Scout Programs

Scout Programs

Want help earning those science-related belt loops, academic pins, and Girl Scout journeys?  Let our experienced staff help you!  Scouts serve an important role in our community, and the Museum is here to assist them in meeting their diverse program requirements. The Museum’s Education Department offers unique and activity packed weekend and afternoon programs for groups of 10 or more scouts, including overnight experiences and special scout days. Experience the excitement as you work towards belt loops, academic pins, badges, try-its or interest projects with experienced Museum professionals.

Contact our schedule coordinator at 937–275–7431, ext. 116 to find out which requirements will be met through each program. Complete three programs within a year and receive a special Boonshoft Badge.  Please Note:  Merit badges require two hours to complete.

Price: Scout Programming is $10/scout (2 free adults per program) and $7/additional adult. (Unless otherwise noted.)
Please note that a non-refundable 50% deposit is due two (2) weeks prior to the program; balance is due by the Friday prior. Payment can no longer be accepted the day of program.

Program Length: 1-2 hours, depending upon subject matter.

Programming Times: Scout programs can be scheduled for Saturdays at 10:00 a.m., Sundays at 10:30 a.m. or Monday – Friday from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Contact: Schedule Coordinator at 937–275–7431, ext. 116 to find out which requirements will be met through each program.

Program Location: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Boy Scout Programs

Webelos Activity Badges:

Adventures in Science
Earth Rocks
Engineer
Into the Woods
Into the Wild

Cub Scout Belt Loops, Pins:

Digging in the Past
Make it Move
Forensics
Super Science
Fur, Feathers, and Fun

Boy Scout Merit* Badges:

Bird Study
Chemistry
Environmental Science
Forestry
Mammal Study
Reptile and Amphibian Study

*Merit badges are $13/scout with two free adults per program, and require two (2) hours to complete.

Girl Scout Programs

Brownies:
Inventor
Bugs
Home Scientist

Juniors:
Detective
Animal Habitats
Flowers

Cadette:
Special Agent
Trees

Senior:
Science of Style
Sky

Ambassador:
Water

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