Boy Scout Activities

2013 Merit Badge University

WHEN: February 9,February 23 and March 9, 2013 9 AM - 12 PM
WHERE: Fitchburg State University
COST: $20

Merit Badge College is a program for all Boy Scouts ages 11 to 17. The purpose of Merit Badge College is to assist Scouts who may have difficultly locating a merit badge counselor and also to provide an opportunity for Scouts to earn required and/or popular merit badges.

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Scouts may sign up for 2 merit badges. Class sessions will be held on 3 Saturdays, February 9, February 23 and March 9, 2013.

Registration includes a merit badge book for each badge and necessary class materials. Scouts will be provided a Merit Badge application (Blue Card) with their book. This card must be filled out, signed by their Scoutmaster and returned to their instructor at the final class of Merit Badge College. For more information about merit badges, see the Introduction to Merit Badges at the web site.

Scouts will receive a registration confirmation by email. Please monitor the email address you use to register. Sometimes these confirmation messages may end up in your junk mail or SPAM folder.

Some instructors may assign work to be completed between Merit Badge College sessions. Scouts are responsible to write down and complete all homework assignments for every class.

Only Scouts who complete all Merit Badge requirements individually and completely with the degree of proficiency required by the instructor will have their Merit Badge card signed upon completion. Partial completion slips will be awarded at each instructor’s discretion.

Classes start prompty at 9:00 AM. Please plan to arrive by 8:30. Check in is at Percival Hall.

Registration is first-come, first-served. To register, complete the online application form and pay online or complete the paper form and return it with payment of $20 to the Nashua Valley Council service center.

Class sizes are limited. Sign up early. Registration deadline is January 31, 2013.

Scout Uniform, Note Paper, Pencil/Pen and Scout Spirit. Wear warm clothes, weekend temperature is set at 60 degrees.

Your help is needed. Volunteer to be a hallway monitor or other supporting role.

Click here for driving directions to Fitchburg State University.

On class day, all Scouts must check-in at Percival Hall. Parents may pick Scouts up at Percival Hall at noon. Please park in the designated areas. Remember that we are guests of Fitchburg State, and a Scout is courteous. Click here for a campus map.

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