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Scout Workshops

Junior Friends of Balboa Park PatchScout programs are offered on weekends year-round and are subject to availability. Each workshop will begin at noon. A minimum of 10 scouts is required for each program, and a maximum of 24. We encourage partnering with other groups to take a badge workshop together. Two adult chaperones are required for every 8 scouts. Additional adults will be charged our current group rate. Badges and awards are not supplied as part of this workshop. Scout workshops cannot be booked less than one month in advance. Please have two possible dates in mind when you call.

Reservations are taken by telephone.

Please call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806.


Girl Scouts


Brownies Badge Workshop

Home Scientist Badge

Find ways that you can use science every day! Learn to be a kitchen scientist, explore static electricity, dive into density, create bubbling reactions and experiment with science!

Journey: “It’s Your World”

Badge Requirements Met: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Time:
12 noon - 2 p.m.

Fee: $14 per Scout


Junior Girl Scouts Badge Workshops

Detective Badge

Jump right in to the science of detecting! Practice the power of observation, communicate in code, have fun with fingerprints, look at evidence and solve a mystery.

Journey: “It’s Your Planet”

Badge Requirements Met: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Time: 
12 noon - 2 p.m.

Fee: $14 per Scout


Cadette Girl Scout Badge Workshop

Special Agent Badge

Uncover the mysteries of forensic science! Investigate fingerprints, reveal reality, explore the science of chromatography, key into body language and be a forensic artist.

Journey: “It’s Your Planet”

Badge Requirements Met: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Time:
12 noon - 2 p.m.

Fee: $14 per Scout


 


Cub Scouts


Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts

Nova Science Everywhere and Germs Alive! Adventure

Use the Scientific Method to experiment with tissue strength and absorbency, learn about pesky germs and look at mold spores under microscope. Explore our exhibit galleries and watch an IMAX movie about science.
*Please note that Bear Cub Scouts will need to complete an additional Elective Adventure (A Bear Goes Fishing, Bear Picnic or Critter Care) any time before or after the workshop, to complete the Nova award requirements.

Time:
12 noon - 2:30 p.m., plus a Theater show

Fee: $23 per Scout
10 scouts minimum; 24 maximum.


Webelos Badge Workshops

Nova Scientist Everywhere and Earth Rocks! Adventure

Act like scientists by experimenting with Alka-Seltzer Rockets, investigate rocks and minerals and test the Mohs Hardness Scale. Explore our exhibit galleries and watch an IMAX movie about science.

Time:
12 noon - 2:30 p.m., plus a Theater show

Fee: $23 per Scout
10 scouts minimum; 24 maximum.


 

Scout Sleepovers

Get your troops together to spend a full night inside the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center!  Sleepovers include exhibit gallery admission, a show on the Giant Dome screen, educational workshops, an exhibit scavenger hunt and a light continental breakfast in the morning.  Scout Sleepovers are not geared to a specific Scout badge.

A minimum group size of 50 is required for sleepovers. For more information, please call Special Events at (619) 685-5728 or send an email to SpecialEvents@rhfleet.org.


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