To celebrate the opening of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games this year, we are holding our own Winter STEM Olympics! Come out and participate in various STEM Adventures to "Do Your Best" in showing the Olympic Spirit while Scouting!
Kensington Metropark will have two snowmaking machines for the first time this year on their sled hills! This is the only sled hill in metro Detroit to have their own snowmaking!
The following activities are offered:
Cub Scouts will be able to race Cardboard Sleds that can either be built as a pack, den or individually! We will be racing them at the sledding hill at Kensington Metropark. Winter Science Activities will be offered at the farm center in the afternoon. We will be posting more detailed information as we get closer to the event.
Boy Scouts/Ventures will be able to work on a NOVA in the morning at the farm center and will be racing their Cardboard Sleds in the afternoon. Winter Science Activities will be offered at the farm center in the afternoon. We will be posting more detailed information as we get closer to the event.
This STEM Adventure counts for your unit to earn Certified STEM Unit status!
Below is one of many videos you can find on building your own Cardboard Sled! Check the attachment for more information. You are only limited by your imagination and teamwork! Trophies and Awards will be awarded!
The video below is an example of the fun and inspire you on making your own cardboard sled!
Update - 2-5-18
Cub Scout Prerequisites for Science Everywhere! NOVA Module
Req. 1, 2.
Boy Scout Prerequisites for Let It Grow! NOVA Module
Req. 1, 2, 3B
LOOK BELOW FOR THE PDF ATTACHMENT ON THE RULES FOR THE CARDBOARD SLED RACE!!