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.

 

2013/2014 Cub and Boy Scout Activity Schedule


April 5, 2014
9-11 am
(SOLD OUT)
12-2 pm
(SOLD OUT)

WEBELOS: Engineer Badge

Engineer Badge

 

2014/2015 Cub and Boy Scout Activity Schedule


October 4, 2014
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

December 27, 2014
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

March 28, 2015
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

WEBELOS: Engineer Badge

Engineer Badge

November 1, 2014
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

January 31, 2015
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

November 29, 2014
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

February 28, 2015
9-11 am
12-2 pm (if needed)

WEBELOS: Astronomy Belt Loop & Pin

Astronomy Belt Loop & Pin

Wednesdays
January 28, February 18 & March 4, 2015
7-9pm

6 hours in 3 visits

BOY SCOUTS:  Astronomy Merit Badge

Astronomy Badge

Saturdays
January 31, February 21 & March 7, 2015
10am - 12pm

6 hours in 3 visits

 

Bears

Space ElectiveBear Logo

November 1, 2014
9-11 am (12-2pm IF NECESSARY)

January 31, 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

Receive an introduction to space under the perfect starry sky of the Barlow Planetarium. Find constellations, learn about past, present and future space missions, and learn how to find planets in the sky while completing the requirements for the Space Elective.
Requirements: a, b, c, d, e & f

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Webelos

Engineer BadgeEngineer Badge

April 5, 2014
9-11 am & 12-2 pm (SOLD OUT)

October 4, 2014
9-11 am (12-2pm IF NECESSARY)

December 27, 2014
9-11 am (12-2pm IF NECESSARY)

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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Astronomy Belt Loop & PinAstronomy Belt Loop & Pin

November 29, 2014
9-11 am (12-2pm IF NECESSARY)

February 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

Have you ever wondered about the starry nighttime sky? Let the Barlow Planetarium be your guide on your way to earning your Astronomy Pin and Belt Loop.
Belt Loop Requirements: 1,2 & 3
Pin Requirements: 1,2,3,4,6 & 7

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Boy Scouts

Astronomy Merit BadgeAstronomy Badge

Wednesdays:  January 28, February 18 & March 4, 2015
7-9 pm

Fees: $30/scout if purchased on or before 1/16/2015
          $45/scout if purchased after 1/16/2015 IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE
          AVAILABLE

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.

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Space Exploration Merit Badge

Saturdays, January 31, February 21 & March 7, 2015
10 am - 12 pm

Fees: $40/scout if purchased on or before 1/16/2015
          $55/scout if purchased after 1/16/2015 IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE
          AVAILABLE

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.

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2013/2014 Girl Scout Activity Schedule

May 9, 2014
7-10 pm

 

2014/2015 Girl Scout Activity Schedule

November 15, 2014
9 am - 12 pm

Girl Scout Aerospace Day

Girl Scout Space Day

April 24, 2015
7-10 pm

 

Girl Scout Astronomy NightGirl Scout Astronomy Night

Friday May 9, 2014, 7-10 pm

Fee: Advance Tickets (on or before 5/2/14):  $8/person if purchased
        Non-advance Tickets (on or after 5/3/14):  $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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Girl Scout Aerospace DayGirl Scout Space Day

Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9 am - 12 pM

Fee: Advance Tickets (on or before 11/7/14):  $10/person
        Non-Advance Tickets (on or after 11/8/14):  $12/person
        IF SPACE/RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE

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.