Scouts and Families

The Elm Fork Education Center offers programs appropriate for scout and family groups during weekends and evenings.

For information, see programs below, or contact Marti Lathrop at or 940.369.8936.  


      SciClub Days

Bring your group, troop, or family and join us for some hands-on science fun! Choose a prepared theme, or we can customize a program for your group's particular interests or needs. Each SciClub Day program is by appointment only and lasts 2 hours.

Cost: $50 for up to 10 participants (5 minimum), $3 for each additional participant up to a maximum of 20 total (arrangements can be made for groups larger than 20)

Fee includes: SciClub Mentor, themed activities and materials, small snack for each participant, 2 UNT visitor parking passes good at the visitor parking spaces in lot 11 to the west of the EESAT building where the Elm Fork Education Center is located.

For questions, or to schedule a SciClub Day for your group, please contact Marti Lathrop at or 940.369.8936.

Prepared themes include:

Animal Habitats (Junior GS badge)
Bugs! (Brownie GS badge)
Catch a Wave (light and sound)
Circle of Life (Earth cycles)
Cooking Up Science (kitchen chemistry)
Dig In Time (archaeology)
Engineering Adventures (variety)
First Aid (Brownie, Junior GS badge)
Flowers (Junior GS badge)
Geology ROCKS!
Growing Up WILD! (nature studies)
Just Beneath the Surface (pond study)
Mapping Your World (geography)
Senses (Brownie GS badge)
Simply Machines (simple machines)
Trees (Cadet GS badge)
Wonders of Water (multi-part Brownie GS Journey)