Grade 2-5 Courses

  • Camp CuriousGirl Scout   

    Grades 2-3

    Ever wonder how a lightbulb works? What keeps an airplane in the sky? Discover the what, why and how of the world around you. Come to Camp Curious where you can take objects apart and become the next great inventor.

    Session 1 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, Westport elementary schools


  • Going for Gold

    Grades 2-3

    Do you want to know what it takes to be an Olympic Champion?  Exploring sport activities, field trips, and your favorite summer and winter Olympic events will unleash your inner Olympian.

    Session 1 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, and Westport elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools


  • Into the Wild Girl Scout

    Partnership with Dickerson Park Zoo

    Grades 2-3

    Come explore where the wild things are! Put on your safari hat as we travel to observe animals in their habitats. Students will become zookeepers as they learn to care for animals in their habitat at Dickerson Park Zoo. This course will include weekly zoo field trips.

    Session 1 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, and Westport elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools


  • Splash!Girl Scout   

    Partnership with Watershed Center

    Grades 2-3

    Boom! Crack! Summer thunderstorms can be exiting and fun, but where does all that water go afterward? Travel with a raindrop to discover how nature and our drinking water are related. Explore streams, hiking trails, fishing and the water cycle with weekly field trips to The Watershed Center.

    Session 1 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, Westport elementary schools


  • STEAM Works 

    Grades 3-5

    Learn the elements of STEAM by designing and constructing structures from favorite fictional story plots.  Be the scientist, technologist, engineer, artist, and mathematician who overcomes design challenges to allow the Three Little Pigs to design their house right the first time.

    Session 1 

    Pershing and Rountree elementary schools

    Session 2

    Pershing Elementary


  • City of the Future

    Grades 4-5

    What kind of future would you build?  Become a leader that will care for the future of our city by exploring energy sources, food supply, and the impact our daily life makes.  Hands-on discovery will take place throughout Springfield during weekly field experiences.

    Session 1 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, and Westport elementary schools


  • Cyber Squad

    Grades 4-5

    Do you like exploring new technology tools to help you learn? Would you like to be the “go to” technology person in your classroom? Become a techie for your school and team up with your teacher to help other students learn technological skills and assist them with their PBL presentations and video creations.

    Session 1 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, and Westport elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools


  • May the Force Be With You 

    Grades 4-5

    A long time ago in a galaxy far away... Sharpen your Jedi skills as we explore force and motion by building and flying spaceships, painting with the force, making lightsabers, and testing vehicles on different planet surfaces.  The force is strong with this one.

    Session 1 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, and Westport elementary schools


  • SurvivorGirl Scout

    Partnership with Dogwood Canyon and local conservation areas

    Grades 4-5

    Survival in the wilderness requires will and skill! In order to survive, you must find food and water, build a shelter, and navigate your way. Do you have what it takes to survive, thrive and make it back to civilization? Test your skills during this four-week challenge with experiences at local conservation areas in our region.

    Session 1 

    Bissett, Hickory Hills, Holland, McBride, Pershing, Rountree, Sequiota, Weaver, and Westport elementary schools

    Session 2 

    Disney, Fremont, Mann, Pittman, Portland, Sherwood, Truman, and Williams elementary schools