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The Science Museum of Long Island offers great experiences for scout troops with programs designed to meet the Cub Scout Adventure requirements.

All programs run 1.5 hours in total unless otherwise noted.

See a list of the programs we offer below.


Tigers in the Wild: 

Pack your gear and head out on the trails to explore Leeds Pond Preserve like a true naturalist. Following the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace principles, discover how you can identify signs of wildlife through different clues. 

Sky is the Limit: Explore the night sky with us.  Learn how different constellations got their name, what stars they are made up of, and design a constellation of your own take home! 

Paws on the Path: 

Grab a buddy and head out on the path! While on a 1-mile hike, look for plants and animals you've never seen before and learn how to identify them. 


Air of the Wolf: 

Explore the science of air pressure. Conduct experiments to see how air affects different objects, including paper plane designs and wind instruments.  



Tap into your inner detective as you learn about forensic science in a mock crime scene. Discuss different types of evidence collected and analyzed by forensic scientists to solve any mystery.

Super Science: 

Scouting and science go great together! Utilize your skills of observation through various experiments exploring the world of static electricity, density, chemistry and more. 

Earth Rocks!:

Break into the world of geology! Discover how geologists identify different types of rocks and minerals by observing and testing their unique characteristics. Create a rock collection of your own to take home.


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