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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Troop/Crew 18 Merit Badge Conference @ Shawnee Heights High School
Location 4201 SE Shawnee Heights Rd, Tecumseh, Ks 66542  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
8/18/2018 800 8/18/2018 400
Open for Registration Last day to Register
7/1/2018   8/16/2018
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
2 $25.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Jayhawk Area Shawnee Troop/Crew 18

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Email Jeanice Brown (, the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Astronomy Fri night bonus at park 6a,b,9 read book106060 Mr Dru Finney
Aviation ALL DAYWill go OFF SITE3&1a-e,ready to discuss. parent permission to fly101212 Jeanice Brown
BOS Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Specifics all day reg @ jayhawkcouncil.org1800 Jeanice Brown
Campsite Friday night Tecumseh Park $5 per Troop, BSA rules apply11$52020 Rhonda Boyd
Chemistry PM none112020 Jack Figgs
Chess PM 3111414 John Boyd
Citizenship in the Community* AM 3ab,4ab,7,8,read book102020 Jeanice Brown
Citizenship in the Nation* AM 2,3,8 Read B00K, Bring worksheets102020 Jeanice Brown
Citizenship in the World* PM 3,4,7102020 Elizabeth Gomez
Coin Collecting AM w/Stamp Collecting Coin-6,7,9 Stamp-6a,7,81100 Jeanice Brown
Communication* AM 3,5,8102020 Jeanice Brown
Communication* AM 3,5,8112020 Joe Baumchen
Communication* PM 3,5,8112020 Joe Baumchen
Cooking* All day, at parkOutside OFF SITE4ace,5abde,6abde 102020 Jeanice Brown
Crime Prevention AM CP-4,Safety-1,2a102020 Jeanice Brown
Digital Technology PM 1,2a,5b,ready to present,elec for Wifi,MB Wksht112020 Mr Evan Bounous
Disabilities Awareness AM 2,5c111515 Anonymous
Electricity PM 2,8,m bring worksheets111515 Jeanice Brown
Electronics PM 1,2a,2b,5a, $3, read the book10$32020 William Kuhn
Emergency Preparedness* AM 2b,3,6abc,8a,home safety ck list,floorplan,read bk1000 Jeanice Brown
Emergency Preparedness* PM 2b,3,6abc,8a,home safety ck list,floorplan,read bk102020 Jeanice Brown
Energy AM 1,4,5,8111010 Jeanice Brown
Engineering AM 2,3,9112020 Mr David Schwartz
Engineering PM 2,3,91000 Jeanice Brown
Event Patch extra only Scout will receive one, extras $2 at registration10100100 Jeanice Brown
Family Life* PM 3,4,5,6b, bring pics/proof of completion112020 Anonymous
Family Life* AM 3,4,5,6b, bring pics/proof of completion112020 Chris Wagner
Family Life* AM 3,4,5,6b,bring pics/proof of completion132020 Mr justin kebert
Fire Safety AMWill go OFF SITE6,7,9,10,12101010 Mr Richard Watson
First Aid* AM 1,bring first aid kit, Read Book102020 Jeanice Brown
First Aid* PM 1,bring first aid kit, Read Book102020 Jeanice Brown
FOOD Adult or extra lunch INCLUDED FOR SCOUT,sub sand, chips, cookie & drink10$5200200 Jeanice Brown
Game Design PM 5,8b112020 Mr justin kebert
Gardening PM w/LA-none,Gardening-2,4,81100 Jeanice Brown
Geocaching PMWill go OFF SITEJeans & closed toe shoes; 7, 91188 Jeanice Brown
Geocaching AMWill go OFF SITEJeans & closed toe shoes; 7, 91188 Jeanice Brown
Golf All day, offsite can finish if time allows,novice only1188 Hank Miller
Hiking* AMwill go OFF SITEparts of 4,5,6,going on a 5 mile hike112020 Joe Steffen
Home Repairs AM, at parkOutside OFF SITEw/Painting, no prereqs, 2 Merit Badges in 1 class101515 Jeanice Brown
Landscape Architecture PM w/Gardening LA-none,Gardening-2,4,8112020 Jeanice Brown
Mammal Study PM MS #3,4,5 w/Nature #4102020 Jeanice Brown
Model Design and Building AM 3,4101515 Jeanice Brown
Moviemaking PM bring phone or camcorder102020 Mr Martin Johnston
Moviemaking AM bring phone or camcorder102020 Mr Martin Johnston
Nature w/Mammal Study w/Mammal Study, prereq 41100 Jeanice Brown
Painting w/Home RepairsOutside OFF SITEw/Home Repairs no prereqs1100 Jeanice Brown
Personal Management* PM 1,2,8,9,10102020 Jeanice Brown
Pets lunchtimeLobby/Lunchroomsignoff@lunch,no need to register,bring paperwork1000 Jeanice Brown
Photography PM  1b & 7abc-Bring digital camera+cable101515 Rob Daniels
Public Health PM PH-5,71000 Chris Wagner
Radio AM 1a-d,2a-d,3a-c,4 and 9a3.112020 William Kuhn
Safety AM w/Crime prevention 1,2a1000 Jeanice Brown
Scholarship lunchtimeLobby/Lunchroomsign off@lunch,no need to register,bring paperwork1000 Jeanice Brown
Search and Rescue All day, all park none111010 Jeanice Brown
Search and Rescue PM 4,5,9,10111010 Jeanice Brown
Signs, Signals, and Codes AM 10, $5 for MB book11$51010 Jeanice Brown
Stamp Collecting AM w/Coin collecting Stamp-6a,7,8 Coin-6,7,9 read book112020 Jeanice Brown
Sustainability* lucnh time signoff bring all items1100 Jeanice Brown
Traffic Safety AM none102020 Jeanice Brown
VEN Adult Ldr Basic Training AM register @ jayhawkcouncil.org1000 Jack Figgs
Weather AM 9112020 Jeanice Brown
Sponsor Information

   Troop/Crew 18 are proud to offer this Merit Badge opportunity, AGAIN!! 

Several class times are offering 2 Merit Badges, lunch time signoffs available, Friday night Astronomy at Tecumseh Park also.

Scouts, be prepared for your classes!

Read notes and follow directions from your instructors under prerequisites.  Many instructors are now listed within the registery.  Look for further class notes and information about them by clicking on their name.



Schedule:  If you attended last year make note of the schedule changes this year for registration.

7:30 am   Unit check-in begins                                     12:00 noon   Lunch

8:30 am   Flag ceremony                                              1:00 pm    afternoon classes begin

9:00 am   Morning classes begin

Note: there will not be a closing ceremony and you are free to leave after classes have dismissed.  Scouts with all day classes at Tecumseh Park will need to be picked up at the Park.

General information

   *Each Troop should plan on having leaders on site all day and provide us with their cell phone number 

   *Lunch is included in the registration fee, and adult lunch is available for $5  

 *Snack bar will be available during conference.

   *Scouts should wear their Class "A" uniform, unless the class they are taking requires other (ie hiking, cooking, etc)

   *Food and drink are not allowed in the classrooms.   

   *Use of electronic devices will not be tolerated during classroom instruction unless part of the class.

   *Scouts should come ready to learn.  MB Books, Pencil and paper in hand and any pre-reqs completed.  Bring worksheets if necessary.

Several Instructors have requested scouts bring an Electronic Device that can be used to search the web via the wifi provided. 

The class prerequisite section will tell about each class.

   *Some Merit Badge will need outside work to complete them, some may not be completed this day. 

Be prepared to show your counselor proof of outside work.

Leadership learning oppertunity!!! Jayhawk Area Council will have a few trainings for adults during the conference. Register for these on the council website.


We are interested in scouts showing off during lunch. If your troop has an interest in having a lunchtime display to show where they have been,

a project they have done, wish to advertize a fundraiser or service that other scouts might be interested in,

even if they have created something and wish to sell NON FOOD ITEMS, we are very interested.  (AT NO COST TO YOUR TROOP!!)

Please email Rhonda at about your ideas! Lets CHAT!!!

Counselor Information
We are very happy you are here! Thank you for participating in our conference.

Please remember to involve the adults in your room as needed and ask for assistance with

paperwork from the appointed volunteer in your room representing Troop/Crew 18. 

We take pride in this well run conference and the hand picked, knowledgeable and

professional instructors.      We hope you have a wonderful experience today.

Unit Sign-up Instructions

Friday night Camping at Tecumseh Park:

Must register, limited spots available, $5 fee per Troop, will contact you with additional details when registered.

Classes are designated as AM, PM, or all day.  Please do not register a Scout for 2 AM, or 2 PM classes.

Scouts can be scheduled for a maximum of 1 AM & 1 PM class, or 1 all day.


**Pets and Scholarship Merit Badge sign off during lunch.  (no extra charge!!)  Bring completed worksheets and ALL supporting documentation.  Friday night Astronomy offered at Tecumseh Park for any Scout registered for the event. No Extra Fees!


Payment Instructions for the Unit

Registration fee for the conference is $25 per Scout,  this includes lunch, (cold sack lunch and beverage)  Adult or extra lunch is $5, sign up w/classes.  Fees need to be prepaid as classes fill up quickly and this will expedite check-in.  Fees for full classes that are not paid by Aug 1st may loose their spot in the class. Please note your Troop # on your payment, thanks!

Snack bar available on site, other Troops will be selling non food items also.

Make checks payable to "Troop 18"   Mail payment to: Troop18   PO Box 24       Tecumseh, Ks 66542

Questions? call Jeanice 785-249-4521   or email   

Directions to the Event

 Troop Camping is new this year at Tecumseh Park:

4801 SE 2nd St, Tecumseh, KS

Directions to Tecumseh Park!

From Topeka: From 6th St & SE Croco Rd corner. Turn North onto SE Croco Rd. Travel 2nd St and turn right. Go a little over 1 mile and Tecumseh Park will be on your right.

From Lawrence: Take Hwy 40 West (also known as 6th St) to SE Tecumseh Rd. Turn North onto SE Tecumseh Rd. Go to 2nd St (a “T”) and turn left. The park will be on your left.


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