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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Troop 797 Merit Badge and Training Clinic at The Episcopal Church Of St. Peter and St. Paul
Location 1795 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30062  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
5/6/2017 9:00 AM 5/6/2017 3:00 PM
Open for Registration Last day to Register
4/4/2017   5/3/2017
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
1 $15.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Atlanta Area Council Foothills Troop 797

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
BOS Cyber Chip All daytbdGrades 9-12101515 Mr Peter Grosskamp PE
BOS Cyber Chip All daytbdGrades 6-8101515 Mr Scott Francis
CUB Den Chief Training All daytbd 101514 Mr John McAskill
Digital Technology All daytbd 10159 Sameer Vittal PhD
Programming All daytbdPlease bring a laptop.101510 Sameer Vittal PhD
Sponsor Information

Troop 797 is one of the major troops in East Cobb. We pride ourselves on boy leadership: senior leadership plans and executes all troop meetings, PLC meetings, planning conferences, and outing program. In our Troop, we uphold the highest principles of Scouting, aiming to instill in our boys the Scout Oath and Scout Law, so they can make wise ethical and moral decisions over their lifetime.

Troop 797 is offering a one day clinic at our charter church for the following badges and training:

  • Programming Merit Badge

  • Digital Technology Merit Badge

  • Cyber Chip Grades 6-8

  • Cyber Chip Grades 9-12

  • Den Chief Training

Class counselors will be announced shortly.
Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions

  • When registering individual Scouts through the on-line registration system, please provide an email address for each Scout (or Parent if preferred). This will allow Merit Badge Counselors the ability to pass information pertaining to their classes prior to the Merit Badge Day.

  • To register if you do not have an account on yet:

    1. Click on the “Register New User” link at the top of the page.

    2. Fill in the State, Council, District, Unit Type, and Unit Number for your Unit. If your unit number is not already listed, enter it in the space provided and click “Add”.

    3. Enter your personal information. If you are a unit leader or parent, jump to the bottom of the page and click “Add User”.

  • To sign up your scout(s) :

    1. Click “Sign On” at the top of the page; enter email address and password.

    2. If you are not taken to the Upcoming Events Page, click the Events tab at the top of the page.

    3. For a list of all the merit badges being offered, sessions available, prerequisites, and number of seats open click on Troop 797 Merit Badge and Training Clinic (you cannot sign up for the classes from this page)

    4. From the main “Events” page, click on the “Sign Up” link on the line for Troop 797 Merit Badge and Training Clinic (very right side of the page).

    5. Enter the information for each scout (name, age, guardian phone number, guardian email, and requested class. Click “Add” located right under the session block.

  • Troop 797 reserves the right to limit or cancel any class.

  • Scouts are admitted to classes on a first come, first served basis via the online registration system. There is no waiting list for any of the classes. Should you encounter booked classes, please monitor this website in case seats become available.

  • For Merit Badges, scouts are strongly encouraged to buy or borrow and read the Merit Badge booklet and complete all pre-requisites before attending.  Scouts should be prepared to discuss, report, demonstrate, and be tested on all requirements.

  • Uniform: BSA Class A

  • Food: Please bring a sack lunch

  • Parking: There is plenty of free parking on site.

Payment Instructions for the Unit
Fees must be paid at the time of registration by check. Fees are non-refundable unless a class is canceled for any reason. 
Directions to the Event
The event will be held at the The Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in East Cobb, Marietta, GA. The address is 1795 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30062. Google Maps is advised for specific directions.

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