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Communication Merit Badge

Saturday, August 14th, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
In a busy world that's always talking, learn how to communicate effectively. Work on writing small speeches, telling stories, and active listening.

Prerequisites: 1, 4, 5, 9
Covered: 2, 3, 6, 7, 8
Last Day to Register: August 5th

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Insect Study Merit Badge

Sunday, August 22nd, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Bug out as you explore the science of insects, their anatomy, their behavior, and their importance. Small but mighty, without insects, life as we know it would cease to exist.

Prerequisites: 1, 5, 9, 13
Covered: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12
Last Day to Register: August 12th

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Fingerprinting Merit Badge ( Virtual* )

Saturday, August 28th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Learn how law enforcement uses forensics techniques like matching fingerprint records and DNA sampling to solve crimes.

Prerequisites: None
Covered: 1, 2, 3(a,b,c), 4, 5

Virtual Program Fee: $18 per scout | Last Day to Register: August 19th
*All registrants will be sent a Zoom link and materials list via email prior to program date.

Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge 

Saturday, September 11th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Lizards, snakes, frogs, and more! Explore the science of amphibians and reptiles, their anatomy, their behavior, and their importance.

Prerequisites: 8 
Covered: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 
Last Day to Register: September 2nd

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Chemistry Merit Badge

Sunday, September 12th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the states of matter, learn about physical and chemical changes, and conduct fun, fizzing, foaming, and even explosive experiments in the lab!

Prerequisites: 5, 6(a, b), 7 
Covered: 1(a, b, c, d), 2(a, b), 3, 4(a, b, c), 6 (c, d)
Nova Award requirements met: Splash!, Up and Away
Last Day to Register: September 2nd

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Game Design Merit Badge 

Sunday, September 26th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Take your love for game-playing and delve into the world of game design, bend the rules to existing games and create new ones!

Prerequisites: 1, 3, 8b 
Covered: 2, 4(a, b, c, d), 5(a, b, c, d), 6(a, b, c), 7(a, b, c) 
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!
Last Day to Register: September 16th

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Inventing Merit Badge

Saturday, October 30th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
From idea to patent, discover how inventions affect our daily lives while creating a working prototype of your own invention.

Prerequisites: 1, 2, 3c, 8, 9
Covered: 3 (a, b, d), 4, 5, 6(a, b, c), 7
Nova Award requirements met: Whoosh!
Last Day to Register: September 23rd

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Engineering Merit Badge

Sunday, October 17th, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how engineers use science and technology to turn ideas into reality.

Prerequisites: 1, 2, 8, 9
Covered: 3, 4, 5(b), 6(a, e), 7
Nova Award requirements met: Splash!, Whoosh!, Next Big Thing
Last Day to Register: October 7th

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Geology Merit Badge Camp-In

Saturday, October 23rd at 7:00pm to Sunday, October 24th at 9:00am
Make like a geologist and dig---deep into rocks, fossils, and more! Exactly how old is the Earth, and why is it constantly changing beneath our feet? What resources, and secrets to our planet’s past are buried just beneath the surface? Find out in this new rockin’ camp-in! 

Prerequisites: 1, 4(b) 
Covered: 2, 3, 5(d)
Last Day to Register: October 13th

Early Registration: $36/scout, $20/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $45/scout, $25/adult
MOSI Members: $36/scout, $20/adult (Discounted all year!)

*The camp-in includes the Geology merit badge workshop, light snack, sleeping at MOSI, light breakfast, a MOSI Fun Patch for scouts, and general admission to MOSI after the event

Movie Making Merit Badge

Sunday, November 14th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
From concept to premiere, travel the path of a filmmaker as you bring your ideas to life with storyboards, actors, props, and locations. Teams will plan, shoot, edit, and premier their own film.

Prerequisites: 4
Covered: 1, 2(a, b, c), 3(b)
Last Day to Register: October 28th

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Robotics Merit Badge 

Saturday, December 4th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Build and program robotic creations and compete in high-tech tournaments.


Prerequisites: 1, 7 
Covered: 2(a, b, c), 3, 4(a, b, c, d, e), 5(a, b), 6(a)
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Hello World, Whoosh!, Next Big Thing
Last Day to Register: November 25th


Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Electronics Merit Badge

Sunday, January 23rd, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Construct circuits with resistors and capacitors, and learn about electrical components with this badge workshop!

Prerequisites: 1, 6 
Covered: 2(a, b), 3(a, b, c), 4(a, b, ci), 5(a, b)
Nova Award requirements met: Whoosh!, Next Big Thing
Last Day to Register: January 13th

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Astronomy Merit Badge Camp-In

Saturday, February 5th at 7:00pm to Sunday, February 6th at 9:00am
Spend a fun filled evening at MOSI exploring the cosmos! Gaze into the night sky with telescopes, learn the stories behind the constellations in the Saunders Planetarium. 

Prerequisites: 1, 6(b), 9 
Covered: 2, 3(a, b, c, d), 4(a, b, c, d), 5(a, b, c, d), 6(a, c, d), 7(a, b, c), 8(a)
Last Day to Register: January 26th

Early Registration: $36/scout, $20/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $45/scout, $25/adult
MOSI Members: $36/scout, $20/adult (Discounted all year!)

*The camp-in includes the Astronomy merit badge workshop, light snack, sleeping at MOSI, light breakfast, a MOSI Fun Patch for scouts, and general admission to MOSI after the event.

Space Exploration Merit Badge

Sunday, February 6th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Build and launch chemical rockets and design a space station as you discover the science behind exploring the stars.  
*Don’t miss signing up for the Astronomy Camp-in the night before to get two badge workshops in one weekend!

Prerequisites: 2, 5(a) or 5(b), 6, 8 
Covered: 1(a, b, c, d) 3, 4(a, b, c, d), 7(a, b, c, d)
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Start your Engines!
Last Day to Register: January 27th

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Nuclear Science Merit Badge  

Sunday, February 27th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore how nuclear reactors work, how we can use energy created through nuclear science, build tools that measure and track radiation, and more!

Prerequisites: 1, 2(a), 8 
Covered: 2(b), 3(b), 4(a, b), 5(b), 6(c), 7
Nova Award requirements met: Start your Engines!
Last Day to Register: February 17th

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Sustainability Merit Badge

Saturday, March 26th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to contribute to a sustainable environment through conservation and waste reduction.

Prerequisites: 1, 2 (Water A, Food A, Energy B/C, Stuff A & B/C), 5, 6
Covered: 2 (Water B/C, Food B/C, Community A & C, Energy A), 3, 4
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Splash!
Last Day to Register: March 17th

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Plant Science Merit Badge

Sunday, April 3rd, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Become a botanist for the day as you explore horticulture and agriculture.

Prerequisites: 6, 7, 8
Covered: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Nova Award requirements met: Let it Grow!
Last Day to Register: March 24th

Early Registration: $18/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Environmental Science Badge

Sunday, April 10th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how you can protect the environment as you learn about ecosystems, different types of pollution, and conservation efforts.

Prerequisites: 3(e), 6
Covered: 1, 2, 3(a, b, c, d, f, g), 4(a), 5
Nova Award requirements met: Splash!
Last Day to Register: March 31st

Early Registration: $24/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Weather Merit Badge

Saturday, May 14th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Discover the science behind extreme weather conditions and learn what it takes to be a meteorologist.

Prerequisites: 1, 9, 11
Covered: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Splash!, Designed to Crunch
Last Day to Register: May 5th

Early Registration: $21/scout, $4/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $18/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $21/scout, $0/adult (Discounted all year!)

Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge Camp-In

Saturday, May 21st at 7:00pm to Sunday, May 22nd at 9:00am
A hurricane is headed towards the Tampa Bay area and you are setting up a shelter at MOSI! Learn how to prepare for and survive a natural disaster, as you spend the night at a mock hurricane shelter and emergency center.

Prerequisites: 1, 6, 7(b), 8(b, c), 9 
Covered: 2(a, b), 3(a, b, c, d), 4, 5, 8(a)
Last Day to Register: May 11th

Early Registration: $36/scout, $20/adult | Beginning Aug 1st: $45/scout, $25/adult
MOSI Members: $36/scout, $20/adult (Discounted all year!)

*The camp-in includes the Emergency Preparedness merit badge workshop, light snack, sleeping at MOSI, light breakfast, a MOSI Fun Patch for scouts, and general admission to MOSI after the event.