Cub Scouts Virtual & In-Person Adventure Workshops

Call 810-237-3409 to book your adventure

We’re excited to offer Cub Scout Adventure Workshops in new formats for 2020-2021! Choose from in-person or virtual workshops and schedule a date that works for your group! A variety of options are available for Tiger Cubs, Wolf Cubs, Bear Cubs, and Webelos Scouts. Call 810-237-3409 to book your Cub Scout program.

In-Person Workshops
2 Hour Workshops: $10 per Scout
3 Hour Workshops: $12 per Scout
Small Group Sizes: Program spaces will be limited to 10 scouts and 2 adults. Larger dens will be split into multiple program spaces. Restroom and snack breaks will be staggered to limit contact between groups.
Hygiene Protocol: Program spaces and furniture will be sanitized before each program. Supplies (scissors, glue sticks, etc.) will be sanitized before use and will not be shared.
Masks: Masks must be worn covering the nose and mouth at all times when inside the building.
Location: Your den’s workshop will be scheduled at one of the program spaces at Longway Planetarium or Sloan Museum at Courtland Center. You will be notified of your program location at the time of phone reservation. Please feel free to request your preferred location while making your reservation.

Virtual Workshops
Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop: $10 per Scout
Activity Kits: Activity kits will include easy-to-use handouts that provide content background, activity instructions, and links to pre-recorded YouTube videos created by our staff that will help you lead scouts through the activities. Each scout will receive their own materials kit. Kits can be picked up at Longway Planetarium or can be shipped to the den leader.
Virtual Workshops: Scouts will join a Museum Educator on your preferred virtual meeting platform (Zoom, Google Meets, etc.) for a one-hour culminating activity. Materials for this meeting will be provided in the activity kit and the Educator will walk your den through additional hands-on activities.
Materials: The activity kit will provide consumable materials kids will need to complete each activity. Scouts will need to provide some common household items (scissors, paper, pencil, water, etc.)

Registration Information
● The Leader is responsible for the payment and registration of participants.
● All scouts and adults must be registered and paid for prior to the program. Due to material preparation costs, no refunds will be given for absent participants.
● Leaders are responsible for obtaining the Adventure award from their local council office.
● We request that no siblings or infants accompany the participant at in-person events.

If you have any questions, please call 810-237-3409.

Stories in Shapes

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
Call 810-237-3409 to schedule.

Use your math skills to create works of art! Observe works of art while identifying the shapes that artists use. Use tangrams and geoboards to practice putting shapes together and taking shapes apart while creating a City Shapes painting.

Tiger Tales

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Tall tales and legends have been around as long as stories have been told. Learn about these exaggerated versions of stories, some featuring real historical individuals, and create a tall tale of your own! Play games, sing songs, and recreate a scene from tales from the past.

Good Knights

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Travel back in time to learn all about knights who lived many years ago, and find out what knights and Scouts have in common. Tiger Cubs will create a code of chivalry, make their own shields, build a small castle out of recycled materials, and participate in an obstacle course adventure.

Sky Is The Limit

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Visit Longway Planetarium and explore space! Look through a telescope to see distant objects. Make a Star Finder to help you find your favorite constellations in the nighttime sky. Design a night sky book that includes constellations, planets, moons, and other observable objects.

Air of the Wolf

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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This amazing adventure is all about air! Build and launch a variety of paper fliers while testing how well they fly. Can you make adjustments to make them fly better? Design a buggy that you can make move using a balloon and a sail. Create a beautiful wind chime while exploring sound. Use the wind to make a windsock and kite fly.

Adventures in Coins/Code of the Wolf

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Coins are not only currency, they tell a story, teach us math and are a work of art. Discovery the parts of a coin and play a coin game. Explore how numbers, colors and shapes are all around us. Decipher codes, sort and graph is this double badge program.

Digging In The Past

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Explore the world of dinosaurs in this exciting adventure into the past! Play dinosaur games, create an imaginary dinosaur, make a fossil cast, and go on a dinosaur dig!

Finding Your Way

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Navigate the Flint Cultural Center district with ease while learning map-reading and compass skills in this hands-on workshop.

Germs Alive!

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Stay healthy by fighting germs! Learn about germs, how illnesses spread, and what we can do to stay healthy. Take the handwashing test to see how well you washed, make fake snot, and see how far a sneeze travels. Set up a mold experiment to take home.

Motor Away

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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You have the power to make things move! Explore different ways to make and propel vehicles, such as airplanes, boats, and cars. Create and fly paper airplanes while learning about Bernoulli’s principle, and make a paper airplane catapult. Build and sail two different types of boats, and create a car that moves under its own power.

Beat of the Drum

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Explore the music, culture, and arts of Anishinabek people who lived in mid-Michigan during the 18th century.

Super Science

In-Person Option: 2 Hour Workshop
Virtual Option: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Investigate density while designing and testing a foil boat that carries cargo and layering colored liquids. Use different methods to make colors change and explore static and electricity.

Forensics

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Learn and practice the skills of a forensic scientist while analyzing fingerprints and footprints. Discover chromatography while studying the contents of ink during a simple experiment, and investigate some mysterious powder.

Make It Move

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Using your imagination you will design and build your own elaborate machine to complete a very simple task! Learn all about potential and kinetic energy while creating an exploding craft stick reaction. Make simple levers and pulleys, and use them to move different objects.

Marble Madness

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Build and test a marble run and play old fashioned marble games. Can you make up your own marble game? Make your own air-dry clay marbles while observing and touching 100 year old clay marbles.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Virtual Only: Activity Kits + 1 Hour Virtual Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Make your mark in history! Create a timeline that includes you in scouting history. Build your own time capsule for future generations to open and learn about life today.

Adventures In Science

In-Person Only: 3 Hour Workshop
Fee: $12 per Scout
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Discover how scientists ask and answer questions while you design and perform experiments pertaining to astronomy, physics, and chemistry. Learn about the scientific process and how variables work.

Earth Rocks!

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Explore the science of geology while digging into the world of rocks and minerals! Become a rock hound while hunting for rocks around the Planetarium. Using a magnifying glass, take a closer look at your collection and identify the rocks you found. Make your own mineral test kit to test the hardness of your rocks based on the Mohs scale. Use maps to geological features in your area, and identify different geological materials used in the building of your home and community.

Engineer

In-Person Only: 2 Hour Workshop
Fee: $10 per Scout
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Explore the world of engineering, and learn how engineers have helped shape our past, present, and future! Examine and use blueprints to help design and construct a project. Build a launcher, and explore aerodynamics while designing and launching stomp rockets.

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