STEM in Scouting
at Aberdeen Proving Ground
Cub Scouts: will have the opportunity to earn one STEM NOVA award (includes belt loop and pin) OR a SUPERNOVA award *Tigers are not eligble for the NOVA award*
Boy Scouts: will have the opportunity to earn ONE Merit Badge OR one STEM NOVA award
Venturers: will have the opportunity to earn one STEM NOVA award
Adult Leaders: Will be able to select from an array of Adult training classes
WHERE: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, an Active Duty Army Installation specializing in Research, Engineering and Technology
WHEN: Saturday 13 September 2014. 8:00AM – 3:30PM
WHY: To foster STEM oriented skills, badges, and promote the NOVA awards.
Be a part of the event that started it all in 2011.
The fourth annual STEM in Scouting event is the most inclusive STEM council event of its kind.
All registrants can earn the Scouting STEM NOVA award. Boy Scouts can choose from an array of STEM merit badges facilitated by numerous Aberdeen Proving Ground/ community professionals. Camping sites are reserved at Broad Creek Scout Reservation for those units needing overnight accommodation near the site. NAVY Midshipmen Eagle Scouts will support the day mentoring and instructing scouts. Adult training will offer innovative and required training for leaders and new volunteers.
Register now as space will be limited.
Final merit badge selections will be made/informed during the week of August 17
*This event is non-refundable*
Cub Scout FAQ's and Prerequisites
Boy Scout Merit Badge Prerequisites
Boy Scout NOVA Prerequisites
Venturing NOVA Prerequisites
Adult Trainings Offered
National Scouting STEM Site
Parents/Volunteers – we need you to register on this site your commitment to assist us from a program standpoint or if you will attend training. This allows us to contact you in advance and prepare accordingly.