Boy Scouts

Our programming covers Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. We offer:

  • Pre-scheduled tours. The cost for general admission is $7 per scout. If a program/activity is scheduled, the cost is a minimum of $8 per scout depending on the program/activity.
  • Troop meetings plus tour. Troop meetings can be held in our classroom, which holds approximately 32 people. Afterwards,  the scouts can tour the exhibits. Cost is $7 per person.
  • Merit Badge Programs. A regular schedule of merit badge programs is held for Scouts. See below for upcoming programs.
  • Special Events. We look for opportunities to hold special events for Boy Scouts and are open to suggestions from troop leaders or parents.

Boy Scout Merit Badge Programs

Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge
Saturday, October 16, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost – $25

Through hands-on activities and experiments, technology and traditional book and paper, Scouts will earn the Environmental Science merit badge by attending this program. Prerequisite: Complete sections 1, 2. amd 4a in the Environmental Science workbook and bring it to the program. A snack and free time on the exhibits are included. Pre-register by Monday, October 11 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.

Boy Scout Electricity Merit Badge
Saturday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m. – noon
Cost – $20

Earn the Electricity Merit Badge by attending this interactive program. Learning is through experiments and activities, technology and traditional book and paper.  Prerequisites: Complete sections 2 and 8 in the Electricity workbook. A snack and free time on the exhibits are included. Pre-register by Monday, Nov. 15 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.

Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge
Saturday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost – $20

Scouts can earn the Astronomy Merit Badge by attending this interactive program. Learning is through experiments, activities, technology and traditional book and paper. Prerequisites: Complete sections 4c and 6 b of the Astronomy workbook. Pre-register by Monday, Nov. 29 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.

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