Power Up is the Venturing Nova Award for investigating transportation technology. To earn this award, Venturers must complete a transportation related exploration and learn about topics such as energy sources. Venturers also build and test a model vehicle.
Launch! is the Venturing Nova Award for investigating science. To earn this award, Venturers must complete a science related exploration and learn about topics such as aviation, astronomy, weather, projectiles, and space technology. Venturers also build a pitching machine, catapult, or marble run.
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The NOVA Awards program combines knowledge of STEM concepts with hands on activities.
Conservation and Scouting go hand in hand. Since getting outdoors is a big part of the Cub Scout and Scouts BSA programs, it makes sense that we should teach Scouts about protecting our natural resources.