You pick the day, time, and badge. There is a minimum of eight scouts required to run this private workshop. Fees include supplies for all workshop activities and Museum admission for the day of the workshop. (While all badge requirements are completed, badges are NOT included). Workshops are between two and a half and three hours long.
Sky Is the Limit
Go out of this world as you visit the Neag Planetarium, learn about far away planets, and make a star map as you locate famous constellations.
Stories in Shapes
Our art galleries are the perfect place to earn this badge! Learn about abstract art and the use of shapes, lines, and color, then make your own art! This workshop is led by an art educator!
Learn all about plants as we explore our 25 acre arboretum! Explore what types of plants grow best in our climate, plant your own seeds and even make a terrarium to take home.
Digging in the Past
Learn about the past as you see REAL dinosaur bones, make a rubbing of authentic fossils and more! Plus learn what kinds of animals lived in Pennsylvania millions of years ago.
Air of the Wolf
From science to museum to art, this badge is all about air! Make your own paper airplanes, learn to play a straw instrument, and view our works of art that feature air.
Make it Move
Use the laws of physics as you build simple machines, chain reactions, and more! This badge is sure to make physics fun!
Conduct your own experiments as you learn more about static electricity, density, and more.
Adventures in Science
See a planetarium show, construct a working flashlight you can take home, and learn about the scientific method as you complete this badge all about science.
Visit our art galleries then learn to draw a self-portrait. Plus use our arboretum to create out-door art and learn more about working with clay as you make your own air-dry bowl.
Did you know that the Museum has over 8,000 minerals? Use our collection as you test for hardness, learn about rock identification and more! Plus see some amazing specimens put on display just for you!
Learn all about engineering design, planning, and construction in this hands-on workshop. Learn about simple machines, basic mechanics and more! Put what you learn to use as you design things that move and race your very own rubber band car.
Into the Woods
Our 25 acre Arboretum is a great place to study trees! See a tree "cookie" to learn about growth rings, visit a gingko and learn why it is a "living fossil," and learn what Cyprus knees are. You will leave with your very own plant to take care of! This badge is best completed in warmer months as there is a large outdoor component.
January 2, 2015
- December 31, 2015
Scouts: $15 per scout
Adults: $6 per adult
One Adult per Workshop: Free