Girl Scouts

Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl Scouts

Earn your space science badge at the planetarium!

Dual Badging Workshops for Daisies and Brownies

2018 Badge

Space Science Explorer (Daisies) and Space Science Adventurer  (Brownies):

Daisies explore and observe the sun, moon and stars while looking at the sky and talking about what they see – just like real space scientists! Brownies investigate the complexities of the sky and learn to see things in new ways.

The dual workshops are scheduled 10 AM - 12:30 PM on the following dates:

Image of badgeOctober 5, 2019
January 11, 2020
February 8, 2020
March 21, 2020

 

The Space Science Explorers (Daisies) must have one adult per four girls to help the Daisies with activities that require fine motor skills.

 

2018 BadgeSpace Science Investigator  (Juniors): Juniors venture through the Solar System and beyond, seeing that space is even bigger than they may have imagined. They explore the vast universe in our virtual space ship, going to the edges of the known universe. The workshops are scheduled 10 AM - 12:30 PM on the following dates:

September 28 2019 
October 19, 2019
January 18, 2020


April 19, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 

2019 Badge


Space Science Researcher (Cadettes): Cadettes go on a fascinating journey to explore visible and “invisible” light and see the stars in a new way. A virtual ride in the planetarium’s spaceship will allow Cadettes to expand their view of the night sky and inspire ideas for ways to conserve the night sky through reduction in light pollution.  The workshop is scheduled 10 AM - 12:30 PM:

November 2, 2019 

 

 

2019 BadgeDual Badging Workshops for Seniors and Ambassadors: Space Science Expert (Seniors) and Space Science Master (Ambassadors): Senior Girl Scouts develop a deeper understanding of the universe including our place in it and how light is used to make discoveries about it. Ambassador Girl Scouts explore the exciting world of space science as well as career paths with NASA now 2019 Badgeand in the future. The workshop is scheduled 10 AM - 12:30 PM:

January 25, 2020 

 

Cost for Brownie, Daisy, Junior, and Cadette Girl Scout Workshops:
$17/Girl Scout; $5/adult (includes cost of badge for scout)

Cost for dual Senior and Ambassador Girl Scout Workshop:
$25/Girl Scout; $5/adult (includes cost of badge for scout and telescope)

Notes:
Workshops can be cancelled due to weather, low enrollment or other issues.

Troops are welcome to contact the planetarium about scheduling additional workshops outside of the ones listed above. Contact us at (502-852-6665) or planet"at"louisville.edu). Any additional workshops must have a minimum of 14 Girl Scouts and 2 adults.

Register through the Kentuckiana Girl Scout Website.