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Troop 2 Merit Badge University


Troop 2 Merit Badge University
Date/Time
Registration Begins
3/14/2019
Last Day To Register
4/20/2019
Location
1201 Fairgrounds Rd
Jefferson City, MO 65109, US
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MERIT BADGE UNIVERSITY
April 27, 2019
Hosted by Troop 2

Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Jefferson City

 

CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS ON MERIT BADGE UNIVERSITY:
Laura Luther
140 Chevychase Lane
New Bloomfield MO 65063
Email:
lluther6x7@gmail.com
Cell: (573) 491-4273 (weekdays after 6 pm please)

ATTENTION ALL TROOPS:

It is highly suggested that leaders attend merit badge classes with any Scouts that may be disruptive. PLEASE DO NOT DROP AND RUN!! The Scout will not be allowed to participate.
 

Schedule:
8:00 am           Troop Check-In
8:30 am           Flag Ceremony and Announcements at TJ Middle School
8:40 am           Merit Badge Classes Start
Lunch              ***Pizza is available for an additional cost of $5.00 per person and booked with registration packet – 2 slices pizza, cookie, bottle of water.***

APPROXIMATE TIMES
11:30-12:00 pm          Lunch Period #1
12:00-12:30 pm          Lunch Period #2

3:00-3:15 pm  Merit Badge Classes End (approximate time)
3:30-4:00 pm  Closing Ceremony

NO PACKETS WILL BE PICKED UP UNTIL AFTER 4 PM!!!
No packets will be mailed.

Merit Badge Rank Requirement
Citizenship in the Community 1st Class
Citizenship in the Nation 1st Class
Citizenship in the World 1st Class
Crime Prevention/Fingerprinting Cluster Tenderfoot
Digital Technologies Tenderfoot
Electricity Tenderfoot
Engineering 1st Class
Fire Safety / Search and Rescue Tenderfoot
Genealogy Tenderfoot
*Home Repair 1st Class
Law Tenderfoot
Photography 1st Class
First Year Scout Program

Any new Boy Scout that just joined, or crossed over from Webelos

 

 

 

 

Citizenship in the Community

Prerequisites:

3. Do the following:

a. Attend a meeting of your city, town, or county council or school board; OR attend a municipal, county, or state court session.

b. Choose one of the issues discussed at the meeting where a difference of opinions was expressed, and explain to your counselor why you agree with one opinion more than you do another one.

5. With the approval of your counselor and a parent, watch a movie that shows how the actions of one individual or group of individuals can have a positive effect on a community. Discuss with your counselor what you learned from the movie about what it means to be a valuable and concerned member of the community.

8. Develop a public presentation (such as a video, slide show, speech, digital presentation, or photo exhibit) about important and unique aspects of your community. Include information about the history, cultures, and ethnic groups of your community; its best features and popular places where people gather; and the challenges it faces. Stage your presentation in front of your merit badge counselor or a group, such as your patrol or a class at school.

CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION
Prerequisites:
3. Watch the national evening news five days in a row OR read the front page of a major daily newspaper five days in a row. Discuss the national issues you learned about with your counselor. Choose one of the issues and explain how it affects you and your family.
8. Name your two senators and the member of Congress from your congressional district. Write a letter about a national issue and send it to one of these elected officials, sharing your view with him or her. Show your letter and any response you receive to your counselor.

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
Prerequisites:
1. Show your counselor your current, up-to-date Cyber Chip. This is a must or else you will be placed in another class.

ELECTRICITY
Prerequisites:
2. Complete an electrical home safety inspection of your home, using the checklist found in the Electricity merit badge pamphlet. Discuss what you find with your counselor.

FIRE SAFETY and SEARCH AND RESCUE
Prerequisites:
6. Conduct a home safety survey with the help of an adult. Then do the following:
a. Draw a home fire-escape plan, create a home fire-drill schedule, and conduct a home fire drill.

 

SEARCH AND RESCUE
Prerequisite:
5. You will need to complete the ICS-100 (Introduction to Incident Command System) certification to better understand the other requirements and class discussions. Bring your certificate to class to receive credit.

 

HOME REPAIR - Bring your Class B uniform. You will be getting dirty.

LAW
Prerequisites:
4. Ask five people (not more than one from your immediate family) about the role of law enforcement officers in our society. Discuss their answers with them. Go to a law enforcement officer in your neighborhood and ask about his or her responsibilities and duties. Report your findings.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Prerequisites:

7. Using images other than those created for requirements 4, 5 or 6, produce a visual story to document an event to photograph OR choose a topic that interests you to photograph. Do the following:
a. Plan the images you need to photograph for your photo story.
b. Share your plan with your counselor, and get your counselor's input and approval before you proceed.
c. Select eight to 12 images that best tell your story. Arrange your images in order and mount the prints on a poster board, OR create an electronic presentation. Share your visual story with your counselor.

PLUMBING - Bring your Class B uniform. You will get dirty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact E-mail
Cost
$13.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Merit Badge University Refund Policy Refund requests must be submitted in writing to david.harris@scouting.org prior to April 27, 2018. If the refund is granted, a 20% readiness fee will be withheld. After April 27, 2019 no refunds will be given, no exceptions. A unit leader, parent, or Scout may only request a refund of the fees under the following conditions: 1. Illness or serious accident of the Scout prevents his attendance at the Merit Badge University 2. A family illness or an emergency prevents the Scouts attendance at the Merit Badge University.