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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title 2018 Tonkawa District Merit Badge College - Stapleton LDS Church
Location 1100 Stapleton Lane  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
1/27/2018 8:00 2/22/2018 15:00
Open for Registration Last day to Register
1/14/2018   1/23/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
4 $15.00 anyone in the Longhorn council
Council District Type Unit
Longhorn Tonkawa Troop

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Email Mr Martin Robbins (martin.g.robbins@gmail.com), the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
American Heritage 3rd105 11159 Sean Hunt
Art 4thPrimary c 11150 Kari Twitchell
Automotive Maintenance 1st114 11200 TBD 1TBD
BOS Life to Eagle 4th101Life Scout11205 Rudolph Kamman
Camping* 1st and 2nd101Requires 20 nights of Scout camping11205 Mr Scott Booth
Chemistry 4th104 11150 Mr Mark Lundell
Chemistry 3rd104 11150 Mr Mark Lundell
Chess 4th105 11150 Mr Carlos Cruz
Citizenship in the Community* 4thStage 11201 Kevin Bryant
Citizenship in the Nation* 1stRelief Society 11200 Mr William Bell
Citizenship in the World* 2ndRelief Society 11210 Mr William Bell
Collections 4th109 11157 John Johnson
Communication* 2nd106 111510 Harold McIntyre
Communication* 4thRelief Society 11203 Matthew Haskin PE
Communication* 3rdRelief Society 11202 Matthew Haskin PE
Communication* 3rd106 11154 Harold McIntyre
Dentistry 1stPrimary c 11157 Thomas Bingham DDS
Electronics 1st and 2ndPrimary a,bElectronics kit $1611$16157 Kevin Fredericksen
Electronics 3rd and 4thPrimary a,bElectronics kit $1611$16157 Kevin Fredericksen
Emergency Preparedness* 2nd114 11205 Mr Les Murray Tellabs Inc
Emergency Preparedness* 3rd114 11200 Mr Les Murray Tellabs Inc
Engineering 4th103 11150 Kevin Skousen
Environmental Science* 1st and 2nd102 11151 Mr Jim Cumbest
Environmental Science* 3rd and 4th102 111511 Mr Jim Cumbest
Family Life* 1stStageRequires 90 day plan to complete11200 Donald Rossberg
Fire Safety 2nd103 11153 Mr Mathew Coon
Fire Safety 1st103 11151 Mr Mathew Coon
First Aid* 3rd and 4th108 11155 Wes Stucki
First Aid* 1st and 2nd108 11157 Wes Stucki
Fishing 1st105 11153 Dave Voracek
Fishing 2nd105 11156 Dave Voracek
Personal Fitness* 3rdStageRequires 90 day plan to complete11205 Russell Elggren
Personal Fitness* 1st106Requires 90 day plan to complete111514 Harold McIntyre
Personal Management* 4th106Requires 90 day plan to complete111512 Harold McIntyre
Personal Management* 1stOverflowRequires 90 day plan to complete11201 Mr Nathan Myres
Personal Management* 2ndOverflowRequires 90 day plan to complete11201 Mr Nathan Myres
Photography 3rd103 11151 Douglas Brasher
Programming 2ndStage 11200 Donald Rossberg
Public Speaking 3rd101 11208 Mr Scott Booth
Railroading 3rd109 11151 John Johnson
Shotgun Shooting 1st and 2nd104Requires Range Shooting with range fee11159 Mr Lyle Grisso Mr David Meyers
Sustainability* 4th114 11200 Mr Kip Twitchell
Weather 3rdPrimary c 11150 Jason Kitchen
Weather 2ndPrimary c 11150 Jason Kitchen
Sponsor Information

This merit badge college event is sponsored by the Tonkawa District Advancement Committee.


Description

FLAG Ceremony @ 8:15 both Saturdays



The objective of the Tonkawa District Merit Badge College is to provide an opportunity for Scouts within the Tonkawa District to earn merit badges on their journey to acheiving Eagle Rank. Scouts may sign up for four merit badges that will be offered during four sessions: Session 1 (8:30 – 9:50); Session 2 (10:00 – 11:20); Lunch Break (11:20 - 12:00); Session 3 (12:00 – 1:20); and Session 4 (1:30 - 2:50).  



First Aid, Electronics, Shotgun and Environmental Science classes require that the Scouts attend back to back sessions. (i.e. all morning or all afternoon) to earn the merit badge.



Scouts must be engaged in a merit badge class at the college to be in attendance, there will be no “open slots” without a parent picking up the Scout and bringing him back later, if needed.



Class sessions are for both Saturdays and most will require some off-site work (homework) and/or field trips in order to complete all of the requirements. Scoutmasters must approve all merit badges for which their Scouts register.  Remember that attendance alone may not result in all requirements being completed. Scouts must participate and demonstrate that they have met each requirement with the merit badge counselor.



A Scoutmaster, committee member or YPT adult must be in attendance from every unit whenever a Scout from their unit is at the college.



Lunch will be served both Saturdays and is included in the price, if your Scout has specific dietary needs plan to bring a sack lunch. Lunch will consist of pizza or hot dogs, chips, water and more during the lunch break.


Counselor Information

Merit badge counselors should email Marty Robbins @ martin.g.robbins@gmail.com with specific questions. A class roster and workbooks for each participant will be provided.



Every merit badge counselor will need to provide the following:




  1. Completed merit badge registration form - http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34405.pdf

  2. Copy of completed youth protection training (YPT) card

  3. Copy of BSA registration card or completed adult application - http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/524-501.pdf


Unit Sign-up Instructions

Units will be allowed to register if they have provided MB Counselors for this event.  Contact Marty Robbins @ martin.g.robbins@gmail.com



Each Scoutmaster will register their troop or designate one person to register all Scouts using the MERITBADGE.INFO system.  Registration will begin January 15th at 7:00 am Central Time.  Scouts are limited to only two Eagle required merit badges.



When signing up scouts please enter THEIR contact email address, not yours. Merit badge counselors email the scouts information about their merit badges and it will go to you if your email is entered for them.




Scouts will be provided a three-ring binder that contain merit badge workbooks, pens, and pencils. Scoutmasters will be required to provide Blue Cards for each Scout, with the front completed and signed by the Scoutmaster.


Payment Instructions for the Unit

The cost per Scout is $15.00 which includes a three-ring binder, merit badge workbooks, pens, pencils, and lunch. Each Scout must pay $15, even if they only sign up for one or two merit badges. Payment will be due at check in on January 27.   A $16 fee will added for the electronics merit badge to cover costs of the kits that scouts will receive.



Please make checks payable to Marty Robbins.



Please note your troop number on the check.


 


Directions to the Event

The event will take place at the LDS Church at 1100 Stapleton Lane, Flower Mound, TX 75028


Release Information

Units will be required to bring permission slips for all Scouts in attendance. The forms can be found at: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf


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