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Spring & Fall STEM Events

Upcoming Events:


Who: Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers, & siblings

Where: From your home! We will celebrate together at a virtual Zoom event.

When: Submit projects by July 17; celebrate together July 24.

What: Conduct your own experiment from home and have it judged by STEM experts in a virtual competition. All participants will receive an event patch and are invited to a virtual event to find out which projects were ranked as “Blue Ribbon” and “Red Ribbon”, hear from special guest speakers, and celebrate Scouts’ achievements. More details to come!

Cost: FREE! Registration closes JULY 1.


Adult STEM Training Webinar: Intro to the Nova and Supernova Program

Free event!! Join us Thursday, June 25th, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 pm via Zoom. This web-enabled training will introduce you to the BSA STEM Nova Program, and explore the basics of how to develop a successful Nova program in your District and Unit.

You will learn…
• Origin of the BSA Nova Program
• Background on Nova & Supernova requirements
• Learn how Scouts earn the Nova / Supernova awards
• Nova and Supernova Awards Approval Process
• Training/Registration requirements for Mentors and Counselors

We look forward to seeing you there and keep an eye out for more digital trainings announced in the future!

Register here!


Who:  Scouts BSA and parents (male and female camp site and facilities will be available)

WhereCenter for American Archeology in Kampsville, IL

WhenApril 17- April 19, 2020 (overnight camping – schedule is below)

What: Earn your Archeology Merit Badge at a real field school! Scouts will enjoy a weekend packed with fun programming and educational experiences. This one-of-a-kind event includes camping, flint-knapping, spear-throwing, and participating in real, guided archeological research. Scouts will get to assist the Center for American Archeology on a site visit, participating in field work and digs that contribute to archeological research and knowledge.
What’s included: All program materials, curriculum, & instructors, lunch and dinner Saturday, space to camp with bathroom facilities nearby.

Cost: $45 per BSA Scout, $20 per adult

Join our friends at The Magic House, MADE for Kids for a fun and creative day of Adventures! MADE for Kids is The Magic House’s new hands-on makerspace located in St. Louis City between the Central West End and the Loop.

Who: Lions, Tigers, and parents.

Where: The Magic House, MADE for Kids- 5127 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

When: Saturday April 18. 8:30 am to 10:30 am.

What: Guided activities to fulfill specific Lion and Tiger Adventure requirements and access to MADE for Kids for the rest of the day!

Lions Adventure Advancement:

During your time at The Magic House, MADE for Kids, Lions will be able to complete the Gizmos and Gadgets adventure, as well as fulfill parts of the Build it Up, Knock it Down adventure.

Tigers Adventure Advancement:

During your time at The Magic House, MADE for Kids, Tigers will be able to complete the Tiger-iffic adventure, as well as fulfill parts of the Stories in Shapes adventure.

Cost: $15.00 per Scout – Includes 1 Free Adult