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STEM Partner Workshops

Sign up for STEM Merit Badge & Adventure Loop/Pin workshops at our partner sites throughout the year! Click the logos and/or names to access registration and workshop dates.

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Perennial, located in South Saint Louis, is a non-profit dedicated to creative reuse- the process of artistically transforming discarded goods into objects of worth. Perennial is hosting two more virtual workshops this Fall for scouts to earn art-related Merit Badges! This programs includes supplies for the hands-on component of the workshops and a Zoom session where Scouts are led through the program by the Perennial team. Textile Merit Badge– Tuesday October 6th at 6pm and Sculpture Merit Badge– Tuesday November 10th at 6pm.

The Saint Louis Zoo offers workshops and events just for Scout year-round! Earn Adventures like “Backyard Jungle” and “Into the Wild” with Zoo staff, take a flashlight evening tour of the Zoo grounds, and even camp out overnight! View offerings for Tigers, Wolves, & Bears here, and Webelos here.

Little Medical School in Creve Coeur is a STEM program bringing medicine, science, and the importance of health to youth in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way! They’ve partnered with the Scouts to offer STEM-based Adventure workshops in their facility. Wolves can earn Germs Alive! by doing fun science experiments that teach the important of a clean room, proper hand-washing, and covering your sneezes. Webelos can earn the First Responder Adventure by building a First Aid kit and treating minor injuries.Little Medical School is currently offering virtual versions of the Germs Alive! and First Aid workshops. More details here.

Sylvan Learning Center of O’Fallon, IL is now offering STEM Adventure workshops! Try out Bears Robotics to build a robotic hand and use the Lego WeDo sets. Or join the Sylvan team for Webelos Engineer Pin to build models with K’Nex and complete 2 engineering projects! Now also offering Webelos Game Design: use Tynker to design your own video game that you can continue perfecting at home! These workshops are fun, hands-on, and educational.

West County STEM, located at Mathnasium of Wildwood, is now offering STEM workshops and camps specifically for Scouts! Earn your Drafting Merit Badge, Programming Merit Badge, and Designed to Crunch NOVA awards. At the Drafting workshop, Scouts will be learning about the tools used to create hand drawn project sketches and using the tools to create a project sketch and an engineering lettering project.

The Challenger Learning Center is now offering Adventure and Merit Badge workshops! Using simulated space missions and immersive, “out-of-this-world” activities, they offer a unique experience for each of their workshops, including Bears Robotics, Webelos Adventures in Science, and Merit Badges in Astronomy, Electricity, and Space Exploration.

Bricks 4 Kidz Metro East and Bricks 4 Kidz Ballwin-Chesterfield offer STEM Adventure & NOVA workshops throughout the year! Our Illinois-side and West County Cub Scouts will love exploring their creative side using Lego Brick models in a fun & educational setting. Bricks 4 Kidz also offers private workshops for a number of Cub Scout badges, as well as activities for Blue and Gold banquets.

Youth Friendly Learning STL is offering fun and innovative workshops for Wolves, Bears, Webelos and Scouts BSA to earn STEM Adventures and Merit Badges! Workshops are now available on weekends through December 19th 2020.  You can also let YFLS come to you! They’ll bring their robotics and engineering fun right to your Den.

Adventure loop and merit badge workshops for Cub Scouts & Scouts BSA are held at the Microsoft retail store inside the St. Louis Galleria every Saturday and Sunday. Sign up for some of our most popular workshops now.

The Academy of Racing Science at Victory Raceway in South County provides a fun and interactive way to earn badges while learning about STEM education concepts. STEM-based programs are for Cub Scouts and Scouts in kart racing, safety, and technology with focus on STEM Adventure loops, merit badges, and NOVA award requirements.

Science Center Carbondale The Science Center is a hands-on children’s museum with an array of exhibits to explore, and is now offering Cub Scout workshops! Learn from the Science Center Instructors, earn a rank specific adventure, and explore all that the Science Center has to offer.

Discovery Playhouse Explore the many exciting, interactive exhibits in this fabulous children’s museum, located in Downtown Cape Girardeau! Discovery Playhouse is now hosting workshops for Scouts to earn STEM based Adventure loops while exploring the Discovery Playhouse! Wolves can earn their Air of the Wolf and Tigers will earn Sky is the Limit.