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Fingerprinting Merit Badge

Sunday, October 16th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
Learn how forensic scientists use techniques like matching fingerprint records and DNA sampling to answer mysteries and solve crimes.

Prerequisites: None
Covered: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Last Day to Register: October 6th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Inventing Merit Badge

Saturday, October 29th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
From idea to patent, discover how inventions affect our daily lives while creating a working prototype of your own invention.
Prerequisites: 1, 2, 3c, 9
Covered: 3abd, 4, 5, 6abc, 7, 8
Nova Award requirements met: Whoosh!
Last Day to Register: October 20th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Space Exploration Merit Badge

Saturday, November 5th, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
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 as well to get two workshops in one weekend!
Prerequisites: 2, 5a or 5b, 6, 8
Covered: 1, 3, 4, 7
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Start your Engines!
Last Day to Register: October 27th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Astronomy Merit Badge Camp-In

Saturday, Nov 5th at 7:00pm to Sunday, Nov 6th at 9:00am
Program Fee: $48/scout, $36/adult
MOSI Members: $38/scout, $25/adult
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, 6b, 9 
Covered: 2, 4a-d, 4a-d, 5a-d, 6a, 6c, 6d, 7a-c, 8a
Last Day to Register: Thursday, October 20th
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.
*All scouts must attend with a parent or scout leader regardless of age. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Space Exploration Merit Badge

Sunday, November 6th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
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 as well to get two workshops in one weekend!
Prerequisites: 2, 5a or 5b, 6, 8
Covered: 1, 3, 4, 7
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Start your Engines!
Last Day to Register: October 27th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Communications Merit Badge 

Saturday, December 3rd, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
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: November 24th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Game Design Merit Badge 

Sunday, December 11th, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Program Fee: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult
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, 4a-d, 5a-d, 6a-c, 7a-c
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!
Last Day to Register: December 1st
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Robotics Merit Badge 

Saturday, January 21st, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
Build and program robotic creations and compete in high-tech tournaments.
Prerequisites: 1, 7
Covered: 2a-c, 3, 4a-e, 5a-b, 6
Nova Award requirements met: Shoot!, Hello World, Whoosh!, Next Big Thing
Last Day to Register: January 12th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Weather Merit Badge 

Sunday, January 29th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
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: January 19th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Electronics Merit Badge  

Sunday, February 5th, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Program Fee: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult
Construct circuits with resistors and capacitors, and learn about electrical components with this badge workshop!
Prerequisites: 1, 6
Covered: 2a, 2b, 3a-c, 4a-c, 5a-c
Nova Award requirements met: Whoosh!, Next Big Thing
Last Day to Register: January 26th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Get a Clue! Overnight Camp-in

Saturday, February 11th at 7:00pm to Sunday, Feb 12th at 9:00am
Program Fee: $48/scout, $36/adult
MOSI Members: $38/scout, $25/adult
Enjoy a night of mystery and intrigue--all while locked in the museum! Unleash your inner detective as you become a spy and search for clues. Uncover clues & analyze DNA to solve the disappearance of Moonbase Mike.
Covered: Partially fulfills some requirements from Fingerprinting MB
(Does NOT include blue card sign off )
Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 26th 
Camp-in includes the Get a Clue! workshop, light snack, sleeping at MOSI, light breakfast, a MOSI Fun Patch for scouts, and general admission to MOSI after the event.
*All scouts must attend with a parent or scout leader regardless of age. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Movie Making Merit Badge

Sunday, March 5th, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Program Fee: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult
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, 3
Last Day to Register: February 23rd
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Nuclear Science Merit Badge  

Sunday, March 26th, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Program Fee: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult
Construct circuits with resistors and capacitors, and learn about electrical components with this badge workshop!
Prerequisites: 1, 2a, 8
Covered: 2b, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Nova Award requirements met: Start your engines!
Last Day to Register: March 16th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Plant Science Merit Badge

Saturday, April 15th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
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 30th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Sustainability Merit Badge   

Sunday, April 23rd, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Program Fee: $28/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $24/scout, $0/adult
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: April 13th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge Camp-in

Saturday, May 6th at 7:00pm to Sunday, May 7th at 9:00am
Program Fee: $48/scout, $36/adult
MOSI Members: $38/scout, $25/adult
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.
Prerequisites: 1, 6, 7b, 8b, 8c, 9 
Covered: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4, 5, 8a
Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 20th
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.
*All scouts must attend with a parent or scout leader regardless of age. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts

Environmental Science Badge

Sunday, May 21st, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
Learn how you can protect the environment as you learn about ecosystems, different types of pollution, and conservation efforts.
Prerequisites: 3e, 5, 6
Covered: 1, 2, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3f, 3g, 4a
Nova Award requirements met: Splash!
Last Day to Register: May 11th
*Scouts under the age of 13 must attend with a parent or scout leader. Each adult attending may supervise up to 10 scouts