What: Merit Badge College: A chance for Scouts to earn 1-2 Merit Badges in one day.
Where: Southern WV Community and Technical College, Logan Campus. From Charleston take Rt. 119 south toward Logan. After Walmart intersection, take the next exit to the right. Turn left at the traffic light. Travel approximately 1.5 miles to the second traffic light. There is a sign telling you to turn to SWVCTC. Turn right. At the bottom of the hill, turn right. The campus is on the right. Opening ceremony will be in Building A.
When: March 7, 2020, 7:30 am-3:45 pm
Who: All registered Scouts, from any district, is invited to attend.
Cost: Registration is $10.00 and ends February 24, 2020. After this, the late fee is $15.00. This includes lunch. Remember, there are limits on classes, so register early to get the class you want.
Register by clicking on the blue Details button or mail your registration form, with payment, to:
Buckskin Council, BSA
2829 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25311
Checks should be made payable to: Buckskin Council
Important: You must work on the prerequisites from the most recent Merit Badge Book. We will be using the requirements from the latest edition Merit Badge Book. Assume you received your first merit badge selection unless otherwise notified.
1. Notebook/ Paper and pen/pencil
2. We will be using blue cards at this event. Be sure to bring your blue cards. You should have filled in your part and have it signed by your Scoutmaster.
3.Be sure to bring in any prerequisite items for class. If it says be prepared to discuss, be prepared. If it says a note from your scoutmaster showing you completed the requirement, don’t forget the note. If you do not complete the prerequisites, you may receive an incomplete.
4. Merit Badge Pamphlet for each class you are taking.
5. Wear Class A Uniform. You need to look your best. You are representing the BSA and the Buckskin Council.
7:30 am – 8:15 am Youth Check-in/Class Assignments in Front Lobby
8:15 am – 8:30 am Introduction
8:30 am – 11:30 First Class
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch SWVCTC Student Union
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Second Class
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Checkout.
Participation: HQ will be in the lobby in front of the Theater. Parking is located in front of and in back of the college, and in front and beside the Administration building.
Scouts Responsibility: Scouts should observe the buddy system as they travel about the campus. If a scout gets out of class early, they are to report to the student union until lunch time, if it is from an AM class. If they are dismissed early from a PM class, they should report to the student union until their transportation arrives to take them home.
Dismissal: All scouts are to be picked up by 3:45. Please see that you pick up your scout by this time. We do not want any scouts unsupervised waiting outside for their rides. When we leave, the college will be locked.
All scouts are expected to be on their best behavior and be respectful to the Merit Badge Counselors. All Merit Badge Counselors are volunteers and they need to be treated with the up most respect. Remember you are representing all of scouting, Buckskin Council, Chief Cornstalk District, and your Troop.
Any adults needing training please contact us. We will be glad to provide training that day.
- Scoutmaster Specific
- Cub Leader Training
- Youth Protection Training