Cub Scout Science Center Overnighter

Overnight Adventures in SCIENCE!

Friday, March 22, 2019

Registration is Closed!

We have an action packed night of adventure for $25 per adult and $45 per Scout.

Cub Scouts will spend an overnight at the museum exploring SCI after-hours! Experience science behind the scenes for an evening of education and fun! The program that SCI has put together for Mid-Iowa Council will focus on different activities which can meet requirements to earn the NOVA STEM award!

Your Scout will have the opportunity to work on portions of the NOVA STEM award. All awards earned at this event will be purchased and presented by your Pack. 

Arrive with all necessary items, including sleeping bags, pillows, toiletries and comfortable sleeping clothes. Temperatures fluctuate in the building, so be prepared for anything! You may bring a twin-sized air mattress, but we kindly request that you do not bring cots.

There will be an evening snack and a light healthy breakfast available, so please indicate on your registration if you or your Scout has special dietary needs. Outside food or drinks are not allowed. For questions or concerns related to food, call Mark Runkel at the Science Center at 515-274-6868.

Driving directions are available at, and discounted parking passes for the handicap-accessible ramp north of SCI can be purchased at the Box Office upon arrival when you sign in. If you are running late, please call the Box Office at (515) 274-6868 ext. 228. The event starts at 6pm so please plan to arrive in time to park and check in by 6pm. Event will end around 10am on Saturday, you are welcome to continue to explore the Science Center for the day.

Each Lion Cub (Kindergartner) and Tiger Cub (1st grader) must be accompanied by an adult. Wolf, Bear, and Webelos are required to have a 6 Scout to 2 adult ratio per Pack. (Dens can be mixed, Lion adults and Tiger adults cannot double as a Wolf, Bear, or Webelos Leader.)

For additional information you may contact Dan Maiers at or 515-266-2135.

NOVA STEM award guide books are available for purchase at the Scout Shop.
Lion Cubs and Tiger Cubs are NOT eligible to earn the NOVA STEM award.

Please download the flyer located in the grid below for additional details.

File Name Description
BSA Health Form Each participant (adults and youth) MUST have a completed form turned in upon checking into the event Download
SCI Overnight Spring 2019 Event Flyer Download
Science Center Overnight Adventure Packet Forms MUST be completed and turned in when checking in for the event Download