Scouts - DuPage Children's Museum | Earn Badges

Members-Only Night: Bubbles | Friday, June 7

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FOR SCOUTS

Play, tinker, and explore with DuPage Children’s Museum through hands-on Badge Labs!

 

Designed especially for Scouts, DCM Badge Labs spark curiosity, support open-ended making & tinkering, and promote critical thinking. Each 60-minute lab is facilitated on-site at DCM by an experienced educator. Labs available for Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Lion, Tiger, and Webelos. Time to explore the Museum and supplies are included with every program.

 

Scouts are empowered to be the primary drivers of their own learning – by building, making, engineering, and tinkering their way through engaging STEAM challenges.

 

Cost:
DCM Members: $20 per Scout* | Non-members: $25 per Scout*
*Each Scout may bring one grown-up, free of charge

Please Note: DCM Members must register individually and sign in (or register) to receive member discount. Sign In/Register is located at the top of the registration screen.

Materials and time to play in the Museum are included!

 

Questions? 

Email: admin@dupagechildrensmuseum.org 

Let It Roll

Tinker with your very own vehicle design! Using various materials and different wheel shapes, engage in the engineering design process as you build, test, and iterate to develop a unique car.

 

Supports the following Scout requirements:

  • Daisy – Brownie – Junior | Automotive 1: Design Badge, Craft & Tinker Badge
  • Webelos | Engineer Badge

 

Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Saturday, April 6 | 10:00–11:00
    REGISTRATION COLSED
  • Saturday, May 18 | 10:00–11:00
    REGISTER NOW

Build A Bridge

Design, build, and test the strength of your own bridge structure. Tackle engineering challenges with imaginative solutions by building and testing fantastically creative (and functional) bridge designs.

 

Supports the following Scout requirements:

  • Daisy – Brownie – Junior | Think Like an Engineer Badge
  • Lion | Build it Up, Knock it Down Badge
  • Webelos | Engineer Badge

 

Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Saturday, April 6 | 11:30–12:30
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
  • Friday, May 17 | 5:00–6:00
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

Design A Travel Bot

Design and build a tiny, traveling robot made from a simple circuit and upcycled materials. Help your “travel bot” navigate the DuPage Children’s Museum by creating 3-dimensional pathways on a map.

 

Supports the following Scout requirements:

  • Daisy – Brownie – Junior | Designing Robots Badge
  • Lion | Gizmos and Gadgets Badge
  • Webelos | Engineer Badge

 

Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Friday, April 5 | 5:00–6:00
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
  • Sunday, April 7 | 11:30–12:30
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
  • Saturday, May 18 | 11:30–12:30
    REGISTER NOW
  • Sunday, May 19 | 10:00–11:00
    REGISTER NOW

Art Explosion

From self portraits to mosaics to making three dimensional artwork, join us for an exploration of art and shapes. Be inspired by the natural world to create & make different art projects while learning about various art mediums and styles.

 

Supports the following Scout requirements:

  • Daisy | Outdoor Art Maker Badge
  • Brownie | Outdoor Art Creator Badge
  • Junior | Outdoor Art Explorer Badge
  • Tiger | Stories in Shapes Badge
  • Webelos | Art Explosion Badge

 

Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Sunday, April 7 | 10:00–11:00
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
  • Friday, May 17 | 6:30–7:30
    REGISTER NOW

Game Making

Using various materials and your creativity – become a game designer! Explore, tinker, play-test, and problem solve as you dream up your very own game to play with your friends.

 

Supports the following Scout requirements:

  • Brownie | Making Games Badge
  • Webelos | Game Design Badge

 

Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Friday, April 5 | 6:30–7:30
    REGISTRATION CLOSED  
  • Sunday, May 19 | 11:30–12:30
    REGISTRATION CLOSED 

Register For A Badge Lab Today!

Cost:

DCM Members: $20 per Scout*
Non-Members: $25 per Scout*  

*Each Scout may bring one grown-up, free of charge.

Please Note: DCM Members must register individually and sign in (or register) to receive member discount. Sign In/Register is located at the top of the registration screen.

 

Includes Materials and Time to Explore the Museum.  

Questions? Interested in customizing a Badge Lab?

Email: admin@dupagechildrensmuseum.org