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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Merit Badge Mania 2018
Location 202 Summitt Drive, Sanford, NC 27330  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
1/12/2018 6 p.m. 1/13/2018 10 p.m.
Open for Registration Last day to Register
11/29/2016   1/5/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
3 $0.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Occoneechee Dogwood Troop 941

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
American Labor SAT AM  10$7146 Ms Tamara Feraca
Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine SAT AM and PM See Below10$14142 Tami Lynch
Basketry SAT AM and PM  10$2055 Jane Soule
Camping* SAT AM and PM See Below, Includes lunch10$19104 Mr Stewart Marin
Chess FRI PM  10$7142 Mr Kevin Trotter
Citizenship in the Community* SAT AM and PM  10$14150 Mitchell Johnston
Citizenship in the World* SAT AM and PM 3, 4c, 710$14142 Lisa Poland
Communication* SAT AM and PM 4, 5 and 810$14148 Mr Michael Bottom
Cooking* SAT AM and PM Includes lunch12$24110 Mrs Charlotte Johns
Electricity FRI PM  10$7140 Mr Peter Kubilius
Electronics SAT PM  10$7144 Mr Brad Johns
Environmental Science* SAT AM and PM  10$14150 Gary Itenson
Exploration FRI PM  10$7151 Mr Brad Johns
Family Life* FRI PM See Below10$7151 Dr Lauren McCormack PhD
First Aid* SAT AM and PM 2D10$14103 Lisa Poland
Gardening SAT AM Will not complete this weekend10$7109 Lisa Poland
Music FRI PM See Below10$750 Tamara Lewis
Painting SAT PM  10$11101 Lisa Poland
Photography SAT AM 7. 8. bring camera to class (phone OK)10$7105 Lisa Poland
Pulp and Paper FRI PM 7e, 810$12105 Lisa Poland
Scouting Heritage SAT AM  10$71410 Gary Itenson
Space Exploration SAT PM  10$15107 Gary Itenson
Sustainability* SAT AM and PM 110$14146 Lisa Poland
Weather SAT AM  10$7148 Mr Brad Johns
Welding SAT AM and PM See Below, includes lunch12$25120 Lisa Poland
Wood Carving SAT AM and PM Toten Chit12$211010 Mr Charles Wolf
Sponsor Information

We will be offering 3 sessions, for a possible total of 3 merit badges for the weekend. 



Each class is $7 per 3 hour session.  $14 for 6 hour session.  


 

Times for Classes are:

Fri PM - 6pm-9pm



Sat AM - 9am-12pm



Sat PM - 1pm-4pm





****WE ASK THAT ADULTS ARE PRESENT WITH THEIR UNITS OR KIDS


 

All Scouts must bring to class the 4 following things:




  • Blue Card SIGNED by their Scoutmaster (one per merit badge)

  • Merit Badge Booklet Merit Badge Worksheet (http://usscouts.org/mb/framesindex.html) or there will be a charge to have a copy made onsite. 

  • Any Pre-requisite Work

  • The Full B.S.A. Class A uniform is the official uniform for the day.  The merit badge sash may also be worn.

  • Salesmanship Badge will be offering a pizza lunch for a donation, so please bring money for lunch on Saturday. Also, they will be offering snacks Friday night and all day Satruday.  


  

****The Blue Cards will be updated with tasks completed in class and returned to the Scouts BEFORE they depart the classroom.  It is the responsibility of the Scout to request and obtain his Blue Card.



PREREQUISITES: The Merit Badge Counselor will give credit for completed requirements ONLY. The Scout should complete all other requirements not covered in class, at his own pace and with his own troop counselors. Class work will be followed by individual Scout’s projects and his ability to fulfill all requirements.

 



*****Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine - These Merit Badges will be taught together over two sessions. There will be a tour to a local vet clinic, so some parents will need to help with transporatation





*******Camping- Scouts should review requirements # 1 and #2 (concerning safety/first aid/Leave No Trace and the Outdoor Code) to be ready to participate fully in the discussion on these topics. Requirements 4b, 9a, 9b, and 9c must be completed outside this class (counselor will except proof of requirement verified/signed in scout handbook). Includes lunch.




****FAMILY LIFE: Not required, but you can start on 4 and 5, as well as 3.





***MUSIC: Bring worksheet. Bring your instrument with you in playable condition (unless you play the piano/sing).     *Be able to play "Amazing Grace" or "My Country 'Tis of Thee" on your instrument.  Bring your music with you.  (Both are available online as downloads.  Other songs available with counselor approval.)     *Know the notes in at least one clef (bass, treble, alto, or tenor) and how to count rhythms using at least quarter notes and eighth notes.        *Requirement 3b. Interview an adult member of your family about music. Find out what the most popular music was when he or she was your age. Find out what his or her favorite music is now, and listen to three favorite tunes with him or her. How do those favorites sound to you? Had you ever heard any of them? Play three of your favorite songs for your relative, and explain why you like these songs. Ask what he or she thinks of your favorite music.       *Requirement 3c. Serve for six months as a member of a school band, choir, or other local musical group; or perform as a soloist in public six times.(You can use Requirement 3a and/or 3d of the music merit badge instead with counselor's permission.)

 

*****WELDING: 1a,b 7a,b closed toe shoe. Bring worksheet. Wear long sleeve cotton shirt & long pants. No rayon or nylon. Includes lunch.


PATCH TRADING SECTION FOR SCOUTS ONLY(No adults)
  Only put out what you want to trade
  Fair trades - Handshake seals the deal
  Give tips to younger scouts (remember when you first started)
  No adults in kids patch trading area
  If an argument arises you will be asked to leave
  If asked to leave, you must leave.

Description
RULES FOR PARTICIPATION: 1. Each unit must provide one adult for every 4 boys who participate. This will help us with crowd control, as well as insure quality of results within the classroom environment. 



2. Scouts must behave in a Scout-like manner. Disruptive youth will be removed from the group and either spend the remainder of the day with their Scoutmaster or be picked up by their parent/guardian. 



Note: The Unit adults are responsible for the scouts who attend. 







RIGHT TO LIMIT OR CANCEL:



The Merit Badge Clinic will reserve the right to limit or cancel any class. Merit Badges to be offered are subject to change based on MB Counselor availability and class minimums. 







FIRST COME FIRST SERVE:



Scouts are admitted to classes on a first come, first served basis via the online registration system. There is no waiting list for any of the merit badges classes. Should you encounter booked classes, please monitor this website in case seats become available.







EXPECTATION



Scouts must finish and bring documentation for all pre-requisites before attending the Merit Badge Clinic.







UNIFORM:
 



The Full B.S.A. Class A uniform is the official uniform for the day. The merit badge sash may also be worn. 







CODE OF CONDUCT: 



The Scout Oath, the Law, and the Outdoor Code shall be the code of the Merit Badge Day. A Scout whose conduct is not consistent with the code will be directed to leave the grounds immediately. Adequate supervision must be provided by each participating unit. Discipline is the responsibility of the Scoutmaster or other assigned leaders in charge of the troop.







LOGISTICS: 



On Saturday, two MB clinics are offered (AM and PM) with a one hour break from 12-1pm.  No eating/drinking allowed in the classrooms.  Salesmanship Badge will be providing pizza lunch.  Donations accepted for lunch. 



 



TRANSPORTATION: 



The troop Leaders/parents must coordinate arrival and departure time for transportation. Troops need to make certain that they have adequate transportation for their Scouts. If traveling without a troop, please advise your parents to remain on site. Encourage everyone to carpool. Troops may not leave Scouts by themselves to be picked up by parents at a later time. We will not render sitting services.







CLEAN UP: 



The Scout is clean. Troop Leaders please coordinate with your troop to clean the premises and to keep the classrooms in the same condition as found. Future offerings of the Merit Badge Clinic will largely depend on how neat we leave the place. All garbage must be properly disposed into designated containers or carried out.



 
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Payment Instructions for the Unit
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Directions to the Event
From Raleigh: Take U.S. 1 S toward Sanford.  Take exit 69A for U.S. 421/North Carolina 87 S. Turn right onto  US-421 S/N Horner Blvd. Turn left onto Summit Dr



From Greensboro:  US-421 S to Sanford.  Take left onto Summit Dr. 



From Fayetteville:  NC-87 N to Sanford.  Turn right onto Summit Dr. 
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