2016 STEM in Scouting at APG Registration is now LIVE!

2016 STEM in Scouting at Aberdeen Proving Ground

*To Register please scroll below and hit ‘Register’ 


  • Cub Scouts: will have the opportunity to earn one STEM NOVA award (includes an adventure belt loop) OR progress towards completing their SUPERNOVA award *Tigers are not eligible for the NOVA award, but may register to complete a Tiger Adventure related to STEM*
  • Boy Scouts:  will have the opportunity to earn ONE Merit Badge OR one STEM NOVA award
  • Venturers: will have the opportunity to earn one STEM NOVA award
  • Adult Leaders:  Will be able to select from an array of Adult training classes

WHERE:  Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, an Active Duty Army Installation specializing in Research, Engineering and Technology

WHEN:  Saturday 1 October 2016. 9:00AM – 3:30PM

WHY:  To foster STEM oriented skills, badges, and promote the NOVA awards.

Be a part of the event that started it all in 2011. 

The Sixth Annual STEM in Scouting event is the most inclusive STEM council event of its kind. 

All registrants can earn the Scouting STEM NOVA award.  Boy Scouts can choose from an array of STEM merit badges facilitated by numerous Aberdeen Proving Ground/ community professionals.  Camping sites are reserved at Broad Creek Scout Reservation for those units needing overnight accommodation near the site.  Navy Midshipmen Eagle Scouts will support the day mentoring and instructing scouts.  Adult training will offer innovative and required training for leaders and new volunteers.  

Register now as space will be limited.

Final merit badge selections will be made/informed during the week of September 1

Pre-Req’s for NOVA’s as well as Merit Badges will be coming shortly. Please check back frequently for updates

*This event is non-refundable*

Start Date/Time: 10/1/2016 9:00:00 AM
End Date/Time: 10/1/2016 3:30:00 PM

Online Registration Accepted Until: 9/23/2016 11:55:00 PM
To register: click here

Contact Email: bgething@BaltimoreBSA.org
Cost: $25.00 per Boy Scout
$25.00 per Cub Scout
$25.00 per Venturer