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Girl Scout Badge Workshops

 Join our Education Staff as they assist your troop in fulfilling the requirements for official Girl Scout Badges!

Each two-hour session covers a STEM-related badge PLUS enjoy time in the Harsco Science Center at no additional cost! Our workshops are a great troop activity that help your troop earn a badge while working together as a team! 

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Each workshop has a limited capacity, so register early!

Cancellation Policy: We’re sorry, but we cannot issue refunds for cancellations less than two weeks from the workshop date.

Spring 2018 Workshops

The following badge workshops are 2.5 hours in length. Check-in occurs 30 minutes prior to each workshop on the Arcade Level of Whitaker Center.

Cost:
Scout: $3
Leader/Scout Combo: $5

Please follow approporiate guidelines for leader to scout ratio as recomended by the Girl Scouts of America. A maximum of 4 hours of complimentary parking is provided in Walnut St. Garage for these workshops. 

 

April 7, 2018
Detective Badge - Juniors       10:00am - 12:30pm  


The following robotics badge workshops are two part sessions where you'll fulfill the requirements for two badges. Your registration includes both sessions on the same day.  Each session is 2.5 hours with a built in break between the morning and afternoon sessions.

Cost:
Scout: $6
Leader/Scout Combo: $10

Please follow approporiate guidelines for leader to scout ratio as recomended by the Girl Scouts of America. A maximum of 8 hours of complimentary parking is provided in Walnut St. Garage for these workshops. 

February 10, 2018
Robotics Programming & Design Badge - Juniors       10:00am - 12:30pm & 2:00pm - 4:30pm
FULL

February 17, 2018 
Robotics Programming & Design Badge - Brownies       10:00am - 12:30pm & 2:00pm - 4:30pm    
FULL

March 3, 2018 
Robotics Programming & Design Badge - Brownies       10:00am - 12:30pm & 2:00pm - 4:30pm    
  1 seat remaining!

March 24, 2018 
Robotics Programming & Design Badge - Juniors       10:00am - 12:30pm & 2:00pm - 4:30pm
FULL

April 14, 2018
Robotics Programming & Design Badge - Juniors       10:00am - 12:30pm & 2:00pm - 4:30pm
 2 seats remaining!


The following Daisy robotics badge workshop is a three part session where you'll fulfill the requirements for three bades. Your registration includes all three sessions on the same day. Each session is 1 hour with breaks for snacks and and play time in the science center built in between each session.

Cost:
Scout: $9
Leader/Scout Combo: $15

Please follow approporiate guidelines for leader to scout ratio as recomended by the Girl Scouts of America. Complimentary parking in the Wlanut St. Garage is not provided for this workshop, as it falls outside of the age parameters for the grant we've received. This workshop takes place on a Sunday and street parking is free on Sundays in Harrisburg.

February 18, 2018
Robotics: Design a Robot, How Robots Move, and What Robots Do Badges - Daisies       Noon -1:00pm, 1:30pm - 2:30pm and 3:00pm-4:30pm
FULL

March 11, 2018
Robotics: Design a Robot, How Robots Move, and What Robots Do Badges - Daisies       Noon -1:00pm, 1:30pm - 2:30pm and 3:00pm-4:30pm
FULL



Due to limited capacity, lunch space for interested parties will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Christina Schwindinger at cschwindinger@whitakercenter.org or 717-724-3888 to discuss lunch space availability before the registration deadline for each workshop.

We welcome siblings and parents of troop members! While space is limited in the workshops, we are happy to welcome siblings of troop members and extra parents who want to come along for the day and have some fun in the science center while the troop members are taking part in the workshop. Siblings and parents of girls taking part in the workshop will receive $5 off admission to Harsco Science Center when they register together at the Whitaker Center Box Office on the day of the troop’s visit.

Whitaker Center’s Girl Scout Badge Workshops are generously funded by a grant from ArcelorMittal

 

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