Winter Merit Badge Extravaganza 2014

Event Details

December29
Monday, December 29, 2014 at 8:00am to Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 4:00pm
McGimsey Scout Park
10810 Wedgewood Dr, San Antonio, TX 78231

Activity Information

American Heritage

Audience: Youth

Every Scout swears to an oath that includes duty to his country. A better understanding of American heritage, the ways in which the past has lead to our present nation, is key to truly knowing what it means to be an American.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

 Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-AHER.aspx

 Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/American-Heritage.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 7
Title: A1
Location: MP - White House 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Capacity: 20
Registered: 20
Title: A2
Location: MP - White House 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

American Heritage

 

Complete Requirement 3(c). Bring written section to class.

 

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Astronomy

Audience: Youth

In learning about astronomy, Scouts study how activities in space affect our own planet and bear witness to the wonders of the night sky: the nebulae, or giant clouds of gas and dust where new stars are born; old stars dying and exploding; meteor showers and shooting stars; the moon, planets, and a dazzling array of stars.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-ASTR.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Astronomy.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 14
Title: A1
Location: MP-First Aid Lodge 2

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 7
Title: A3
Location: MP-First Aid Lodge 2

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites

Astronomy

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your notes to class.

Complete Requirement 5. Be prepared to discuss in class.

Complete Requirement 6. Be prepared to discuss in class.

 

 

STAR GAZING NIGHT:  

We will have multiple high powered telescopes to help completed MB requirements.

 

    - Dec 29 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm   

    - Dec 30 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm   (Backup Day in case of weather)

             

 

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Art

Audience: Youth
Additional Fee: $5.00

This merit badge concentrates on two-dimensional art, specifically drawing and painting in various media, including an introduction to design applications in the fields of graphic arts and industrial design, history and design principles, and how these fields relate to fine art.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

 Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-AART.aspx

 Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Art.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 12
Title: A3
Location: MP - Mess Hall 4

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 14
Title: A1
Location: MP - Mess Hall 4

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Art

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your written note / report to class. 

Complete Requirement 5. Bring your written note / report to class.

 

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Automotive Maintenance

Audience: Youth

Modern automobiles are important to many aspects of American life. Those who service automobiles must understand each principle, and how these principles interact to provide smooth, efficient performance. Owners of cars also benefit by understanding how their vehicles operate. This enables them to understand why certain periodic maintenance is required to keep their vehicles in tip-top shape.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-AUTO.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Automotive-Maintenance.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 12
Title: A3
Location: MP-Maintenance Yard

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A1
Location: MP-Maintenance Yard

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A5
Location: MP-Maintenance Yard

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites

Automotive Maintenance 

Complete Requirement 1.  Bring another set of clothes to wear that can get dirty.

Complete Requirement 12. Be prepared to discuss in class. 

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Aviation

Audience: Youth

For most of history, people have dreamed of flying, imagining how it would feel to soar through the sky like an eagle or hover in midair like a hummingbird, to float on unseen currents, free of Earth's constant tug, able to travel great distances and to rise above any obstacle. Today, through aviation, we can not only join the birds but also fly farther, faster, and higher than they ever could.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-AVIA.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Aviation.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 35
Registered: 29
Title: A3
Location: Stinson Airport

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Aviation

Complete Requirement 2(f). Bring written section to class.

Complete Requirement 2(g). Bring poster to class.

Requirement 4.  A field trip to Stinson Field Airport will be done during MBE.

IMPORTANT:   NO FOOD IS AVAILABLE at airport.   Bring $5.00 for Pizza and a drink.   We will be going to get lunch for everyone.   Otherwise, you may bring your own lunch if you decide.  Please don't go hungry.    The restaurant at the Airport closed, so there is no place to get something to eat.

 

Location:

Stinson Municipal Airport

8535 Mission Rd.

SA, 78214

 Upstairs conference room on the right. 

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Chemistry

Audience: Youth

Chemistry explores how substances react with each other, how they change, how certain forces connect molecules, and how molecules are made are all parts of chemistry. Stretch your imagination to envision molecules that cannot be seen - but can be proven to exist - and you become a chemist.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-CHEM.aspx

Merit Badge -http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Chemistry.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: MP-Mess Hall 2

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Capacity: 20
Registered: 20
Title: A2
Location: MP-Mess Hall 2

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 14
Title: A3
Location: MP-Mess Hall 2

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A4
Location: MP-Mess Hall 2

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Chemistry

 

Complete Requirement 7. Bring your notes to class.  

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Participant
Full

Citizenship in the Community

Audience: Youth

A nation is a patchwork of communities that differ from each other and may be governed differently. But regardless of how local communities differ, they all have one point in common: In the United States, local government means self-government. Good citizens help to make decisions about their community through their elected local officials.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-CITC.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Citizenship-in-the-Community.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: SC-Lg Conf 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A3
Location: SC-Lg Conf 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Citizenship in the Community  – Eagle Required

Complete Requirement 2(b). Bring your chart to class.

Complete Requirement 3(a). Bring a note from an adult as proof.

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your notes to class.

Complete Requirement 5. Be prepared to discuss in class.

Complete Requirement 6. Be prepared to discuss in class.

Complete Requirement 7. Bring a note from an adult as proof.

Complete Requirement 8. Be prepared to present in class.

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Participant

Citizensihp in the Nation

Audience: Youth

A nation is a patchwork of communities that differ from each other and may be governed differently. But regardless of how local communities differ, they all have one point in common: In the United States, local government means self-government. Good citizens help to make decisions about their community through their elected local officials.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-CITC.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Citizenship-in-the-Community.pdf

Sessions
 
Title: A1
Location: SC-Lg Conf 2

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A3
Location: SC-Lg Conf 2

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Citizenship in the Nation – Eagle Required

Complete Requirement 2. Bring a note from an adult as proof.

 

Complete Requirement 3. Bring your articles or notes to class.  

Complete Requirement 6. Be prepared to discuss in class.  

Complete Requirement 8. Bring a copy of your letter(s) to class.

 

 

 

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Participant
Full

Citizenship in the World

Audience: Youth

Scouts who earn the Citizenship in the World merit badge will discover that they are already citizens of the world. How good a world citizen each person is depends on his willingness to understand and appreciate the values, traditions, and concerns of people in other countries.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-CITW.aspx

Merit Badge -http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Citizenship-in-the-World.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: SC-Sm Conf

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A2
Location: SC-Sm Conf

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A5
Location: SC-Sm Conf

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A3
Location: SC-Sm Conf

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A4
Location: SC-Sm Conf

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Citizenship in the World – Eagle Required

Complete Requirement 3a. Be prepared to discuss in class.  

Complete Requirement 4. Be prepared to discuss in class. 

Complete Requirement 7. Bring your notes to class.  

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Communications

Audience: Youth

This clear and concise definition comes from the U.S. Department of Education: "Communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field of communication promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication."

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge -

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-COMM.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Communications.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: SC-Break Room

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 
Title: A3
Location: SC-Break Room

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Communications – Eagle Required

Complete Requirement 1(d). Bring your notes to class.  

Complete Requirement 2(a). Be prepared to present in class.  

Complete Requirement 3. Bring a note from an adult as proof.  

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your presentation to class.  

Complete Requirement 5. Bring your report to class.  

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your plan and materials to class.  

Complete Requirement 7. Bring proof to class.  

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Participant
Full

Crime Prevention

Audience: Youth

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-CRIP.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Crime-Prevention.pdf

Home Security Check List - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/docs/Crime-Prevention-Home-Checklist.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: MP-OA Building

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A2
Location: MP-OA Building

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites
Crime Prevention  

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your articles to class.

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your notes to class.

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your poster/announcement/presentation to class.

Complete Requirement 7. Choose a. Bring your notes to class

Choose b. Bring a note from an adult as proof.

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Participant
Full

Emergency Preparedness

Audience: Youth

Scouts are often called upon to help because they know first aid and they know about the discipline and planning needed to react to an emergency situation. Earning this merit badge helps a Scout to be prepared by learning the actions that can be helpful and needed before, during, and after an emergency.

 

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Emergency-Preparedness.pdf

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Emergency-Preparedness.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A3
Location: SC-Storage Room

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A1
Location: SC-Storage Room

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Emergency Preparedness  – Eagle Required

Bring verification that you earned the First Aid merit Badge.

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 6. Be prepared to discuss in class.

Complete Requirement 8. Be prepared to discuss in class. Bring your kit to class.

Complete Requirement 9b. Bring a letter from an adult as proof. Bring your plan.
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Participant
Full

Energy

Audience: Youth

Saving, producing, and using energy wisely will be critical to America's future. If we are to leave future generations with a world in which they can live as well or better than we have, SCouts and other potential leaders of tomorrow must begin the hard work of understanding energy and the vital role it will play in the future.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-ENER.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/energy.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A5
Location: MP - Mess Hall 2

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites

Energy

Complete Requirement 1(1). Bring your notes to class.  

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your written audit to class.  

Complete Requirement 5. Bring your notebook / report to class.  

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your pie charts to class.  

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Participant
Full

Environmental Science

Audience: Youth

While earning the Environmental Science merit badge, Scouts will get a taste of what it is like to be an environmental scientist, making observations and carrying out experiments to investigate the natural world.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-ENVS.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Environmental-Science.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A3
Location: MP - OA Building

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Environmental Science   - Eagle Required

Complete Requirement 1. Bring your written section to class and be prepared to discuss.  

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your written section to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 5. Bring your written section to class and be prepared to discuss.  

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your written section to class and be prepared to discuss.

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Family Life

Audience: Youth

The family is the basic unit of society and is important to both individuals and communities. The world is rapidly changing, making today's society much more complex than ever before. As Scouts earn this merit badge, they will realize why it is important to know more about family life and how to strengthen their families.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-FAML.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Family-Life.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: SC - DE Area

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 
Title: A3
Location: SC - DE Area

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 
Title: A5
Location: MP - Mess Hall 3

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Full
Title: A4
Location: SC - DE Area

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A2
Location: SC - DE Area

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Family Life – Eagle Required

Complete Requirement 1. Be prepared to discuss in class.

Complete Requirement 2. Bring a note from your parent or guardian as proof.

Complete Requirement 3. Bring your record to class.

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your report to class.

Complete Requirement 5. Bring a note from your parent or guardian as proof.

Complete Requirement 6. Bring a note from your parent or guardian as proof.

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Fingerprinting

Audience: Youth

In earning the Fingerprinting merit badge, Scouts will learn about and use an important technique that is used by law enforcement officers, along with other materials like matching dental records and DNA sampling, to help identify amnesia victims, missing persons, abducted children, and others.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-FING.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Fingerprinting.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 11
Title: A1
Location: MP - Mess Hall 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A2
Location: MP - Mess Hall 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 11
Title: A3
Location: MP - Mess Hall 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 10
Title: A4
Location: MP - Mess Hall 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A5
Location: MP - Mess Hall 1

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites
Fingerprinting

There are no pre-requisites for this merit badge. All work can be completed in class. This is an excellent badge for younger scouts.

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Fire Safety

Audience: Youth

The ability to use fire safely is essential to human survival. By earning this merit badge, Scouts will learn to uses fire safely and responsibly, how to prevent home fires, and how to handle fire safely, as well as burn prevention, and camping safety.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-FIRE.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Fire-Safety.pdf

Home Safety Checklist - http://usscouts.org/mb/docs/Home-Safety-Checklist.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A2
Location: SC-2nd Floor Conf

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Title: A4
Location: SC-2nd Floor Conf

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Fire Safety

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your written notes to class.  Use Home Safety Checklist weblink provided in MB Description.

Complete Requirement 9. Bring your written notes to class.

Complete Requirement 12.  Bring your written notes to class.

 

    

 

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Geneology

Audience: Youth

Exploring your roots - where your family name came from, why your family lives where it does, what your parents and grandparents did for fun when they were your age - can be fascinating. Discovering your ancestors back through history is what genealogy is all about.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-GENA.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/genealogy.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 25
Registered: 21
Title: A5
Location: MP-Mess Hall 4

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites
Genealogy

 

Complete Requirement 2.  Bring your time-line and journal to class.  

Complete Requirement 3.  Bring your notes to class.

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your notes to class. 

Complete Requirement 5. Bring your results to class.  

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your Family Tree to class.

Complete Requirement 7. Bring your record form to class.

 

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Golf

Audience: Youth
Additional Fee: $10.00

Golf is unique because the players police themselves. Other sports depend upon referees or umpires to apply penalties when there are infractions of the rules. In golf, every player is expected to act honorably, and the welfare and integrity of the game rely on every player's honesty. This is why golf often is referred to as a "gentleman's game."

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-GOLF.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Golf.pdf

 

 

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 17
Title: A3
Location: MP-Sport Court 2

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Golf

Bring golf clubs, score card and golf balls.

Complete Requirement 1. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 4. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 5.  Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

 

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Geocaching

Audience: Youth

The word geocache is a combination of "geo," which means "earth," and "cache," which means "a hiding place." Geocaching describes a hiding place on planet Earth - a hiding place you can find using a GPS unit. A GPS (Global Positioning System) unit is an electronic tool that shows you where to go based on information it gets from satellites in space.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-GEOCACHE.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/geocaching.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 25
Registered: 24
Title: A1
Location: MP-Pool House 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 25
Registered: 14
Title: A3
Location: MP-Pool House 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Geocaching

IMPORANT:  Must have a GPS to participate (borrow one if necessary).  If you don't have one don't sign up for the merit badge!


Complete Requirement 1. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss. 

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss. 

Complete Requirement 3. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 7. Bring your written notes to class and be prepared to discuss.  

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Participant
Full

Home Repairs

Audience: Youth

Successfully completing this badge's requirements can lead to a lifetime of personal and financial rewards: Doing basic home repairs provides a sense of personal pride in one's achievements and increased self-confidence. In addition, safe and successful do-it-yourselfers can easily save a family thousands of dollars in repair bills over the years.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

 Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-HOME.aspx

 Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Home-Repairs.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A1
Location: MP-Sport Court 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A2
Location: MP-Sport Court 1

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A5
Location: MP-Sport Court 1

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites
Home Repair

Complete Requirement 1. Bring written notes to class.

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Participant
Full

Horsemanship

Audience: Youth
Additional Fee: $10.00

Scouts will learn how to safely ride and care for horses, Scouts who earn this merit badge will gain an understanding of the instincts and behaviors of horses and humane and effective methods for training horses.

  • No more than 2 scouts from the same unit may register for this merit badge.
  • MB Location - 401 Obst Road, Bulverde, TX 78163

Sessions
Full
Title: A1-2
Location: 401 Obst Road, Bulverde, TX 78163

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Horsemanship

Complete requirement 1 and bring your written notes to class.

Complete requirement 2 and bring your written notes to class.

Complete requirement 3 and bring your written notes to class.

Must wear jeans and closed toe shoes,

  • No more than 2 scouts from the same unit may register for this merit badge.
  • MB Location - 401 Obst Road, Bulverde, TX 78163

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Participant

Horsemanship - $20

Audience: Youth
Additional Fee: $20.00

Scouts will learn how to safely ride and care for horses, Scouts who earn this merit badge will gain an understanding of the instincts and behaviors of horses and humane and effective methods for training horses.

 

  • No more than 2 scouts from the same unit may register for this merit badge.
  • Additional $20 Fee is for additional riding time
  • MB Location - 4991 Higdon Road, San Antonio, Texas 78223

 

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 12
Title: A3-4
Location: ROPER-4991 Higdon Road San Antonio, Texas 7822

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Horsemanship

Complete requirement 1 and bring your written notes to class.

Complete requirement 2 and bring your written notes to class.

Complete requirement 3 and bring your written notes to class.

Must wear jeans and closed toe shoes,

  • No more than 2 scouts from the same unit may register for this merit badge
  • MB Location - 4991 Higdon Road, San Antonio, Texas 78223

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Participant
Cancelled

Indian Lore

Audience: Youth
Additional Fee: $10.00

Far different from the stereotypes or common images that are portrayed on film, on television, and in many books and stories, American Indians have many different cultures, languages, religions, styles of dress, and ways of life. To learn about these different groups is to take an exciting journey of discovery in which you will meet some of America's most fascinating peoples.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-ILOR.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/c/c1/Indian_Lore.pdf

Sessions
Cancelled
Capacity: 15
Registered: 0
Title: A1
Location: White House

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cancelled
Capacity: 15
Registered: 0
Title: A3
Location: White House

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Indian Lore   1.5 Hours

Complete Requirement 1. Bring your written notes to class.

Complete one Requirement 2a,c,d. Bring your item or report to class.  Requirement 2b will be completed in class, so you will need to complete one on your own.

    

 

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Full

Music

Audience: Youth

The history of music is rich and exciting. Through the ages, new music has been created by people who learned from tradition, then explored and innovated. All the great music has not yet been written. Today, the possibilities for creating new music are limitless.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-MUSC.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/music.pdf

Sessions
Full
Title: A2
Location: MP - Studio

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A4
Location: MP-Studio

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites
Music

Complete Requirement 1.  Be prepared to perform in class.

Complete Requirement 3.  Bring your report to class.

                 Requirement 3(c).  Bring a note from your instructor/teacher.

Complete Requirement 4.(b,c,d)  Bring your project to class. 

       Time restraints will make it impossible to honor 4a.

 

 

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Nature

Audience: Youth

There is a very close connection between the soil, the plants, and all animal life, including people. Understanding this connection, and the impact we have upon it, is important to preserving the wilderness, as well as to our own well-being as members of the web of nature.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge -http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-NATU.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Nature.pdf

 
Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 14
Title: A1
Location: MP-Studio

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 8
Title: A3
Location: MP-Studio

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Title: A5
Location: MP-Studio

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Personal Fitness

Audience: Youth

Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be the best one can be. Regardless of their current levels of personal fitness, in the twelve weeks it will take Scouts to complete the athletic requirements for this merit badge, they will be in better shape, feel better about themselves, have more energy, and gain self-confidence in their overall abilities.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-PERF.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/personal-fitness.pdf

 

Personal Fitness

Location:         McGimsey Scout Park – White House

Dates:              MBE – Dec 30, 2014 Initial Meeting – All Day

                        January   17th and 31st             9:00am – 11:00am

                        February 14th and 28th             9:00am – 11:00am

                        March       7th and 28th             9:00am – 11:00am

Last makeup dates:              

April       18th and Apr 19th      9:00am – 11:00am

Additional Information:

            Merit Badge Book:                 Must have to attend session.

            One excused absence:             Coordinate with Counselors for makeup

 

            Physical & Dental Exams

  • Health Form A&B      Bring health form from summer camp
  • Dental Exam               Bring a note from Dentist as of last exam
             All exams must be within the last year

Sessions
Capacity: 15
Registered: 9
Title: A3
Location: MP-First Aid Lodge 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Personal Fitness

 

Complete Requirement 1. 

 

Scout must provide Medical and 

         - Medical - Thorough examination by health care practitioner using BSA Medical Form. 

         - Dental - Statement that teeth have been checked and cared for.

         - Medical and Dental Examinations must be within the last year of MBE event.

 

IMPORTANT:

Scout will not be allowed to participate unless requirement #1 is completed prior to MBE Class Meeting.   NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

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Photography

Audience: Youth

Beyond capturing family memories, photography offers a chance to be creative. Many photographers use photography to express their creativity, using lighting, composition, depth, color, and content to make their photographs into more than snapshots. Good photographs tell us about a person, a news event, a product, a place, a scientific breakthrough, an endangered animal, or a time in history.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-PHOT.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/photography.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 13
Title: A1
Location: MP-Sport Court 3

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Full
Capacity: 20
Registered: 20
Title: A2
Location: MP-Sport Court 3

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 3
Title: A5
Location: MP-Sport Court 3

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites
Photography

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your written section to class.

Complete Requirement 4(b). Bring your display to class.

 

 

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Plant Science

Audience: Youth

Have you ever wondered why the leaves on a tree change from green to yellow or red in the autumn, or why only certain types of plants grow in valleys, while other types of plants grow on mountains? If you have ever asked questions like these, then you are on your way to becoming a plant scientist. Get some basics about the types, functions and importance of plants in this session. 

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge -http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-PLSC.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Plant-Science.pdf


Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 13
Title: A3
Location: MP-Sport Court 3

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Plant Science 

Complete Requirement 1. Bring your notes to class.  

 

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Pulp and Paper

Audience: Youth

Here's an astonishing number to digest. Each person in the United States uses about 700 pounds of paper each year. Paper is everywhere in our lives. Every year in the United States, more than 2 billion individual books, 24 billion newspapers, and 350 million magazines are published on paper.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-PULP.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Pulp-and-Paper.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 2
Title: A1
Location: MP-Sport Court 4

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 13
Title: A2
Location: MP-Sport Court 4

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 2
Title: A3
Location: MP-Sport Court 4

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 7
Title: A4
Location: MP-Sport Court 4

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Full
Capacity: 25
Registered: 25
Title: A5
Location: MP-Sport Court 4

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites
Pulp & Paper

Complete Requirement 3. Bring your written section to class.

Complete Requirement 6. Bring your written section to class.

Complete Requirement 7e. Bring your written section to class.

Complete Requirement 8. Bring your written section to class.

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Radio

Audience: Youth

Radio is a way to send information, or communications, from one place to another. Broadcasting includes both one-way radio (a person hears the information but can't reply) as well as two-way radio (where the same person can both receive and send messages).

 

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-RADO.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Radio.pdf

 

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 11
Title: A1
Location: MP-White House 2

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 16
Title: A3
Location: MP-White House 2

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Full
Title: A5
Location: MP-White House 2

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites

Radio   1.5 Hours 

Complete Requirement 2. Bring your diagram and notes to class.  

Complete Requirement 3. Bring your sketch and notes to class.  

Complete Requirement 5b&d. Bring your diagram and notes to class.  

Complete Requirement 9.  Choose ONE of the following; a. (Amateur Radio) OR b.(broadcast Radio) OR c. (Shortwave Listening) and bring extensive, detailed notes to class.

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Scouting Heritage

Audience: Youth

By earning this badge, Scouts can learn about the history of the origins of the Boy Scouts heritage and its place in modern society, and its impact on today's society and communities throughout the world.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-scout_heritage.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Scouting-Heritage.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 18
Title: A3
Location: MP-White House 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 9
Title: A4
Location: MP-White House 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Prerequisites

Scouting Heritage

Complete Requirement 2a. Bring reports to class.

Complete Requirement 2a. Bring reports to class.

Complete Requirement 4. Bring journal(a) or report(b) to class.

Complete Requirement 5. Bring report and presentation to class.

Complete Requirement 6. Bring collection to class.

Complete Requirement 8. Bring interview notes to class.

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Traffic Safety

Audience: Youth

Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge and will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer, when driving a car on a highway, riding a bike across town, or jogging across a busy street.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-TRFS.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - www.usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Traffic-Safety.pdf

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 12
Title: A3
Location: MP-Sport Court 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Capacity: 20
Registered: 11
Title: A4
Location: MP-Sport Court 1

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
 
Title: A5
Location: MP-Sport Court 3

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites

Traffic Safety

Complete Requirement 1. Bring your notes to class.

 

Complete Requirement 2b. Bring your notes to class.

Complete Requirements 4b&c. Bring your notes and demonstrate in class.

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Wood Carving

Audience: Youth
Additional Fee: $10.00

As with any art, wood carving involves learning the basics of design, along with material selection and tools and techniques, as well as wood-carving safety. The requirements of the Wood Carving merit badge introduce Scouts to an enjoyable hobby and that can become a lifetime activity.

Weblink to Merit Badge information:

Merit Badge - http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-WOOC.aspx

Merit Badge Workbook - http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Wood-Carving.pdf

 

Sessions
Capacity: 20
Registered: 19
Title: A1-3
Location: MP-Mess Hall 3

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Prerequisites

Wood Carving

NOTE: This class meets on TWO Mornings to make a complete full day.   Please look at your schedule.

IMPORTANT:  Bring verification that you earned the Totin' Chip Recognition.  You cannot participate without it.  No refund if scout is not prepared.

Complete Requirement 1. Bring your notes to class and be prepared to discuss.

Complete Requirement 2a. Bring Totin Chip.

 

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