Merit Badge Forums

Merit Badge Forums

Merit Badge Coordinators:  Kelli and Rodrigo Roldan – Send email to Merit Badge Forum Counselor

Troop 122 – In-House Merit Badge Forum – December

Location: The forum is located at the Grace Covenant Church
Cost:  Scouts $5.00 PER Session – i.e. full day would be 2 sessions – total of $10

Check-in: 8:00 to 8:15
Session 1:  8:15 to 11:00
Lunch: 11:00 to 11:30 – Pizza & Drink provided
Session 2: 11:30 to 2:00

Registration: DUE in November to Merit Badge Forum Counselor at the Monday Troop meetings.

We will be limited on the # of seats per class…so please sign up quickly!!  Prerequisites will be sent along with confirmation of classes so watch your email.

Classes Offered: (partial class list) Personal Fitness, Communications, Emergency Preparedness, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, Personal Management, American Cultures, Architecture, Engineering, Plumbing, Coin Collecting, and Photography.

Red-Tailed Hawk District – Merit Badge Forum – January and February.

When:  Saturdays, January and February from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Location: The forum is located at California Trail Jr. HS; 13775 W 133rd Street, Olathe.
Cost:  Scouts $8.00 total for Forum
Registration: DUE in November to Merit Badge Forum Counselor at the Monday Troop meetings.

There are three 55 Minute class periods that run each of the three days of the forum.  The first period begins at 1:00 PM, the second at 2:00 PM and the third at 3:00 PM.  Each scout may take as many as three classes, no more than TWO Eagle required classes will be allowed.

Classes Offered: (partial class list) Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the World, Communications, Emergency Preparedness, Family Life, First Aid & CPR,  Personal Fitness, Personal Management , American Heritage, Architecture, Automotive Maintenance,  Aviation, Chemistry, Cinematography, Coin Collecting, Computers, Crime Prevention & Fingerprinting, Electricity, Electronics, Engineering, Farm Mechanics, Graphic Arts, Law, Medicine, Music, Photography, Salesmanship, Sports, and Traffic Safety.

Additional information, classes offered and requirements: Available at http://www.rth-mbf.org/

Missouri Western State University - Merit Badge College – March

Every year the MWSU Merit Badge College offers an excellent program with highly qualified instructors and state-of-the-art facilities.

This year, over two dozen merit badges will be offered that can be either partially earned or completed the day of the event. As in the past, Scouts will be able to enroll in two separate badge classes, and enrollments will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

28 classes offered in 2010. Each scout is requested to enroll in only one EAGLE required badge.  A second Eagle badge may be listed as the third or fourth choice in case their first choice is full.

When:  Saturday, March – at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO.
Cost:  Scouts $20.00 – includes two classes, hot lunch, registration, and participation patch.
Adults $8.00 -  includes registration, hot lunch, and participation patch.
Transportation:  On your own, carpooling is suggested but not organized by the troop.

Additional information, classes offered and requirements: Available at
http://www.wi.missouriwestern.edu/Conferences/merit-badge-college.asp

Registration Deadline:  In February

Register with Merit Badge Forum Counselor at the troop meetings. Checks payable to Troop 122.

Harry S. Truman Library Merit Badge Forum - March

The Fall Harry S. Truman Library Merit Badge Forum Registration will take place in August. The actual forum will take place on Saturday in September. You will have the opportunity to earn one of the following two merit badges: Citizen in the Nation or American Heritage. If you are interested, you must sign up online individually. This is not a Troop event. You can learn more details by clicking on the link below. FYI, in the past this has filled up within minutes. Normally, there is also one offered in the Spring as well if you cannot make this one but that registration will be at a later date.

http://www.hoac-bsa.org/programs/AdvancementAndAwards/MeritBadgeProgram.aspx