Event Details

#GetOnTheWater - Marine Biology @ Southwestern College

100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas

Merit Badge
9:00 AM
1:00 PM
1 (# badges a single scout can attend)
$0.00 (Cost to attend this event)
any scout who wants to attend (Who is invited)

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Email PAUL MCDONALD (paulmcdonald@sbcglobal.net), the Event Manager

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Sponsor Information

Central Region Area 5 (in cooperation with Sea Scout Ship 7007 and Southwestern College) announce #GetOnTheWater - Marine Biology Day in Winfield, Kansas!

Event Description

Get a great introduction to Sea Scouts and the Marine Biology program at Southwestern College!

Scouts BSA members in attendance should complete all requirements for the Oceanography merit badge -- also, Venturing and Sea Scouts will make progress on the "Wade" Nova award.

Weather-permitting we will visit the Southwestern College field station in Dutch Creek seine for fish and crawdads; Visit Winfield Lake for plankton sampling and bring the samples back to look under the microscope.

Counselor Information

Unit Sign-up Instructions

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Youth in attendance must have a parent present.  Also, weather permitting we will visit either a creek station or lake station, which will require transportation.  We are not equipped to provide transportation to and from these locations.


Unit Payment Instructions

There is no  fee for the event.