Scout Programs

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learning how to use the FunScopes to find the moon and Jupiter

learning how to use the FunScopes to find the moon and Jupiter

Hands-on Astronomy Class

  • Learn how to identify constellations in our night sky
  • Learn how to use a telescope
  • Go on a Solar System walk and get a feel for the immense space between the planets, or
  • Learn how moon phases and eclipses work
  • View major celestial objects in a 10″ telescope
  • Hear a star lore story.
  • Ages 8 and up

This is sure to be a confidence building experience for anyone interested in learning about astronomy!

Fill out the contact form to request this program for your troop:






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Girl Scout Badge Programs

Cadette Night Owl Badge

  • CadetteBadgeNightOwl606_606Go on a night hike
  • Learn about people who have night time jobs
  • Learn how to use a telescope
  • Learn how to find constellations in the sky
  • View celestial objects through my 10″ telescope

Fill out the contact form to request this program for your troop:





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Seniors Naturalist-Sky Badge

  • Learn how to use a telescope
  • Learn how to find constellations
  • View through my 10″ scope
  • Learn how to use an astrolabe to measure the altitude and azimuth of celestial objects
  • Explore the connection between people and flight
  • Learn about how to save the night sky
  • Create sky art
Fill out the contact form to request this program for your troop:





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 Boy Scout Badge Programs

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  • Learn how to use a telescope
  • Learn how to find constellations using a star map
  • View through my 10″ scope
  • Learn the importance of our north star
  • Go on a scale model of the solar system walk to learn about our solar system and beyond
  • Be able to explain the following terms: planet, star, solar system, galaxy, the Milky Way, black hole, red giant, white dwarf, comet, meteor, moon, asteroid, star map and universe
  • Hear star stories

 

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Unknown-1Astronomy Merit Badge

coming soon!

Fill out the contact form to request this program for your troop: