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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title 2018 War Eagle Merit Badge Clinic at Woodward Academy Middle School (Hosted By Troop 631)
Location Woodward Academy Middle School, 1655 Hardin Avenue, College Park, GA 30337  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
2/24/2018 07:30am 2/24/2018 04:00pm
Open for Registration Last day to Register
11/27/2017   2/23/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
2 $15.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Atlanta Area Southern Crescent Troop 631

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Sponsor Information
Troop 631 is sponsored by Woodward Academy, College Park, Georgia. We are part of the Southern Crescent District of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Troop 631 was chartered in 1969 to provide training in personal development, leadership, and patriotism to students at Woodward Academy, a nationally recognized private College Prep School in College Park, Georgia.
Description
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Event: 2018 War Eagle Merit Badge Clinic at Woodward Academy Middle School (Hosted by Troop 631)

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 

Time: Registration begins at 7:30 am

Session A: Full-Day Classes are from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm;

Session B: Morning Half-Day Classes are from 8:00 am to 11:30 am;

Lunch will be served: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm;

Session C: Afternoon Half-Day Classes are from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm;

Scouts may take up to two (2) classes, unless the class is listed as a Full-Day Class (Session A), in which case the Scout may only take that one class.

Location: Woodward Academy Middle School, 1655 Hardin Avenue College Park, Georgia 30337



Parking is available at two parking lots located at the corner (intersection) of Cambridge Avenue and Jackson Street (College Park, GA).





LUNCH

One lunch per Scout is included with the $15 registration fee, no matter if the Scout takes one or two merit badge classes during the day.  





RULES FOR PARTICIPATION



1.       Each Troop must provide adult supervision. This will help with crowd control as well as insure quality of results within the classroom environment. 



2.       Scouts must have prior approval from their Scoutmaster before attending. 



3.       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 Unit adult or be picked up by their parent/guardian. 



4.       Scouts must request and receive Merit Badge Blue Cards from their troop advancement committee and Scoutmaster in advance of the clinic.  Scouts should bring their Scoutmaster approved Blue Cards with them to the clinic.

 

5.      Scouts are strongly encouraged to read the Merit Badge Booklet and finish all prerequisites before attending the Merit Badge Clinic.



 

DRESS CODE



The full BSA Class A uniform is the official uniform for the day.





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 assigned leaders in charge of the troop.





TRANSPORTATION



All transportation to and from the merit badge clinic must be arranged individually or within your Troop. Troops may not leave Scouts by themselves to be picked up by parents at a later time.  Troop supervision is required for all registered Scouts.
 

Counselor Information
All Merit Badge counselors teaching at this Clinic are currently registered as an Adult Volunteer with Boy Scouts of America (BSA).  In addition, all Merit Badge counselors teaching at this Clinic are current with Youth Protection Training (YPT) through the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). 
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Open registration for all Troops will begin on November 27, 2017. 



On-line registration will close for all Troops on Friday, February 23, 2018.



Walk-in registration for classes with available seats remaining will be available the day of the event.

 

Please have parent(s) or legal guardian(s) complete and sign the “BSA Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents or Legal Guardian (19-673)”. It is located at: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf 



 
Payment Instructions for the Unit
Merit Badge Clinic Fee: $15.00 per Scout.  This fee is the same no matter if the Scout takes one or two merit badge classes during the day.  Additional fees (if any) for materials are identified for designated classes. 



Payment may be made by check or cash only.  Please print two copies of your registration form.  Send one copy with complete payment. Retain the other registration copy for your records. 

 

Scouts must be registered on-line in advance of payment.  Do not send payment for Scouts that are not yet registered on-line.



Please mail checks and/or money orders (payable to “Troop 631”) to:



Troop 631 Merit Badge Clinic

c/o Shawn Smith

2110 Spring Hill Court

Smyrna, GA 30080     



Note that the registration fee is non-refundable. The amount paid will be forfeited if the Troop or Scout does not attend.



 
Directions to the Event












 

The Merit Badge Clinic will kick-off at the Woodward Academy Middle School Cafeteria.

 

It is located at 1655 Hardin Avenue, College Park, Georgia 30337.

 

Parking is available at two parking lots located at the corner (intersection) of Cambridge Avenue and Jackson Street (College Park, GA).



 

 From the North:

 

1)     Take the I-75/I-85 Connector Southbound through Atlanta.

 

2)     Take I-85 Southbound via Exit 242. Drive about 3.0 miles.

 

3)     Take the Virginia Avenue Exit, Exit 73, towards College Park.

 

4)     Keep right at the fork to go on Virginia Avenue.

 

5)     Turn right onto Jackson Street. Drive about ¼ mile.

 

 

 From the East:

 

  1. Take I-20 to the I-75/I-85 Connector and travel Southbound through Atlanta.


 

2)     Take I-85 Southbound via Exit 242. Drive about 3.0 miles.

 

3)     Take the Virginia Avenue Exit, Exit 73, towards College Park.

 

4)     Keep right at the fork to go on Virginia Avenue.

 

5)     Turn right onto Jackson Street. Drive about ¼ mile.

 

  

From the West:

 

1)     Take I-20 to Thornton Road / GA-6 Eastbound

 

2)     Thornton Road / GA-6 Eastbound becomes Camp Creek Parkway SW; Drive about 5.9 miles.

 

3)     Immediately after passing the Georgia International Conference Center, Turn right to take the US-29 N/GA-14/GA-139 ramp.

 

4)     Turn left onto Roosevelt Hwy/US-29/GA-14/GA-139. Continue to follow US-29/GA-14/GA-139. Drive about 0.7 mile.

 

5)     Turn right onto Harvard Avenue.

 

6)     Take the 1st left onto East Main Street; Drive about 0.6 mile.

 

7)     Turn right onto Cambridge Avenue.
 

  

From the South:

 

  1. Take I-75 North to I-285.


 

2)     Take I-285 West to I-85 North.

 

3)     From I-85 North, take the Virginia Avenue Exit, Exit 73, towards College Park.

 

4)     Keep right at the fork to go on Virginia Avenue.

 

5)     Turn right onto Jackson Street. Drive about ¼ mile.

 

 
     

Release Information
Please have parent(s) or legal guardian(s) complete and sign the “BSA Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents or Legal Guardian (19-673)”. It is located at: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf 

 
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