Girl Scouts

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

 

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
Maximum 18 participants

Dates:  TBD Spring 2023

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 18 participants

Dates:  Dec. 17   9:00am-12:00pm (4 spots available)

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 18 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 18 participants

 

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 18 participants 

Dates:  Nov. 19 Junior Space Science Investigator  2:00-5:00pm (5 spots available)                                                                                                                                                                                           

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
Maximum 18 participants 

Dates:  TBD Spring 2023

*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

       Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Girl Scout Space Traveler

Program Length
3 hours

Cost
$25/Girl Scout
Maximum 12 participants

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

*Due to COVID-19, we are not currently offering overnight programs.