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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   1/2/2018
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
1 $0.00 anyone in the Blue Ridge council
Council District Type Unit
Blue Ridge

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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$101211 Not Known Not Known
Art 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-1:00p10$10109 Not Known Not Known
Aviation Jan 27 DT AirportGreenville Downtown Airport - Meeting Location TBD - Greenville, SC 296078:30a-3:30p 1/27 ADDITIONAL FEE **See notes below11$102415 Not Known Not Known
Bird Study 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-1p #2, #3f, dress for outside, bring lunch10$201414 Not Known Not Known
BOS Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Specifics 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 29601Go to Council Website, link available when ready18$1000 Not Known Not Known
BOS Troop Cmt Essentials 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296019:00a-1:00p185050 Not Known Not Known
Camping* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:30p Bring Pack packed for a weekend #8d,913$101613 Not Known Not Known
Chemistry 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-2:30p Bring empty 2 liter bottle #4a14$201614 Not Known Not Known
Chess Jan 27 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-3:30p Meets Sat 1/2710$101610 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Community* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:00p Bring camera, dress for outdoors10$10400 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Nation* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:00p Dress for outdoors10$10200 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:00p SEE EMAILED LETTER FROM COUNSELOR13$102017 Not Known Not Known
Climbing 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296017:15a-6:00p 1st Class, #7, Perm. slip &HealthForm,13$301212 Not Known Not Known
Coin Collecting 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-1:00p #6,7,9, dress for outdoors10$101211 Not Known Not Known
Communication* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-3:00p Bring a 5 minute speech13$10154 Not Known Not Known
Digital Technology 1 OffsitePaxton Access, 138 Commerce Center, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-2:00p #1 bring proof, #6 on flash drive10$101611 Not Known Not Known
Disabilities Awareness 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:00p #2,410$101212 Not Known Not Known
Emergency Preparedness* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-4:30p #1,8a10$10201 Not Known Not Known
Engineering 1 FluorFluor Corporation - 100 Fluor Daniel Dr, Greenville, SC 296078:30a-3:00p Bring defunct small appliance or elect10$102417 Not Known Not Known
Environmental Science* 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-4:00p #2,3f(1or2) & bring to class, outside13$201612 Not Known Not Known
Family Life* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:00p #3,4,5,610$10204 Not Known Not Known
First Aid* 1 OffsiteGreenville County Square Center - 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:00p10$104019 Not Known Not Known
Law 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-3:00p Complete first part of #410$101614 Not Known Not Known
Lifesaving* 2 Kroc CtrKroc Center - 424 Westfield St, Greenville, SC 296011:00p-5:00p Able to pass the Scout Swim Test 10$252312 Not Known Not Known
Medicine 1 OffisiteKeystone Family Medicine - 1409 W Georgia Rd, Suite B, Simpsonville SC 296808:30a-2:00p 10$10127 Not Known Not Known
Metalwork 1 BSUMCArtistry Gallery - 12 Andrews Street, Greenville, SC 296018:00a-3:00p Wear working clothes, add'l fee TBD12$251610 Not Known Not Known
Personal Fitness* 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-2:00p #7 & 8 to complete MB10$10121 Not Known Not Known
Photography 1 BSUMCTBDTBD10$10129 Not Known Not Known
Public Health 1 BSUMCBuncombe Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:30p, Tour @4:30PM on 1/19 or 1/2610$101212 Not Known Not Known
Public Speaking 1 BSUMCBuncome Street UMC - 200 Buncombe St., Greenville, SC 296018:00a-12:00p10$101614 Not Known Not Known
Rifle Shooting 1 COICamp Old Indian - Conference Center8:30a-5:00p Bring permission slip14$20120 Not Known Not Known
Robotics 1 RMSCRoper Mountain Science Center - 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 296158:30a-2:30p See notes below10$30120 Not Known Not Known
Scouting Heritage Jan 27 OffsiteTBDTime TBD, #5,6a101210 Not Known Not Known
Swimming* 1 Kroc CtrKroc Center - 424 Westfield St, Greenville, SC 296018:30a-12:00p Pass the Swim Test,#410$252312 Not Known Not Known
Veterinary Medicine 1 OffsiteSunrise Animal Hospital - 8 Edwards Mill Rd, Taylors, SC 296878:30a-1:00p13$10127 Not Known Not Known
Weather 1 OffsiteNOAA GSP Airport, 1549 GSP Drive, Greer, SC 2965110a-2:30pm, bring lunch12$101211 Not Known Not Known
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 on brcmbu.weebly.com



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.



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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