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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Oskaloosa Merit Badge Conclave at William Penn University
Location 201 West Trueblood Avenue, Oskaloosa, IA 52577  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
3/16/2019 7:30am 3/16/2019 4:00pm
Open for Registration Last day to Register
1/15/2019   3/12/2019
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
2 $27.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Mid-Iowa Woodland Trails Troop 71

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Email Mr Jamie Leonard (jjleonard1971@gmail.com), the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Automotive Maintenance PMPAC11a,b,d will not be cmpltd10200 Not Known Not Known
Automotive Maintenance AMPAC11a,b,d will not be cmpltd10201 Not Known Not Known
Backpacking PMPH 115Req. not done 9, 10, 1110208 Not Known Not Known
Chemistry PMPH 203/205 10160 Not Known Not Known
Chemistry AMPH 203/205 10161 Not Known Not Known
Chess PMPH313 10200 Not Known Not Known
Chess AMPH313 10200 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Nation* AMPAC 324Req. 8, bring a copy of letter11200 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the Nation* PMPAC 324Req. 8, bring a copy of letter11200 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* PMPAC 323Come with 3a completed 11220 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* AMPAC 323Come with 3a completed 11220 Not Known Not Known
Communication* AMUnion - Scheuerman RoomBe prepared for 1d, 2b, 3 - Not cmpltd 4,5,811160 Not Known Not Known
Communication* PMUnion - Scheuerman RoomBe prepared for 1d, 2b, 3 - Not cmpltd 4,5,811160 Not Known Not Known
Cooking* All DayChurchReq. not done 4c-e, 5a-h, 6a-f11140 Not Known Not Known
Disabilities Awareness AMPAC 209 10206 Not Known Not Known
Disabilities Awareness PMPAC 209 102010 Not Known Not Known
Electricity AMPH 312Req. 2,810150 Not Known Not Known
Electricity PMPH 312Req. 2,810150 Not Known Not Known
Emergency Preparedness* PMPH302Req. 9112012 Not Known Not Known
Emergency Preparedness* AMPH302Req. 911202 Not Known Not Known
Engineering PMPH 319 10160 Not Known Not Known
Engineering AMPH 319 10151 Not Known Not Known
Environmental Science* All DayPH 118Req. 1,2,3e,3f,611202 Not Known Not Known
Family Life* PMPAC 208Req. not done 3, 4, 5, 6b11200 Not Known Not Known
Family Life* AMPAC 208Req. not done 3, 4, 5, 6b11210 Not Known Not Known
Fire Safety PMPAC Courts 10201 Not Known Not Known
Fire Safety AMPAC Courts 10200 Not Known Not Known
First Aid* All DayUnion - Chief Mahaska Room 11140 Not Known Not Known
Gardening PMPH 116 10202 Not Known Not Known
Gardening AMPH 116 10207 Not Known Not Known
Indian Lore AMPH 117Be prepared for 210155 Not Known Not Known
Indian Lore PMPH 117Be prepared for 210157 Not Known Not Known
Landscape Architecture AMUnion - Irma Glattly CommonsReq. 1, 510205 Not Known Not Known
Landscape Architecture PMUnion - Irma Glattly CommonsReq. 1, 510208 Not Known Not Known
Mammal Study AMPAC 319Req. 3c,5112015 Not Known Not Known
Metalwork All DayPAC Courts 1080 Not Known Not Known
Personal Fitness* PMPACReq. 1a. Be prepared for 6. Not Cmpltd 7,8,911150 Not Known Not Known
Personal Fitness* AMPACReq. 1a. Be prepared for 6. Not Cmpltd 7,8,911150 Not Known Not Known
Personal Management* AMPH 3221a,1b, 1b2,1c,8,10 -Req. 2 will not be cmpltd11200 Not Known Not Known
Personal Management* PMPH 3221a,1b, 1b2,1c,8,10 -Req. 2 will not be cmpltd11200 Not Known Not Known
Public Speaking AMPH 323Req. 4, be prepared to give 8-10 minute speech101511 Not Known Not Known
Public Speaking PMPH 323Req. 4, be prepared to give 8-10 minute speech10159 Not Known Not Known
Salesmanship PMMTC103 102010 Not Known Not Known
Veterinary Medicine PMPAC 207 10110 Not Known Not Known
Veterinary Medicine AMPAC 207 10100 Not Known Not Known
Sponsor Information

2019 CONCLAVE INFORMATION



FOR SCOUTS AND SCOUTMASTERS



**LOCATION: William Penn University**

PARKING: 1400 North E Street, Oskaloosa, on west side of Penn Activity Center Building



**New this year: The Mid-Iowa Scout Shop will be on site**




**REGISTER and PAY as a COMPLETE UNIT**



**Registrations NOT PAID prior to arrival, will not be guaranteed their seat**



**SCOUTS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN THEIR CLASS A UNIFORM AND ARRIVE PREPARED WITH BLUE CARD FILLED OUT WITH THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND SCOUTMASTER SIGNATURE.



TROOP 71  WELCOMES GIRL TROOPS TO OUR WORKSHOP.  IF YOU HAVE A GIRL TROOP REGISTERED, WE ASK THAT YOU HAVE FEMALE LEADERS PRESENT IN THE CLASSROOM TO ASSIST WITH 2 DEEP LEADERSHIP.



**Make sure all adults have the same District listed and spelling.  Last year, some adults had the old District, some the new District, and some misspelled.  Each of these caused a different registration for that Troop.  So make sure all adult unit information is correct and matches.



The conclave is a great opportunity for Scouts to work on concentrated advancement toward Eagle and/or work toward earning at least one merit badge from more than 20 being offered. We set our standards high to make the Scouts’ experience as enjoyable as possible, by providing quality merit badge counselors from several communities. We want to make sure that the Scouts learn as much from the courses as possible.



Our focus is to give the Scouts access to highly trained professionals in the field of the merit badge topics, allowing them to draw from the counselors’ training and experience. This helps them in achieving a large portion of the requirements while at the conclave. There are some requirements that we just cannot do within our conclave setting. These are items that the Scout will either need to complete before coming as a prerequisite, or do on their own once they get home and their local Scoutmaster / counselor will need to approve.



BE PREPARED:

It is recommended that Scouts bring the Merit Badge Worksheets for the badge(s) they will work on at the Conclave for note taking and to show progress if not completed. 

~~(http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badges)

Scouts are to bring any and all of the reports, projects, “props” for demonstration, or any other requirements that have been completed beforehand as a prerequisite. Be prepared to present these to your counselor during your class.

We strongly suggest that all Scouts bring paper, pencil and the Merit Badge books for their classes from your troop’s library. The merit badge book should be read before attending the Conclave. This will help the Scout to finish the badge on the day of the class.

Bring any written approvals by parents or the Scoutmaster if needed.

In the case all merit badge requirements have not been met during the conclave, a sheet will be given to the Scout showing requirements not met. It is then the Scout’s responsibility to get this to his Scoutmaster to sign off on the remaining work for that merit badge.



CONDUCT AT WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY and CHURCH:

The conclave is held throughout William Penn University, the Central United Methodist Church and local businesses. Conduct yourselves properly. The church sanctuary is OFF LIMITS!

If you see a Scout doing something they shouldn’t be doing, even if they aren’t in your Troop, please correct them. If you see a Scout doing something right, please congratulate them.



FOOD/SNACKS:

Lunch will consist of a choice from 2 main items (Walking Taco with Beef or Walking Taco with Pulled Chicken), fruit, cookie, and a drink.

Additional snacks and drinks will be available for purchase throughout the day.

NO FOOD OR DRINK is allowed anywhere in the church besides the dining hall & lower hall.


Description
Schedule:

7:30 am – Doors Open for Check in

8:40 am – Opening Flag Ceremony and Announcements

9:00 am – Morning Merit Badge Sessions

12:00pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – Afternoon Merit Badge Sessions

4:00 pm – Sessions Completed

 
Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions

***No first year Scouts in Eagle Required Merit Badges***

**Exception made for new Scouts at least 14 years old**


 



In order to sign up for our event you first need to click on enter registration system, by clicking on that a new page will appear that will show all of the events that are available.

In the upper right hand of the new page there is the option to register new users.

If you are new to the website you must sign up as a troop leader, in order to register your scouts.

Once you are registered in the system you can sign up for the event

The event is entitled Oskaloosa Merit Badge Conclave at William Penn University.

 


Payment Instructions for the Unit
**REGISTER and PAY as a COMPLETE UNIT**

Units with multiple registrations will be treated as seperate units.

Registration Packets will not be handed out, until all Scout registrations are paid in full


 

• Early Bird registration fee is $27 per Scout (due with final roster, non-refundable) if postmarked before March 4th.

• If postmarked after March 4th, include a $5 late fee per Scout

• Each Troop receives one adult ticket for every five (5) Scouts registered.

           Additional adult lunch tickets will be for sale the day of the event for $5

• Make checks payable to “BSA Troop 71”

*Incomplete registration information will be held until the day of the event

Mail a printed roster, leader contact email, and check to:

BSA Troop 71

Attn. Kevin Hladik

PO Box 246

University Park, IA  52595

 
Directions to the Event
Directions to the event:

William Penn University is located at 201 West Trueblood Avenue, but parking will be best found at the Penn Activity Center, 1400 No. E St., in Oskaloosa. No. E St. in Oskaloosa.  No. E St. is located further west along Trueblood Ave., and then turn right (north) on No. E St.



If coming in to Oskaloosa from the east or west on highway 92 (A Avenue) you will go to the middle of Oskaloosa and turn north on highway 63 (North Market Street).



If coming in to Oskaloosa from the north on highway 63 (Market Street) the university campus will be on your right (west side of street).



If coming in to Oskaloosa from the south on highway 63 (Market Street) you will stay on highway 63 (Market Street) almost all the way through town and the university campus will be on your left (west side of street).

 
Release Information
In order to ensure the Scouts’ safety and to follow Scouting regulations, we need to have two-deep leadership in all of our classes.  To do this we need your help.  Please consider sitting in on a course or two to provide the two-deep leadership that is required.

Notice of Photo

Please note to Scouts and Scouts’ parents that by signing up for these Merit Badges, they are granting Oskaloosa Troop 71 permission to take their picture(s) at the event, unless expressly asking not to have their photo used for future advertising material.

 
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