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You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 135 merit badges, and any Scout, or any qualified Venturer or Sea Scout may earn any of these at any time.

Merit Badges, Webelos/AOL Adventures, and Scout/ Bobcat Rank Midway

Date and Location:  

Signup:

 

Webelos and AOL Elective Adventures

Time:

Cost:

Adventures:


EngiWebelos Engineer Adventureneer

Adventure Leader:  JD Darland (jddarland27@gmail.com)

 Session:  Morning

 Prerequisites:  None

 

 

 

Webelos Moviemaking AdventureMovie Making

Adventure Leader:  Jen Claycomb (Djclaycomb@sbcglobal.net)

Session:  Afternoon

Prerequisites:  None

 

 

Complete Your Bobcat or Scout Rank

Time:

Cost:

 

Bobcat

 

 

 

 

 

Scout

Scout Rank

 

 

 

 

 

Merit Badge Midway:

Always be sure to include a second adult leader when emailing an adult.

Time:

Cost:

Merit badges:  Pick 1 Morning and 1 Afternoon Session

 

Full-Day Session:

Aviation

MB Counselor:  Jeffery Cohen (jdchemist@att.net)

Session:  FULL DAY AT THE HENDRICKS COUNTY AIRPORT!  Will take both sessions.

Location:  2749 Gordan Graham Road, Danville, IN 46122

Sponsored by:  Vernon Sullenger of the Hendricks County Aviation Association (HCAA)

Description:  Scouts will be able to fly a plane thanks to HCAA.  Weather dependent with no rain date!

Prerequisites:  None, Waivers will be required.

WaiversParent Permission

 

Morning Sessions:

Astronomy

MB Counselor:  John Mannin (Jlmannin@gmail.com)

Session:  Morning

Prerequisites:  5 a, b, c, d;  9 a or b or c.

 

 

Bird Study

MB Counselor:  Howard Griffith (howard.griffith@5creeks.org)

Session:  Morning

Prerequisites:  5 a, b, c, d;  9 a or b or c.

 

 

Citizenship in the World

MB Counselor:  Janet Shaw (janetlshaw17@gmail.com)

Session:  Morning

Prerequisites:  7

 

 

Metalwork

MB Counselor:  MB Counselor NEEDED!

Session:  Morning

Sponsored by:  Bill Corey of the Indiana Blacksmith Association (IBA)  (bc65925@gmail.com)

Description:  Develop your metal shaping skills with IBA representative Bill Corey.  He will bring his forge for some hands-on learning.

Prerequisites:  Practice your hammer skills.  NO SYNTHETIC CLOTHING!  You will not be allowed to use the forge with synthetic cloths, including coats.  Waivers required!

 

Nature

MB Counselor:  Joe Lembo (jlembo@hcparks.net)

Session:  Morning

Sponsored by:  Hendricks County Parks and Recreation

Description:  Submerge yourself in the world of nature!  Join certified BSA merit badge counselor Park Naturalist in discovering ecology and how all plants, animals, and non-living things are connected!

Prerequisites: Complete two of the following 4a, 4d, 4e, 4r 4g

 

Public Health

MB Counselor:  Brian Dixon (dpugrad01@gmail.com)

Session:  Morning

Prerequisites:  7, 8

 

 

Scholarship

MB Counselor:  Chuck Queen (queenc@frankfort.k12.in.us)

Session:  Morning

Prerequisites: 1a or b (whichever is chosen), 2a (if chosen), 2 b (if chosen), 2 c (if chosen), 3, 4 (a or b). Plus bring your own laptop.

 

 

Afternoon Sessions:

Bugling

MB Counselor:  David Wolfe (dkwolfe@gmail.com)

Session:  Afternoon

Prerequisites:  None, BRING HORN AND MUSIC STAND

 

 

Metalwork

MB Counselor:  MB Counselor NEEDED!

Session:  Afternoon

Sponsored by:  Bill Corey of the Indiana Blacksmith Association (IBA)  (bc65925@gmail.com)

Description:  Develop your metal shaping skills with IBA representative Bill Corey.  He will bring his forge for some hands-on learning.

Prerequisites:  Practice your hammer skills.  NO SYNTHETIC CLOTHING!  You will not be allowed to use the forge with synthetic cloths, including coats.  Waivers required!

 

Nature

MB Counselor:  Joe Lembo (jlembo@hcparks.net)

Session:  Afternoon

Sponsored by:  Hendricks County Parks and Recreation

Description:  Submerge yourself in the world of nature!  Join certified BSA merit badge counselor Park Naturalist in discovering ecology and how all plants, animals, and non-living things are connected!

Prerequisites: Complete two of the following 4a, 4d, 4e, 4r 4g

 

Orienteering

MB Counselor:  Dan Dehn (dankdehn@gmail.com)

Session:  Afternoon

Sponsored by:  Frank Baukert (fbaukert@indot.in.gov) from Indiana Crossroads Orienteering (ICO)

ICO has a couple of fun orienteering courses and a clinic planned before our MB Midway.  Be sure to check them out at: www.indyo.org/schedule

Post-requisites:  5, 7-10

 

Personal Management

MB Counselor:  Celeste Martin (coffeequeen777@aol.com)

Session:  Afternoon

Prerequisites:  1, 2, and 8

 

 

Programing

MB Counselor:  Ray Hundley (macbrave@gmail.com)

Session:  Afternoon

Prerequisites:  1a, 2a, 2b, 6, plus bring your own laptop.

 

 

Reading

MB Counselor:  Michele Enlow (michele.enlow@gmail.com)

Session:  Afternoon

Prerequisites: 

 

 

Theater

MB Counselor:  Rolf Samuelsen (rolfsam@sbcglobal.net)

Session:  Afternoon

Prerequisites:  1 (read/watch 2 plays, the third will be done in the MB session), 2 and 3 (note from parent or show stating your participation) 

 

 

 

Other Merit Badges around Central Indiana

 

Scout Sundays at McCloud Nature Park

Scouts, are you working on some badges? Come on out to McCloud Nature Park for Scout Sundays and let us help you have fun, learn new things, and earn those badges!  

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Merit Badge Sundays at Fort Harrison State Park

Register by emailing Dylan Allison

Join Dylan Allison, the interpretive naturalist at Fort Harrison State Park, for merit badge classes every month.

Advance registration is required.  The cost is $10/Scout, payable at the park entrance. The fee does include the park entrance, however, if you have an annual park pass $7 is NOT subtracted.

Various Dates / 1:00pm   2021 monthly class schedule

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All things Merit Badges!

You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 135 merit badges, and any Scout, or any qualified Venturer or Sea Scout may earn any of these at any time.

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