Boy Scout Programs

 

Boy Scouts

All Boy Scout Merit Badge programs at the Cradle are lead by certified counselors.

2 troop leaders required and admitted free for all programs.
A minimum of eight scouts are required for all Boy Scout programs.
Sorry, non-scout siblings are not allowed in Scout programs.

Want to learn more about the Boy Scout programs? Call Marie Ilardi, Scout Program Coordinator at (516) 572 4062 or use the form below.

To make a reservation, please call (516) 572-4066.


Merit Badges

Space Exploration
3 1/2-hour program, $30 for Scouts
Build & launch your own rocket (weather permitting).
Explore the museum’s space gallery.
Design a moon base.
See one of only three Lunar Module’s on Earth.

Aviation
2 1/2-hour program, $12 for Scouts
Discover how planes fly.
Build your own glider.
Take a guided tour through the museum.
Learn to read cockpit instruments.
Perform a pre-flight inspection of an airplane.

Astronomy
2 1/2-hour program, $30 for Scouts
Learn all about the stars, our moon & the planets in our Starlab.
Create a star chart & identify constellations.
Explore the effects of solar radiation on the Earth.
Work with our optics lab to understand telescopes.

Weather
2 1/2-hour program, $12 for Scouts
Construct your own weather station instruments.
Create a meteorological map.
Duplicate the effects of acid rain & other pollution.
Discover how to protect our water supply by building a water filtration system.



Want to learn more about the Boy Scout programs? Call Marie Ilardi, Scout Program Coordinator at (516) 572 4062 or use the form below.

To make a reservation, please call 516-572-4066.

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