What Is 'STEM'?
The spirit of innovation and exploration is alive and well in Scouting. The Boy Scouts of America's NOVA Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. Learn more about how the BSA is making STEM a top priority in our programs and activities. Learn all about the BSA's STEM program and then check out Three Fires Council's STEM opportunities below.
STEM NOVA - Boy Scouts
Take it up a notch and earn special recognition for earning STEM-related merit badges. Try your hand at Physics, Astronomy, Robotics, Cryptography, Aviation and even Agriculture. Explore the Science of motion in sports, delve deeper into your surroundings and take camping to a whole new scientific level.
STEM NOVA Venturing
There's even a program for our Venture Crews! Explore the impact of Information Technology and Social Media our daily lives. Explore the physics of Archery and Pistol Shooting. Get your hands dirty under the hood of a race car, design and build your own model autonomous vehicle or launch a rocket into the stratosphere.