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Learn About Nova
- National Nova Program – Familiarize yourself with the BSA NOVA program and find all the newest updates.
- Nova Literature – You can purchase Nova Books for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, & Venturers.
- Nova Unit Guides – Need some help bringing STEM to your Unit? The National STEM Committee developed STEM Unit Guides for Cub Scouts and for Scouts BSA.
- Online Nova Training –Complete your Nova training online through my.scouting- BSA Learn Center
- Unit STEM Coordinator
- Take the lead on bringing STEM to your Unit by becoming knowledgeable about the NOVA program and STEM opportunities. Download here.
- NOVA Counselor
- Train to become a NOVA Counselor, and help your Scouts earn their NOVA awards (STEM expertise not required!). Use an adult application with position code 58 to register. Learn more here.
- Supernova Mentor
- Train to become a Supernova Mentor, and help area Scouts earn our most prestigious STEM awards (STEM expertise preferred). Use an adult application with position code 52 and a Supernova Mentor application to register.**
- Council STEM Committee
|Karen Vangyia||STEM Chair|
|Doug Stewart||Venturing Initiatives Chair|
|Mike Hulsizer||Scouts BSA Initiatives Chair|
|Sophia Bright||Cub Scout Initiatives Chair|
|Patrick Schaefer||Training Chair|
|Michele Elkins||Outreach Chair|
|Sherry Watson||Marketing Chair|
|Lisa Balbes||Committee Vice Chair|
|Vacant||Mobile STEM Lab Chair|
|Steve Masaki||Committee Vice Chair|
|Eric Voss||Committee Vice Chair|
- District STEM Chairs
- Help us promote the STEM Nova program in your District. Provide guidance to Nova Counselors/Supernova Mentors and promote STEM events.
|David Allsop||Boone Trails|
|David Welch||North Star|
|Y.C. Young||Grand Towers|
|Jerry Fix||Gravois Trail|
|Jennifer Laiben||River Trails|
|Gary Kinsel||Big Muddy|
|Lisa Bables and Theresa Colletti||New Horizons|
|Cassie Clark||Black Gold|
|Eric Voss||Cahokia Mounds|
|Doug Stewart||St. Clair|