Cub Scout Programs

 

Programs are 1.5 hrs. Two troop leaders are required and admitted free and there is a minimum of eight scouts required per program. All programs are led by screened and certified counselors. Scout Awards are not supplied by the Museum. Due to space and program content, siblings are not able to be included in sessions.

Want to learn more about the Cub Scout programs? Email scouts@cradleofaviation.org or use the form below. To make a reservation, please call (516) 572-4066.


Tiger Elective Adventure - Sky is the Limit ($16.00 per scout)
Explore space in our very own JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium. Enjoy the wonders of our night sky, create your own constellation, and learn about how astronauts traveled through space! 

Wolf Elective Adventure - Code of the Wolf ($12.00 per scout)
It's no secret codes are fun to use! In this adventure scouts will participate in activities that are hiding math principles! Scouts will create a homemade game that requires math to keep score, build a rain gauge, and decode a secret message. 

Please note: For the rain gauge, scouts are kindly asked to provide their own empty 2-liter bottle. 

Bear Elective Adventure - Make It Move ($12.00 per scout)
The purpose of this adventure is simple, make it move! Scouts will learn all about how simple machines were used for centuries to make work easier. After taking what they have learned about simple machines, scouts will be introduced to "chain reactions" and be challenged to create a Rube Goldberg Machine to accomplish the simplest task in the most complicated of ways. 

Bear Elective Adventure - Robotics ($12.00 per scout)
Robotics is the way of the future! Or is it? Scouts will learn how robots are a part of our every day lives and what role robots may play in our future. To help scouts get a head start for the future of robotics they will learn the characteristics of robots, create a robotic hand, and construct their own cardboard robot! 

Webelos Elective Adventure - Engineer ($16.00 per scout)
What do skyscrapers, bridges, cars, airplanes, and spaceships have in common? They were all engineered! During the program, scouts will be introduced to different engineering professions and then act as engineers! Scouts will learn the steps of the engineering design process from idea to blueprint, engineer a system capable of a Moon landing, and assemble their own wood model! 


Want to learn more about the Cub Scout programs? Please use the form below or to make a reservation, please call 516-572-4066.

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