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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title BSA Troop 1996 - Cooking and Camping Merit Badge Classes (Overnight Event)
Location Fairfield Baptist Church - 6133 Redan Road, Lithonia, GA  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
10/25/2019 08:00 pm 10/25/2019 3:00 am
Open for Registration Last day to Register
9/21/2019   10/24/2019
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
2 $0.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Atlanta Area Soapstone Ridge Troop 1996

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Camping* 1Parking DeckNOT be covered: Requirement 910$151513 Ms Audrey Bagby
Cooking* 2Fellowship Hall2c,d,e 4, 4a,c,d,e 5a,b 6a,b,c,d,e,f 710$151511 Ms Gloria Ray-Johnson
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Welcome to BSA Troop 1996’s Cooking and Camping Merit Badge Clinic.  



We hope your Scout's will come!



PAYMENT FOR CLASSES



PayPal Payment Instructions:

Go to www.paypal.com

Click the link to Send money

Enter the recipient’s email address: fairfieldtroop1996@gmail.com

Enter the amount you are sending.

Click "sending to friends or family"

Within the payment reference, indicate the following:  Scout's name and Troop number.  The fees are non-refundable, but are transferable, upon request. The amount paid will be forfeited if the Troop or Scout does not attend.



EVENT INFORMATION

PARTICIPANT EVENT WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM IS REQUIRED BY FAIRFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH.  Please note we encourage carpooling. Download Waiver and release form here.

The Merit Badge Clinic  serves as an annual Quality Program that helps Scouts learn about different fields of knowledge by recruiting experienced professional counselors and maintaining a limited classroom size.

We are a guest of Fairfield Baptist Church. There shall be NO littering, defacing or destruction of any structure. Our behavior will determine whether or not we will do this event again.



Many Instructors/Merit Badge Counselors will EMAIL class information prior to the Merit Badge Clinic event. In the spirit of BSA Youth Protection guidelines, please provide an email address for the Scouts parents rather than the individual Scout. The Scoutmaster should not use his email address to register all boys in his Troop.



CLASSROOM SETTING:

We offer hands-on quality merit badge classes. Each Merit Badge Classes or Elective Classes is staffed with professional/expert instructors in the subject matter.



RULES FOR PARTICIPATION:

1.) Each unit must provide one adult for every 4 boys who participate. This will help us with crowd control, as well as insure quality of results within the classroom environment.



2.) Scouts must have prior approval from their Scoutmaster before attending.



3.) Scouts must behave in a Scout-like manner. Disruptive youth will be removed from the group and either spend the remainder of the day with their Scoutmaster or be picked up by their parent/guardian.



4.) The Unit adults are responsible for the scouts who attend.



RIGHT TO LIMIT OR CANCEL:

The committee will reserve the right to limit or cancel any class.  Merit Badges clasess to be offered are subject to change based on Instructor availability and class minimums.

Registration by TROOP is REQUIRED. Open and ending enrollment will be limited to the dates above indicated.



FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE:

Scouts are admitted to classes on a first come, first serve basis via the online registration system. There is no waiting list for any of the merit badge classes. Should you encounter booked classes, please monitor this website in case seats become available.



EXPECTATION:



Scouts are strongly encouraged to read the Merit Badge Workbooks and worksheets and finish all pre-requisites before attending the  event. They are also expected to provide the parents' email address for the Instructor/Merit Badge Counselor communication.



FIRST AID STATION:

The First Aid Station is available to all scouts and Leaders in the Fellowship Hall.



UNIFORM:

The Full B.S.A. Class A/Field Dress uniform is the official uniform for the day.



CODE OF CONDUCT:

The Scout Oath, the Law, and the Outdoor Code. A Scout whose conduct is not consistent with the code will be directed to leave the grounds immediately. Adequate supervision must be provided by each participating unit. Discipline is the responsibility of the Scoutmaster or other assigned leaders in charge of the troop.



TRANSPORTATION / PARKING:

The Scoutmaster must coordinate arrival and departure time for transportation. Boy Scouts need to make certain that they have adequate transportation for their Scouts. ALL transportation TO and FROM the Merit Badge Clinic event must be arranged within your Troop. Encourage everyone to carpool. Leaders may not leave Scouts by themselves to be picked up by parents at a later time. We will not render sitting services.



CLEAN UP:

A Scout is clean. Scoutmasters, please coordinate with your Troop to clean the premises and to keep the classrooms in the same condition as found. Future offerings of the Merit Badge University will largely depend on how neat we leave the place. All garbage must be properly disposed into designated containers or carried out.



SECURITY:

Because the public has access to the church, units will need to exercise their own vigilance. Report any incidents to the event organizers.



INSTRUCTOR/COUNSELOR INFORMATION:

All Scouts must bring to class the following:



http://usscouts.org/advancementTOC.asp#merit



PREREQUISITES:

The Instructor/Merit Badge Counselor will give credit for completed requirements ONLY. The Scout should complete all other requirements not covered in class.  Class work will be followed by individual Scout’s projects and his ability to fulfill all requirements.



ADVANCEMENT RECORDS:

After the event, if you have any questions, please visit your unit "Scout Registration" page and "Print Advancement Results".  Direct contact regarding advancement should be forwarded to Audrey Bagby, Troop Committee Co-Chair at abcdbagb@gmaill.com.



UNIT SIGN-UP INSTRUCTIONS

Many classes have pre-requisites, which must be done if you wish to complete the Merit Badge during class. Unless indicated otherwise, all other requirements for the Merit Badge should be covered in class. For ALL classes, Scouts are required to READ and BRING the worksheets.



REGISTRATION IS BY TROOP

The activity fee is per Scout, per class.  Additional fees for materials are identified for designated classes.

After registering, payment must be submitted via PayPal within 24 hours.  Registration may be canceled if payment is not received.



PayPal Payment Instructions:

7. Go to www.paypal.com

8. Click the link to Send money



9. Enter the recipient’s email address: 

10. Enter the amount you are sending.

11. Click "sending to friends or family"

12. Within the payment reference, indicate the following: Scout's name and Troop number.  The fees are non-refundable, but are transferable, upon request. The amount paid will be forfeited if the Troop or Scout does not attend.



CHECK IN WILL BE HELD IN THE FAMILY LIFE CENTER (Gym).



 The UNIT LEADER CHECKS-IN the TROOP. Also, all Instructors/Merit Badge Counselors NEED to check-in at the same location.



CHECK OUT:

Any Scout not signed out by the Troop On-site Contact and Event Manager at the conclusion of the merit badge event will not receive credit for the completion of any merit badge or merit badge requirements.



EVENT SCHEDULE:



Friday Night

Check in - 8:00 pm



Saturday Morning

Breakfast - 8:00 am

Flag Ceremony - 8:30 am



Cooking Class

Being Held in the Fellowship Hall 

9:00 am - 1:00 pm



Camping Class

Being Held On the 2nd Level of the Parking Deck

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 





Fairfield Baptist Church

6133 Redan Road Lithonia, GA 30058.



GOOGLE MAP: http://www.fairfieldbaptistchurch.org/Directions.html



 



PHOTO SHARING:

Please send us five of your best event or classroom photos. These will be instrumental to create a BSA Troop 1996 photo album. Thank you.



PHOTOGRAPH/VIDEO RELEASE:

We authorize the Merit Badge University or any entity or person designated to the use or reproduction of any and all photographs, video, or other media taken of the persons named above during the classes or related activities. All photographs, videos, or other media are the property of the Merit Badge University and BSA Troop 1996 or the entity or person designated the Merit Badge University or BSA Troop 1996, and may be used for any purpose without additional consent.





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DISCLAIMER:

This electronic document is intended for public viewing and is solely for personal reference. It should be considered neither an authoritative source nor an official publication of BSA Troop 1996 (chartered by Fairfield Baptist Church) or the Boy Scouts of America. The above-mentioned are registered trademarks of said institutions.



Audrey Bagby

Merit Badge Clinic Coordinator

Email: abcdbagb@gmail.com

Cell: 770-366-7087



 


Description
Check in for Friday will be in the Family Life Center (Gym) at 8 pm thru 9 pm.



They need to bring a camp chair, and their regular camping gear, flash lights, etc.



They will use the restroom in the gym overnight. The church is leaving one door closest to the parking deck open for easy access.



They must eat prior to arrival on Friday night. They can bring snacks and drinks as well. No carbonated drinks. 



The fee includes continental breakfast on Saturday. 




They must bring the worksheets for the class they signed up for and their Blue cards.



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 770/366-7087.
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PAYMENT FOR CLASSES



Go to www.paypal.com

Click the link to Send money

Enter the recipient’s email address: fairfieldtroop1996@gmail.com

Enter the amount you are sending.

Click "sending to friends or family"

Within the payment reference, indicate the following:  Scout's name and Troop number.  The fees are non-refundable, but are transferable, upon request. The amount paid will be forfeited if the Troop or Scout does not attend.
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