Event Details

Hornaday Award Weekend 2020

28 S. Artillery Drive Sumter, SC 29150

Merit Badge
4 (# badges a single scout can attend)
$60.00 (Cost to attend this event)
any scout who wants to attend (Who is invited)
Pee Dee Area
Henry Shelor

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Most of your questions about payment, start and end times, and where to be are explained beneath the list of badges on this page.
Please read everything we've included in the event description. If you still have questions, contact the event manager by clicking this button.

Email Mr Joshua Castleberry MEERM (timnkristi@yahoo.com), the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionClass FeeSeats Available
ABA Attendance By Adult 1 45 173
Bird Study 1 0 15
Energy 2 0 14
Energy 3 0 14
Energy 4 0 15
Environmental Science* 1 0 12
Environmental Science* 4 0 15
Fish and Wildlife Management 1 0 16
Fish and Wildlife Management 4 0 16
Fish and Wildlife Management 2 0 13
Fishing 1 0 13
Fishing 4 0 14
Fishing 2 0 14
Fly Fishing 4 0 13
Fly Fishing 1 0 13
Fly Fishing 2 0 13
Forestry 2 0 13
Forestry 1 0 15
Gardening 4 0 16
Gardening 2 0 15
Geology 3 0 15
Geology 4 0 14
Insect Study 4 0 15
Landscape Architecture 2 0 14
Landscape Architecture 4 0 13
Landscape Architecture 1 0 15
Mammal Study 4 0 13
Nature 3 0 13
Nature 2 0 15
Nuclear Science 2 0 13
Nuclear Science 1 0 16
Oceanography 3 0 15
Oceanography 4 0 13
Plant Science 1 0 15
Plant Science 4 0 12
Public Health 1 0 12
Public Health 2 0 15
Pulp and Paper 1 0 12
Pulp and Paper 3 0 16
Reptile and Amphibian Study 3 0 15
Reptile and Amphibian Study 2 0 14
Soil and Water Conservation 3 0 11
Weather 3 0 14
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Sponsor Information

Event Description

Each adult must sign up for the adult class.  This helps us track all the adults who are attending and with billing.  This is NOT an actual class.

Registration will be $60/scout and $45/Adult.  To be considered registered, fee must be paid in full within 7 calendar days of registration.  Participating troops must provide two-deep leadership.

Adult leader’s Meeting to be held Friday night at 9pm.



Scouts will be able to register for four merit badge sessions:

Session I:  8:30am-12pm Saturday

Session II: 1:30pm-5pm Saturday

Session III:  6:30pm-10pm Saturday

Session IV: 8:30am-12pm Sunday

  • Class size is limited to 16 scouts on a first come, first served basis.

  • All parents/Leaders must register for the adult registration class.

  • Camping areas will be provided on site. Please bring Camping gear.  Any fires must be contained in raised pits.

  • The uniform of the day will be the BSA Field Uniform, also known as ‘Class A’.

  • An evening snack will be served on Friday.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided on Saturday.  Breakfast will be served on Sunday. 

Counselor Information

Unit Sign-up Instructions

To register:

  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 us not already listed, enter it in the space provided and click “Add”.

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

To sign up your scouts:

  1. Clicks “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 “Events” at the top of the page.

  3. For a list of all the merit badges being offered, sessions available, prerequisites, number of seats open, and additional costs (if applicable), click on Hornaday Award Weekend 2018. Note:  You CANNOT sign up for the classes from this page.

  4. From the Events page, click on the “Sign Up” link on the line for the Hornaday Award Weekend 2018 (Generally located on the far right of the page).

  5. Enter the information for each scout and click “add” (located directly under the session block).  Note:  When signing up a scout for more than one badge, ensure the name and guardian email are entered identically or the system will see it as a different participant and a second event fee will be added.

  6. Make certain that at least one adult is listed at the bottom of the page under Unit Leader Roster.

  7. Log out and send payment as directed. 

Unit Payment Instructions

Methods of Payment Accepted:

  • Bank or Counter Check

  • Money Order

  • Troop Check


Cancellation Policy:

  • Any cancellation must be received in writing no later than 10 days prior to the event.  Fees are transferable (Ex. scout to scout) within that event only.  Fees are not transferable to another event.  Due to the pre-purchase of food and supplies no refunds can be made.


  • Registration will be $60/scout and $45/Adult.  To be considered registered, fee must be paid in full within 7 calendar days of registration.

  • If payment is not received with 10 days of registration, the registration MAY be cancelled.  If you need additional time, have questions about registration/payments please email timnkristi@yahoo.com

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Please make payments payable to:

Boy Scout Troop 339

Attn: Hornaday Award Weekend

833 Gordonia St

Sumter, SC 29150


The event will take place at the Sumter County Fairgrounds

 28 S. Artillery Dr.

Sumter, SC 29150

(33.917519, -80.360994)


By registering you grant to Troop 339, its representatives and chartered organization the right to take photographs of you and your property in connection with the Hornaday Award Weekend.  You authorize Troop 339, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically.  You agree that Troop 339 may use such photographs of you with or without your name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.


You must also agree to release scouts for medical treatment if the need should arise.