Meet all your badge requirements in our Girl Scouts Mechanical Engineering Workshop!
Join the Maryland Science Center for an in-person workshop for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. Scouts will learn to design, build and test multiple machines to earn their mechanical engineering badges in our Girl Scouts Mechanical Engineering Workshop! Check below for information and registration by rank.
Registration for Fall 2023 Workshops is now open!
Information by RankBrownies - Sunday, October 29
Brownies will learn about forces, friction, and energy while they design, build, and test a leap bot, fling flyer and race car.
Sunday, October 29
1:00 – 2:00 – Badge 1: Leap Bot Design Challenge
2:00 – 2:15 – Break
2:15 – 3:15 – Badge 2: Fling Flyer Design Challenge
3:15 – 3:30 – Break
3:30 – 4:30 – Badge 3: Race Car Design Challenge
Cost: $55 per participant
Juniors will learn about energy, simple and compound machines, and the design process. Then they will design, build, and test a balloon car, paddle boat and crane.
Sunday, November 12
11:00am-12:40pm – Badge 1: Paddle Boat Design Challenge
12:40pm-1:10pm – Break
1:10pm-2:50pm – Badge 2: Balloon Car Design Challenge
2:50pm-4:40pm – Badge 3: Crane Design Challenge
Cost: $70 per participant
- Space in the classroom is limited, so we can only allow 1 adult in the classroom per group. That adult must be in the classroom at all times.
- Admission is included in the ticket price. Adults can purchase reduced admission at the ticket desk.
- A fun patch is included, but official badges must be purchased from your organization.