Boy Scouts

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

  • Pre-scheduled tours  The cost for general admission is $8 per scout. If a program/activity is scheduled, the cost is a minimum of $9 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 $8 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.
  • Private Merit Badge Programs  Troops can schedule private merit badge programs with a minimum number of 8 scouts required to hold the program. We can accommodate  approximately 30 scouts at one time. Please contact us for pricing and scheduling. A physical badge is not included. Currently, we offer the following programs to choose from:  Emergency Preparedness, Weather, Oceanography, Astronomy, Environmental Science, and Electricity.

Boy Scout Merit Badge Programs

Scouts BSA Weather Merit Badge
Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Cost – $20

Scouts can earn the Weather Prep Merit Badge by attending this interactive program. Learning is through group presentation, technology and traditional book and paper. No prerequisites; however a post requisite will be assigned for at home completion. Click here to view the Weather workbook. Pre-register by Monday, Oct. 17 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.

Scouts BSA Electricity Merit Badge
Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 am – Noon
Cost – $20

Scouts can earn the Electricity Merit Badge by attending this interactive program. Learning is through experiments, activities, technology and traditional book and paper. Prerequisites: Complete sections 2 and 8 of the Electricity workbook. Pre-register by Monday, Nov. 14 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.

Scouts BSA Astronomy Merit Badge
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 am – 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 6b of the Astronomy workbook. Pre-register by Monday, Nov. 28 by calling 814-938-1000 or e-mailing info@weatherdiscovery.org.

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