York District Advancement Committee News

Spring Merit Badge College – The final session of the Spring Merit Badge College will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Sanford High School, Sanford, ME.  The two sessions, running 6pm-7:15pm and 7:15pm to 8:30pm, are held in classrooms 4-8 to the right of the high school entrance.  Scouts who have not completed all of the requirements for their selected Merit Badges should make arrangements with their Merit Badge Counselors for completing those badge at another opportunity.  Scouts have until their 18thbirthday to complete any partial Merit Badge.

Fall Merit Badge College – The York District Advancement Committee is considering several Merit Badges for the Fall Merit Badge College.  If there are any preferences for offered Merit Badges by any Scouts, please email those preferences to mbc2015@yorkdistrict.org prior to July 15, 2015.  Details of the Fall Merit Badge College will be made available at the August and September Roundtables.

Partial Merit Badges from Summer Camp – Scouts who do not complete Merit Badges from summer camp can finish those Merit Badges with Merit Badge Counselors in York District.  Scouts should contact their Scoutmaster or a member of the York District Advancement Committee with the Merit Badge they are looking to complete and refer to the Merit Badge Councilor list.  Then, Scouts can contact a local Merit Badge Counselor and bring his partial Merit Badge and all work completed to the Merit Badge Counselor for review and to determine what else needs to be completed.