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Scouting: Cub Scouts & Scouts BSA  Programs

Scouting Activities at the Air Zoo!

Earn badges and awards! Register for scheduled Super Science Saturdays, or Merit Badge Days today. Looking to schedule your own overnight or discuss private events? We can do that too!

2022-2023 Programs

Boy Scouts at the Air ZooSuper Science Saturdays 

During the Air Zoo’s Super Science Saturdays, Cub Scouts complete many of the requirements for one or more Elective Adventure Loops and Webelos Adventure Pins in one exciting day! Each Super Science Saturday is tailored for a particular Cub Scout level. Other children may attend with the Cub Scout, but must be accompanied by an adult. The Air Zoo does not have the Adventure Loops and Pins, 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. For full day programs participants may bring in their own lunches or plan to purchase lunch from the Kitty Hawk Café (prepaid at registration). View our Cub Scouts & Scouts BSA guide here.

For details or questions regarding any of our scouting opportunities, contact our Events Department via email or phone at 269.350.2848!  Each troop must have a minimum of one adult present. 


Upcoming events!

 

Webelos Super Science Saturday 

Earth Rocks Adventure Pin

February 18, 2023 |  9am – 11am 

Webelos will complete most of the requirements for the Earth Rocks Adventure Pin. They will discuss geology and learn to identify and test rocks and minerals. Scouts may complete the rock hunt requirements in advance of this event and bring in their finds to identify. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2023
Fee: $12/scout and $6/adult 

Engineer Adventure Pin

February 18, 2023  |  12:30 pm – 2:30pm 

Investigate the different types of engineers and engineering principles. Use blueprints or engineering specifications as a model for an innovative engineering project to construct, test, and evaluate your design.  

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2023  
Fee: $12/scout and $6/adult 

Bear Cub Super Science Saturday 

Super Science Adventure Loop

March 11, 2023  |  9am – 11am 

Bear Cubs will complete the requirements for the Super Science Adventure Loop. They will experiment with static electricity, density, and chemical reactions in this super science adventure. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2023
Fee: $12/scout and $6/adult 

Forensics Adventure Loop 

March 11, 2023  |  12:30pm – 2:30pm 

As young CSI investigators, Bear Cubs will analyze fingerprints, separate substances using chemical analysis, and learn about careers in forensic science. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2023
Fee: $12/scout and $6/adult 


Merit Badge Days

During the Air Zoo’s Merit Badge Days, scouts complete all of the requirements for a merit badge in one exciting day! The Air Zoo does not have the awards to hand out, but each participating scout will receive an Air Zoo fun patch! Every registrant also receives a wristband 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 (prepaid at registration). 

 

Aviation Merit Badge Day - SOLD OUT

January 28, 2023  |  9am – 3:30pm 

Scouts will complete all the requirements for the Aviation Merit Badge during this fun and engaging day of exploring the history and science behind flight. Investigate the forces of flight and the control surfaces of an airplane using a specialized wind tunnel and with a tour of the Air Zoo's amazing collection of aircraft. Make, fly, and modify your own take-home glider. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. 
Fee:
$28/scout and $12/adult 

SOLD OUT

Space Exploration Merit Badge Day

April 15, 2023 |  9am – 4:30pm 

Spend the day at the Air Zoo while completing all requirements for the Space Exploration Merit Badge. Discover both the historical and future implications of exploring space, research the technology and products developed directly from the space program, and build and launch (weather permitting) a model rocket. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. 
Fee:
$28/scout and $12/adult 


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.  Click below for more information, or to reach an Air Zoo Group & Events Team Member to discuss YOUR TROOPS overnight!


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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