Appleton Region STEM Partners

Nearby Girl Scout properties: Camp Winnecomac (Kaukauna) and the Appleton Service Center.

Barlow Planetarium

Earn your Space Science badge at the planetarium! Since 1999 the Barlow Planetarium has offered programs especially for Girl Scouts.  With your Girl Scout troop, you can set up your own private event, attend one of the scheduled shows or attend a Girl Scout event.

1478 Midway Road, Menasha, WI
920.832.2848 |

EAA Aviation Museum

Visit the EAA Museum to kickstart your Think Like an Engineer Journey, or to earn a badge!  Tour the museum, learn about women in aviation, and practice Design Style Thinking with a design challenge!  

Daisies and Cadettes-Ambassadors can kickstart the Think Like an Engineer journey with a design challenge.  Brownies can earn their Mechanical Engineering Fling Flyer badge through their design challenge.  Juniors can earn their Mechanical Engineering Balloon Car badge through their design challenge.

3000 Poberezny Rd, Oshkosh, WI 54902
920.426.6157 |

Atlas Science Center

Atlas Science Center is a place that promotes informal, life-long learning and creates environments where science, technology, engineering, art, and math flourish. With a focus on students grades 3 through 12, we are now offering STEAM related badge programs for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors.
Scientific exploration is at the core of our education programs, outreach activities and exhibits. We offer experiences that motivate our guests to seek additional learning opportunities, leading to a life-long love of discovery.

425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911
920.380.7491 |

SMITHworks Community Studio at the Menasha Public Library

Come earn a badge at the SMITHworks Community Studio, a makerspace at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library in Menasha, WI. You can create something unique, explore your interests and hobbies, and learn through play and experimentation. The space offers the following tools & equipment:

• 3D Printers
• Laser Cutter
• Power Tools
• Fiber Arts Supplies
• Digital Drawing
• Painting Supplies
• Green Screen
• Video Production Software
• Podcasting Set Up
• Sewing Machines
• Heat Press
• Cricut Machine
• And more!

Schedule a private visit or stop by during the open hours of Mon – Fri 3-6pm in the school year and Mon – Fri 12-3pm in the summer.

440 1st St, Menasha, WI 54952
920.967.3671 |

Hearthstone Historic House Museum

Join our Museum Educator to work toward one of the following badges within the Entrepreneurship, STEM, Life Skills, or Engineering categories (below) at our historic house museum. Please contact us a minimum of 2 weeks in advance to plan this opportunity. Maximum of 15 in a group, including at least 2 adult volunteers. Plan for 1-2 hours. Badge activities can be paired with a museum tour at no additional cost. Badges are not provided.

  • Daisies: Toy Business Designer, Create & Innovate, Craft & Tinker, or Think Like an Engineer
  • Brownies: Home Scientist, Budding Entrepreneur, Create & Innovate, Craft & Tinker, or Think Like an Engineer
  • Juniors: Playing the Past, Business Jumpstart, Create & Innovate, Craft & Tinker, or Think Like an Engineer
  • Cadettes: Business Creator or Think Like an Engineer
  • Seniors and Ambassadors: contact us for badge opportunities

Just looking to visit the museum? Troops can come in for a tour at our group rate without working toward a badge. Contact us to reserve a time during the week or weekend.

625 W Prospect Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911
920.730.8204 |