Helping Scouts earn badges!

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts have the opportunity to earn badges at the Science Center throughout the year! Take part in one of the badge workshops listed below or book your own program for your troop. See the "Badges" section below for more information about booking your own program.

Upcoming badge workshops

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

September 5

GS Junior - Animal Habitat

BS Webelos - Engineer
September 13

BS Webelos - Adventure in Science

GS Junior - Detective

October 3

GS Cadette - Public Speaking

BS Webelos - Into the Wild

December 5

GS Brownie - Bugs

BS Wolf - Digging in the Past

December 13

BS Tiger - Sky is the Limit

GS Brownie - Home Scientist

More dates to be announced soon! Call 314.289.4424 to register.

Upcoming Scouting Camp-ins

October 11 - Girl Scout Camp-in. Brownies and Juniors.

November 13 - Cub Scout Camp-in. Cub Scouts can earn badges through a series of fun, hands-on activities.

Call 314.289.4424 to register.


  • Badges
  • Scout Days

Boy Scout and Girl Scout Workshops and Programs

As a group, your scouts will have fun learning science and completing badge requirements. Workshops are available for all levels of Girl and Boy Scouts. Certified Merit Badge counselors are available. You can schedule workshops and programs at the time and place of your choice.

Girl Scout troops can choose any or all of the listed badges:

 Brownies Juniors  Cadettes Seniors
Bugs  Animal Habitats Public Speaking Sky
Home Scientist Detective    
Senses Entertainment Technnology    
  Product Designer    

Program length: 1.5 hour 
Maximum: 30 / Min: 10 Scouts or $90.00

Cost: $9 per Girl Scout, $7 per Girl Scout for each consecutive session.  (One adult chaperone per five girls – required chaperones are free); Offsite rates apply

As a unit, Boy and Cub Scouts of all ages will learn science and have fun while working to complete some or all of the requirements towards earning hard-to-get badges.  You can choose any or all of the badges listed below:

Tiger Wolf Bear Webelos Boy Scouts ($12)
Cleanup Treasure Hunt It's a Secret Aircraft  Forester  Chemistry 
Leaf Rubbings  Your Living World Nature Crafts  Geologist  Energy 
Learn About Animals    Space  Naturalist  Pulp & Paper 
Making Change    Weather  Scientist  Weather 
Our Colorful World      Engineer   
Reduce Reuse Recycle         

Program length: 1.5 hour *Tigers get 2 topics per session *Boy Scouts 2.0 hours

Cost: $9/Scout, $7/Scout for each consecutive session (One free chaperone for every five boys required)

Maximum: 30 / Min: 10 Scouts or $90 / Boy Scouts $120/$90 offsite rates apply

To make reservations for any of these activities call 314.289.4439 or toll-free 800.456.SLSC, or email


Come celebrate in science-style with two full days of programs and discounts just for scouts! All scouts in uniform will be able to take advantage of discounts for Omnimax films, tickets to the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and the Discovery Room. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from any council and/or district are welcome!  Call 314-289-4400 or 1-800-456-SLSC x4400 to register. 

  • Pricing: $9 per workshop per Scout. or $8 for SLSC Members (Boy Scout Rank workshops are $12 per person and $11 for SLSC Members). 
  • Parking is $10 per vehicle at the main lot and free at the Planetarium lot.  Drivers who park in the main lot can pick up a $5 parking coupon at check-in.
  • Free chaperones must attend the workshops at a ratio of one for every five children, but do not need to register. Additional chaperones may be asked to leave the classroom if space is at a premium.
  • Activity patches are not available at the Science Center. All scouts will receive a souvenir participation patch.

Register early! There is a maximum of 25 scouts per workshop and they fill up fast! Registration will end on Friday before the event.  After this time, new registrations, additions, cancellations will not be allowed.  


Dates: November 1 & 2, 2014 and February 21 & 22, 2015

February 21st 2015

10:00am Bears - Electricity
10:00am Webelos - Scientist
10:30am Webelos - Forester
10:30 am Bears - Space
12:00 pm - 2:00pm Boy Scout - Pulp and Paper - $12
12:00pm - 2:00pm Boy Scout - Chemistry - $12
12:30pm - 1:30pm Cub Scout - Science Academic
1:30pm - 3:30pm Boy Scout - Astronomy - $12
2:00pm - 3:30pm Webelos - Naturalist
3:00pm - 4:30pm Webelos - Engineer
3:00pm - 4:30pm Webelos - Geologist
 February 22nd 2015
 11:15am - 12:45pm  Brownies - Home Scientist
 11:30am - 1:00pm  Juniors - Product Designer
 11:30pm - 1:00pm  Juniors - Entertainment Technology
 1:00pm - 2:30pm  Juniors - Gardener
 1:30pm - 2:30pm  Daisies - Rose Petal
 1:30pm - 3:00pm  Juniors - Detective
 3:30pm - 5:00pm  Brownies - Bugs
 3:00pm - 4:30pm  Cadettes - Public Speaking
 3:00pm - 4:30pm  Juniors - Animal Habitats