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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Troop/Crew 18 Merit Badge Conference @ Shawnee Heights High School
Location 4201 SE Shawnee Heights Rd, Tecumseh, Ks 66542  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
8/18/2018 730 8/18/2018 400
Open for Registration Last day to Register
7/1/2018   8/14/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
2 $25.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Jayhawk Area Shawnee Troop/Crew 18

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Please read everything we've included in the event description. If you still ahve questions, contact the event manager by clicking this button.

Email Jeanice Brown (honeydo1325@att.net), the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Aviation ALL DAYWill go OFF SITE3&1a-e,ready to discuss10126 Jeanice Brown
BOS Ldr Roundtables AMlunchroom ?District 3 Ed Eller/Katie Dalton Jayhawk Council115050 Mr Ed Eller
Campsite Fri PM, TUMC,see info on site $5 per Troop, BSA rules apply11$52016 Rhonda Boyd
Chemistry AM none11210 Jack Figgs
Chess PM 311207 Jeanice Brown
Citizenship in the Community* AM READ BOOK,3ab,4ab,7,810205 Rob Daniels
Citizenship in the Nation* AM 2,3,8 READ BOOK & Bring Worksheets102013 Jeanice Brown
Citizenship in the Nation* PM 2,3,8 READ BOOK & Bring Worksheets10208 Jeanice Brown
Citizenship in the World* AM 3,4,7 READ BOOK & Bring Worksheets102020 Jeanice Brown
Citizenship in the World* PM 3,4,7 READ BOOK & Bring Worksheets102011 Jeanice Brown
Coin Collecting AM w/Stamp Collecting Read books,Coin-6,7,9 Stamp-6a,7,81100 Mr justin kebert
Communication* PM 1ab,5,6,bring items to teach skill,7,811207 Mr Ed Eller
Communication* PM 1ab,5,6,bring items to teach skill,7,811155 Anonymous
Cooking* All day, at churchOutside OFF SITE4ace,5abde,6abde 10204 Jeanice Brown
Disabilities Awareness AM 2,5c11106 Anonymous
Dog Care AM 4,8 no dog allergy111511 Pam Cross
Electricity with Painting & Home RepairOff SiteFOR Electricity: 2,8,m bring worksheets1100 Jeanice Brown
Emergency Preparedness* PM See link here in conf. info pages10164 Mr Richard Meiners
Emergency Preparedness* AM See link here in conf. info pages10150 Mr Richard Meiners
Engineering PM 2,3,911207 Mr David Schwartz
Entrepreneurship AM none11130 Jeanice Brown
Environmental Science* AM 3efg11207 Jeanice Brown
Event Patch extra only Scout will receive one, extras $2 at registration10$210099 Jeanice Brown
Family Life* PM 3,4,5,6b, bring pics/proof of completion11202 Chris Wagner
Family Life* AM 3,4,5,6b,bring pics/proof of completion131510 Rhonda Boyd
Fire Safety PMWill go OFF SITE6,7b,9b,10b,10c 10106 Mr Richard Watson
First Aid* AM 1,bring first aid kit, Read Book10200 Jeanice Brown
First Aid* PM 1,bring first aid kit, Read Book102012 Jeanice Brown
FOOD Adult or extra lunch at SHHS INCLUDED FOR SCOUT,sub sand, chips, cookie & drink10$5200151 Jeanice Brown
FOOD 1 At Church w/cookingTUMCAdult lunch will not be sold on day of event18$5106 Jeanice Brown
Game Design PM 5,8b11202 Mr justin kebert
Geocaching AMWill go OFF SITEJeans & closed toe shoes; 7, 91150 Mr Kevin Litscher
Geocaching PMWill go OFF SITEJeans & closed toe shoes; 7, 91152 Mr Kevin Litscher
Geology PM do 5a5 PRIOR, ready to discuss112018 Jeanice Brown
Golf All day, offsiteOff Siteconditional finish,novice only, BRING CLUBS1180 Hank Miller
Hiking* AMwill go OFF SITEparts of 4,5,6,going on a 5 mile hike112010 Joe Steffen
Home Repairs All day, at churchOutside OFF SITEw/Painting+Elec. FOR HomeRep NO prereqs >3 badges 10160 Jeanice Brown
Model Design and Building AM 3,410157 Jeanice Brown
Moviemaking AM bring phone or camcorder102013 Mr Martin Johnston
Moviemaking PM bring phone or camcorder10206 Mr Martin Johnston
Painting w/Home Repairs & ElectricityOutside OFF SITEFor Painting no prereqs1100 Jeanice Brown
Personal Management* AM 1,2,8,9,1010203 Rick Peat
Pets lunchtimeLobby/Lunchroomsignoff@lunch,no need to register,bring paperwork1000 Jeanice Brown
Photography PM  1b & 7abc-Bring digital camera+cable101513 Rob Daniels
Reptile and Amphibian Study PM w/Vet Med Rep-1,8,9, Vet-6111512 Pam Cross
Scholarship lunchtimeLobby/Lunchroomsign off@lunch,no need to register,bring paperwork1000 Jeanice Brown
Search and Rescue All day, at churchwill go off sitenone. no dog alergy111616 Jeanice Brown
Signs, Signals, and Codes PM 10, $5 for MB book11$5209 Quinn Hancock
Stamp Collecting AM w/Coin collecting Stamp-6a,7,8 Coin-6,7,9 read book111512 Mr justin kebert
STEM/NOVA - Start Your Engines! AM See info link here in conference page10$61515 Mr justin kebert
Sustainability* lucnh time signoff bring all items1100 Jeanice Brown
Sustainability* PM 2,4,5a112012 Jack Figgs
Traffic Safety AM 1,5102017 Mr David Schwartz
Veterinary Medicine PM w/ Reptile & Amphibians Rep-1,8,9, Vet-61100 Pam Cross
Weather AMwill go off sitepart of 2, 1011159 Jeanice Brown
Sponsor Information

   Troop/Crew 18 are proud to offer this Merit Badge opportunity, AGAIN!! 

Several class times are offering multiple Merit Badges.  LUNCH time signoffs available. Camping Friday Night too! 



Scouts, be prepared for your classes!



Read notes and follow directions from your instructors under prerequisites. 

Many instructors are now listed within the registery. 



Look for further class notes and information about them by clicking on their name. 

List a GOOD email at registration as some instructors may wish to contact with specific information prior to conference!



 


Description

Schedule:  If you attended in the past make note of the schedule changes for registration.



7:30 am   Unit check-in begins                                     12:00 noon   Lunch



8:30 am   Flag ceremony                                              1:00 pm    afternoon classes begin



9:00 am   Morning classes begin



Note: There will not be a closing ceremony and you are free to leave after classes have dismissed.  Scouts with all day classes at TUMC will need to be picked up at TUMC.

Scouts participating in Golf may also need to be picked up at days end. Please listen for announcements at opening Aug 18.




General information

   *Each Troop should plan on having leaders on site all day and provide us with their cell phone number 



   *Lunch is included in the registration fee, and adult lunch is available for $5  



 *Snack bar during conference supports PACK 18.



   *Scouts should wear their Class "A" uniform, unless the class they are taking requires other (ie hiking, cooking, etc)



   *Food and drink are not allowed in the classrooms.   



   *Use of electronic devices will not be tolerated during classroom instruction unless part of the class.



   *Scouts should come ready to learn.  MB Books, Pencil and paper in hand and any pre-reqs completed.  Bring worksheets if necessary.

Several Instructors have requested scouts bring an Electronic Device that can be used to search the web via the wifi provided. 

The class prerequisite section will tell about each class.




   *Some Merit Badge will need outside work to complete them, some may not be completed this day. 

Be prepared to show your counselor proof of outside work.




Back by popular DEMAND!  Emergency Preparedness: Zombie Outbreak



https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WDscU4kjh3TvssSRD9Vwoo2IL7Tbh2tSmOLR-zcqZ6Y/edit?usp=sharing



New this year  NOVA STEM  Start your Engines!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bE7xbi6OFfSpRwvrlcT44GuuNYtPxrI1QFt3rAXW_DU/edit?usp=sharing




Leadership learning oppertunity!!! Jayhawk Area Council will host Round Table discussions dealing with District changes, call Katy at Jayhawk Council for info.






SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY

We are interested in scouts showing off during lunch.

If your troop has an interest in having a lunchtime display

to show where they have been, a project they have done,

wish to advertize a fundraiser or service that other scouts might be interested in, 

even if they have created something and wish to sell NON FOOD ITEMS,

we are very interested.  (AT NO COST TO YOUR TROOP!!)

Please email Rhonda at      rjjrboyd@gmail.com      about your ideas!     Lets CHAT!!!


Counselor Information
We are very happy you are here! Thank you for participating in our conference.

Please remember to involve the adults in your room as needed and ask for assistance with

paperwork from the appointed volunteer in your room representing Troop/Crew 18. 

We take pride in this well run conference and the hand picked, knowledgeable and

professional instructors.     

We hope you have a wonderful experience today.  If you have ANY problems or concerns we want your feedback.

Please inform the Conference staff at the registration table or email me at rjjrboyd@gmail.com.

Thanks Rhonda Boyd




 
Unit Sign-up Instructions

Friday night Camping at Tecumseh United Methodist Church:

Must register.  LIMITED spots available, $5 fee per Troop. 



Classes are designated as AM, PM, or all day.  Please do not register a Scout for 2 AM, or 2 PM classes.



Scouts can be scheduled for a maximum of 1 AM & 1 PM class, or 1 all day.



BONUS



**Sustainability, Pets and Scholarship Merit Badge sign off during lunch.  (no extra charge!!)  Bring completed worksheets and ALL supporting documentation.  



 


Payment Instructions for the Unit

Registration fee for the conference is $25 per Scout.  

At the High School location this includes lunch, (cold sack lunch and a bottle of water)

At the TUMC location this includes lunch cooked by the scouts in Cooking MB. 


?Adult or extra lunch is $5, sign up w/classes.

A Limited number of additional TUMC lunches will be sold specifically for this location.   



Fees need to be prepaid as classes fill up quickly and this will expedite check-in. 


Fees for full classes that are not paid by Aug 1st may loose their spot in the class.

Please note your Troop # on your payment, thanks!



Snack bar available on site.

We hope that other Troops will be selling non food items also.



Make checks payable to "Troop 18"   Mail payment to: Troop18   PO Box 24       Tecumseh, Ks 66542



Questions? call Jeanice 785-249-4521   or email  honeydo1325@att.net   


Directions to the Event

Conference at Shawnee Heights High School:



Shawnee Heights is located between Topeka and Lawrence Kansas. The Campus is just north from the corner of Shawnee Heights Rd & 45th Street. The High School Building is West (behind) of the Football Stadium.  4401 S.E. SHAWNEE HEIGHTS RD | TECUMSEH, KS 



Troop Camping Tecumseh UM Church in Tecumseh, KS:



Directions to Tecumseh United Methodist Church

From Topeka: From 6th St & SE Croco Rd corner. Travel East to SE Tecumseh Rd. Turn North onto SE Tecumseh Rd and proceed until TUMC appears on your Right 



From Lawrence: Take Hwy 40 West (also known as 6th St) to SE Tecumseh Rd. Turn North onto SE Tecumseh Rd. and proceed until TUMC appears on your Right 



 


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