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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Merit Badge Mania 2019
Location 202 Summitt Drive, Sanford, NC 27330  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
1/18/2019 6 p.m. 1/19/2019 4 p.m.
Open for Registration Last day to Register
12/2/2018   1/12/2019
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(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 
Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine SAT AM and PM See event details10$14130 Tami Lynch
Animation SAT PM  10$7121 Mr Brad Johns
Aviation SAT AM and PM  10$14104 Mr Mark Meyer
Basketry SAT AM and PM  10$2052 Jane Soule
BOS Life to Eagle SAT AM See event details11$7102 Mrs Charlotte Johns
Camping* SAT AM and PM See event details, Includes lunch10$20101 Mr Stewart Marin
Citizenship in the Community* SAT AM and PM  10$14122 Lisa Poland
Citizenship in the Nation* SAT AM and PM  10$14130 Lisa Poland
Citizenship in the World* SAT AM and PM 3, 4c, 710$14140 Lisa Poland
Cooking* SAT AM and PM Includes lunch12$25142 Mrs Charlotte Johns
Digital Technology SAT AM  10$7122 Mr Brad Johns
Electricity FRI PM  10$7120 Mr Peter Kubilius
Electronics FRI PM  10$7130 Mr Brad Johns
Indian Lore SAT AM  10$71210 Ms Tamara Feraca
Music SAT AM See event details10$763 Lisa Poland
Painting SAT PM  10$10100 Lisa Poland
Personal Management* SAT AM and PM 1a, 1-2, 2a, 8abc10$14110 Dr Lauren McCormack PhD
Photography SAT AM See event details10$7100 Lisa Poland
Pulp and Paper FRI PM 7e, 810$12130 Lisa Poland
Salesmanship FRI PM  10$7121 Mrs Starlene Cooner
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



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 ( 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.

***MUSIC: Bring worksheet. #3 is a prerequisite. The scouts must provide documentation to prove completion prior to January 20. #4 a: be prepared to teach a song (can be a Scout song). 

********LIFE TO EAGLE Saturday AM -  Charlotte Johns, Eagle Scout mentor and mother of two Eagle Scouts, will give a class for Life Scouts, parents and scout leaders about how to successfully navigate the road to Eagle Scout. She will teach you how to plan the entire process from the paperwork to turning in your final packet. If you are interested, just e-mail to be included.  

*****Photography/Moviemaking - This year we are combining the Photography and Moviemaking merit badges into one class. Bring a camera to class that has video capability, such as your cell phone. Bring both worksheets. Do Photography #7 and 8, and Moviemaking #4, start thinking about #2.

  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.

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. 


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. 


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.


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


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


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.


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. 


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.


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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