Badge Programs

The Oil Sands Discovery Centre offers fun science experiences specifically designed for the Spark, Brownie, Girl Guide, and Beaver programs.

Programs are offered during the Centre’s regular open hours, as well as Monday to Thursday evenings between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Cost is $7 per child, with a minimum charge of $35. Adult supervisors are included in this rate.

For more information, or to make a booking, please call the Centre at 780-743-7167 ext. 226, or email us at osdc.education@gov.ab.ca. Bookings must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

Spark Science

Explore the world of science and become a scientist! From making volcanoes to fountains of foam, all of our experiments are hands-on fun!

  • Grades: Sparks (Kindergarten - Grade 1)
  • Badge work: Parts of Exploring and Experimenting
  • Total time: 60 minutes

Junior Scientists

Brownies will become scientists while discovering what a scientist does, learning about a famous scientist, and performing some hands-on science experiments.

  • Grades: Brownies (Grades 2-3)
  • Badge work: Keys to STEM - People in Science and CABOOSH!
  • Total time: 90 minutes

Fizz! Boom! Splat!

Guides will explore the world of chemistry while performing hands-on experiments. From making slime to magic inflating balloons, Guides will discover what goes Fizz! Boom! And Splat!

  • Grades: Guides (Grades 4-6)
  • Badge work: Chemistry Badge
  • Total time: 90 minutes

Beaver Science

Explore the world of science and become a scientist! From making volcanoes to fountains of foam, all our experiments are hands-on fun!

  • Grades: Beavers (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
  • Total time: 60 minutes