MERIT BADGE CHALLENGE REMINDERS
1). The Merit Badge Challenge will be held on the following Saturdays:
1/17/2015 and 3/7/2015
2). The Merit Badge Challenge will be held at:
St. Joseph’s School, 11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua, Ohio 44255
3). The Merit Badge Challenge starts PROMPTLY at 9:00 AM.
Please arrive between 8:30–8:45 AM.
- Each session of the Merit Badge Challenge is broken up into three class periods.
9:00-10:20 Merit Badge Period 1
10:30-11:50 Merit Badge Period 2
11:55-12:30 Lunch (included)
12:40-2:00 Merit Badge Period 3
*** Each Scout works on three Merit Badges over the course of three sessions, unless they are taking First Aid, which lasts 2 periods each session.
- The scouts will work on each merit badge they are assigned at all three sessions.
- Scouts are expected to arrive on time and stay until dismissed by the counselor.
4). The Merit Badge Challenge is finished by 2:00 PM each Saturday.
5). The Official BSA Field Uniform (Class A) is to be worn all three Saturdays.
6). On the first Saturday the scout needs to bring a signed/filled out blue merit badge card for each merit badge and a current merit badge book, or a printout of the requirements from the website, for each merit badge taken. The name and FULL address including ZIP CODE, must be written LEGIBLY on the blue cards. Some scouts print their own labels. This allows for misplaced cards to be mailed.
7). The First Aid Merit Badge requires two class periods each session. Upon successful completion of the class the scout will earn the merit badge and obtain American Red Cross Certification with AED certification.
8). Lunch is provided and included in the cost.
If you or your parents have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, Troop 269.
Yours in Scouting
David Stafford, Scoutmaster Troop 269
Lesley Mitchell, Registration