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Event Type Merit Badge
Title Merit Badge College at Hampden-Sydney College
Location 80 College Road, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
2/24/2012 6:00 PM 2/26/2012 9:00 AM
Open for Registration Last day to Register
12/12/2011   2/17/2012
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
2 $15.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Heart of Virginia Huguenot Trail Troop 6516
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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
American Business PM  101512 Not Known Not Known
American Business AM  10153 Not Known Not Known
American Heritage AM  10159 Not Known Not Known
American Heritage PM  10156 Not Known Not Known
Chemistry PM  10220 Not Known Not Known
Chemistry AM  10200 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* PM Reqirmentts 3a & 3b10210 Not Known Not Known
Citizenship in the World* AM Requirements 3a & 3b10210 Not Known Not Known
Coin Collecting PM Requirement #910103 Not Known Not Known
Coin Collecting AM Requirement #91010 Not Known Not Known
Computers PM Requirements 6 & 7102018 Not Known Not Known
Computers AM Requirements 6 & 7112011 Not Known Not Known
Crime Prevention AM  11178 Not Known Not Known
Crime Prevention PM  11190 Not Known Not Known
Electricity AM  10203 Not Known Not Known
Electricity PM  10190 Not Known Not Known
Electronics AM  10200 Not Known Not Known
Electronics PM  10200 Not Known Not Known
Fire Safety AM  10174 Not Known Not Known
Fire Safety PM  10174 Not Known Not Known
Forestry PM  10138 Not Known Not Known
Forestry AM  10176 Not Known Not Known
Law PM  10174 Not Known Not Known
Law AM  101710 Not Known Not Known
Medicine AM  10170 Not Known Not Known
Medicine PM  102012 Not Known Not Known
Photography AM  10174 Not Known Not Known
Photography PM  10157 Not Known Not Known
Sports PM Requirement #410160 Not Known Not Known
Sports AM Requirement #41090 Not Known Not Known
Weather PM  10136 Not Known Not Known
Weather AM  1020 Not Known Not Known
Sponsor Information




Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia is hosting a Merit Badge
College Weekend Friday February 24, 2012 through Sunday February 26, 2012, open
to all Scouts in the Heart of Virginia Council. 
Thanks to the support and involvement of the college administration,
faculty, staff and community, we are able to offer a great weekend and merit
badge opportunities taught by qualified instructors.

While you are here, we hope you will explore our 1330 acre
historic campus.



Scouts must be registered through their Troop.  No provisional or individual scout registration allowed.  Each Troop must provide at least 2 Deep Adult Leadership for this event.  The Fee for this event  for the Adult Leaders is $15.


 



 



Description

Tenative Schedule



 Friday 2/23/12
6:00 PM -9:00 PM Arrival, Registration, and Camp Setup
10:00 PM Lights Out



Saturday 2/24/12
7:00 AM Flag Ceremony
7:15 AM-8:15 AM Breakfast time in Campsites
8:30 AM-12:00 PM 1st Merit Badge Session
12:15 PM-1:45 PM Lunch in Hampden-Sydney Dining Hall
2:00 PM-5:30 PM 2nd Merit Badge Session
5:45 PM-7:45 PM Troop Time and dinner in Campsites
8:00 PM-9:30 PM Campfire
10:00 PM Lights Out





Sunday 2/25/12
7:00 AM Flag Ceremony
7:15 AM-7:45 AM Chapel
7:45 AM-8:45 AM Troop Time and Breakfast in Campsites
8:45 AM-9:30 AM Break Camp and Departure





Merit Badge Information



Each Scout is required to bring a Blue Card signed by a
troop leader to each merit badge session



Each Scout is required to bring paper and pen or pencil to
each merit badge session



Each Scout is expected to live up to the Scout Oath and Law
will in each merit badge session.  Any
Scout not doing so will be sent back to his troop leader



It is recommended each Scout obtain the merit badge
pamphlet(s) for his chosen badges and have read it before the merit badge prior
to the event.



 



Prerequisites are required for the following merit badges:



Citizenship in the World-Prior to arrival, research a recent
world current event for requirement 3a. 
Prior to arrival research a foreign country for requirement 3b.



Coin Collecting-Come prepared to show proof of completion of
requirement #9



Computers-Come prepared to show work done for requirements 6
and 7



Sports-Come prepared to show proof of completion of
requirement #4, Participating for an entire season in a team sport.



 



Dress Code



Scouts and Leaders must arrive in Class A uniforms.  Class A’s will also be worn for the evening
campfire and Sunday’s Chapel service. 
Class B or other casual clothes are permitted for the remainder of the
weekend



 



Campsite Guidelines



No open fires are allowed in the campsites



Each Troop must provide adult supervision as per the B.S.A
guidelines set forth in in the Youth Protection Guidelines



Each Troop will leave their campsites as they are found,
following the B.S.A. Leave No Trace Behind Guidelines



 

Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions



ADDING SCOUTS TO
AN EVENT



1.) Go to www.meritbadge.info
2.) Enter the “Merit Badge Registration System”
3.) “Register New User” on the upper right of the screen.
Follow all prompts carefully. Do not rush, read the screens and make sure you
select all options (Unit Leader, Merit Badge Counselor, Event Manager) at the
bottom of the registration page.
4.) “Sign On”  (upper
right screen)
5.) Select the “Unit Sign Up” tab
6.) Select the Merit Badge Event to register Scouts
7.) Follow the screen and add Scouts to the registration.


Payment Instructions for the Unit

COST




 The cost of the event is $15 per person.  This includes Saturday’s lunch in the
Hampden-Sydney dining hall in Pannill Commons and the opportunity to attend 2
merit badge sessions




 Registration and Payment




 Registration must be done online by Troop.  Go to www.meritbadge.info
for registration. If not already registered at this site, Scout Leaders will
need to register as a new
user
then sign on before they are able to
register scouts for an event.

Once you have completed the registration for Scouts and
Leaders attending the event, print 2 copies of the registration, keep one copy
for your records and send one copy with a check made out to “Hampden-Sydney
College” for the proper amount to:




Hampden-Sydney College
Randy Reed
Institutional Advancement
P.O. Box 637
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943


 Please send in your registration and check as soon as
possible, but no later than February 15, 2012




Directions to the Event

Directions



Take Rt. 288 South to U.S. 360 West.  From 360, follow signs to Farmville and
Hampden-Sydney via Rt. 307, U.S. 460 and U.S. 15 south

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