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Girl Scouts

Refund Policy
Cancellations made 14 days in advance of the workshop date will receive a full refund. Cancellations not made 14 days in advance will not receive a refund.

Cancellation Policy
In case of insufficient registration, Carnegie Science Center reserves the right to cancel any program one week before it begins. All registered participants will receive a full refund.

Girls Workshops

Although these workshop fulfill Scouts BSA requirements, they are available to all children.

Our workshops allow you to learn about tons of science topics, satisfy requirements, and bond with friends. In this perfect afternoon activity for Girl Scout Troops, girls will have a fun time discovering, learning, and gaining knowledge and character with friends as they become resourceful leaders!

Join a scheduled session on your own or with your troop. You can also schedule a private session for any of the workshops we offer with a group of 10 or more Scouts. Call for availability and additional details.

Call 412.237.3400 to register or for more info. Advance registration is required for all programs.

Cost: $22 per session unless otherwise noted.
Price includes all program materials, admission to the museum, and the associated patch.

*Journey workshop participants will receive a STEM fun patch

All programs except Journey workshops meet all badge requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

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Sat., Feb. 16

Cadette Breathe Journey*

9 am–Noon

Get a jumpstart on your journey as you learn about the air around us and how to improve its’ quality.  Investigate sounds and scents, and experiment with the science behind the atmosphere.

Requirements met during workshop: Four requirements towards the Breathe! Journey

Feb. 16, 2019

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Cadette Think Like a Programmer Journey*

1–4 pm

Explore the world of computer programming and discover how you can solve problems with coding. Practice writing codes, experiment with different computer languages, and make and edit simple apps.

Requirements met during workshop: Four requirements towards the Think Like a Programmer Journey

Feb. 16, 2019

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Sat., Feb. 23

NEW! Brownie Mechanical Engineering

9 am–Noon

Soar off into the skies as you investigate the forces that affect flight. Use the Engineering Design Process to design, build, and test a fantastic Fling Flyer, then head back to the drawing board to improve your fantastic flying machine.

Requirements met during the workshop: Fling Flyer Design Challenge 1-5

Feb. 23, 2019

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NEW! Junior Mechanical Engineering

1–4 pm

Make a splash as you design, build, and test out a paddle boat. Experiment with kinetic and potential energy, investigate density, and learn about famous female inventors.

Requirements met during the workshop: Paddle Boat Design Challenge 1-5

Feb. 23, 2019

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Sat., March 2

Brownie Space Science Adventurer

9 am–Noon

Blast off into space as you explore the solar system, stars, and beyond. Learn about famous female astronauts, discover different ways to see into space, and experience a special show in our Buhl Planetarium.

Requirements met during workshop: Space Science Adventurer 1-5

March 2, 2019

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Brownie Home Scientist

1–4 pm

Science surrounds us all the time! Use everyday items to experiment with static electricity, dabble in kitchen chemistry, and make art with bubbles.

Requirements met during workshop: Home Scientist 1-5

March 2, 2019

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Sat., March 9

Cadette Programming Robots

9 am–Noon

Discover the language of robotics as you complete fun programming challenges with Sphero® and Cue® robots. Learn how to make robots play games, draw, and navigate all while experimenting with simple coding languages. Scouts will receive the ‘Programming Robots’ patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5

March 9, 2019

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Cadette Special Agent

1–4 pm

Explore the science of forensics and crime scene detection. Analyze fingerprints, investigate DNA, and test your skills as an eyewitness.

Requirements met during workshop: Special Agent 1-5

March 9, 2019

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Sat., March 23

Junior Space Science Investigator

9 am–Noon

Explore the universe from our solar system to distant stars. Make a constellation, drive a Mars Rover, and see a special show in our Buhl Planetarium!

Requirements met during workshop: Space Science Investigator: 1-5

March 23, 2019

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Sun., March 24

Junior Get Moving Journey*

1–4 pm

Get moving on your journey as you explore the world of energy! Make recycled paper beads, observe animals, and find out how to make an energy efficient building.

Requirements met during workshop: Four requirements towards the Get Moving Journey.

March 24, 2019

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Sun., March 31

Daisy How Robots Move

9 am–Noon

Learn about the purpose, parts, and programming of robots! Practice operating educational robots such as Bee-Bots, Cubelets®, and Ozobots®, and discover how they interact with the world. Scouts receive the ‘How Robots Move’ patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: How Robots Move 1-3

March 31, 2019

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Daisy Space Science Explorer

1–4 pm

Take an adventure into space as you explore the Sun, Moon, and the stars! Experiment with solar light, learn about Moon phases, and see the stars up close in a special show in Buhl Planetarium!

Requirements met during workshop: Space Science Explorer 1-3

March 31, 2019

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Sat., April 6

Junior Programming Robots

9 am–Noon

Discover how to communicate with robots using algorithms and computer coding. Get hands-on with Pro-Bots® and Ozobots® to practice creating programs that robots can follow to carry out simple tasks. Scouts receive the ‘Programming Robots’ patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5

April 6, 2019

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Junior Think Like a Programmer Journey

1–4 pm

Start thinking like a programmer as you use computer coding to create games, animations, and apps. Practice using algorithms and codes to communicate with fellow Scouts, and then transfer your skills to the computer!

Requirements met during workshop: Four requirements towards the Think Like a Programmer Journey

April 6, 2019

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Sat., April 27

Junior Detective

9 am–Noon

Do you have what it takes to be a detective? Hone your powers of observation, analyze fingerprints, and decipher codes. Put it all together as you set up a crime scene to test your fellow Scouts!

Requirements met during workshop: Detective 1-5

April 27, 2019

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Sat., April 28

Junior Entertainment Technology

1–4 pm

Explore the science that goes into creating your favorite forms of entertainment! Dive into video game design with Scratch, use green screen technology to make awesome special effects, and discover how to compose digital music.

Requirements met during workshop: Entertainment Technology 1-5

April 28, 2019

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Sat., May 11

NEW! Brownie Inventor

9 am–Noon

Get your creative juices flowing as you reimagine everyday items into exciting new products. Explore famous inventors and try your hand at creating your very own invention!

Requirements met during workshop: Inventor 1-5

May 11, 2019

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Daisy Think Like an Engineer Journey*

1–4 pm

Take your first steps towards thinking like an engineer as you learn about the design process, then go from the drawing board to prototype! From mechanical hands to water-reclamation devices, you will discover how engineers can change the future.

Requirements met during workshop: Four requirements towards the Think Like an Engineer Journey

May 11, 2019

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Sun., May 19

Brownie Programming Robots

9 am–Noon

Foray into the fascinating world of robotics! Use LEGO® WeDo 2.0 kits to build and program a robot that moves and uses sensors to gather information from the environment. Scouts receive the ‘Programming Robots’ patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5

May 19, 2019

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Brownie Computer Expert

1–4 pm

Become a computer expert as you explore the different ways you can use technology. Create and animate artwork, take a virtual trip through space, and design and play video games.

Requirements met during workshop: Computer Expert 1-5

May 19, 2019

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