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Event Type Merit Badge
Title Blue Ridge Council Merit Badge University 2018
Location 200 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601 and see below for additional locations  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
1/20/2018 8:00 am 1/20/2018 See Prerequisites for each merit badge
Open for Registration Last day to Register
11/4/2017   1/22/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
1 $0.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Architecture 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-1:30p #1,4,510$10124 Rick Bynum AIA
Aviation Jan 27 DT AirportGreenville Downtown Airport - Meeting Location TBD - Greenville, SC 296078:30a-3:30p 1/27 ADDITIONAL FEE **See notes below11$10241 tim poole
Bird Study 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-1p #2,#8a or b,dress for outside,bring lunch10$20148 RMSC Counselor
BOS Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Specifics 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 29601 Go here: https://scoutingevent.com/551-SMSpecific18$2000 BlueRidge MeritBadge
BOS Troop Cmt Essentials 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296019:00a-1:00p185049 tim poole
Camping* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:30p Bring Pack packed for a weekend #8d,913$10160 Mr George Grant
Chemistry 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-2:30p Bring empty 2 liter bottle #4a14$20169 RMSC Counselor
Chess Jan 27 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-3:30p Meets Sat 1/2710$10166 Mr Chuck Small
Citizenship in the Community* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:00p Bring camera, dress for outdoors10$10410 Mr Dennis Watson
Citizenship in the Nation* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:00p Dress for outdoors10$10200 Mr Paul English
Citizenship in the World* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:00p SEE EMAILED LETTER FROM COUNSELOR13$10205 Mr James Crisp
Climbing 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296017:15a-6:00p 1st Class, #7, Perm. slip &HealthForm,13$30129 Paul Herr
Coin Collecting 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-1:00p #6,7,9, dress for outdoors10$1000 Mr James Sanders Joel Armistead
Communication* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-3:00p Bring a 5 minute speech13$10150 Mr Bill Edge
Digital Technology 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:00p #1 bring proof, #6 on flash drive10$10166 Mr Michael Ingram
Emergency Preparedness* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:30p #1,8a10$10200 Mr Timothy Fletcher
Engineering 1 FluorFluor Corporation - 100 Fluor Daniel Dr, Greenville, SC 296078:30a-3:00p Bring defunct small appliance or elect10$10244 BlueRidge MeritBadge
Environmental Science* 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-4:00p #2,3f(1or2) & bring to class, outside13$20160 RMSC Counselor
Family Life* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:00p #3,4,5,610$10240 steve broadwater
First Aid* 1 OffsiteGreenville County Square Center - 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:00p10$10400 BlueRidge MeritBadge
Law 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-3:00p Complete first part of #410$101610 Mr Perry Gravely
Lifesaving* 2 Kroc CtrKroc Center - 424 Westfield St, Greenville, SC 296011:00p-5:00p Able to pass the Scout Swim Test 10$25232 Ms Amy Boswell
Medicine 1 OffisiteKeystone Family Medicine - 1409 W Georgia Rd, Suite B, Simpsonville SC 296808:30a-2:00p 10$10127 Dr Rebecca Smith MD
Metalwork 1 BSUMCArtistry Gallery - 12 Andrews Street, Greenville, SC 296018:00a-3:00p Wear working clothes, add'l fee TBD12$2500 Jeffrey McDermott
Personal Fitness* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:00p #7 & 8 to complete MB10$10120 tim poole
Photography 1 BSUMCTBD8:30a-3:30p Refer to instructor email10$10127 Mr Hal Cook
Public Health 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:30p, Tour @4:30PM on 1/19 or 1/2610$10128 BlueRidge MeritBadge
Public Speaking 1 BSUMCBuncome Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:00a-12:00p10$101613 BlueRidge MeritBadge
Rifle Shooting 1 COICamp Old Indian - Conference Center8:30a-5:00p Bring permission slip14$20110 Mr Stan Lew
Robotics 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-2:30p See notes below10$30120 RMSC Counselor
Scouting Heritage Jan 27 OffsiteTBDCancelled 10$100-2 Mrs Sue Broadwater
Swimming* 1 Kroc CtrKroc Center - 424 Westfield St, Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:00p Pass the Swim Test,#410$25233 Ms Amy Boswell
Veterinary Medicine 1 OffsiteSunrise Animal Hospital - 8 Edwards Mill Rd, Taylors, SC 296878:30a-1:00p13$10120 BlueRidge MeritBadge
Weather 1 OffsiteNOAA GSP Airport, 1549 GSP Drive, Greer, SC 2965110a-2:30pm, bring lunch12$10127 BlueRidge MeritBadge
Sponsor Information
Blue Ridge Council Merit Badge University: More information, FAQs, maps and waivers can be found at brcmbu.weebly.com.  Please do not email with a question before you check the site as most questions will have answers there.



*Online payments can be made after December 15th.  A link will be provided below and on 

brcmbu.weebly.com


 https://scoutingevent.com/551-MBU2018



Registration details are now posted.  MB with zeros for max students do not have a confirmed counselor but will be opened once one is secured.



No early or late arrivals for merit badge classes as this is disruptive to other scouts and the instructors.



Please check back often as offerings may change before registration day.



**Please do not register youth in multiple merit badges being taught at the same time.  Scouts will be dropped without notice if this occurs.


 
Description
Blue Ridge Council Merit Badge University serves over 500 youth each year and takes place in multiple locations in the Greenville, SC area.  We will need adult volunteers to stay with each merit badge class to cover two deep leadership and to help with paperwork.  Merit badges must be purchased by the troop upon completion of all prerequisites and coursework at the event.  We thank you for supporting this event and look forward to a successful year as we help youth on the trail to Eagle.

 
Counselor Information
Instructions for the MB Counselor 

Start here for registration instructions brcmbu.weebly.com/counselors.

(Printed on Counselor Packets. Tells the Counselor how to record advancement information.)

 
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Units may decide to register scouts through the group or have parent/guardian register individually.  PLEASE use the participant scout's parent/guardian phone and email so counselors can contact them with information directly.



Every youth should have paper, pen and merit badge worksheets printed and ready to use.  Please see prerequisites for each merit badge to see what will not be covered in the classes and for class ending times.  If the class goes past noon, each youth will need to bring a bag lunch.



Please check back often to make sure you have the latest details on the event as we will be adding prerequisites, merit badges and updated information throughout the registration period.



**Aviation Merit Badge -  January 27.  Separate payments required.  $10 MBU Fee to Blue Ridge Council.  Additonal fee for the merit badge (approximately $70) will be a check made out to Troop 9 and brought the day of the event, includes lunch and flight. In the event of bad weather, refunds for the flight costs will be refunded within two weeks.  All participants have received an email with letter containing instructions and forms to be signed.




** Robotics Merit Badge - Research ahead req. #2 & #7, document in a notebook and bring to class.  Prior to class visit http://www.usfirst.org/whatsgoingon for info on competitions to complete requirement #6.



 
Payment Instructions for the Unit
Council phone number is 864-233-8363.



Payment instructions will be available to be made to Council by December 15.



Refunds will only be processed due to movement of the event  date due to weather (ice, snow, etc.)



For Units submitting a single payment for all registered scouts to the Council Office,  A COMPLETE MB Roster must be submitted with the payment.  This MB Roster can be printed and will reflect to amount due for registration.



NOTE:   ALL Payments must be recieved by the council by January 8th @ 4pm


 
Directions to the Event
Direction to the event sites brcmbu.weebly.com/locations.html.  Please visit that site to download and print.

 
Release Information
Waivers will be posted on brcmbu.weebly.com/waivers.  Please visit that site to download and print.

 
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