York District Merit Badge College – Fall 2015

York District Fall Merit Badge College 2015
Sanford High School, Sanford, ME
Thursdays – September 10, October 15, November 12 and December 10
6:00pm to 7:15pm and 7:15pm to 8:30pm
Cost: Free
Registration Required: Online Registration

The Fall 2015 York District Merit Badge College is open to Boy Scouts interested in pursuing Merit Badges being offered this semester. Scouts are expected to attend in full BSA Field Uniform and be prepared with a notebook, writing instruments, any Merit Badge pamphlets appropriate to his selected Merit Badge pursuits, and any required pre-requisites completed. Scouts should bring a Scoutmaster-signed Merit Badge Application (Blue Card) to the first session. Scouts should plan to be on time for the Merit Badge sessions selected and be responsible for acquiring all Merit Badge Counselor contact information and any assignments between sessions, especially if a session must be missed. Remember, Scouts have until their eighteenth (18) birthday to complete Merit Badges already started (“partials”).

Merit Badges offered this semester include:

Session 1 (6:00pm – 7:15pm):

  • Surveying
  • Search and Rescue
  • Sustainability
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Composite Materials

Session 2 (7:15pm – 8:30pm):

  • Energy
  • Drafting
  • American Labor
  • Family Life
  • Citizenship in the Nation

Merit Badge Pre-Requisites:

  • Surveying – Scouts who are 14 years of age or older are recommended for this Merit Badge due to the technical content involved.
  • Sustainability – Scouts who are 14 years of age or older are recommended for this Eagle-Required Merit Badge due to the technical content involved.
  • Citizenship in the Nation – Recommended for First Class Scouts and above and is required for the rank of Eagle Scout.

Scouts interested in participating in the Merit Badge College should register online and bring a Scoutmaster-signed Blue Card for each Merit Badge registered to pursue and provide that card to the Merit Badge Counselor on September 10.

If you have any questions about the York District Merit Badge College, please contact mbc2015@yorkdistrict.org.