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Scouts BSA Merit Badge Day Registration
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Scouts BSA Merit Badge Day
Date/Time
Registration Begins
1/24/2020 9:00 AM
Last Day To Register
4/16/2020 4:00 PM
Location
5300 Otis Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, US
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Merit Badge Day 2020

Merit Badge Day at Indian Creek Nature Center gives you an opportunity to work with a team of experts in Sustainability, Nature, Gardening, Geocaching, Bird Study, Insects and Backpacking. Sign up for a morning session (9am-Noon), afternoon session (1-4pm), or stay for the full day. A one-hour lunch break will be provided from  Noon – 1pm. All sessions are located at Amazing Space 5300 Otis Rd SE. 

Scouts are responsible for bringing their own lunchDress for the weather, as activities will be outdoors! Pre-registration required for all participants. **Prior to arriving for merit badge day, scouts are expected to have read through their corresponding merit badge book and to have thought about the requirements.


Morning Sessions 9am-Noon

Gardening - Scouts will attempt requirements 1, 3, 6 and 7 during the workshop. Scouts will plant seeds to start requirements 2 and 4 but will need to finish germinating and growing on their own. An opportunity to work towards 5 and 8 will be offered at Lowe Park Greenhouse on a later date.

Nature – Scouts will attempt requirements 1-3, 4a1, 4b, 4c and 4e at the workshop. Scouts are responsible for one other requirement from 4 (d, f, g or h) and 4a2 on their own 

Geocaching – Scouts will attempt requirements 2 through 7 at the workshop. Scouts will be responsible for requirements 1, 8 and 9 on their own.

Afternoon Sessions 1- 4pm

Backpacking – Scouts will attempt requirements 1-5, 7 and 8a at the workshop. Scouts are invited to bring personal gear with if they have some. Scouts will be responsible for requirements 6, the rest of 8 and 9 thru 11 on their own.  

Bird Study – Scouts will attempt requirements 1 through 4, and 7 during the workshop. Scouts will start requirement 5 during the workshop but may need to finish it on their own. Scouts are responsible for requirements 6 and 8 - 11 on their own. 

Sustainability  - Scouts will attempt part of requirement 1 at the workshop but will be responsible for the family meeting portion of number 1 on their own. Scouts will attempt for requirement 2: Water - C, Food - B, Energy - A, Stuff - C at the workshop. Scouts will attempt requirement 3, and 4.a. during the workshop. Scouts will start 4.c. but will need to complete on their own. Scouts will be responsible for requirement 2: Water - A, Food -  A, Community – both parts, Energy - B or C and Stuff - A, as well as requirements 5 and 6 on their own.

Insects -  Scouts will attempt requirements 1 through 4, 7, 8, 11 and 12 during the workshop. Scouts will start requirement 5 and 6 during the workshop but will need to finish on their own. Scouts are responsible for requirements 9, 10 and 13 on their own.

Cancellation Policy
To be eligible for a fee refund or transfer, ICNC requires a 48-hour advance notice for all cancellations. Eligible cancelled registrations can either be refunded or applied to another registration. All refunded registrations are charged an administrative processing fee of 10%. Only in cases of extreme weather or other extenuating circumstances will ICNC cancel a scheduled program. All programs cancelled by ICNC will receive a full refund.

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