Get your badges here! The IMAG is now offering workshops on the weekends for you and your troop! Please click on your title of the workshop in the table below to register. Descriptions, pricing, and pre-requisites are below. Can’t make the workshop date? Request a private workshop for your troop with the link below! Scout Camp-Ins are also now available! Scroll below for dates.

For questions about scout programs, please email Sara Turner, Education Director at sara@theimag.org

Boy Scout Workshops

Merit badge workshops are taught by qualified merit badge counselors. The program fee includes the workshop materials and admission to The IMAG for the participant prior to or after the workshop. All scouts MUST bring their own worksheet and Blue Card. All pre-requisites listed with each workshop must be completed prior to the workshop. Workshop fees do not include badges. Each scout or group of scouts is required to have 1 chaperone present per 10 registrants during the workshop. Admission is $5 per chaperone.

Workshop Length: 3 hours

Public Workshop Cost: $18 per scout, with a minimum of 10 scouts required and a maximum of 25 scouts allowed

Private Workshop Cost: $18 per scout, with a minimum of 10 scouts required and a maximum of 25 scouts allowed

Cub Scout Workshops

All Cub Scout workshops are taught by qualified teachers and complete all requirements, unless otherwise stated. The program fee includes the workshop materials and admission to The IMAG for the participant prior to or after the workshop. Workshop fees do not include badges, belt loops, or pins. Each scout or group of scouts is required to have an adult present during the workshop. Each scout or group of scouts is required to have 1 chaperone present per 10 registrants during the workshop. Admission is $5 per chaperone.

Workshop Length: 2 hours

Public Workshop Cost: $12 per scout, with a minimum of 10 scouts required and a maximum of 25 scouts allowed

Private Workshop Cost: $12 per scout, with a minimum of 10 scouts required and a maximum of 25 scouts allowed

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 30, 2019

10:00am          Cub Scout Lion: Rumble in the Jungle Workshop

Play silly, physical games, create a brand-new game, make a jungle animal mask, meet some of The IMAG’s animal ambassadors, and play animal charades.

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1:00pm            Cub Scout Wolf: Digging in the Past Workshop

Dig into the past as you learn about dinosaurs and fossils, make a fossil cast and an edible fossil, and go on a fossil dig in our dig pit!

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 30, 2019

12:00pm          Cub Scout Tiger: Good Knights Workshop

Do you have what it takes to be a knight? Find out as you design a shield for you and your den, build a cardboard castle and complete a gauntlet!

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2:30pm            Boy Scout Weather Workshop

Learn about meteorology as you conduct experiments on air pressure, rain, lightning, wind, clouds, and more; make a water cycle model; build a weather instrument; and meet with a local meteorologist from NBC2.

Pre-requisites: 1, 2, 7, 11

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 20, 2019

10:00am          Cub Scout Bear: Robotics Workshop

Work as a team to build a working robot hand, race a Lego Mindstorms Rover, guide a Sphero through a maze, and make a vibrobot you can take home!

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1:00pm            Boy Scout Robotics Merit Badge Workshop

Learn about robotics as you work in teams to design, build and test Lego Mindstorm robots that complete a maze; conduct races with our Spheros and Ollies and build a vibrobot to take home!

Pre-requisites: 1a-b, 2a-c, 3, 6b, 7

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 20, 2019

12:00pm          Cub Scout Webelos/Arrow of Light: Looking Back, Looking Forward Workshop

Explore the past at The IMAG as you visit the original Ft. Myers through our Virtual Reality exhibit, create a visual timeline of the history of Ft. Myers, and make your very own time capsule!

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2:30pm            Cub Scout Bear: Marble Madness Workshop

Learn about the history of marble games, challenge other scouts to some classic games, build a marble obstacle course, and make a marble bag for your marbles!

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, May 11, 2019

10:00am          Cub Scout Bear: World of Sound Workshop

Explore the world of sound as you build a variety of instruments!

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1:00pm            Boy Scout Inventing Merit Badge Workshop

Become an inventor for a day as you compare the inventions of Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse through hands-on experiments, make improvements to an existing camping tool, and build your own invention prototype.

Pre-requisites: 1a-b, 3a-d, 9

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, May 11, 2019

12:00pm          Cub Scout Webelos/ Arrow of Light: Movie Making Workshop

From storyboard to final film, work together to create a stop action animation short film!

* This workshop will be 3 hours long and cost $18

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Request a Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop

Available Topics: Art, Chemistry, Digital Technology, Electricity, Reptiles & Amphibians, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Science, Fingerprinting, Inventing, Robotics, Space Exploration, Weather, Game Design

Request your workshop by submitting the form on the right.

Request a Cub Scout Workshop

Available Topics:

Lion: Build It Up, Knock It Down, Gizmos and Gadgets, Ready, Set, Grow, Rumble in the Jungle

Tiger: Curiosity, Intrigue & Magic Mysteries, Good Knights, Sky is the Limit, Stories in Shapes

Wolf: Air of the Wolf, Code of the Wolf, Digging in the Past, Motor Away

Bear: Forensics, Make it Move, Marble Madness, Robotics, Super Science, World of Sound, Fur, Feathers & Ferns

Webelos/Arrow of Light: Adventures in Science, Art Explosion, Earth Rocks, Engineer, Game Design, Looking Back, Looking Forward, Into the Wild, Movie Making

Request your workshop by submitting the form on the right.

Boy Scout Camp-Ins

All camp-in programs include the workshop and workshop materials, a live science show, an animal encounter, touch tank visit, museum exploration time, pizza dinner, continental breakfast, and general admission to The IMAG the day of and after the camp-in program. All campers must have an adult (18 years or older) chaperone with them and a minimum of one adult chaperone per 10 scouts is required. Please see our Camp-In Know Before You Go guide for more details!

Cost per Individual Scout: $39

Cost per Individual Parent/Chaperone: $29

Cub Scouts: Bears & Webelos/ Arrow of Light: Super Science and Adventures in Science

5:30pm Saturday, May 11, 2019 – 10:00 am Sunday, May 12, 2019

Registration Deadline: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Spend the evening doing messy, slimy, and even explosive science experiments! Experience a special Mad Science themed science show featuring fireballs, a giant toilet paper launcher, and bubbling dry ice experiments! Then, in between exploring the museum, visiting the Touch Tank and meeting some of our animals, scouts will also dive into super messy and fun workshops! Bear Cub Scouts will levitate objects with our static sticks and have a hair-raising experience with our Van de Graff machine, create a colorful density tower, and use dry ice to make water magically change color! Webelos will work together to create a solar system model, launch stomp and baking soda rockets, work with Snap Circuits to complete circuit challenges, and make some fizzy, foamy, chemical reactions!

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Boy Scouts: Space Exploration Merit Badge

5:30pm Friday, May 17, 2019 – 10:00 am Saturday, May 18, 2019

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019

Spend an evening exploring space as you use our computers to design a space pioneer trading card; build and launch Alka Seltzer rockets, stomp rockets, pressurized soda bottle rockets and a chemical rocket; and learn about historic and current space missions. Campers will also get to attend a Rocket themed live science show featuring Whoosh tubes, combustion demonstrations, our toilet paper launcher and bottle rockets!

Pre-requisites: 1a-d, 3 (definitions), 8

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Request a private scout camp-in by clicking the button below.

Request a Private Camp-In

To request your scout workshop, please fill out the form below!

For additional scout workshop questions, please email reservations@theimag.org.

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