2019 STEM in Scouting at APG

2019 STEM in Scouting at APG
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Last Day To Register
9/22/2019 11:55 PM
APG, 6836 Civil Road
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD 21005, US
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STEM In Scouting At APG

Saturday, September 28, 2019


WHO (please register everyone who will be attending): 

  • Cub Scouts: will have the opportunity to earn one STEM NOVA award (includes an adventure belt loop) OR progress towards completing their NOVA.
  • Boy Scouts:  will have the opportunity to earn ONE Merit Badge.
  • 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 28 September 2019. 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

WHY:  To foster STEM oriented skills, badges, and promote the NOVA awards.

CAMPING:  if you are traveling a distance and would like to camp at Broad Creek Scout Reservation, please see the Camping page for information.


Be a part of the event that started it all in 2011. 

The Seventh Annual STEM in Scouting event is the most inclusive STEM council event of its kind. 

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. 

Registrations as of 9/21/19:
Cub Scouts:  105
Scouts BSA:  165
Venturers:  0

Adults (Classes):  45


Boy Scout Merit Badge & NOVA Award Selection:

Click Here for STEM Merit Badge Requirement's & Pre-Req's

Architecture Railroading
Astronomy (Cancelled) Robotics
Automotive Mechanics (Filled) Signs, Signals & Codes
Aviation (Filled) Space Exploration
Chemistry Surveying
Digital Technology Truck Transportation
Electronics Weather
Engineering NOVA Awards:  Shoot!
Geocaching NOVA Awards:  Whoosh!
Insect Study NOVA Awards:  Start Your Engine!
Medicine NOVA Awards:  Hang On! (Venturer)
Nuclear Science NOVA Awards:  Launch! (Venturer)
Programming NOVA Awards:  Power Up! (Venturer)



Cub Scout NOVA Program Selection:

STEM In Scouting:  Down & Dirty
STEM In Scouting:  Tech Talk
STEM in Scouting:  Fearful Symmetry

Tiger Program: (Tiger Program is not a part of the formal NOVA Program but we will be offering STEM related adventures for completion)
Track 1:  Lion Program Track 7:  Tech Talk (Bear):  Make It Move
Track 2:  (Tiger): Curiosity, Intrigue & Magical Mysteries Track 8:  Tech Talk (Webelos):  Build It
Track 3:  Down & Dirty (Wolf): Grow Something Track 9:  Fearful Symmetry (Wolf):  Motor Away
Track 4:  Down & Dirty (Bear): Super Science Track 10:  Fearful Symmetry (Bear):  Marble Madness
Track 5:  Down & Dirty: (Webelos): Adventures in Science Track 11:  Fearful Symmetry (Webelos):  Build It
Track 6:  Tech Talk (Wolf):  Motor Away Track 12:  (Webelos) Dr. Charles Towne Supernova Award (Filled)




Adult Training Selection:

Click here for a description of the training courses

Adult Unit NOVA Coordination Eagle Scout Service Project Coach Training
CPR/AED and First  Aid Trainings Hazardous Weather Training
Cub Scout Position Specific Training Merit Badge Counselor Training
Scoutmaster Position Specific Training


*This event is non-refundable*


Contact E-mail
$25.00 per Cub Scout
$25.00 per Female Scouts BSA
$25.00 per Male Scouts BSA
$25.00 per Venturer

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701 Wyman Park | Baltimore MD | 21211
(443) 573-2500

Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation
1929 Susquehanna Hall Road | Whiteford, MD | 21160


 Schapiro Scout Service Center (Council headquarters)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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