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Dec. 2017

Forensics Bear Cub Elective Adventure

Dec. 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Become a super sleuth and solve a museum mystery as you analyze a fingerprint, a footprint, the contents of ink and some mysterious powders. Learn how forensic scientists study clues left behind by criminals to help law enforcement solve crimes. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and…

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Paper Crafting Workshop: Paper Bead Jewelry

Dec. 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Create gorgeous gifts out of paper beads you make yourself. We provide everything you need to make a necklace and bracelet, and teach you techniques to make more at home. $15 per person. Preregistration required. All materials and supplies provided. This workshop is designed for adults, or children 13 and over with an accompanying adult. Space is limited — reserve your spot by December 5. Contact Sharon at sharon@paperdiscoverycenter.org

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Jan. 2018

Eagle Day

Jan. 20, 2018
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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10:00 AM-4:00PM: View eagles from inside the Paper Discovery Center while browsing through the history of the paper making industry. Presentations will also be given throughout the day. Reduced admission. *10:00 AM & 1 PM: “WEC Energies Group – Raptor Success Story” Join Mike Grisar, Principal Ecologist for WEC Energies Group and researcher, Greg Septon as they recount how one man’s love for peregrines and an environmentally sound utility company teamed up to restore peregrine and other raptor populations. *11:30…

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Scouts Program: Sky Is The Limit Tiger Scout Adventure

Jan. 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Tigers will spend the morning exploring the museum while learning about the stars and constellations. Lots of hands-on fun. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Contact Carol at carol@paperdiscoverycenter.org.

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Feb. 2018

Scouts Program: Make It Move Bear Cub Elective Adventure

Feb. 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W. Water Street, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Have fun making craft sticks “explode” and creating silly machines using seesaws, pulleys and ramps. In this adventure you will use your imagination and what you learn about simple machines to build your own Rube Goldberg-type machine that does a simple task with lots of silly steps. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not…

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Scout Badges: Pulp and Paper Merit Badge Program

Feb. 10, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Participants will complete all requirements for the merit badge. $25 per scout. Preregistration and prepayment required. Boy Scouts should bring a brown bag lunch. Scouts are responsible for obtaining and reading the Pulp and Paper Merit Badge book prior to the program, as well as completing a pre-workshop assignment. They should also bring a blue merit badge form/card with them from their troop. Contact Carol at carol@paperdiscoverycenter.org

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Scouts Program: Air of the Wolf Cub Program

Feb. 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Air is all around us, but do you ever really pay attention to it? Explore the properties of air with lots of hands-on experiments. Have fun discovering all the great things air can do! Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must…

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Mar. 2018

Scouts Program: Super Science Bear Cub Elective Adventure

Mar. 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States

Come ready to get messy! Lots of hands-on experiments that are gooey, oozy, splashy and a little explosive. You won’t realize you are learning scientific principles while having fun. Preregistration and prepayment required. Fee for each program is $8 per scout. Siblings over the age of 6 may attend for $8/child, but they must be registered in advance. These programs are not appropriate for children under age 6, and they should not attend. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or…

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