Girl Scouts

Scouting: Girl Scout Programs

Girl Scout Activities at the Air Zoo!

Earn badges and awards! Register for scheduled Saturday events or schedule your own private event! 

Super Science Saturdays
During the Air Zoo's Super Science Saturdays, Girl Scouts complete the requirements for one or more badges in one exciting day! Each Super Science Saturday is tailored for a particular Girl Scout level. Other children may attend with the Girl Scout, but must be accompanied by an adult. The Air Zoo does not have the badges, but each participating scout will receive an Air Zoo fun patch! Every registrant also receives a wrist band so that they can explore the exhibits and rides after the program is over. Participants may bring in their own lunches or plan to purchase lunch from the Kitty Hawk Cafe. See upcoming Super Science Saturday programs below. 

In addition to our scheduled scouting activities, an event can be customized for your pack or troop! For details or questions regarding any of our scouting activities, contact our Events Department via email at Events@airzoo.org, or via telephone at 269-350-2848!

Daisy Girl Scout Super Science Saturday

Robotics Badges
January 12, 2019
9am - 12pm
 In one amazing morning Daisies will earn three Robotics badges! They will learn What Robots Do in the real world, How Robots Move using step-by-step instructions, and they will Design a Robot to complete the challenge of decorating wrapping paper for a friend's birthday present.

Registration Deadline: December 28, 2018
Late Registration (add $3 per person): December 29, 2018 - January 11, 2019
Fee: $17/scout and $12/adult
Limit: 60 participants

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult. Other children may attend with the scouts but they must be accompanied by an adult and there may not be room for them in the classrooms. The Air Zoo does not have the badges, but each participating scout will receive an Air Zoo fun patch! Every registrant also receives a wrist band so that they can explore the exhibits and rides after the program is over. Participants may bring in their own lunches or plan to purchase lunch from the Kitty Hawk Café.


Brownie Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

Home Scientist Badge
March 9, 2019
9am - 12 pm

Science is all around you - in your home and at the Air Zoo! You are a scientist every time you observe, ask a question, or experiment, and if you pay careful attention you can learn all kinds of new things! You will investigate all types of science, using things that you can find right in your own home, as you cause a chemical reaction, make a polymer, experiment with static electricity, and create some strange - and edible - mixtures. Go mad with science!

Registration Deadline: February 22, 2019
Late Registration (add $3 per person): February 23 - March 8, 2019
Fee: $17/scout |$12/adult
Limit: 60 participants

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult. Other children may attend with the scouts but they must be accompanied by an adult and there may not be room for them in the classrooms. The Air Zoo does not have the badges, but each participating scout will receive an Air Zoo fun patch! Every registrant also receives a wrist band so that they can explore the exhibits and rides after the program is over. Participants may bring in their own lunches or plan to purchase lunch from the Kitty Hawk Café.

 

Juniors & Cadettes

Junior Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

Get Moving Journey
October 20, 2018
9am - 3pm

This Super Science Saturday offers Juniors the opportunity to earn two of the three Girl Scout leadership awards in the Get Moving Journey " Energize and Investigate. You will examine the conservation of non-renewable energy resources and the use of renewable resources. After experimenting with electricity, you will learn how to unplug and save energy, and find fun ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. Get energized, get moving, and go green!

Registration Deadline: October 5, 2018
Late Registration (add $3 per person):October 6-19, 2018
Fee: $22/scout |$12/adult
Limit: 60 participants

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult. Other children may attend with the scouts but they must be accompanied by an adult and there may not be room for them in the classrooms. The Air Zoo does not have the badges, but each participating scout will receive an Air Zoo fun patch! Every registrant also receives a wrist band so that they can explore the exhibits and rides after the program is over. Participants may bring in their own lunches or plan to purchase lunch from the Kitty Hawk Café.;


Junior Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

Product Designer and Jewelry Badges
February 2, 2019
9am - 11:30am (Product Designer) and 12:30pm - 3pm (Jewelry)
 

Choose your Super Science Saturday experience - register for one or both of these badges to create your own day of fun! Product designers will investigate, invent, and innovate to find out what makes for a great product and then design your own creations. All products are rigorously tested to make sure they work properly, and you will find innovative solutions to improve your product s performance to make it great! Jewelers will explore the design process to fashion your own jewelry using a variety of beautiful materials. Use your creativity and make something wonderful to wear or to give as a gift!

Registration Deadline: January 18, 2019
Late Registration (add $3 per person): January 19 - February 1, 2019
Fee: $17/scout |$12/adult for one session, or
$24/scout |$12/adult for the combo!
Limit: 32 participants in each session

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult. Other children may attend with the scouts but they must be accompanied by an adult and there may not be room for them in the classrooms. The Air Zoo does not have the badges, but each participating scout will receive an Air Zoo fun patch! Every registrant also receives a wrist band so that they can explore the exhibits and rides after the program is over. Participants may bring in their own lunches or plan to purchase lunch from the Kitty Hawk Café.

 

Special Events

Calling all Girl Scouts - Air Zoo Aviation Extravaganza!

Girl Scouts of all levels, don't miss out on this amazing event! FREE with your paid Air Zoo General Admission!
April 27, 2019
11am - 3pm

Spread your wings and celebrate aviation at the Air Zoo with the Girls Scouts Heart of Michigan Council and the Western Michigan University College of Aviation. This high-flying adventure is free with general admission! Enjoy:

  • All About Air, hands-on, science demonstrations
  • Girl Scout SWAP
  • WMU College of Aviation air traffic control simulators
  • Open cockpits
  • Aviation art
  • And much, much more!

Advance registration is not necessary to attend this event, which is free with general admission! But if you purchase your Air Zoo admission tickets in advance by clicking HERE, you will avoid the ticket counter lines and get an Air Zoo lanyard at check in!

Overnights at the Air Zoo

Grab your sleeping bag and land under the SR-71B Blackbird, because you're in for an overnight adventure! Our Overnights are designed to give you an after-hours experience like no other. 


For questions regarding any of our scouting activities, contact our Events Department via email at Events@airzoo.org, or via telephone at 269.350.2848. 

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