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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Hornaday Award Weekend 2017
Location 28 S. Artillery Drive Sumter, SC 29150  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
4/15/2017 4:00pm 4/17/2017 1:00pm
Open for Registration Last day to Register
11/1/2016   3/31/2017
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
4 $60.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Pee Dee Area Henry Shelor Troop 339

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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 Mr Joshua Castleberry MEERM (, the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
ABA Attendance By Adult 1  1011 Mr Frank Allen
Bird Study 1 511163 Anonymous
Bird Study 2 5111613 Anonymous
Energy 2 1, 2b, 411169 Anonymous
Energy 3 1, 2b, 411168 Anonymous
Energy 4 1, 2b, 4111610 Anonymous
Environmental Science* 1 411161 Anonymous
Environmental Science* 4 411165 Anonymous
Fish and Wildlife Management 1 5, 7, 8111613 Anonymous
Fish and Wildlife Management 2 5, 7, 811163 Anonymous
Fish and Wildlife Management 4 5, 7, 811168 Anonymous
Fishing 1 911147 - TBD -
Fishing 2 911149 Anonymous
Fishing 4 910140 Anonymous
Fly Fishing 1 10111410 Anonymous
Fly Fishing 2 1011140 Anonymous
Fly Fishing 4 1010147 - TBD -
Forestry 1 1, 5, 711168 Anonymous
Forestry 2 1, 5, 711166 Anonymous
Gardening 2 2a, 2b, 4, 5, 8111610 Anonymous
Gardening 4 2a, 2b, 4, 5, 810165 Anonymous
Geology 3 511161 Anonymous
Geology 4 5101610 Anonymous
Insect Study 3 5a, 5b, 711167 Anonymous
Insect Study 4 5a, 5b, 7101613 Anonymous
Landscape Architecture 1 1111611 Anonymous
Landscape Architecture 2 1111610 Anonymous
Landscape Architecture 4 1101612 Anonymous
Mammal Study 2 3c, 4c11167 Anonymous
Mammal Study 4 3c, 4c101611 Anonymous
Nature 2  111612 Anonymous
Nature 3  111611 Anonymous
Nuclear Science 1 6c, 7, 811161 Anonymous
Oceanography 1 7, 8111614 Anonymous
Oceanography 3 7, 8111610 Anonymous
Oceanography 4 7, 8101611 Anonymous
Plant Science 1 5, 8111614 Anonymous
Plant Science 4 5, 810169 Anonymous
Public Health 1 5, 711169 Anonymous
Public Health 2 5, 711166 Anonymous
Pulp and Paper 1 711168 Anonymous
Pulp and Paper 3 711169 Anonymous
Reptile and Amphibian Study 2 8a, 9a or 9c11169 Anonymous
Reptile and Amphibian Study 3 8a, 9a or 9c11162 Anonymous
Soil and Water Conservation 3 711160 Anonymous
Weather 1 1011169 Anonymous
Weather 3 10111610 Anonymous
Sponsor Information
The Event is hosted by Troop 339 sponsored by the American Legion Post 15 and meets at 28 S. Artillery Dr. Sumter, SC 29150 (33.917519, -80.360994)
Registration will be $60/scout and $45/Adult.  To be considered registered, fee must be paid in full within 7 calendar days of registration.  Participating troops must provide two-deep leadership.

Adult leader’s Meeting to be held Friday night at 9pm.
Scouts will be able to register for four merit badge sessions:

Session I:  8:30am-12pm Saturday

Session II: 1:30pm-5pm Saturday

Session III:  6:30pm-10pm Saturday

Session IV: 8:30am-12pm Sunday

  • Class size is limited to 16 scouts on a first come, first served basis.

  • All parents/Leaders must register for the adult registration class.

  • Camping areas will be provided on site. Please bring Camping gear.  Any fires must be contained in raised pits.

  • The uniform of the day will be the BSA Field Uniform, also known as ‘Class A’.

  • An evening snack will be served on Friday.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided on Saturday.  Breakfast will be served on Sunday. 

Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions
To register:

  1. Click on the register “New user” link at the top of the page.

  2. Fill in the State, Council, District, Unit Type, and Unit Number for your Unit.  If your unit number us not already listed, enter it in the space provided and click “Add”.

  3. Enter your personal information.  If you are a leader or parent, jump to the bottom of the page and click “add user”.

To sign up your scouts:

  1. Clicks “Sign on” at the top of the page; enter email address and password.

  2. If you are not taken to the Upcoming Events page, click “Events” at the top of the page.

  3. For a list of all the merit badges being offered, sessions available, prerequisites, number of seats open, and additional costs (if applicable), click on Hornaday Award Weekend 2018. Note:  You CANNOT sign up for the classes from this page.

  4. From the Events page, click on the “Sign Up” link on the line for the Hornaday Award Weekend 2018 (Generally located on the far right of the page).

  5. Enter the information for each scout and click “add” (located directly under the session block).  Note:  When signing up a scout for more than one badge, ensure the name and guardian email are entered identically or the system will see it as a different participant and a second event fee will be added.

  6. Make certain that at least one adult is listed at the bottom of the page under Unit Leader Roster.

  7. Log out and send payment as directed. 

Payment Instructions for the Unit
Methods of Payment Accepted:

  • Bank or Counter Check

  • Money Order


Cancellation Policy:

  • Any cancellation must be received in writing no later than 10 days prior to the event.  Fees are transferable (Ex. scout to scout) within that event only.  Fees are not transferable to another event.  Due to the pre-purchase of food and supplies no refunds can be made.


  • Registration will be $60/scout and $45/Adult.  To be considered registered, fee must be paid in full within 7 calendar days of registration.

Please make payments payable to:

Boy Scout Troop 339

Attn: Hornaday Award Weekend


Sumter, SC 29150


If payment is not received within 7 calendar days of registration, the scout’s registration may be cancelled.   If there are any questions concerning registration and/or payment, please email-
Directions to the Event
The event will take place at the Sumter County Fairgrounds

 28 S. Artillery Dr.

Sumter, SC 29150

(33.917519, -80.360994)
Release Information
By registering you grant to Troop 339, its representatives and chartered organization the right to take photographs of you and your property in connection with the Hornaday Award Weekend.  You authorize Troop 339, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically.  You agree that Troop 339 may use such photographs of you with or without your name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.


You must also agree to release scouts for medical treatment if the need should arise. 
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