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Chemistry

- Req. 2a may need to be completed outside of class.

- Req. 3 may need to be completed outside of class.

- Req. 7 needs to be completed outside of class.

Merit Badge subjects can be challenging, lengthy, and technical. Therefore, although not required, the Scout should consider reviewing the Merit Badge Pamphlet, workbook and requirements before attending the class.

There are requirements that cannot be addressed or completed in class. However, the prepared Scout can plan ahead and work on those requirements that need to be completed outside the class due to extended time, need to visit sites, etc. They can then bring adequate documentation for the work completed to the class for review and sign off by the instructor.

Below is a sample list of requirements that need to be fully or partially completed outside of class. It it not intended to be a complete list. Requirements covered may change depending on the group and how the session progresses through the day.

EXPLORATION CAMP PARTIALS INFORMATION

American Heritage

-Req. 2 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 3c must be done on own.

-Req. 4 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 5 may need to be completed on own.

 

Art/Photography

Art Merit Badge
-Req. 6 may need to be completed outside of class. 

Photography Merit Badge

-Please bring a camera or smart phone with editing capabilities with you.

 

Backpacking

-Req. 6 may need to be completed outside classroom

-Req.8b,d may need to be completed outside classroom

-Req. 9d,e may need to be completed outside classroom

-Req. 10 needs to be completed outside classroom

-Req. 11b,c needs to be completed outside classroom

 

Basketry Merit Badge

-Basketry projects will be started in class but may need to be completed at home.


Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge
- Must complete Req. 3, 4 and 7 on own.

- Req. 5 may not be able to complete in class.

- Req. 8 may need to be done on own.


Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge
-Must complete Req 2 on own.

-Must complete Req 3 on own.
 

Citizenship in the World Merit Badge
- May need to complete Req. 7 on own.

 

Climbing Merit Badge

-It is suggested the Scouts come to the session having reviewed the following climbing knots, as learning them can be time consuming and cut into climbing time: figure eight on a bight, figure eight follow through, safety knot, double fisherman’s knot and the water knot (tied with webbing.)

- Climbing can be very difficult and time consuming. It is not guaranteed that each Scout will complete all climbs, rappels and belays in the allowed. Climbing requirements can be completed at various summer camps with the climbing area staff. Scouts please visit the climbing area on your arrival at Summer Camp to find out when would be the best time to complete your missing requirements.

 

Collections (Stamp and coin collections are excluded from this merit badge)

 

Communication/Public Speaking

Communication Merit Badge
-Req. 4, 5, 7, and 8 must be completed on own.

-Req 6 may need to be completed outside of class.

Public Speaking Merit Badge
-Req. 4 may need to be completed on own.

Not all speeches may be completed in session, time permitting.

 

Crime Prevention Merit Badge
-Req. 2 must be completed on own.

-Req. 4 – complete Inspection of neighborhood and checklist survey of your home for discussion during class.

-Req. 5- must be done on own.

-Req. 6 -may need to be done on own.
-Req. 7 – must be done on own.

 

Digital Technology

-Req 5b-c might need to be completed outside classroom

-Req 6 might need to be completed outside classroom


Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge
-Req. 1 must be completed on own.
-Req. 2c must be done with family following session.
- Req. 6 may need to be completed on own.
-Req 7a and 7b must be done on own. (7b – Troop mobilization plan)
-Req. 8b must be done on own with family. Must prepare both a personal emergency service (backpack size) pack and larger family kit (suitcase or box).

 

Engineering

-Req. 4 may need to be completed outside of class

 

Environmental Science

-Time permitting Req.3e-g may need to be completed on your own.

-Req. 4 must be completed outdoors outside of class.

 

Family Life

-Req. 3 - 6 portions must be completed outside of classroom

Fire Safety

-Req. 6 survey must be completed at home with adult.

-Req. 11 must be completed on own.

 

First Aid Merit

It is preferred that Scouts are First Class rank to attend this session having learned the first aid requirements for Req. 1.

Req 5a – Bring family first-aid kit to discuss with counselor. 5b must be done on own with unit.

 

Fish & Wildlife Management

-Req. 5 must be completed on own.

-Req. 7 must be completed on own.

 

Family Life

-Req. 4 must be completed outside the classroom

-Req. 5 must be completed outside the classroom

-Req. 6b must be completed outside the classroom.


Game Design

This session is lead with the idea of designing board games and card games, etc. NOT Video Game Design.
(NOT PREREQUISITE- CANNOT BE STARTED BEFOREHAND)

-Req. 5, 6 and 7 - may be started in class but might need time to finish after the session on own.

 

Genealogy

Req. 3 must be completed outside of the classroom.

Req. 5 must be completed outside of the classroom.

 

Inventing

-Req. 7 may need to be completed outside the classroom

-Req. 8 must be completed outside the classroom.

-Req. 9 must be completed outside the classroom.

 

Law

-Req. 4 may need to be completed outside of classroom

-Req 7 must be completed outside of classroom.

 

Leatherwork

-Req. 3 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 4 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 5 may need to be completed on own.

 

Mammal Study

-Req. 3 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 4 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 5 may need to be completed on own.

 

Medicine

-Req. 7a must be completed outside of classroom.

-Req. 10 must be completed outside of classroom.

 

Nature

-Req. must be completed outside of classroom.

 

Oceanography

-Req. 7 may need to be completed outside of classroom.

-Req. 8 may need to be completed outside of classroom.

 

Personal Fitness

-Req. 1a must have proof of physical exam within the last 12 months

-Req. 1b must have proof of dental check up within the last 12 months.

-Req. 6b must be completed on own.

-Req. 8 must be completed on own.

 

Personal Management

-Req. 1b portions must be completed on own with family.

- Req. 2a must be completed on own.

-Req. 8c must be completed on own.

 

Public Health

-Req 5 portions must be completed outside the classroom.

-Req. 7 portions must be completed outside the classroom.

 

Safety

-Req. 2a may need to be completed outside the classroom.

-Req. 3b may need to be completed outside the classroom.

-Req. 4 may need to be completed outside the classroom.

-Req. 6 may need to be completed outside the classroom.

 

Scholarship

-Req. 1 and 3 need school records and/or principal letter

-Req. 2b must be completed on own.

 

Search and Rescue

-Req. 6a may need to be completed outside classroom.

-Req. 7a-d needs to be completed outside classroom.

-Req. 9a,b may need to be completed outside classroom.

 

Signs, Signals and Codes
- cannot complete Req. 7 during session. Must be done “On a Troop Outing…"

 

Soil and Water Conservation

-Req 7 must be completed outside the classroom.

 

Theater

-Req. 3 may need to be completed outside the classroom.

 

Truck Transportation

-Req. 4 must be completed outside the classroom.

 

Weather

-Req. 9 may need to be completed outside classroom.

 

Wood Carving

-Req. 6 may need to be completed on own.

-Req. 7 may need to be completed on own.

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