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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title **Brighton Troop 260 15th Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop
Location 81 Church Street, Brighton, TN 38011  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
4/28/2018 7:00 4/28/2018 5:45
Open for Registration Last day to Register
3/12/2018   4/24/2018
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
2 $25.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
West Tennessee Area Big Hatchie Troop 260

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
ALT Dutch Oven Cooking am life scout and up/adults.Will be your lunch16$15186 Not Known Not Known
Automotive Maintenance full day  12107 Not Known Not Known
Aviation full day Consent form 680-673 / $10 fuel fee12$10125 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Community* pm #3ab,4abc,7abc10113 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Community* am #3ab,4abc,7abc10100 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Nation* pm #2 a, b, or c10100 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Nation* am #2 a, b, or c10102 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* pm #710103 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* am #710102 Not Known Not Known
Coin Collecting am Bring coin collection1086 Not Known Not Known
Communication* full day complete #5 and #810101 Not Known Not Known
Crime Prevention am  10103 Not Known Not Known
Digital Technology am complete #1 and #610104 Not Known Not Known
Electricity pm making simple electromagnet10$5101 Not Known Not Known
Electronics am making a sound generator10$15102 Not Known Not Known
Farm Mechanics am  1080 Not Known Not Known
Fingerprinting pm Double MB w/ Traffic Safety MB10121 Not Known Not Known
Fire Safety pm Double MB w/ Safety 10122 Not Known Not Known
First Aid* am  10124 Not Known Not Known
First Aid* pm  10120 Not Known Not Known
FOOD LUNCH pulled pork plate/adults only0$1010087 Not Known Not Known
Geology pm  1080 Not Known Not Known
Golf all day bring your own golf clubs14$2044 Not Known Not Known
Law pm #4 and #610105 Not Known Not Known
Leatherwork am  10$550 Not Known Not Known
Personal Management* am 1b, 1c, 2a, 8a, 8b, 8c10121 Not Known Not Known
Programming pm up to date cyber chip/computer or smartphone1486 Not Known Not Known
Pulp and Paper pm  1081 Not Known Not Known
Radio am Read Merit Badge Book10113 Not Known Not Known
Swimming* am 1a,b,5d,&8 - parent must be present10$5102 Not Known Not Known
Weather pm complete #9,10 (outline) & 111082 Not Known Not Known
Welding full day leather shoes, jeans, long sleeve cotton shirt13$586 Not Known Not Known
Woodwork full day  10$786 Not Known Not Known
Sponsor Information
Mail payment to: Troop 260,  P.O. Box 266, Brighton, TN 38011

Brighton Troop 260 is hosting a Merit Badge Workshop on April 28, 2018.  The rain out date will be May 5, 2018.

- Boy Scouts must be registerd through their Troop and each Troop must provide at least 2 Deep Adult Leadership per BSA guidelines.  If an leader/parent would like to eat Lunch please register at the FOOD tab.   All leaders or parents registering scouts this year must have current Youth Protection dates when registering on the site.  

- The fee for this event is $25.00 per Scout and $10.00 per Leader.  Leaders/Parents register for lunch on the FOOD tab.  The Scout fee includes Saturday's lunch, event patch and the opportunity for Scouts to attend 2 or 3 merit badge sessions.

Scouts lunch will be choice of Hamburger or Hotdogs, chips, drink, and dessert.

Leaders lunch will be pulled pork dinner, drink and dessert. Also, have access to the Registered leaders lounge.  Register at the FOOD tab.

Leaders/parents at off site full day locations will eat lunch provided at those locations. In order to eat at those locations you will have to register at the FOOD tab with your troop.

Dutch oven class will eat meal prepared during class for lunch.

Tour permits and troop insurance:  Each troop is responsible for their own tour permit to and from Merit Badge Workshop based on BSA policy in effect at the time of the workshop.  The workshop sponsors will file the appropriate tour permits for traveling to and from off-site field trips.  Because this workshop is NOT sponsored by our district or council, Troop #260 does not provide any insurance for this event.  Each troop must provide their own insurance.  Please inform your parents of this fact also.  TROOP 260 RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DENY ATTENDANCE TO ANY ADULT OR NON-BSA REGISTERED INDIVIDUAL. 

- All counselors and volunteers eat free.

- Please let Joe Auger know if your troop is interesed in camping with us this year.  Joe Auger 901-606-1776.

-Any pre-requisite work should be completed prior to attending the class.  Failure to do so may limit the Scout's ability to complete the badge on the day of the event.

All Payments must be received on or before April 20, 2018.  If payment has not been received by the above date, seating for that class will not be guaranteed --  unless arrangements have been made in advance.  Payment can be made by mailing a check payable to Troop 260 to the address below:

Troop 260

P.O. Box 266

Brighton, TN 38011

PLEASE DO NOT MAIL YOUR PAYMENT TO : 81 Church Street, Brighton, TN 38011.  (This address is not affiliated with Troop 260)

Tentative Schedule

Friday 27,2018

5pm set up for camp

10pm lights out

Saturday April 28, 2018

7:00 AM - Registration

7:45 AM -  Opening Ceremony, welcome, and announcements 

8:15 AM -  Introduction of merit badge counselors

8:30 AM - AM classes begin

12:15 PM -  Lunch Begins

1:30 PM - PM classes begin

5:40 PM - Leaders pickup troop packets inside Scout Hut ( Packets will not be picked up early.  If we can accomplish this task earlier we will.  Please be patient.)

5:45 PM - Leave for home.

Sunday April 29, 2018

8:00 AM -  Chaplain Service 

11: 00 AM - Campsite Breakdown 

Campsite Guidelines

- NO open fires allowed in campsite.  Above ground fires only.  (Troop 260 has a fire pit that the Troops are more then welcome to use)

- Each Troop must provide adult supervision as per the BSA guidelines set forth in the Youth Protection Guidelines.

- Each Troop will leave their campsites as they are found, following the BSA Leave No Trace Behind Guidelines.

- Cars are not allowed to be parked on/near the walking track.

- Parents who bring a single scout must stay on the location site at all times. 

Dress Code - Scouts and Leaders are asked to wear your Scout uniform to this event.  An appropriate Scout T-Shirt may be worn under the Scout Shirt and the Scout shirt removed during merit badge classes if the instructor permits.

Transportation to/from Merit Badge Class sites - If you can help transport Scouts to and from off site merit badge classes, please see Joe Auger

901-606-1776 upon your arrival at the workshop.  He will gladly schedule you to help. 

Consession Stand - Will be available throughout the day.  

Refunds - There will be no refunds except for cancellation of the workshop.

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.  Scout will be responsible for own laptop of electronic devices brought to the workshop.


Full Day Sessions

Automotive Maintence

Aviation - Requires BSA Aviation form No. 680-672 and Covenat not to sue  signed and returned before attending MB. 

Communication* - Must complete prerequisites #5 and #8 prior to MB class.

Golf - Requires own Golf Clubs - additional green fee $20.00 (playing 18 holes)

Welding - Need leather shoes, prefer boots, jeans, long sleeve cotton shirt. $5.00 fee.

Woodworking - additional fee $7.00

Half Day Sessions

Citizenship in the Community* - complete prerequisites #3ab, 4abc,7abc

Citizenship in the Nation*  - complete prerequisites #2 a, b, or c

Citizenship in the World* - complete prerequsite # 7 prior to MB class. 

Coin Collecting

Crime Prevention

Digital Technology

Dutch Oven

Electricity - additional fee $5.00 (making simple electromagnet)

Electronics - additional fee $15.00 (making a sound generator) 

Farm Mechanics

Fingerprinting/Traffic Safety

Fire Safety/Safety

First Aid*



Personal Management* - Must complete prerequisites of #'s1b, 1c, 2a, 8a, 8b, 8c prior to MB class.

Programming - bring up to date cyber chip and a computer or smartphone (iphone or android)

Pulp & Paper

Swimming - YMCA parental consent form and parent must be present for swimming MB.  Prerequisites : 1a,b, 5d, & 8  One parent must accompany child and at least one parent/adult per two children must remain at the YMCA for the duration of the class. ( meaning if a parent is bringing a child and a friend that is ok, just  so an adult is responsible for each child that is there).  Bring with you to class the swimming merit badge  workbook with the prerequisites completed and name on top.  Bring Permission form, swimsuit, towel, goggles, earplugs swim cap as needed or desired.  Bottle of water and a snack for afterwards.

Weather - complete# 9, 10 (outline) and 11.

Dutch Oven Cooking Class - Open for registered Adults and First Class and above scouts.  There are no walk-ons for this class.  The menu prepared by the participants during class will also serve as their lunch.

- All scouts should read the Merit Badge Books before attending class.

- print copy of Merit Badge workbook and bring to class.

- Be prepared with paper and pencil for each class.

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