nutritious breakfast. Scouts will receive an overnight patch and a Michigan Science Center patch as part of their overnight experience.

Cost: $50 per person.

To schedule your overnight, or for more information, call 313.577.8400, ext. 428.


Oct. 13 – 14 Feb. 15 – 16 April 5 – 6
Oct. 19 – 20 Feb. 23 – 24 FULL April 13 – 14
Oct. 27 – 28 March 2 – 3 FULL April 27 – 28 FULL
Nov. 3 – 4 FULL March 8 – 9 FULL May 10 – 11
Dec. 15 – 16 March 16 – 17 FULL May 18 – 19 FULL
Jan. 19 – 20 FULL March 22 – 23 CANCELLED May 24 – 25
Jan. 25 – 26 FULL March 30 – 31 June 14-15
Feb. 8 – 9 FULL    

Overnight Details

  • Capacity: minimum 50 people, maximum 100 people
  • Dates: overnights can be requested for an open date with 50 people minimum required
  • Participants: overnight dates are first come, first served. If you are unable to get 50 people to attend, you have the option to have the overnight listed as partially full to allow another troop to join in with each troop responsible for the cost of their attendees. If another troop is unable to attend to meet the minimum of 50 people, your troop is responsible for covering the costs for the full amount.
  • Registration: advanced registration is required. Registration closes 10 days prior to the event. Late registration will incur an additional cost ($5 per each attendee). Walk-ins are not accepted.

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