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Girl Scout Activities at the Air Zoo

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Girl Scout Activities at the Air Zoo!

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.



Girl Scouts DayIn addition to our scheduled scouting activities, an event can be customized for your organization! 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!



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

Daisy & Brownie Scouts

Daisy Girl Scout Super Science Saturday

Rose Petal Badge
October 21, 2017
9:00 am - 11:30 am
(Drop-off for scouts is between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
When Daisies have earned their Rose Petals, they will know how to make the world a better place, just like Rosie the Rose! Daisies will learn the importance of keeping our environment clean as they pick up trash and beautify the grounds of the Air Zoo. After investigating the stages of plant growth they will help landscape and plant flowers in the Air Zoo s Memorial Garden. It feels great to do your part in making the world a better place!

Thank you for making this such an amazing event!
For info on booking your own private scouting event, contact the Air Zoo's Events Department via email at Events@airzoo.org, or via phone at 269.350.2848.



Brownie Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

WOW Wonders of Water Journey Part 1 - Love Water
November 18, 2017
9:00 am - 11:30 am
(Drop-off for morning session is between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
Brownies can complete most of the requirements for their WOW Wonders of Water Journey in two fun and educational days. During this first day, Brownies will learn to LOVE water as they investigate the water cycle and alter the landscape in the Air Zoo s 5-foot stream table to prevent water erosion and flooding. Brownies can continue their Journey at the February 3rd WOW Part 2 Super Science Saturday.

Thank you for making this such an amazing event!
For info on booking your own private scouting event, contact the Air Zoo's Events Department via email at Events@airzoo.org, or via phone at 269.350.2848.



Brownie Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

WOW Wonders of Water Journey Part 2 - Save Water and Share Waterr
February 3, 2018
9:00 am - 11:30 am
(Drop-off for morning session is between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
In this second half of the WOW Wonders of Water Journey, Brownies will learn to SAVE water and SHARE water in one action-packed morning! They will make water filters to clean up pollution, learn about underwater creatures who rely on clean water, and brainstorm ways of conserving water. Then they will make plans to share their ideas in the hopes of inspiring others to join in their water promise commitments!

Registration Deadline: January 19, 2018
Late Registration (add $3 per person): January 20 " February 2, 2018
Fee: $17/scout and $12/adult
Limit: 60 participants


To register, click the button below.

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Juniors & Cadettes

Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

Jr. Detective and Special Agent Badges
January 6, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
(Drop-off for scouts is between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
Juniors and Cadettes will put their forensic skills to the test to solve an Air Zoo mystery! Girl Scouts will investigate fingerprints, interpret blood spatter, crack secret codes, and examine evidence to find out who dunnit and earn the Jr. Detective or Special Agent badges.

Registration Deadline: December 22, 2017
Late Registration (add $3 per person): December 23, 2017 " January 5, 2018
Fee: $22/scout and $12/adult
Limit: 60 participants


To register, click the button below. To add a Kitty Hawk Cafe Lunch for your scout, navigate back to this page before check-out, and click the "Add Lunch" button.

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Junior Girl Scouts Super Science Saturday

Geocacher Badge
May 5, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
(Drop-off for scouts is between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
Geocaching is a chance for Juniors to be part global explorer, part detective. They will search for treasure chests, known as geocaches, using the GPS applications on smart phones, to find each chest s secret hiding place. While they hunt for geocaches, Juniors will complete a community service project called Cache In " Trash Out as they clean up their environment. Then they will plant their own geocache to get a Travel Bug started on a journey around the world!

Registration Deadline: April 20, 2018
Late Registration (add $3 per person): April 21 - May 4, 2018
Fee: $22/scout and $12/adult
Limit: 32 participants



To register, click the button below. To add a Kitty Hawk Cafe Lunch for your scout, navigate back to this page before check-out, and click the "Add Lunch" button.

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Special Events

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 28, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 (please add the link for purchasing general admission tickets), you will avoid the ticket counter lines and get an Air Zoo lanyard at check in!


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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. Choose from three available themes:

Super Sleuths
Do you have what it takes to investigate a crime scene and figure out who dunnit? Put your all of your senses and scientific skills to the test in finding clues, examining fingerprints and blood splatter, and breaking secret codes to solve a puzzling crime.

Rocketry
Gain a working knowledge of physical forces and Newton s Laws of Motion through racing the force of gravity, creating real-life action/reaction scenarios, and building and launching (weather permitting) your own re-usable model rockets.

Take Flight
Explore the science and history of aviation during this exciting hands-on experience. Young aviators experiment with the four forces of flight and learn about the dynamics of airplane flight while building take-home gliders.

To book your troops overnight, or for more information, contact the Air Zoo's Events Department via email at events@airzoo.org, or via telephone at 269-350-2848.

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.

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