What is Space Jamboree?

The Space Jamboree Workshop (or just Space Jam for short), is the midwest's largest technology oriented gathering of all Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Put on by Crew 272 of Fountain County, IN, and Troop 17 of Champaign, IL, Space Jam is about fun with a purpose: we would love to see Scouts go on to become scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, teachers, musicians, technicians, and much more. We want to continue and develop excellence in teaching and share what we learn. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Webelos are all welcome.

Space Jam 11 takes place August 4-6 2017 at the Rantoul IL, Airport in Rantuol, IL. Here's a list of the activities planned for this year. This year's featured merit badges will be "Eagle Required" in honor of our theme "Training". This list is still being updated...

Offical Merit Badges
Space ExplorationRadioAviation
ElectronicsRoboticsEnvironmental Science
GenealogyPulp & PaperEmergency Preparation
Disabilities AwarenessFirst AidMetalwork
H2O RoboticsArcheryScholarship
FingerprintingTruck TransportationTextiles
PlumbingTraffic SafetyCollecting
Lego RoboticsSwimmingChess
WoodworkingCitizenship in the WorldCitizenship in the Nation
Coin CollectingCommunicationsForestry
Animation/Unity 3D ProgrammingDigital TechnologyRailroading
Movie MakingSoil & WaterSculpture/3D printing

Webelos Adventure Pins
Art ExplosionFirst ResponderBonus Aquanaut(9:30 at bus)

Other Activities
International Space Station Radio Contact NASA Videos High Altitude Balloon Launch
Amateur ("Ham") RadioSearch and Rescue DemonstrationArchery & BB Gun Range
InflatablesMovie NightsDuck Tape!
ChessDiscover SCUBADuck Tape!

Note that some merit badges do have prerequisites that cannot be fulfilled at Space Jam. You can downlaod information about those prerequisites here: Merit Badge Prerequisites

See the "Register" tab for class and event schedules.

Included in the cost of of attendance is access to a campsite area. Groups are welcome to camp Friday and Saturday night.

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