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Girl Scouts

Private Girl Scout Workshops

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.

Girl Scout Workshops

Looking for Girl Scout Workshops in Pittsburgh? Carnegie Science Center offers 15+ workshops every spring and fall for Scouts to work toward a variety of science-related badges. In this perfect 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!

Although these workshops fulfill Girl Scout of the USA badge requirements, they are available to all children at the appropriate age range.

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. 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.


3/4/2017 to 5/26/2019

Save the Date:

Summer Camp Open House

Sat.–Sun., May 25–26
10 am–3 pm

Join us for an open house to learn more about our Summer Science Camps! We invite all families and campers to meet the camp staff, see the classroom, and ask questions. Get a taste of some of the upcoming fun with hands-on science activities, get a sneak peek at the 2019 T-shirts, and take care of your camp paperwork all at once. Summer Camp registration is NOT required!

Please note: This event is free to attend, but does not include general admission to the Science Center.

RSVP to let us know you’re coming.

3/4/2017 to 8/10/2019

Featured Camp: NEW! Da Vinci’s Designs

For ages 10–11

Mon., Aug. 12–Fri., Aug. 16
9 am–4 pm

$250 members / $280 nonmembers (Includes special visit to Da Vinci The Exhibition)

*No camp on July 4. Reduced price for premium four-day camp: $200 members / $230 nonmembers

Bring da Vinci’s historic drawings to life as you investigate Renaissance era engineering, biology, and art. Explore how human eyes work with the camera obscura, tinker with hydraulic machines, and design chain mail.

Aug. 12 – 16

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3/4/2017 to 8/10/2032

Daisies (Grades K–1)+

Sat., March 7

Daisy Space Science Explorer

9 am–Noon

Take an adventure into space as you explore the Sun, Moon, and the stars! Experiment with solar light, learn about Moon phases, and see stars in a new way.

Requirements met during workshop: Space Science Explorer 1-3

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Sun., March 29

Daisy How Robots Move

1–4 pm

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 will receive the “How Robots Move” patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: How Robots Move 1-3

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Brownies (Grades 2–3)+

3/4/2017 to 10/18/2019

Sat., Feb. 15

Brownie Space Science Adventurer *Canceled*

Brownie Wonders of Water Journey* *Canceled*

3/4/2017 to 2/23/2020

Sat., Feb. 22

Brownie Think Like an Engineer Journey *Canceled*

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 toward the Think Like an Engineer Journey

Sun., March 29

Brownie Inventor

9 am–Noon

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

Requirements met during workshop: Inventor 1-5

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Sat., April 4

Brownie Computer Expert

9 am–Noon

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

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Sat., April 4

Brownie Coding for Good

1–4 pm
COST: $25
Includes two patches: Coding Basics and Digital Game Design

Discover the different ways you can use coding for fun! Learn basic coding skills by manipulating interactive robots and test out your skills by making a digital video game of your own.

Requirements met during workshop: Coding Basics 1-5, Digital Game Design 1-5

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Sat., April 25

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 will receive the “Programming Robots” patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5

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Juniors (Grades 4–5)+

3/4/2017 to 2/23/2020

Sat., Feb. 22

Junior Mechanical Engineering *Canceled*

9 am–Noon

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 workshop: Paddle Boat Design Challenge 1-5

Sat., Feb. 29

Junior Space Science Investigator

9 am–Noon

Explore the universe from our solar system to distant stars. Make a constellation, launch rockets, and see a special show in Buhl Planetarium.

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

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Sat., Feb. 29

Junior Get Moving Journey*

1–4 pm

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

Badge requirements met during workshop: Four requirements towards the Get Moving Journey

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Sat., March 14

NEW! Junior/Cadettes/Seniors Girl Scout Archaeology

9 am–4 pm
COST: $55 Includes special visit to Mummies of The World: The Exhibition and a STEM Fun Patch!
*Participants should bring a bagged lunch.

Become an archaeologist for a day as you explore ancient civilizations, find and study artifacts from the past, and learn how specimens change over time.

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Sat., April 18

Junior Entertainment Technology

9 am–Noon

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 special effects, and discover how to compose digital music.

Requirements met during workshop: Entertainment Technology 1-5

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Sat., April 18

Junior Detective

1–4 pm

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

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Sat., April 25

Junior Programming Robots

1–4 pm

Discover how to communicate with robots using algorithms and computer coding. Use Pro-Bots and Ozobots to practice creating programs that robots can follow to carry out simple tasks. Scouts will receive the “Programming Robots” patch upon completion.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5

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Sat., May 9

Junior Coding for Good

9 am–Noon
COST: $25
Includes two patches: Coding Basics and Digital Game Design

Discover the different ways you can use coding for fun! Practice your coding skills by programming a robot and design and test out your own video games.

Requirements met during workshop: Coding Basics 1-5, Digital Game Design 1-5

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Sat., May 9

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 transfer your skills to the computer.

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

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Cadettes (Grades 6–8)+

Sat., March 14

NEW! Junior/Cadettes/Seniors Girl Scout Archaeology

9 am–4 pm
COST: $55 Includes special visit to Mummies of The World: The Exhibition and a STEM Fun Patch!
*Participants should bring a bagged lunch.

Become an archaeologist for a day as you explore ancient civilizations, find and study artifacts from the past, and learn how specimens change over time.

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Sat., March 21

Cadette Breathe Journey*

9 am–Noon

Get a jumpstart on your journey as you learn all 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

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Sat., March 21

Cadette Special Agent

1–4 pm

Learn about 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

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Sat., March 28

Cadette/Senior Robotics

9 am–4 pm
COST: $45
Includes all three Robotics Badges!
*Participants should bring a bagged lunch.

Take a deep dive into the world of robotics as you design, build, and showcase your own robotic creations using Hummingbird Robotics Kits. Discover how sensors work, add some lights and motors, and code your robot using a user-friendly drag and drop programming language.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5, Designing Robots 1-5, and Showcasing Robots 1-5

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Seniors (Grades 9–10)+

Sat., March 14

NEW! Junior/Cadettes/Seniors Girl Scout Archaeology

9 am–4 pm
COST: $55 Includes special visit to Mummies of The World: The Exhibition and a STEM Fun Patch!
*Participants should bring a bagged lunch.

Become an archaeologist for a day as you explore ancient civilizations, find and study artifacts from the past, and learn how specimens change over time.

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Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!

Sat., March 28

Cadette/Senior Robotics

9 am–4 pm
COST: $45
Includes all three Robotics Badges!
*Participants should bring a bagged lunch.

Take a deep dive into the world of robotics as you design, build, and showcase your own robotic creations using Hummingbird Robotics Kits. Discover how sensors work, add some lights and motors, and code your robot using a user-friendly drag and drop programming language.

Requirements met during workshop: Programming Robots 1-5, Designing Robots 1-5, and Showcasing Robots 1-5

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