Planetarium Programs for Scouts

The Treworgy Planetarium offers workshops for many different levels of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Many of these workshops satisfy the requirements for belt loops, merit badges, or scout patches. Our two-hour workshops can be booked for a daytime visit to the Planetarium – or, for the fully-immersive experience, a workshop can be added into an Anchor Watch scout overnight visit. Please see below for information about each of our unique scout programs.

New! Workshop for Daisy Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Explorer!

Join us for some fun with the sky, and complete a badge at the same time! This two-hour workshop will provide Daisies with the knowledge, materials, and encouragement to complete their NEW Space Science badge! In this active workshop, Daisies will meet the sun, moon, and stars by:

By the end of this two-hour workshop, Daisy girl scouts will have completed ALL of the requirements for their Space Science Explorer badge.

New! Workshop for Brownie Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Adventurer!

Join us for some fun with the sky, and complete a badge at the same time! This two-hour workshop will provide Brownies with the knowledge, materials, and encouragement to complete their NEW Space Science badge! In this interactive workshop, Brownies will be introduced to Astronomy by:

By the end of this two-hour workshop, Brownie girl scouts will have completed MOST of the requirements for their Space Science Adventurer badge, and will have an opportunity to share what they learned with fellow girl scouts at a later date.

New! Workshop for Junior Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Investigator!

Join us for some fun with the sky, and complete a badge at the same time! This two-hour workshop will provide Juniors with the knowledge, materials, and encouragement to complete their NEW Space Science badge! In this inquiry-based workshop, Juniors will build on their space science knowledge by:

By the end of this two-hour workshop, Junior girl scouts will have completed MOST of the requirements for their Space Science Investigator badge, and will have an opportunity to share what they learned with fellow girl scouts at a later date.

Cub Scouts Astronomy Belt Loop workshop

Get to know our solar system! This two-hour workshop has been designed especially for Cub Scouts who are working toward the Astronomy Belt Loop and Pin. The program includes a 45-minute Planetarium show about the night sky, plus activities in the Planetarium classroom. Cub Scouts will:

Programs are led by BSA certified Merit Badge Counselors. All materials and lots of encouragement are provided. Each pack is responsible for purchasing and awarding belt loops once the scouts have completed the requirements.

Boy Scouts Astronomy Merit Badge workshop

This two-hour workshop satisfies most of the requirements for a Merit Badge in Astronomy. Provided that scouts have completed all of the pre-requisites listed below, our BSA certified Merit Badge Counselors can, upon completion of our workshop, sign blue cards to recognize completion of the Merit Badge requirements. Your troop is responsible for obtaining and awarding merit badges once the scouts have completed the requirements.

Sections of the Astronomy Merit Badge workbook that are NOT covered in our workshop (scouts are encouraged to complete these before visiting):

Sections of the Astronomy Merit Badge workbook that ARE covered in our workshop: