|The 2019 Harrisburg Merit Badge College|
|Venue:||Lower Dauphin Middle School
251 Quarry Rd., Hummelstown, PA
|Dates:||March 16, 2019, and May 4, 2019|
Thank you Lower Dauphin School District for allowing us to use the facility. Primary contact person is: Carlos M Inacio Jr
Registration now open on Tentaroo
Registration includes lunch (6″ Ham or Turkey Sub, Water, Chips) for both the March and May sessions
|Cit. in the Community||Be sure to have your name and troop # on each document you need to submit.
|Citizenship in the Nation||** No prerequisites required for first session **
** Homework list provided to give you time to work on it prior to the second session **
|Citizenship in the World||3.)Do the following:
a.) Pick a current world event. In relation to this current event, discuss with your counselor how a country’s national interest and its relationship with other countries might affect areas such as its security, its economy, its values, and the health of its citizens.
b.)Select a foreign country and discuss with your counselor how its geography, natural resources, and climate influence its economy and its global partnerships with other countries.
b.) Explain international trade, foreign exchange, balance of payments, tariffs, and free trade. Explain what you have learned. Include in your discussion an explanation of why countries must cooperate in order for world trade and global competition to thrive.
c.)Select TWO of the following organizations and describe their role in the world.
The United Nations and UNICEF
The World Court
World Organization of the Scout Movement
The World Health Organization
The International Committee of the Red Cross
CARE (Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere)
3.) Show on a world map countries that use each of these five different forms of government.
Bureau of International Information Programs
Agency for International Development
The United States and Foreign Commercial Service
7.) Do TWO of the following (with your parent’s permission) and share with your counselor what you have learned:
a.) Visit the Web site of the U.S. State Department. Learn more about an issue you find interesting that is discussed on this Web site.
b.) Visit the Web site of an international news organization or foreign government OR examine a foreign newspaper available at your local library, bookstore, or newsstand. Find a news story about a human right realized in the United States that is not recognized in another country.
c.) Visit with a student or Scout from another country and discuss the typical values, holidays, ethnic foods, and traditions practiced or enjoyed there.
d.) Attend a world Scout jamboree.
e.) Participate in or attend an international event in your area, such as an ethnic festival, concert, or play.
|Disability Awareness||2, and 7|
|Electronics||2A and 2B — written out
An electronics project Req. 4A will cost about $20
It is also recommended that the youth be in at least 7th grader or higher.
|Emer. Prepardness||1, 2b, 2c, 6b, 6c, 9 (a, b, or c) and proof of First Aid Merit Badge|
|Family Life||Read MB Pamplet, 3,4,5|
|Fire Safety||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 (bring printed meritbadge.com workbook please)|
|Genealogy||No Prerequisites, but several notes from the instructors:
Your family situation will not prevent you from earning the genealogy merit badge. For example, if you are adopted and do not know who your biological parents are, please speak with one of the instructors, who will help you to work around your particular situation and earn the merit badge.
If you wish to start your written assignments before the first meeting of the Merit Badge College, you may do so; the following four requirements are your written homework assignments (full text of requirements at http://www.scouting.org/filestore/Merit_Badge_ReqandRes/Genealogy.pdf):
Requirement 4b: “Obtain at least one genealogical document that supports an event that is or can be recorded on your pedigree chart or family group record. The document could be found at home or at a government office, religious organization, archive, or library.”
One of your instructors, David Klees, has worked as a professional genealogist and will fulfill this requirement with you:
Your instructors will pass out printed forms for you to use for the following two requirements. Or, you may print off these forms at:
At the second session of the College, each Scout will share what he has learned about his family, to fulfill:
|Personal Management||Start Requirement 2|
|Safety||1 (bring completed notebook,) 3a, c, d, 6 (be prepared to discuss your project for approval,) 7 (bring printed meritbadge.org workbook please)|