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Insect Study Merit Badge

Saturday, September 17th, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Program Fee: $21/scout, $4/adult
MOSI Members: $18/scout, $0/adult
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, 6a, 9, 13
Covered: 2, 3, 4, 6b, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12
Last Day to Register: September 8th

Robot Rampage Overnight Camp-in

Saturday, Sept 24th at 7:00pm to Sunday, Sept 25th at 9:00am
Program Fee: $48/scout, $36/adult
MOSI Members: $38/scout, $25/adult
Do you have an eye towards the future?  Explore the robotics of today and build the robots of tomorrow. Design, program, and play with robots. Will your dream robot explore other planets, clean the oceans, rescue people or help do your chores?
Covered: Partially fulfills some requirements from Robotics MB
(Does NOT include blue card sign off )
Last Day to Register: Thursday, Sept. 15th 
Camp-in includes the Robots Inc. 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

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

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

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.  
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
*Don’t miss signing up for the Astronomy Camp-in as well to get two workshops in one weekend!

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, Oct. 27th
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.  
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

*Don’t miss signing up for the Astronomy Camp-in as well to get two workshops in one weekend!

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

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

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

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

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

Get a Clue! Overnight Camp-in

Saturday, Feb 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, Feb 2nd 
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

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

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

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

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 27th
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