Girl Scouts

Discover science, space, engineering, and math with our array of programs for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes.

The Challenger Learning Center is offering virtual Girl Scout programming during the 2020-21 school year. Our programs will include a teambuilding element as well as a virtual simulated space mission. During our space mission, scouts will take on the role of a Ground Control crew to help our off planet Exploration Team as they encounter challenges along the way.

age: grades 3-8
program length: 90 minutes
group size: maximum 15
cost: $10/Girl Scout

info/registration: info@clcstlouis.org

Below are descriptions of our on-site programs, which will be available when we return to our regular programming:

Brownies

Space Scientist (Our Own Council Badge)

Become a space scientist for the day at the Challenger Learning Center. Participants will practice their communication and problem-solving skills through a series of team building activities. In addition, Brownies will build a rocket, and work together in a hands-on space mission simulation to Mars, the Moon or a comet.

Program Length

3 hours 

Cost

  • $25/Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 20 participants

Dates/Times

  • TBD

Space Science Adventurer Workshop

Join us for an exciting adventure through space to learn about our planetary neighbors, explore the stars, and investigate Earth’s Moon. Brownies will experience our planetarium, create constellations, and go on a mission to the International Space Station in search of new objects in our solar system.

This workshop is designed to guide Brownies through steps 1-4 of the Space Science Adventurer Badge. Step 5 requires them to share their new space knowledge with others, and while we are unable to complete this step during the workshop, we will help the girls brainstorm different ways to fulfill this step within their communities.

Program Length

  • 3 hours

Cost

  • $25/Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 20 participants

Dates/Times

  • TBD

Journey Session – WOW! Wonders of Water*

Make the Challenger Learning Center part of your Journey. Learn about water conservation, the water cycle, and the importance of staying hydrated. Participants will complete three requirements for the WOW! Wonders of Water Leadership Journey–part of the It’s Your Planet-Love It! series. The session includes a mini space mission simulation to search for water in our solar system.

Program Length

  • 3 hours

Cost

  • $25/Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 20 participants

*The patches for this Journey Session will need to be purchased by the Troop Leader from the Girl Scout Shop.

Juniors

Space Traveler (Our Own Council Badge)  

Become an experienced space traveler right here on Earth! Learn about Mars, comets, and the Moon, make plans for your journey, and then apply your new knowledge by embarking on a space mission to study a comet.

Program Length

  • 3 hours

Cost

  • $25/Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 20 participants

Dates/Times

  • TBD

 

Space Science Investigator Workshop

Come explore space with us as we map out our solar system, go on a scavenger hunt through space, and discover how scientists learn about other planets. Participants will visit our planetarium, create a solar system model, learn how to navigate the stars, and go on a mission as Mars Pioneers in search of water and life on the red planet.

This workshop is designed to guide Juniors through steps 1-4 of the Space Science Investigator Badge. Step 5 requires them to share their new space knowledge with others, and while we are unable to complete this step during the workshop, we will help the girls brainstorm different ways to fulfill this step within their communities.

Program Length

  • 3 hours

Cost

  • $25/Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 20 participants 

Dates/Times

  • TBD

Journey Session – Get Moving!*

Make the Challenger Learning Center part of your Journey. Explore the world of energy by studying your “carbon footprint” and learning some creative ways to recycle. Junior Girl Scouts will complete four requirements for the Get Moving! Leadership Journey – part of the It’s Your Planet – Love It! Series and participate in a space mission simulation. Participants will earn the Investigate and Energize awards during the workshop. The Innovate Award requires them to share their new knowledge with others, and while we are unable to complete this step during the workshop, we will help the girls brainstorm different ways to fulfill this step within their communities.

Program Length

  • 3 hours

Cost

  • $25/Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 20 participants 

Dates/Times

  • TBD

*The patches for this Journey Session will need to be purchased by the Troop Leader from the Girl Scout Shop.

Cadettes/Seniors

Space Mission Simulation

After preparing for a space mission by participating in communication, problem solving and team building activities, Cadettes will embark on a mission to the Moon, Mars, or a comet and  take on roles similar to NASA astronauts, scientists and engineers.

Program Length

  • 3 hours

Cost

  • $25/Girl Scout
  • Minimum 10, maximum 30 participants

Dates/Times

  • TBD

Girl Scout Overnight Program

Spend the night at the Challenger Learning Center and become an experienced space traveler. Learn about working and living in outer space and then participate in a space mission simulation.  Movie and snack before lights out. The overnight program is available for Juniors, Brownies, Cadettes, and Seniors.

Program Time

  • 7pm – 7am

Cost

  • $45/Girl Scout
  • Minimum of 18 participants, maximum of 25

Private Program

To schedule a private program please call (314) 521-6205.  We ask that you provide a first choice date and a backup date in case the first choice is unavailable.

Cost

  • Brownies & Juniors: $675 (max 20 scouts)
  • Cadettes & Seniors: $750 (max 30 scouts)

Ready to reserve your program?

Call us at (314) 521-6205