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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Merit Badge University Ankeny First United Methodist Church
Location 206 SW Walnut St; Ankeny IA 50023  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
8/12/2017 8am 8/12/2017 5pm
Open for Registration Last day to Register
6/1/2017   8/5/2017
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
Mid-Iowa Twin Rivers Troop 188

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Automotive Maintenance AM 1110105 Mr David Green
Automotive Maintenance PM 1110106 Mr David Green
Camping* AM ONLY 8d, 9a&b.102013 Mr David Green
Chess PM  102011 Mr David Green
Chess AM  102017 Mr David Green
Citizenship in the Community* AM 3,4b, 710209 Mr David Green
Citizenship in the Community* PM 3,4b, 7102014 Mr David Green
Citizenship in the Nation* AM 2,3,6,8-bring letter102013 Mr David Green
Citizenship in the Nation* PM 2,3,6,8-bring letter102015 Mr David Green
Citizenship in the World* AM 710208 Mr David Green
Citizenship in the World* PM 7102010 Mr David Green
Communication* PM 5,7,8. Also have 5 min speech10129 Mr David Green
Communication* AM 5,7,8. Also have 5 min speech10128 Mr David Green
Crime Prevention PM 7--Comb w/Fingerprinting102017 Mr David Green
Crime Prevention AM 7-Comb w/Fingerprinting102019 Mr David Green
Emergency Preparedness* PM ONLY 1. Bring blue card showing completion102011 Mr David Green
Engineering AM  102019 Mr David Green
Engineering PM  102010 Mr David Green
Environmental Science* AM  102013 Mr David Green
Environmental Science* PM  102016 Mr David Green
Family Life* AM 3,5,6b10207 Mr David Green
Family Life* PM 3,5,6b102017 Mr David Green
Fingerprinting AM -Comb w/Crime Prevention102019 Mr David Green
Fingerprinting PM -Comb w/Crime Prevention102019 Mr David Green
Fire Safety AM 6 a&b. Fire station visit is planned102020 Mr David Green
Fire Safety PM 6 a&b. Fire station visit is planned102017 Mr David Green
First Aid* AM 2d. Bring kit with you to meet this10204 Mr David Green
Fishing PM ONLY 10102010 Mr David Green
Law AM ONLY  102011 Mr David Green
Mammal Study PM ONLY -Also Rep & Amp Study102019 Mr David Green
Medicine PM ONLY 10102019 Mr David Green
Music PM ONLY 3-Programs and report cards can be used to satisfy102012 Mr David Green
Personal Fitness* PM 1a&b, 7,8102015 Mr David Green
Personal Fitness* AM 1a&b, 7,810208 Mr David Green
Personal Management* AM 2 a&b, 8 and 10102016 Mr David Green
Personal Management* PM 2 a&b, 8 and 10102011 Mr David Green
Photography AM 1b.7-bring flash drive with presentation102020 Mr David Green
Photography PM 1b.7-bring flash drive with presentation102017 Mr David Green
Reptile and Amphibian Study PM ONLY  8-Also Mammal Study102014 Mr David Green
Traffic Safety AM ONLY  102018 Mr David Green
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Description

SCHEDULE:

7:30-8:30 am   Registration

8:40 am   Opening Flag Ceremony and Announcements

9:00 am – 12:00 pm  Morning Merit Badge Sessions

12:00 pm-12:50 pm Lunch

1:00pm-4:00 pm  Afternoon Merit Badge Sessions

Please note: There will not be a closing ceremony




2017 MERIT BADGE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION FOR SCOUTS AND LEADERS

MBU is a great opportunity for Scouts to work on advancement toward Eagle Scout and/or work toward earning a merit badge in one of 25 areas.

We want to make sure that the Scouts learn as much from the courses as possible. However, there are some requirements that cannot be completed within our MBU setting. These are items that the Scout will need to complete on their own once they get home and their local Scoutmaster will need to approve.



BE PREPARED:

• While not required, Scouts should consider printing and bringing the appropriate merit badge worksheets for the badge(s) they will work towards at MBU.  www.meritbadge.org is a great site to obtain this information.

• Scouts need to bring any and all reports, projects, “props” for demonstration, or any other requirements that have been completed beforehand. Be prepared to present these to your counselor during your class.  Bring any written approvals by parents or your Scoutmaster if needed.

• We strongly suggest that all Scouts bring paper, pencil and the merit badge books for their classes from your troop’s library. The merit badge book should be read before attending MBU. ALL SCOUTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS TO FULFILL THEIR MERIT BADGE REQUIREMENTS.

• A “Blue Card” sheet will be given to each Scout showing requirements completed as well as those not finished. It is then the Scout’s responsibility to get this to his Scoutmaster to record and sign off on the remaining work for that merit badge.

CONDUCT IN THE CHURCH:

• MBU is held throughout the entire church property. Conduct yourselves properly. Other than the opening flag ceremony, the church sanctuary is OFF LIMITS!

• If you see a Scout doing something they shouldn’t be doing, even if they aren’t in your Troop, please correct them. If you see a Scout doing something right, please congratulate them.

FOOD/SNACKS:

• Breakfast snack will consist of a granola/fruit bar.  Coffee will also be available.

• Lunch: TBD. It will be served in the church dining hall/fellowship halls.  If weather permits, we will eat outside at Wagner Park/Bandshell.

• NO FOOD OR DRINK will be allowed anywhere in the church besides the dining area.



 
Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions


REGISTRATION:

• Registration must be done online at www.meritbadge.info Registration is simple.  If you see an opening in the session you wish your scout to attend, there is an opening.  These will be accepted on a first come-first served basis. Payment is required to register and should be promptly mailed after registration has been completed.

• While it is possible to register an individual Scout, it is preferred to register as a Unit.  Meritbadge.info will require you to provide your council, district and unit number at registration. (Mid Iowa council Scouts and Scouters, please take a look at your registrations to make sure your information matches the new district names)

• Register early!  Classes for Eagle Scout-required badges as well as other popular merit badge classes fill up quickly.

• Once registered, Scouts are not allowed to change merit badge classes without prior approval.

REGISTRATION FEE:

• The registration fee is $25 per Scout.  (With written notice, this fee is 100% refundable up to two weeks before the event, 50% refundable one week before.)

• This fee includes participation in the morning and afternoon classes, a morning snack and lunch.

• Since we wouldn’t be able to have this without your willingness to get your Scouts to this event, we will provide a complimentary lunch to adult leaders.  There are several dining establishments within close driving distance if you wish to go off site as well.

• Make checks payable to:

TROOP 188

C/O DAVID GREEN

1716 NW ABILENE RD

ANKENY, IA  50023





 
Payment Instructions for the Unit
Make checks payable to:

TROOP 188

C/O DAVID GREEN

1716 NW ABILENE RD ANKENY, IA 50023

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: • Registration deadline is August 4, 2017

QUESTIONS:

Contact: David Green

Email: WDLBGREEN@YAHOO.COM or Troop188@gmail.com

Phone: 515-205-3352
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