Scout Programs

Do you have a Scout Troup?

Whether you're a boy or girl - Tiger Cub to Webelos and Brownies to Cadets  - We have awesome programs for you! Any troop with Scouts ages 5-12 is welcome to participate in specially designed programs to help meet the requirements of loops, badges and other merits.

 

Cub Scout Programs

Girl Scout Programs

  • Astronomy Loop and Pin (2 hr)+
Brownies:
  • Geography Loop and Pin (2 hr)+
  • Inventor Badge (2 hr)
  • Geology Loop and Pin (2 hr)
  • Bugs Badge (1 hr)
  • Maps and Compasses Loop and Pin (1 hr)+
  • Senses Badge (1 hr)
  • Science Loop and Pin (2 hr)

Juniors:

  • Weather Loop* and Pin (1 hr)
  • Detective Badge (2 hr)
  • Wildlife Conservation Loop and Pin* (2 hr)+
  • Entertainment Technology (2 hr)
  • Gardener Badge* (1 hr)
  • Geocache Badge (2 hr)+

Cadettes:

  • Trees Badge (1 hr)
  • Special Agent Badge (2 hr)
  • Night Owl Badge (2 hr)+

*Denotes programs that require scouts to conduct follow-up research for the successful completion of the merit.

+Programs are weather permitting. Programs canceled due to poor weather will be rescheduled or refunded.

 

Scheduling a Program:

  • Programs are available on weekdays only, and Scout Leaders must ensure availability and secure date six weeks prior to the desired program date. For reservations and additional information call the Explorium Educator at 561-247-3905.
  • Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to scheduled time so that we may begin your program on time.

Note: The Astronomy Loop and Pin and the Night Owl Badge programs must coincide with scheduled Eyes to the Skies dates.

 

Cost:

  • Maximum of 20 Scouts, minimum of 10
  • Resident Troops are those based within the City of Boca Raton and/or the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District.
  • Proof of residency will be required at the time of registration

Resident Troops:

  • 1 hour program: $100 for the first 10 Scouts. $7.00 each additional Scout.
  • 2 hour program: $150 for the first 10 Scouts. $10.50 each additional Scout.

Non-resident Troops:

  • 1 hour program: $125 for up to 10 Scouts. $8.75 each additional Scout.
  • 2 hour program: $187.50 for up to 10 Scouts. $13.00 each additional Scout.

 

Additional Information:

  • Troop Leader and chaperones must accompany Scouts during program and follow all Scout chaperone requirements.
  • Payment will be made by the Troop Leader upon reservation.
  • Troop Leader will be responsible for collecting signed waivers from all parents of Scouts and returning them no later than three (3) days prior to the program date. Any Scout without a signed waiver will not be eligible to participate in the program.
  • Any missing payments or waivers not received within 3 days from the program date will result in cancellation of the program. No refunds.
  • Siblings and other "tagalongs" are permitted and must be registered and paid for as a Scout if they will be participating in the program.

 

To Begin the Registration Process:

Complete the Scout Reservation Request Form and email to cclairy@myboca.us, fax to (561) 347-3910, or mail to:

Science Educator
Children's Science Explorium
300 S Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Learn more about our AWESOME programs in the Public Programs Guide HERE!