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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Troop 457 2019 MBC - Cordova, TN
Location 8250 Varnavas Drive, Cordova, Tn 38016  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
2/23/2019 07:45 AM 2/23/2019 4:00 PM
Open for Registration Last day to Register
12/8/2018   2/18/2019
(# 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
Chickasaw Eastern Troop 457

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Architecture AMA203 102020 Anonymous
Art AMB116 101512 Ms Lola Scarlett
Automotive Maintenance PMB124Dress for outdoors10100 Mr Marshall Mullins
Automotive Maintenance AMB124Dress for outdoors10104 Mr Marshall Mullins
Aviation AMB216#4 will not be completed in class102017 Rob Rosenthal
Camping* All DayA105Bring BSA Handbook102016 Mr Paul Zoccola
Chemistry PMB222To complete MB bring 1c and 7b 12$101512 Mr Jack Vandewinckel
Chess PMA204 102016 Mr Joseph Opferman PhD
Citizenship in the Community* AMA109 10150 Mr Joseph Opferman PhD
Citizenship in the Community* PMA109 101510 Mr Bill Edwards
Citizenship in the Community* AMB118 10150 Kevin Rawson LAOTF
Citizenship in the Community* PMB118 101514 Kevin Rawson LAOTF
Citizenship in the Nation* PMDLC (A000)Req't 2,3, & 8-Bring proof of completion124039 Mr Brian Ellis
Citizenship in the Nation* AMDLC (A000)Req't 2,3, & 8-Bring proof of completion124032 Mr Brian Ellis
Citizenship in the World* AMA108Bring 3a,4b & Two of 7a,7b,7c or 7e142523 Mr Ricky Clarke
Citizenship in the World* PMA108Bring 3a,4b & Two of 7a,7b,7c or 7e142524 Mr Ricky Clarke
Communication* PMA103#3-bring topic. Bring proof of 5, 7 & 8 completion11150 Mr Steve Lepp
Communication* AMA103#3-bring topic. Bring proof of 5, 7 & 8 completion111514 Mr Steve Lepp
Communication* AM Req't 3-bring topic. Bring proof 5,7,8 completion11157 Anonymous
Communication* PM Req't 3-bring topic. Bring proof 5,7,8 completion11150 Anonymous
Composite Materials AMB218 111512 Gary Ripberger
Cooking* All DayA110 122013 Nick Watkins
Crime Prevention AMB119Includes Fingerprinting MB102018 Ms Beky Anderson
Crime Prevention PMB119Includes Fingerprinting MB102017 Ms Beky Anderson
Dentistry AM  121514 Anonymous
Digital Technology AMSFA Computer LabReq't 1 (cyber chip) will NOT be completed12108 Jose Ortiz Jose Ortiz
Electricity PMA205 Complete req't 2 & bring checklist to class131412 Mr Tony Rotzoll
Electronics PMB216 13$101513 Rob Rosenthal
Emergency Preparedness* PMA107 122219 Greg Clutch
Emergency Preparedness* AMA107 122220 Greg Clutch
Engineering AMA208 12$10109 Anonymous
Entrepreneurship AM  121512 Anonymous
Environmental Science* AMA212MB will NOT be completed in class131515 Anonymous Anonymous
Environmental Science* PMA212MB will NOT be completed in class131512 Anonymous
Family Life* AMA210MB will NOT be completed in class132012 Frank Stuppy
Family Life* PMA210MB will NOT be completed in class132016 Frank Stuppy
Fingerprinting PM Part of crime prevention/will complete112120 Ms Beky Anderson
Fingerprinting AM Part of crime prevention/will complete112019 Ms Beky Anderson
First Aid* All DayA111tndrft, 2nd c/l & 1st c/l 1st aid reqmts111615 Anonymous
FOOD LunchCafeteria 0$107560 Anonymous
Law AMA202#4(talk to 5 people), 5 & 9121919 Mike McCusker
Leatherwork PMB219 10$51510 Anonymous
Leatherwork AMB219 10$51313 Anonymous
Music AMB222Req't 3-bring proof of completion 4C is recommend101514 Mr Jack Vandewinckel
Nuclear Science AMB229MB will NOT be completed in class142120 Anonymous
Personal Fitness* AMA211Req't 1a & 1b-bring proof of completion12209 Michael Hahn
Personal Management* ALL DAYA2061B2,2A,2B,8C & 8D13204 Mr Susan & Jeff Vandewinckel
Radio AM  111513 Anonymous
Reptile and Amphibian Study PMA207 101813 Mr Eric Rosenthal
Swimming* AM Bring proof of BSA Swimmer completion13$101515 Mr Bill Edwards Mr Jay Smith
Weather PMA201 122018 Mr Thomas Salem
Welding PM2574 Lindawood Cove, Memphis TN 38118 14107 Mr mark hartmann
Sponsor Information

All troops must have a least one adult on site at all times.  The troop's on site adult is responsible for monitoring their scouts.  In addition,the administration of medication and any additional assistance which may be required is the responsibility of the troop leadership. 

February 23, 2019

St Benedict of Auburndale High School Cordova ,TN

Registration closes Feb 18, 2019, Walk-in registration on a first come first served at 7:00 a.m.


Schedule of Events:

 7:00 AM - Registration 

 7:45 AM  - Flag cermony

 8:15 AM - AM classes begin  

11:30 AM - Lunch 

12:25 PM  - Awards

12:30 PM - PM classes begin


Scouts - Lunch will be provided to all registered Scouts as it's included in the $25 fee.  Please let us know in advance if there are special dietary restrictions.  

Adults - We offer lunch to adults for $10.  To register ahead of time, you can follow the same process as registering a Scout for a class, however, select the Session - Lunch.  The system will add you to our lunch list and $10 fee.


3 different ways to win: 

    1 - The troop with the most scouts in attendance

    2 - The troop that traveled the farthest

    3 - The scout with the most merit badges.  Scouts need to bring their sash and check in at the table marked contest      


Class A uniforms are the official uniform for the day



This provides the most current list of merit badge prerequisites and required materials.

Please, read this important section the night before the event for last minute updates.

Reminder:  It is strongly recommended that each Scout obtain and read the BSA merit badge pamphlet for their badge in its entirety prior to coming to class and be ready to discuss it.  Merit badge pamphlets are available at local Scout Shops and at

Last update to this section:  None.

  • No Prerequisites

Automotive Maintenance

  • No Prerequisites

  • Dress for outdoors


  • Complete requirement 4 before class

Camping *

  • Bring BSA Handbook with camping log up to date


  • Bring requirement 1c and 7b


  • No Prerequisites

Citizenship in The Community *

  • No Prerequisites

Citizenship In The Nation *

  • Complete requirements 2, 3, and 8 before class. For requirement 8 bring letter and response (if received) to class.

Citizenship in The World *

  • Before class complete requirements 3a, 4b and 2 of 7a, 7b, 7c, or 7e

Crime Prevention

  • Will not complete all merit badge requirements in class


  • Before class complete requirements 5, 7 and 8

  • For requirements 3 bring a topic for a 5 minute speech

Composite Materials

  • No Prerequisites

Cooking *

  • Will not complete all merit badge requirements in class

Digital Technology

  • Requirement 1 - MUST have earned CYBER CHIP prior to class


  • Complete an electrical home safety inspection of your home, using the checklist found in this pamphlet

Emergency Preparedness *

  • Complete requirement 1

  • Will not complete all merit badge requirements in class.

Environmental Science *

  • Requirements 1, 2 & 6.  Be prepared to discuss these requirements.

  • Will not complete all merit badge requirements in class.

Family Life *

  • Will not complete all merit badge requirements in class.


  • Complete class work to earn merit badge

First Aid *

  • Scout MUST have completed first aid requirements through 1st class. No exceptions. 

  • Read the merit badge book.

  • Bring their personal first aid kit.


  • Before class complete 4,5, and 9


  • No Prerequisites


  • For requirement 3 bring proof of completion 

  • Completion of 4c before class is recommended

Personal Management *

  • Before class complete 1b2, 2a, 2b, 8c, and 8d

  • Will not complete all merit badge requirements in class.

Personal Fitness *

  • Bring of completion for requirements 1a and 1b

Swimming *


  • Complete requirement 1 A & B in writing or typed.  Bring to class

  • Must have completed Successfully BSA Swimmer Test.

  • Complete requirement 8 in writing or typed. Bring to class.


  • No Prerequisites

Reptile and Amphibian Study

  • No Prerequisites


  • Bring clothes suitable for working in a welding shop.  Long sleeve shirt preferred.  NO POLYESTER OR FLANNEL.  NO FLIP-FLOPS, SANDALS, CROCS OR SIMILAR SHOES.  



Watch this section frequently for updates. A badge may be added or a badge may be cancelled.  Class prerequisites may be added or updated (which will also be reflected in PREREQUISITES section.  Remember, the event may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather concerns.  

Please, read this "Important Update" section the night before the event for last minute updates.
Last update to this section:  11/24/2018.




Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Payment Instructions for the Unit


The participation fee is $25 per Scout. Additional fees for materials are identified for designated classes. Troops are obligated to pay for the total number of Scouts registered. Leaders and Parents may pre-purchase a lunch for themselves online for $10 at the same time as you register the scout. Registration of the Scout includes their lunch. Registration is not complete and a spot in class is not confirmed until payment is completed. 

Refunds: The registration and materials fee is non-refundable. The amount paid will be forfeited if the Troop or Scout does not attend. However, Troops may substitute scouts as long as the total number and the Merit Badge doesn’t change.

Please print two copies of your registration form. Send one copy by email to If paying by check please email a copy of the registration and/or include a copy with the check. Retain the other registration copy for your records. I also need your contact information to include an email address and a phone number if I have any questions.

1.) BY CREDIT CARD (strongly preferred): - PayPal is strongly recommended and preferred. In the Notes field enter your Troop #. Use this Link: BSA Troop 457

2.) BY CHECK - Please make Check Payable to:

Boy Scout Troop 457

c/o Rodger Plumb 

3485 Millikan Cove

Bartlett, TN 38133-3869  

If you have any questions, please contact me.  Thank you for registering for Troop 457's Merit Badge College on Saturday, February 23th.  We look forward to seeing your scout(s) there.



Rodger Plumb

(901) 491-7218


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