Greater Saint Louis Area Council - 2020 STEM University-SIUE Scouts BSA College

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2020 STEM University-SIUE Scouts BSA College

Event Details


STEM University - SIUE: Scouts BSA College

Third Rock From the Sun - Virtual Event

Sponsored by: Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

***Special 4 Piece Badge with attendance to All 4 Events.

Who: Scouts BSA and Scout leaders
When: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Virtually! Google Classroom and Zoom links will be provided.
Cost: $8.00 per youth with kit pick up at Scout offices or $13.00 with shipping the kit.  Includes: STEM U patch, and program materials provided in box (can be shipped or picked up from Scout offices). 

Payment: Mastercard, VISA and Discover. Payments and registration will only be accepted online.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, November 1st at 11:59 pm or when capacity reached.  Deadline for mailing kits will be Oct 30th. Kits will be available for pick up at Scout offices from November 3rd until end of business hours on November 6th. 

This year Scouts will can work on the Up & Away Nova as a badge option plus from the merit badge offerings below.  Participants will take part in digital classrooms with leaders guiding Scouts through hands-on activities provided in a kit.  To keep Scouts engaged and interested throughout the day, Scouts will take part in “at-home challenges” that will get them up and away from their computers at during scheduled breaks.  All challenges will follow the Third Rock From the Sun theme. 

Starting time 8:30am, end time tentatively 4 pm (subject to change)

Exact schedule of events TBD

Program will be focused on earning the Up & Away Nova.

Sessions will cover science displays, activities, and videos to meet the requirements of the NOVA award. The Scouts will receive their advancement cards and event patches in the supplies kit. 

STEM University Rules and Regulations:
• All attending Scouters (Adults and Youth) should be in field uniform for the event. 
• Attending leaders/parents may be asked to help with hands on activities and accessing Zoom links and Google Classroom
• Attending leaders may be assigned to a class or group to assist the instructor, and also help out as chat monitors.  


**All registrants will be added to the STEM e-newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.

NO late registrations or walk-ins. Out of Council Scouts are welcome to enroll.

Merit Badge Classes being offered: 

Full Day 

Traffic Safety

Up and Away Nova
Space Exploration (pre reqs - 2, 3, & 7)
Traffic Safety (another class)
Truck Transportation

Adult Trainings:
Nova Counselor/Supernova Mentor: 10am-11am 

A free STEM Training is also being offered for adults and parents! The training will take place on November 7th. The Zoom link will be emailed out to participants the week before the event. Please register as a free adult on this event to participate!


**All registrants will be added to the STEM e-newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.



When & Where
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Science Building
Saturday 11-07-2020 8:00 AM CT to 4:00 PM CT
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