York District Merit Badge College – Spring 2016

York District Merit Badge College – Spring 2016
Sanford High School, Sanford, ME
Thursdays – April 14, April 28, May 12 & May 26
6:00pm to 7:15pm & 7:15pm to 8:30pm
Cost: Free
Registration Required: Online Registration

The Spring 2016 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):

  • Chemistry
  • Citizenship in the Community (Eagle Required)
  • Disability Awareness
  • Engineering
  • Indian Lore
  • Personal Management (Eagle Required)

Session 2 (7:15pm – 8:30pm):

  • Communications (Eagle Required)
  • Citizenship in the Community (Eagle Required)
  • Emergency Preparedness (Eagle Required)
  • First Aid (Eagle Required)
  • Weather

By Appointment:

  • Reading
  • Scholarship

Merit Badge Pre-Requisites:

  • Personal Management (Eagle Required) – This Merit Badge requires a 13 week budget to be kept by the scout using the Excel or PDF form. Signed Blue Card and registration by Feb 10th is required. The budget log must be started before or no later then Feb 20th. The scouts need to get in touch with hfizwetsloot@yahoo.com or 646-6369 to discuss what they need to do to start the merit badge.

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 April 14th.

If you have any questions about the York District Merit Badge College, please contact hfizwetsloot@yahoo.com.