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Website Resources

There are two very complete and accurate web sites that you can visit to obtain the individual requirements for each Merit Badge: MeritBadge.org US Scouting Service Project

University of Scouting: November 1st, 2014

Among the many courses, they are offering:

  • Den Chief Training
  • Intro to Leadership Skills in the Troop (ILST) – (like Jr. Leadership Training (JLT))
  • Geocaching Merit Badge

Website: http://www.hoac-bsa.org/university-of-scouting

 

Upcoming Merit Badge Training Events:

Apr
27
Mon
2015
Personal Fitness Merit Badge 3 of 3 @ Prairie Star Middle School
Apr 27 @ 11:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 12:00 am
Personal Fitness Merit Badge 3 of 3 @ Prairie Star Middle School | Leawood | Kansas | United States

Dates

Session 1- 1/12/2015
Session 2 – 3/9/2015
Session 3 – 4/27/2015

Prerequisites

Must be 1st Class Rank or Above

Instructors

Tim May and Paul Bertrand

May
4
Mon
2015
Nova Award Work Session @ Blue Valley Academy
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nova Award Work Session @ Blue Valley Academy | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

SIGN UP DETAILS:

Advance sign-up is required.  There will be a sign-up sheet at the Troop 10 meeting on Monday. 

There is a limited capacity in each work session (15 scouts maximum), so please sign up only AFTER you have completed the prerequisite work.

Please come prepared to hand in your prerequisite work.

 

NOVA Worksheet link follows – show your work (use separate sheets of paper as necessary) and be prepared to hand in your worksheets. Click here for the Nova Worksheet.

 

DETAILS:

Monday, May 4th at 6 p.m. – Whoosh (Exploring Engineering)

Paul Bertrand will work with the scouts on this Nova award.

Merit badges falling under this category include the following:
Archery, Aviation, Electronics, Composite Materials, Drafting, Engineering, Inventing, Mining in Society, Model Design and Building, Railroading, Rifle Shooting, Robotics, Shotgun Shooting. NOTE: earning at least ONE of the above merit badges is a prerequisite for the Whoosh-(Exploring Engineering) NOVA award. 

 

Additional Resources:

 

Nova and Supernova Awards Program
for Scouts

 

http://usscouts.org/usscouts/advance/nova/index.asp

 

OTHER AWARDS

 

http://usscouts.org/awards.asp

 

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/Youth/Awards.aspx

 

MERIT BADGE WORKSHEETS

 

http://usscouts.org/meritbadges.asp

 

http://www.scouting.org/meritbadges.aspx

 

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badge_Worksheets

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: MERITBADGE.ORG has many useful external links:

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badge_Worksheets

May
11
Mon
2015
Nova Award Work Session @ TBD - But it will be outside
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nova Award Work Session @ TBD - But it will be outside | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

SIGN UP DETAILS:

Advance sign-up is required.  There will be a sign-up sheet at the Troop 10 meeting on Monday. 

There is a limited capacity in each work session (15 scouts maximum), so please sign up only AFTER you have completed the prerequisite work.

Please come prepared to hand in your prerequisite work.

 

NOVA Worksheet link follows – show your work (use separate sheets of paper as necessary) and be prepared to hand in your worksheets. Click here for the Nova Worksheet.

 

DETAILS:

Monday, May 11 at 6 p.m. – Crunch (Exploring Math)

Jeff Muchow will work with the Scouts on this Nova award.

Merit badges falling under this category include the following:

American Business, Chess, Computers (replaced by Digital Technology), Drafting, Entrepreneurship, Orienteering, Radio, Personal Management, Surveying, Weather.

NOTE: earning at least ONE of the above merit badges is a prerequisite for the Crunch (Exploring Math) Nova award. 

Additional copies of the NOVA worksheets will be at the merit badge table.

(These were also handed out at the In-Troop merit badges in the fall).

Additional Resources:

 

Nova and Supernova Awards Program
for Scouts

 

http://usscouts.org/usscouts/advance/nova/index.asp

 

OTHER AWARDS

 

http://usscouts.org/awards.asp

 

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/Youth/Awards.aspx

 

MERIT BADGE WORKSHEETS

 

http://usscouts.org/meritbadges.asp

 

http://www.scouting.org/meritbadges.aspx

 

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badge_Worksheets

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: MERITBADGE.ORG has many useful external links:

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badge_Worksheets

 

Jan
9
Sat
2016
Trailhead District Merit Badge Forum 1 of 2 @ Church of the Resurrection
Jan 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Trailhead District Merit Badge Forum

January 9th, 2016 and January 30th, 2016

Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe, Leawood, Kansas 66224

Forum Schedule

Check in (Add/Deletes)  8 am – 8:30 am
First Class   8:30 – 10:30 am
Break   10:30 am – 10:45 am
Second Class  10:45 am – 12:45 pm

SCOUT CHECK IN: Be sure to check in at the registration table upon arrival even if you already have your blue merit badge cards.

ADULT CHECK IN: All adults who remain at the merit badge forum must check in at the registration table upon. Unregistered adults are not allowed to stay. Any adult not wearing a wristband during the forum will be asked to check in at registration OR leave the premises.

Schedule Changes:

  • Scouts with a hole in their schedule on January 31st need to report to the ADD/CHANGE line.
  • Scouts who registered for a 2-day merit badge but did not attend the first day are dropped from the class for the 2nd day. These scouts should report to the ADD/CHANGE line during check-in to enroll in an available 1-day Merit Badge.
  • If your schedule changes, blank blue MB cards for added classes are available at the Troop 10 table.
  • If you do NOT plan to attend on January 31st, let Kendra Stark know so other scouts can have your spot in class.

Merit Badge Cards (Blue Cards):

  • Completed merit badge cards should be handed in to Ernie Rupp (Advancement Chair) at the next Troop meeting.·
  • Partial merit badge cards are given directly to the Troop at the merit badge forum. We will get these back to you at the next Troop 10 meeting. You can find a merit badge counselor in Troop 10 to work with you to complete these requirements.

For further details on the forum, click here.

Jan
30
Sat
2016
Trailhead District Merit Badge Forum 2 of 2 @ Church of the Resurrection
Jan 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Trailhead District Merit Badge Forum

January 9th, 2016 and January 30th, 2016

Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe, Leawood, Kansas 66224

Forum Schedule

Check in (Add/Deletes)  8 am – 8:30 am
First Class   8:30 – 10:30 am
Break   10:30 am – 10:45 am
Second Class  10:45 am – 12:45 pm

SCOUT CHECK IN: Be sure to check in at the registration table upon arrival even if you already have your blue merit badge cards.

ADULT CHECK IN: All adults who remain at the merit badge forum must check in at the registration table upon. Unregistered adults are not allowed to stay. Any adult not wearing a wristband during the forum will be asked to check in at registration OR leave the premises.

Schedule Changes:

  • Scouts with a hole in their schedule on January 25 need to report to the ADD/CHANGE line.
  • Scouts who registered for a 2-day merit badge but did not attend the first day are dropped from the class for the 2nd day. These scouts should report to the ADD/CHANGE line during check-in to enroll in an available 1-day Merit Badge.
  • If your schedule changes, blank blue MB cards for added classes are available at the Troop 10 table.
  • If you do NOT plan to attend on January 25, let Kendra Stark know so other scouts can have your spot in class.

Merit Badge Cards (Blue Cards):

  • Completed merit badge cards should be handed in to Ernie Rupp (Advancement Chair) at the next Troop meeting.·
  • Partial merit badge cards are given directly to the Troop at the merit badge forum. We will get these back to you at the next Troop 10 meeting. You can find a merit badge counselor in Troop 10 to work with you to complete these requirements.

For further details on the forum, click here.