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PROGRAMS FOR SCOUTS
for more information contact: 510-790-6284;
kanderson@msnucleus.org  

CURRENT 2014 CLASSES

The Math Science Nucleus has programs for scouts to meet scout science requirements in a fun, interactive and hands-on environment.  We have programs that cover Cub Scout requirements and electives, belt loops and academic pins, Webelos badges and Boy Scout merit badges. Scouts will receive a print out of the requirements/badges completed at the end of the class.  

The Math Science Nucleus has science programs for scouts at these facilities: 
        
Children’s Natural History Museum , 4074 Eggers Drive, Fremont
        
California Nursery Historic Park, Niles Blvd and Nursery Ave, Fremont
        
Fremont Earthquake Exhibit,  40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont

VISIT A MUSEUM – requirements that can be fulfilled at the Children’s Natural History Museum

Tiger Requirement 1G

Visit a museum and see how life was

Wolf Requirement 10

Family Fun trip

Bear Requirement 10

Family Fun trip

Bear Elective 12

Make prints of leaves and animals

Webelos Geologist Req 7

What are fossils?—visit our fossil hall

Webelos Naturalist Req 4

Visit a museum of Natural History

 

AVAILABLE SCOUT CLASSES

Rank

Badge or Requirement

Facility

Time

Price

Cub Scout

Geology BL and AP

Children’s Nat. Hist. Mus

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Cub Scout

Wildlife Conserv. BL and AP

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Cub Scout

Map and Compass BL and AP

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Cub Scout

Mathematics BL and AP

Children’s Nat. Hist. Mus

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Cub Scout

Science BL and AP

Children’s Nat. Hist. Mus

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Webelos

Naturalist Badge

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Webelos

Forester Badge

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Webelos

Geologist Badge

Children’s Nat. Hist. Mus

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Bear

Achieve  5(share world w/ wildlife)

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Wolf

Elective 7 (Native American)

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Wolf

Elective 13 (Birds!)

Tule Ponds

1.5 hrs

$15/child

Tiger

Require. 5 (Let’s Go Outdoors)

Tule Ponds 

~1 hrs

$10/child

 

 

 

 

 

Boy Scout

Geology MB (fossil emphasis) (F)

Children’s Nat Hist Mus.

4 hrs.

$30/child

Boy  Scout

Indian Lore MB (F)

Tule Ponds

4 hrs

$30/child

Boy Scout

Forestry MB (F)

Tule Ponds

4 hrs.

$30/child

Boy  Scout

Nature MB (P)

Tule Ponds

4 hrs.

$30/child

Boy  Scout

Environmental Science MB(P)

Tule Ponds

4 hrs

$30/child

Boy  Scout

Soil and Water Conserv. MB (F)

Tule Ponds

6 hrs

TBA

Boy  Scout

Archaeology MB

Tule Ponds

TBD

TBA

BL = Belt Loop AP= Achieve Pin MH = Merit Badge, (F) = Full badge, (P) = partial badge

Teacher for all Boy Scout classes is a BSA merit badge counselor in the subject.

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Facility

Time

Price

All scouts

Earthquake/Hayward Fault Tour

Fremont Earthquake Exhibit, Central Park

1.5 hrs

$15

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  • Minimum group size is 8 Scouts, plus adult chaperones.
  • Smaller groups may receive the applicable group admission rate by paying the 12-Scout minimum ($180).
  • There should be one chaperone for each 8 boys

FOR INFORMATION 

AND SCHEDULING
 CONTACT KAREN ANDERSON
kanderson@msnucleus.org
   

NOTE: After booking we require a minimum of 3 week cancellation notice or subject to $50.00 penalty unless due to weather. We are reimbursed the cost of the field trip from the county only if we provide the service. We can not guarantee that cancellations can be rescheduled