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Bear Cub Scouts / Webelos

The California Science Center offers programs to support Bear Cub Scout Arrow Point Electives and Webelos Activity Badges. In each 2 1/2 hour program, scouts will complete the requirements necessary to achieve two Bear Cub Electives or one Webelos Badge. Please see below for information on activities.*

Scout programming has concluded for the 2013-2014 school year.
See below for information on programs that were completed in previous sessions.

Sample Scout Day

Bear Cub Scouts - Morning Session: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Aircraft

Activities may include: •Identify aircrafts •Four forces of flight •Hot air balloon •Build and fly a model airplane •Compare helicopters and airplanes

Electricity

Activities may include: •Make a buzzer or doorbell •Make a buzzer game •Make an electromagnet •Use a simple motor •Make a crane

Webelos - Afternoon Session: 12:30 - 3:00 PM

EngineerEngineer

Activities may include: •Talk to an engineer •Floor plan •Build a circuit •Bridge construction •Block and tackle •Build a catapult

Sample Scout Day

Bear Cub Scouts - Morning Session: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Magic

Activities may include: •Floating water •Magic pepper •Magic sand •Logic puzzles •Optical illusions •Rope trick

Things That Go

Activities may include: •Waterwheel •Windmill •Make an Invention

Webelos - Afternoon Session: 12:30 - 3:00 PM

ScientistScientist

Activities may include: •Bernoulli’s Principle/Air Pressure •Pascal’s Law/Water Pressure •Newton’s first law •Model rocket •Crystals •Boats •Optical illusions

Sample Scout Day

Bear Cub Scouts - Morning Session: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Nature Craft

Activities may include: •Solar prints •Waterscopes •Plant a seed

Water and Soil Conservation

Activities may include: •Edible soil •Three kinds of earth-permeability •Erosion

Webelos - Afternoon Session: 12:30 - 3:00 PM

NaturalistNaturalist

Activities may include: •Build a terrarium •Ecosystems •Animal identification •Food web

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*Specific activities are subject to change

Questions? Call (213) 744-7444 for more information, or email [email protected].