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STEM University 2022 - UMSL Scouts BSA College

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STEM University - UMSL: Scouts BSA College

Event sponsors:  Spire and Great Rivers Confluence Foundation

Host sponsor: University of Missouri-St. Louis

***Special 5 Piece Badge with attendance to All 5 STEM U Events at SIUE, UMSL, SEMO, SIUC and Lake Land CC***

Who: Scouts BSA youth, parents, and Scout leaders
When: Saturday, December 10, 2022
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: University of Missouri St. Louis ; 1 University Blvd, St. Louis, Mo 63121 --- Map Stadler Hall

Cost: $16.00 per youth.  We will be including these items: STEM U patch, Nova Cards, lunch, and specific program materials. Please be sure to review prerequisites. Youth fee goes up after November 23rd.  $10 for adult. Includes lunch and patch.  Registration closes December 1.  

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

Registration Deadline:  Thursday, December 1st at 11:59 pm or when capacity reached.  

This year, Scouts can entertain 22 merit badges and Nova awards to choose from.  Participants will take part in state of the art classrooms with leaders guiding Scouts through hands-on activities.  ***Scouts need to be in care of a responsible adult whether it's their parent or a unit leader.***

Starting time:  8:00am, end time:  4:00 pm 

Exact schedule of events

  • 8:00am - 8:30 Check-In
  • 8:30am Opening Ceremony
  • 9:00am Morning Classes Begin
  • 12:00 - 12:45pm - Lunch Break
  • 1:00 Afternoon Classes Begin
  • 3:45-4pm Classes End

Please note, not all merit badge/nova sessions will go the full time period. Sessions will involve content, discussions, activities, and videos designed to meet the requirements of the merit badge/Nova award. 

 

STEM University Rules and Regulations:

During the event, scouts will be expected to:

  • Be in uniform and prepared to learn.
  • Bring a water bottle
  • Have a watch or clock handy. Return after breaks in a timely fashion.
  • Read over the merit badge pamphlet and work on the merit badge workbook prior to the class. You can find merit badge pamphlets at the Scout Shop or in your troop library. Worksheets can be found at: http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/list.asp
  • Participate in the merit badge class. Simply attending is not enough to earn the badge. You need to participate.
  • Scouts should, as much as possible, complete the prerequisites prior to the event. See attached document. That said, partials are sometimes needed. Scouts can reach out to instructors after the event to complete their badges.
  • Make sure to enter a valid email when registering and check your email before the event. Some instructors may send out additional information prior to class.

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

Merit Badge Classes being offered: 

Full Day 

  • Chemistry
  • Chess
  • Composite Materials
  • Insect Study 
  • Programming

Morning 

  • Aviation
  • Collections
  • Digital Technology
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Game Design
  • Health Care Professions
  • Model Design & Building
  • Nuclear Science
  • Scholarship
  • Shoot! Nova
  • Signs, Signals, and Codes

Afternoon

  • Designed to Crunch Nova
  • Digital Technology
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Inventing
  • Nuclear Science
  • Signs, Signals, and Codes
  • Weather
  • Whoosh! Nova 

Adult Trainings:
A free STEM Nova Counselor/Supernova Mentor Training is also being offered for adults and parents! The training will take place on December 10th from 10am to 11pm.   A reminder email will be sent out in advance of the event.  

 

When & Where
STEM U UMSL: Scouts BSA College
University of Missouri- St. Louis
Saturday 12-10-2022 8:00 AM CT to 4:00 PM CT Past
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