Merit Badge Related

Merit Badge Counselor Training Opportunity

All T125 Adults,

Are you passionate about or an expert in a certain field?  Consider becoming a Merit Badge Counselor!  The council is always looking for Merit Badge Counselors, particularly in those areas that may not be so common.  In addition, we can always use Counselors embedded in our troop.  The only requirements are that you take Merit Badge Counselor Training and Youth Protection Training.

Personal Fitness Merit Badge - DATE CHANGED

Good Afternoon,

I'll be conducting a class on the Personal Fitness Merit Badge Sunday, Feb 10 at 6-8 PM at the Community House.  Bring your Merit Badge Workbook.  I'll provide a list of material to bring soon.  If you finished the 12 weeks fitness plan this fall or are looking to complete it this spring, please feel free to attend.  

Prerequisites include have a BSA Medical form complete, completion of Tenderfoot 6a-c, Second Class 7a-b, and First Class 8a-b.

Any questions, don't hesitate to ask

YIS

Mr Arango

Hawk Woods Merit Badge Opportunities

For those looking for Merit Badges at Hawk Woods, here is the latest details:

Continuing our Boy Scout merit badge sessions, we will be meeting on the varied Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm throughout the season.  Scouts should bring their signed blue cards and worksheets and are encouraged to begin with the merit badge booklet or online readings.  Please note the change of location.  We will be meeting at the Auburn Hills Community Center in the Carriage Room.  The Community Center is located at the Southwest corner of Squirrel and University.

Still hiking the Pedro Trail

Come earn the Pedro Trail Medal

it’s not too late. We’re still hiking the Pedro Trail Saturday Morning. Talk to your patrol mates and do it together  

It’s great training for high adventure, completing requirements and conquer a new goal you’ve never done before  

Sign up at https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showRSVPSignUp/8050D45A5A62BA02-pedro

If you need a ride, let me know and we’ll figure out details. We’re meet at the D-A store at 7:45 and stepping off at 8

Personal Fitness Test TONIGHT!!!

welcome to Michigan!   Yes, we are doing the personal fitness test at Adams HS tonight at 7pm.  Bring a sleeping pad to do sit up and push ups.  Dress in layers.  You should be cool at the start of the Mile run.  

Bring your workbooks so I can see progress

This is also open to all scout that need Tenderfoot #7a or #7c. It’s the exact same test.  

Any questions, please contact me

Me Arango

10 Mile Hike

Prepare for High Adventure, Earn a Merit Badge

Sunday Morning at 8am, 10 Mile Hike.  The route is up and back the paint creek trail to Goodison and back.  There might be a stop at a Cider Mill along the way.

Uniform: None

Dress proper for the weather, be prepared for rain

Packing list:  Water, Trail snack, rain gear, No weight requirement, hike will take 3-4 hours

We are meeting the western parking lot of the Rochester Hills Public Library.  We're stepping off at 8am sharp.

Sunday Morning Hike Information

I apologize if I confused everyone on the start location.  We are meeting at the parking on E Greenshield between Kern and Lapeer road.  We are stepping off at 9am.  Be there at least 10 min early. (I've attached a map for the meeting location)

Each Scout going to the Hiking Merit Badge (EAGLE MERIT BADGE) needs to bring a Pre-Hike Plan.  I've attached a template for you to use.  If you need blue cards let me know.

The state parks are great routes and easy to maneuver.   I've also shared a map of the route so you know where we are going.

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