Scouts

Since 1999 the Barlow Planetarium has offered programs especially for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts.  The quickest and most efficient way to register for any program is ONLINE or by calling the planetarium at 920-832-2848.

2014/2015 CUB & BOY SCOUT ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

March 28, 2015
9-11 am

WEBELOS: Engineer Badge

Engineer Badge

2016 Date/Time:  To Be Determined

BOY SCOUTS:  Astronomy Merit Badge

Astronomy Badge

2016 Date/Time:  To Be Determined

Printable 2014/2015 Scout Schedule

 

CUB & BOY SCOUTS

WEBELOS

Engineer BadgeEngineer Badge

March 28, 2015
9-11 am (12-2pm IF NECESSARY)

Pre-Registration Fee: $8/scout or sibling (adults/leaders are free)
At-the-Door Fee:        $10/scout or sibling (adults/leaders are free) IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE

Engineers touch every portion of the your life. Mechanical engineers design your bike, structural engineers analyze your house, and civil engineers build safe bridges. Learn about engineering as you earn your Engineering Badge.
Requirements: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8 & 9

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BOY SCOUTS

Astronomy Merit BadgeAstronomy Badge

2016 Dates/Times:  To Be Determined

2016 Fees:  To Be Determine

The Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Astronomy Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in just 5 weeks. Scouts are introduced to all the requirements and required homework activities on the first visit, have a mid-course evaluation on the second visit, and a final evaluation on the last visit.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Scouts must be 13 years old or older.
  • Scouts must have Merit Badge Series: ASTRONOMY (available through the council store) and read it prior to the first workshop session.
  • Scouts must present a completed "Application for Merit Badge" (a.k.a "Blue Card") on the first visit.

Space Exploration Merit BadgeSpace Exploration Badge Image

2016 Dates/Times:  To Be Determined

2016 Fees:  To Be Determined

The Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge is a very thorough, intense and rewarding activity. The Barlow Planetarium Space Merit Badge program is designed to be completed in just 1 month.  Scouts are introduced to all the requirements, required homework activities and build their rockets on the first visit; have a mid-course rocket launch and evaluation on the second visit, and a final evaluation on the last visit.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Scouts must be 13 years old or older.
  • Scouts must have Merit Badge Series: SPACE EXPLORATION (available through the council store) and read it prior to the first workshop session.
  • Scouts must present a completed "Application for Merit Badge" (a.k.a "Blue Card") on the first visit.

 

2014/2015 GIRL SCOUT ACTIVITY SCHEDULE
Printable 2014/2015 Scout Schedule

November 15, 2014
9 am - 12 pm

Girl Scout Aerospace Day

Girl Scout Space Day

April 24, 2015
6-9 pm

 

Girl Scout Aerospace Day - SOLD OUTGirl Scout Space Day

2015-16 Dates/Times:  To Be Determined

2015-16 Fees:  To Be Determined


Celebrate the 14th anniversary of the International Space Station at the Barlow Planetarium, Wisconsin’s first major planetarium!  Spend the morning experiencing an immersive science-themed laser show; an ultra-cool AND ultra-hot science demonstration show about how astronauts get to space, how astronauts live in space and how they return safely from space; a session where participants will get to design and build their own stomp rocket (plus other activities).

SPECIAL NOTE: 
ALL SCOUTS MUST ATTEND WITH A LEADER OR A PARENT - LEADERS AND PARENTS ARE FREE.

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Girl Scout Astronomy NightGirl Scout Astronomy Night

Friday April 24, 2015, 6-9 pm

Fee: Advance Tickets (on or before 4/17/14):  $10/person
        Non-Advance Tickets (after 4/17/14):  $12/person
        IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE

Celebrate the eve of Astronomy Day at Wisconsin’s first major planetarium – dedicated to sharing the wonders of the universe.  Spend an evening touring the solar system in the Barlow; creating star charts and other astronomy activities; and observing the Moon through the Barlow’s telescopes.  Telescopes will stay out later for any final views scouts and families may want to take in.  Scouts will receive an astronomy fun patch. 

SPECIAL NOTE: 
ALL SCOUTS MUST ATTEND WITH A LEADER OR A PARENT - LEADERS AND PARENTS ARE FREE.

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