Merit Badges – public
The S.T.E.M. Merit Badge Midway is an event for Scouts to earn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics themed Merit Badges.
Classes Offered: Astronomy, Energy, Geology, Nuclear Science, Space Exploration, Computers, Engineering, Inventing, Radio, Weather, Electronics, Game Design, Model Design and Building, Reptile and Amphibian Study, Boy Scout STEM NOVA Award.
Attendance is by advance reservation only. THERE ARE NO WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS!!! Signups are via the Internet. In-council registration opens October 13, 2014, and on October 21 for out of council scouts. Go to www.pacsky.org/Activities/BoyScout/STEMMidway2014 to register. Download the Flyer.
Boy Scout Troops Invited to Lab for Nuclear Science Day at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The Lab’s Nuclear Science Division and the Center for Science and Engineering Education are hosting Nuclear Science Day on Saturday, March 3. The event is designed for youth in grades six through 12 and will include a tour of the 88-inch cyclotron, cosmic ray detection, and an investigation of radioactivity in our daily lives. All participants will receive an event badge, and Boy Scouts can earn a merit badge. Lab employees are encouraged to invite the troops they lead or their children belong to. Registration deadline is Jan. 21.