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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Akela District Merit Badge College
Location 601 High Point Road, Jamestown, NC 27282  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
4/7/2018 8:30 AM 4/7/2018 4:00 PM
Open for Registration Last day to Register
2/21/2018   4/2/2018
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
2 $10.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Old North State Akela Troop

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Chemistry 1 & 2330-CR1, 4 & 610152 Jerry Walsh PhD
Citizenship in the Community* 1 & 2370-CR3,4,7,8 & Map of Community10250 Jennifer EVANS
Citizenship in the Community* 1 & 2371-CR3,4,7,8 & Map of Community10201 Mr Sid Adams
Citizenship in the Nation* 1 & 2320-CR2,3,6,810220 Mr John Willenbrock Compressed Gas Assoc
Citizenship in the Nation* 1 & 2322-CR2.3.6.810202 Mr Ken Woody
Citizenship in the World* 1 & 2328-CR3a,3b,4b,710300 Jeff Kinard
Collections 1323-CRBring Collection Req #110154 Steven Allred
Communication* 2260-CL2a,3,4,5,6,7,810211 Ms Tamara Gossett
Disabilities Awareness 1 116-CL210120 Cynthia Webb Mark Bias PT
Electricity 1 & 2221-CL2 & 810159 TBA TBA
Emergency Preparedness* 1 & 2325-CR1 (1st Aid req.), 2b,2c,5,6b,6c,7,8,9b bring kits10261 Daniel Byrd
Environmental Science* 1 & 2228-CL1, 2, 3e & 3f10200 Ms Lindsey Bijas Ms Lauren Huffstetler
Family Life* 1363-CR2, 3, 4 & 510231 Mr Scott Wilson
Family Life* 2363-CR2, 3, 4 & 510206 Mr Scott Wilson
Fingerprinting 2345-CRNone10150 Mr Joe Mullis
First Aid* 1 & 2366-CR1, 2b, bring first aid kit10270 Mr Stewart Milliken
Personal Fitness* 1 & 2252-CR 10202 Mr Marty Key
Personal Management* 1 260-CL2,8,1010230 Ms Tamara Gossett
Personal Management* 2125-CR1, 2 & 810201 Dave Baukema
Photography 2256-CR4 & bring camera10154 Ken Sunshine
Radio 1 & 2220-CL 102015 David Macchiarolo
Railroading 1337-CL 10151 Mr Bill Burns
Scouting Heritage 2323-CR(Research & Present)2,4a or b,5,6,7 & 810206 Steven Allred
Signs, Signals, and Codes 1 & 2125-CLNone102010 Mr Lisa Kodra
Sustainability* 1 & 2364-CR2a, 5a Plus family logs10204 Mr Bob Paxton
Textile 1256-CRNone10130 Joy Key
Traffic Safety 1345-CRNone10150 Mr Joe Mullis
Weather 2337-CL9a or 9b10160 Mr Bill Burns
Sponsor Information

This years merit badge college has been revised to align with the new BSA national advancement guidlines. It will be held on one Saturday, April 7th with two sessions; morning and afternoon. Only 28 classroom appropriate merit badghes will be offered. Outdoor, camping, athletic, and summer camp appropriate or STEM badges will not be offered at this college.

All scouts must bring a BLUE CARD signed by their Scoutmaster to class.  At the end of the session the counselor will fill in requirements met and sign it.  The boys are responsible for their blue card at all times.

Please remind scouts to wear their Class A uniform and follow all scouting rules.

We ask that all troops have one volunteer per five scouts at the event.  Volunteers will be needed for various tasks including helping the counselors during the sessions.

This will be an all day event with two sessions; morning and afternoon. Some badges will require both sessions in order to have a positive experience.
Counselor Information
At check-in in the morning of the event, you will receive a class roster.  Please mark any scout that is absent as a "no show" on your roster.  At the end of your class, please also fill in the roster with either requirements met (per scout) or requirements not met if that is easier.  Please make sure that it is legible and understandable for the person that will enter the information into the merit badge website.

Thank you so much for volunteering your time, it is greatly appreciated!
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Please sign up and pay as a Troop whenever possible.

Payment may be made on-line at or directly at the ONSC office in Greensboro.

Each troop must have one volunteer for every five scouts attending.
Payment Instructions for the Unit  or pay directly at the ONSC office in Greensboro.

The registration fee is $10 per scout.
Directions to the Event
The event is located GTCC, Jamestown campus, in the Sears Applied Technology building.    

#25 on this map

Parking is in front of the building

Lunch will be in Building 22, Medlin Campus Center
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