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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title **CANCELLED** Cedar Rapids Merit Badge University Hosted by Troop #37
Location 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
4/18/2020 8:00am 4/18/2020 5:00 pm
Open for Registration Last day to Register
2/1/2020   3/13/2020
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
Hawkeye Area Red Cedar Troop 37

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Most of your questions about payment, start and end times, and where to be are explained beneath the list of badges on this page.
Please read everything we've included in the event description. If you still have questions, contact the event manager by clicking this button.

Email Mrs Pamela Ammeter (pamela_a@southslope.net), the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
ALT Adult Leader Training AM Helping Scouts with Special Needs182019 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
ALT Adult Leader Training AM Merit Badge Counselor Training182019 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
ALT Adult Leader Training PM Scoutbook for Troops182019 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
ALT Adult Leader Training PM Your First Philmont Trek182019 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
ALT Adult Leader Training PM Advanced Leadership Training182019 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Backpacking AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$17150 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Basketry AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$25120 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Camping* AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Camping* PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Chemistry ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$24200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Citizenship in the Community* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$24220 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Citizenship in the Nation* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$242012 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Citizenship in the World* AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Citizenship in the World* PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Coin Collecting AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12204 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Coin Collecting PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Communication* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$24200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Cooking* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$32100 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Crime Prevention AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$171510 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Crime Prevention PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$17150 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Cycling* AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12128 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Cycling* PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12120 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Digital Technology AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12220 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Dog Care PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Electronics ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$29160 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Emergency Preparedness* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$24200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Energy AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12204 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Engineering PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$15150 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Entrepreneurship AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12207 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Environmental Science* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html14$24200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
First Aid* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$24200 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Geocaching ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$24120 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Personal Management* ALL DAY http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html14$24250 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Photography PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12140 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Public Speaking PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12100 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Reptile and Amphibian Study AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12150 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Truck Transportation AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$17251 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Weather AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12131 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Weather PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12130 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Wilderness Survival AM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$12207 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Wilderness Survival PM http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html10$1222-1 Mrs Pamela Ammeter
Sponsor Information

DUE TO THE GROWING CONCERN OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS, THE 2020 CRMBU AT KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS BEEN CANCELLED
PLEASE WATCH OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR ANY FUTURE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON A POSTPONEMENT DATE!!!!



THE CEDAR RAPIDS MERIT BADGE UNIVERSITY IS HOSTED BY BOY SCOUT TROOP 37



PLEASE JOIN US FOR A GREAT DAY OF MERIT BADGE CLASSES!  



MERIT BADGE CLASSES ARE INSTRUCTED BY LEADERS, CAREER PROFESSIONALS AND HOBBYIST.  TO EARN A BADGE AT OUR UNIVERSITY WE REQUIRE ALL SCOUTS TO PARTICIPATE FULLY.  WE ASK LEADERS TO REGISTER THEIR SCOUTS FOR APPROPRIATE BADGES FOR THEIR AGE AND RANK.  LEADERS SHOULD KNOW EACH SCOUTS ABILITIES AND HELP PREPARE THEM FOR THE CLASSES THEY REGISTER FOR.  MOST CLASSES HAVE PREREQUISTES THAT INSTRUCTORS REQUIRE TO BE DONE PRIOR TO ATTENDING.  PLEASE REVIEW ALL PREREQUISTES FOR EACH CLASS AND READ YOUR MERIT BADGE BOOKS.



SCOUTS MAY ONLY REGISTER FOR ONE EAGLE CLASS!



SCOUTS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN THEIR CLASS A UNIFORM AND ARRIVE PREPARED.  BLUE CARD WILL BE HANDED OUT BY OUR COUNSELORS.


TROOP 37  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 ASSIT WITH 2 DEEP LEADERSHIP.

 
****DUE TO THE VARYING PREREQUISTES FOR EACH MERIT BADGE, WE ARE NOW LISTING ALL CLASS INFORMATION ON OUR TROOP WEBPAGE.  YOU WILL FIND DETAILED INFORMATION ON EACH MERIT BADGE INCLUDING PREREQUISTES, REQUIREMENTS TO BRING, ANY EXTRA ITEMS TO BE PRINTED TO USE, EARLY DISMISSAL, FIELD TRIPS, ETC.  PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT:  http://iowatroop37.weebly.com/cr_mbu.html


**Please visit our Facebook page at Cedar Rapids Merit Badge University!  Stay up to date on all the latest information and share with your Scouting Friends!**


Description

We will be offering morning and afternoon session of merit badge classes, a couple are full day sessions.  Troops will be asked to check in at Cedar Hall from 7:30 am to 8:00 am.  The afternoon sessions will begin at 1pm.  Each half day session will cost $12.00, full day sessions are $24.00.    There are a few merit badges that have extra material fees.



**NO LUNCH IS AVAILABLE ONSITE**

Kirkwood is undergoing renovations and the cafeteria will not be available for food or seating.  Scouts must bring lunch or plan to purchase lunch off campus.



 


Counselor Information

We ask that you have a contact person that will be attending the work shop for each troop.  We will have a form that needs to be completed with emergency numbers for your Troop.  Please have this filled out prior to coming to the workshop to make the check in process go smoothly.  You may scan and email the emergency contact sheet and any release forms to:  Troop37mbu@gmail.com.



**Some merit badge sessions will be taking field trips.  We will need volunteers to help with transportation of scouts.  If your troop has scouts signed up, please be ready to help with travel.



ONCE YOUR TROOP HAS SIGNED UP, PLEASE SEND A LIST OF ADULT VOLUNTEERS TO PAM.  We are a small troop and need at least two adults in each session.  It is CRITICAL to the success that we have adults that will sit in sessions.



The Scout Oath, the Law, and the Outdoor Code shall be the guiding behavior for our workshop.  A Scout whose conduct is not consistant with the code will be directed to leave the campus immediately. Adequate supervision must be provided by each participating unit.   



No siblings or non-registered youth will be allowed in classrooms!


 


Unit Sign-up Instructions

If your scout's first choice is not available, please sign your scout up for their second choice.  Please keep checking back to see if spots open up!



Please note that by registering you are reserving a seat in the class.   The registration fee is nonrefundable.  The fee will not be refunded if the Scout does not attend.  You may substitute another Scout as long as the merit badge does not change.  Please contact Pam Ammeter prior to event day.

 



LAST DAY TO REGISTER IS MARCH 31, 2020!  PAYMENT IS DUE NO LATER THAN APRIL 4TH!!  PLEASE SIGN UP AS A TROOP AND PAY WITH ONE CHECK AS A TROOP!

Payment Instructions for the Unit

Please print the registration sheet and make the check out to Troop #37 TO BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN APRIL 4TH TO AVOID A $5.00 LATE FEE PER SCOUT.

Mail the check and registration sheet to:

Troop #37                                                                                                                                    

C/O Pamela Ammeter

P.O. Box 512

Walford, IA  52351


Directions to the Event

Kirkwood College is located at 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA.  Kirkwood College is located just south of Hwy 30 in Cedar Rapids.



 


Release Information
Please note that scouts will be photographed through out the event.



Troops must carry and have available and ready to produce their BSA health forms in case of emergency.
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