Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Merit Badge Opportunities

Looking for opportunities to earn merit badges in addition to those available after each troop meeting? If so, consider these offered throughout Mid America Council.
Durham Museum Merit Badge Workshops - Join other Boy Scouts at the Durham Museum for the following merit badge workshops. Cost per workshop is $10 per Scout; $4 per adult. For questions and to make reservations, contact Molly Gruber at or 402.444.5071.

Stamp Collecting - January 14, 2012 1 to 4 pm
Indian Lore - November 2, 2011 from 10-12 pm; January 28, 2012 from 1-3 pm; March 24, 2012 from 10-12 pm
Soil and Water Conservation - October 29, 2011
War Eagle Merit Badge Clinics
All Boy Scouts are invited to LDS Church, 1201 W. Clifton Avenue in Sioux City for War Eagle Merit Badge Clinics offered on the following dates - November 19, December 17, 2011 and February 18, 2012, March 17, April 14, May 19, 2012 All workshops are offered from 9 am to Noon. Workshops are FREE, but pre-registration is required in order to make proper preparation and convey merit badge specific information. To download information and register, visit / Calendar, then click on date. For more information, contact Jonathan Burrell at siouxcitytroop262@gmail. com or 712.546.9612.
Strategic Air & Space Museum Overnights
All Boy Scouts, leaders and parents come take a tour of the SASM, 28210 West Park Hwy, Ashland, NE. Overnight programs start at 6:30 pm for check-in. Cost is $32 per Scout; $15 per adult and includes:

Aviation - Complete requirements on the following dates - November 11, 2011, December 2, 2011, February 24, 2012, March 9, April 13, November 9, December 7.
Space Exploration - Construct a rover, and complete the requirements for the Space Exploration Merit Badge on the following dates - January 13. 2012, March 30, 2012, November 30, 2012.
For questions and to register, visit overnights/ or contact Zach Willet at zwillet@ or 402.944.3100.
Engineering Merit Badge Day
November 19, 2011 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m at the Peter Kiewit Institute, UNO. Cost is $8 per Scout and includes workshop, merit badge and lunch. Register online at / Calendar, click on the date. For questions, contact Molly Phelps at or 402.431.9BSA (402.431.9272).

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