Virtual Scout Days

Liberty Science Center has an array of virtual workshops that offer in-depth science explorations and provide focused learning experiences that go towards completing scouts' badge requirements.

Each program is $25. Payment must be made at least 48 hours before each scheduled program in order to secure access for the students. Once payment is received, you will receive a link to register for the program.

Browse our offerings below, and select a program to purchase.

2021 Schedule

Saturday, Jan. 23

Cadettes: Coding for Good

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Design custom characters, animations, and behaviors for video games by using the platform Construct 3. This intuitive toolset is limited only by your creativity.

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Saturday, Jan. 23

BSA Scouts: Game Design Merit Badge

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Build the computational thinking skills needed in today’s tech-driven world by designing custom video game characters, animations, and behaviors using the platform Construct 3.

At LSC: 3, 4, 5
Pre-requisites: 1, 2, 8
Post-requisites: 6, 7

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Monday, Jan. 25

Daisies: Mechanical Engineering

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Think and design like a mechanical engineer by creating a model car and exploring the process of building a rollercoaster.

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Saturday, Jan. 30

Brownies: Coding for Good

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Explore the basics of coding as you learn how to talk to a computer and give it basic instructions using Scratch.

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Monday, Feb. 1

Juniors: Coding for Good

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Learn the basics of coding and understand how women have shaped the world of computer science! Then learn to program an Arduino using Tinkercad and put your new skills to the test.

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Saturday, Feb. 6

Brownies: Mechanical Engineering

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Think and design like a mechanical engineer by creating a race car and exploring the science of flight.

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Saturday, Feb. 6

Juniors: Mechanical Engineering

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Take on the role of a mechanical engineer and use the Engineering Design Process while investigating and creating your own invention.

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Monday, Feb. 8

Bears: Forensics

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Become a detective and solve a “mock” crime science investigation by learning essential forensics techniques.

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Saturday, Feb. 20

Webelos: Engineering

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Learn how engineers use the engineering design process to develop everyday items by using the same process to design and optimize a project.

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Saturday, Feb. 20

BSA Scouts: Fingerprinting Merit Badge

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Explore a brief history of fingerprinting, make a model of the skin, and experiment with various techniques to collect and analyze fingerprints.

At LSC: 3, 4, 5
Pre-requisites: 1, 2

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Monday, Feb. 22

Juniors: Detective Badge

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Become a forensic scientist and investigate clues, learn new investigative techniques, and solve our “Case of the Silver Monkey.”

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Monday, March 1

Cadettes: Special Agent

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Become a Gotham Detective and conduct an investigation and analyze evidence to build a case against one of the city's notorious criminal masterminds before it's too late.

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Saturday, March 6

Brownies: Home Scientist

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Experience cool science activities and investigations you can do with materials found at home.

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Saturday, March 6

Brownies: Space Science Adventurer

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Learn about Earth’s place in space as we discover how the Earth and Moon interact, and go on a solar system tour and learn about our planetary neighbors.

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Monday, March 15

Tigers: Sky is the Limit

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Explore the night sky in our planetarium and learn about stars, constellations, and distant galaxies.

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Saturday, March 20

Juniors: Space Science Investigator

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Visualize how big our Solar System is and discover different ways scientists explore it.

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Saturday, March 20

BSA Scouts: Astronomy Merit Badge

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Embark on a journey to gain a better understanding of how we study astronomical objects such as the sun, moon, stars, and more.

At LSC: 2, 3, 4, 5a, 5c, 6, 7, 8a, 9
Pre-requisites: 1, 5b, 5d, 6d, and 8e

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Please call 201.253.1214, email groups@lsc.org, or fill out our info form to get more information.

Scout leaders are also invited to join our free Educator Mornings to learn more about our programs!

You can also click here to review our STEM Education Guide.