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Think like an Engineer at Camp Elk River

Thu Oct 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
Volunteers, Juniors, Cadettes

Grades 4-8: SPONSORED BY BOSTON SCIENTIFIC. It’s a sports engineering event! In teams, you’ll experience the world of sporting through the eyes of an engineer. As you prototype your own diving platform, compete in boat design challenge, and test your hand at a shot-put catapult, you’ll explore the whole engineering design process and walk away feeling confident in taking action in your community.

This event is open to troops and individual Girl Scouts. Groups will receive an assigned check in time between 1pm-3pm approximately 1 week before the event. Participants should expect to spend approximately 2 hours exploring Camp Elk River.

Included: Girl Scouts will earn the Think like an Engineer Award.

Adult/Girl Ratio: Adult chaperones are required to register and attend with girls. Approximately 1 adult for up to 5 girls. (More adults are welcome to register if desired.)

Payment details: This event has a minimum deposit. We ask registrants who are paying for this event with a credit card to pay the full balance at check out.  

If you are planning to request financial assistance, please pay the minimum deposit with a credit card and select Financial Aid as a payment type. After registering, visit to submit your financial assistance application.  

If you are planning to pay using program credits, pay as much of the total balance as you would like with a credit card and select Program Credit as a payment type for the remaining balance. Paper credits should be mailed to our St. Paul Service Center office. To submit Electronic Program Credits, visit