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Pack 485 San Antonio
8838 Timberwilde Dr(School Cafeteria Back of the School off the Bus Circle), San Antonio, Texas 7825
San Antonio will be able to view a partial solar eclipse August 21. The eclipse will begin at 11:40am, peak at 1:09pm and end at 2:09pm
The Boy Scouts are offering a special Eclipse 20017 patch for Scouts who complete the following requirements: Scouts mustobserve the eclipse.
The requirements to earn the BSA 2017 Solar Eclipse patch are simple:
1. Locate a site suitable for viewing either the total eclipse or the partial eclipse.
2. Describe how to safely view the eclipse.
3. Discuss with your group what you saw and felt during the eclipse. If you can, post your comments and eclipse photos on social media with the hashtag #BSAEclipse2017.
4. Cub Scouts—Discuss what a solar eclipse is with your leaders.
Also, by safely viewing and learning about the eclipse, Cub Scouts can complete several NOVA requirements:
Nova Awards for Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts:
Cub Scout Nova Awards Science Everywhere Requirements 1ABC, 3A(5), 3BC, 4A
Out of This World Requirements 1ABC, 3F, 4A
1-2-3 Go! Requirement 1ABC
Cub Scout Supernova Award (Alvarez) Requirements 4, 6
Webelos Supernova Award (Townes) Requirements 4, 9
More can be found at the BSA Website: