Planetarium Programs for Scouts

Astronomy for Young Boy Scouts

Treworgy PlanetariumGet to know our solar system! This two-hour workshop has been designed especially for young Boy Scouts (Cub Scouts and Webelos) who are working toward the Astronomy Belt Loop and Pin. This is a two-hour-long program which includes a 45-minute Planetarium show of the night sky, plus activities in the Planetarium classroom. Boys will learn about and handle a telescope, learn about the stars, interview an astronomer, and diagram our solar system.

All materials and lots of encouragement are provided. Each pack is responsible for purchasing and awarding belt loops once the boys have completed the requirements.

Cost: $8.50 per person
11 Scouts minimum for daytime program.
13 Scouts minimum for evening program.

If your Scout Group can not meet the minimum group requirement you can still attend the program for a minimum fee of $90 (daytime program) or $110 (evening program).

Brownies are Stars

A stellar experience just for Brownie Troops!

Join us for some fun with the sky! Designed especially for Brownies who are working toward the World of Today & Tomorrow: Space Explorer Try-It badge, this two-hour workshop includes a 40-minute Planetarium show about the night sky, plus activities in the Planetarium classroom. Brownies make simple pocket sundials and try them outside. They construct starmakers (constellations in cans) and learn about the burly Sky Bears.

If there is time to spare, they’ll design a personal, modern constellation and make up a myth about it. All materials and lots of encouragement for finishing the Try-It badge are provided. Each troop is responsible for purchasing and awarding the Try-It badge.

Cost: $8.50 per scout

Searching the Sky

An out-of-this-world experience for Junior Girl Scout Troops!

Explore the sky! This two-hour workshop has been designed especially for Junior Girl Scouts who are working toward the Sky Search badge. This program includes a 40-minute Planetarium show of the night sky, plus activities in the Planetarium classroom. Girls will discover many ways of telling time, and make simple pocket sundials. They’ll learn to use a star map to locate constellations in the sky.

If there is time to spare, troops will each design a personal, modern constellation and make up a myth about it. All materials and lots of encouragement for finishing the badge are provided. Each troop is responsible for purchasing and awarding badges once the girls have completed the requirements.

Cost: $8.50 per scout