boy scouts educational trip to rock discovery center at sterling hill mine http://sterlinghillminingmuseum.org

 

Tour the Sterling Hill Mining Museum

 

miner sculpture at sterling hill mining museum, new jersey
Artwork and sculptures representing miner life are on display in Zobel Hall.

Even a Trex Skull!

Trex skull on display in the Zobel Exhibit Hall

 

 

boy scouts at rock discovery center at sterling hill mining museum

Scouts

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum is proud to assist Cub and Boy Scouts wishing to obtain their Belt Loops and Merit Badges as well as Girl scouts of all ages who may want to make the museum part of their Journey and develop their interest in Geology, Mining, or Astronomy.

geology badge

 

Webelos

For the Webelos we can offer assistance in obtaining the Geology requirements for #1, 2 and 8 for the Geologist Badge.

 

Cub Scouts Astronomy PinCub Scouts

For the Cub Scouts we can offer assistance in obtaining the requirements for the Belt Loop for Geology. And, for the Academics Pin for Geology we can offer assistance with # 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 12 and 13.Cub Scout Geology pin

For the Cub Scouts we can offer assistance in obtaining the requirements for the Belt Loop for Astronomy. And, for the Academics Pin for Astronomy we can offer assistance with # 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9.

 

Boy Scouts Geology BadgeBoy Scouts

For the Boy Scouts we can offer assistance in obtaining the Geology Merit Badge by fulfilling the following requirements from the Geology Merit Badge requirements sheet 1, 2, 4, 5a1, 5b1 through 5b3, 5C1 through 5c4, and 5d2 through 5d4.

For the Boy Scouts we can offer assistance in obtaining the Astronomy Merit Badge by fulfilling the following requirements from the Astronomy Merit Badge requirements sheet 1b, 2, 3abd, 4ab, 5acd, 7ac, 8-1abcd, 8-2,3,5.

Boy Scouts Citizens in the Nation Badge which can be earned at sterling hill mineFor the Boy Scouts we can offer assistance in obtaining part of the Citizenship in the Nation badge by fulfilling the following requirement from the Merit Badge requirements sheet which states “Visit a place that is listed as a National Historic Landmark or that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Tell your counselor what you learned about the landmark or site and what you found interesting about it.” The Sterling Hill Mining Museum is listed as a National Historic Site.

Scouts at the Sterling Hill's Ellis Observatory

 

Eagle ScoutEagle Scouts

If you are an Eagle Scout seeking a great place to do your project, look no further! There are many smaller projects that can be done at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.

For more information contact Bill Kroth at (201) 933- 3029 or e-mail: shastrogroup@aol.com

Girl Scouts of America

Girl Scouts

For the Girl Scouts of all ages the Museum is an amazing place to visit to see how the fields of Geology, Astronomy and even Mining have had a significant impact on the world we live in and the impact these fields have toward the planet in all areas including past, present and future.

 

Boy Scout PowWowboy scouts at rock discovery center at sterling hill mining museum

 

 

Badge designs are property of Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the USA. Sterling Hill Mining Museum does not make claims to these designs and provides them as visual reference only. Questions regarding badge designs and usage should be directed to a local scouting representative.

 

Watch this Video

WOW!!! Watch this Science & U! episode to learn about all the fun and educational activities at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.

 

 

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973-209-MINE

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