Merit badge workshops at the Perot Museum have a lot in common with Philmont Scout Ranch — they both prove that challenging yourself and working hard can open your eyes to some of the most inspiring and amazing adventures on earth! By the end of each workshop, Boy Scouts should have completed all the requirements for that badge. But remember — merit badges are earned, not given! So be prepared to put your dedication to the test.
Boy Scout Adventures Information
- Registration must be received at least two weeks before the workshop date.
- Reservations are created exclusively for each scout. Reservations are nontransferable, must be paid in full at the time of booking and are nonrefundable.
- All attendees must be preregistered. Workshops fill up quickly, so be sure to submit all required documents and payment by the deadline to secure your scout or troop’s spot.
- Badge workshop fees include general Museum admission for all scout participants.
- We invite adults, siblings and other guests to explore the Museum during the workshop by purchasing discounted tickets while registering your scout. Please note that tickets purchased on the day of the workshop will be regular price.
- Siblings may only attend workshops if they are paid attendees.
Some badges require preliminary work to be completed prior to the workshop; proof of completion is required for sign-off on the Blue Card. A full list of requirements will be sent by email. Please familiarize yourself with requirements before registering for your workshop.
- Scouts are required to bring their own merit badge workbook and Blue Card. Blue Cards will be mailed back to each scout after the workshop is finished. The workbook will be attached to the welcome email.
- Some workshops may require the scout to bring additional materials. Be sure to “Be Prepared” in order to receive credit for those requirements.
- Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time. Late scouts may not receive sign-offs for all requirements.
- Scouts will only be released from the workshop to a parent, guardian or other adult with advance written permission.
- Adults are welcome to wait in the Main Lobby or Café, or to purchase tickets to explore the Museum.
- Chaperones are not required, but are welcome. All BSA Youth Protection Training requirements are observed in Perot Museum workshops.
Private Workshop Details
- Private workshops can be arranged for groups of 12 or more scouts.
- Reservations must be made at least one month in advance.
- Reservations are nontransferable, must be paid in full at the time of booking and are nonrefundable.
- The Perot Museum offers several options for science-based merit badges, including:
NOVA AWARD SLEEPOVER
What do your phone, a car, and your refrigerator all have in common? Find out how similar these things really are at a Cub Scout Nova Award Sleepover! Scouts get hands-on with technology and explore its many uses in our everyday lives. Interview some interesting people, code a message, and see what happens when technology fails. Participating scouts will partially earn their Tech Talk and 1-2-3 Go! Nova Award Modules. Individual scouts and entire packs are all invited to this night of discovery.