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EOCS 3rd Annual Merit Badge Fair

Merit Badge
Workbooks

The 3rd Annual EOCS Merit Badge Fair will take place on Saturday, March 30th at St. Demetrios Astoria.

There will be 4 sessions available and you must register for those classes before Wed. March 27th at 8PM.

Cost of the event is $7 and must be paid online. Lunch will be provided.

Please download the workbook for the classes you register for and complete all prerequisites before the merit badge fair.

All work must be completed in order to receive your merit badge.

Scoutmasters must provide you with a blue card(s) to bring to the class.

If you have any questions please contact your scoutmaster.

Full uniform is required as this is a scouting event.

Prerequisites

 

If a merit badge is not listed below, please do not assume that there are no pre-requisites. A scout is Prepared. Please do your research before coming to the class. 

Archeology

4a, 4b - Present at MB Rally
7a or b or c

11 b research the restoration project on the Parthenon in Athens and write a short report

Citizenship in the Nation
You should fill the sheet out, but things you have to do that are beyond looking up on the net are; 
#2 - Do two of the following:
a) Visit a national Historic Landmark and write about it                                            b) Tour your states Capitol building or US Capitol. Write about it.                              c) Tour a Federal Facility. Write about it                                                                  d) Choose a national monument. Using books, brochures, net, write about it

# 6) Choose a Speech of National Importance. Choose a sentence or two and write it out. Tell about the author and significance of the speech.

 #8)  Name your two senators and one congressman.  Write and send a letter to them(mail or internet) about a significant topic. Bring a copy of the letter.

 
Health Care Professions: 
Fill out the whole sheet.

 #5) we'll do together at the MB Fair 

 #9)  Serve as a volunteer at a health related event or facility (ie: Blood drive, health fair, Blood pressure screening, or a medical office)  report on the experience.

Citizenship in the World
3 a a& b
4 c,
7 any two.  Be prepared to discuss others

 

Dog Care

4 Keep log for 6-7 weeks

8, 9
 

Family Life:
3,4,5,6  ****# requires 90 days of chores 

 

Reading:
Come with all 6 items done prepare for discussion

 

Emergency Prep:  

- Suggest viewing CDC Zombie Apocalypse

- any video/you tube on Hurricane Snow storm or other such emergency suggestions Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy

Proof of First Aid Merit Badge  (photocopy of badge or completed blue card is fine)

2 b we will do 1-5 together , they should have 5 others completed  

2 c family plan  emergency contact list in WRITING

photos of personal Go Bag and Family emergency kit (photos should include food, clothes, medication, and the like , if scout owns a pet it must include pet supplies) Family kit should be able to help family for minimum of 3 days (CDC recommendation)

7 we will discuss fire drill/ other emergency drills  done in scholar other such setting

9. home inspection choose one room in your house and do the safety inspection as outlined in Merit badge book 


Dentistry

3, 4c, 6 complete two of the five requirements

 

Photography

1a, 5, 6 is recommended but can be done at class, & 7

 

Scholarship

 1,2,3,5

Citizenship in Society

Must be at least First Class and over the age of 14.

Fill out full workbook.

 

Collections
Full packet needs to be completed

 

Digital Technology

  1. Show your counselor your current, up-to-date Cyber Chip.

  1. Do THREE of the following. For each project you complete, copy the files to a backup device and share the finished projects with your counselor:

    1. Using a spreadsheet or database program, develop a food budget for a patrol weekend campout OR create a troop roster that includes the name, rank, patrol, and telephone number of each Scout. Show your counselor that you can sort the roster by each of the following categories: rank, patrol, and alphabetically by name.

    2. Using a word processor, write a draft letter to the parents of your troop's Scouts, inviting them to a troop event.

    3. Using a graphics program, design and draw a campsite plan for your troop OR create a flier for an upcoming troop event, incorporating text and some type of visual such as a photograph or an illustration.

    4. Using a presentation software program, develop a report about a topic approved by your counselor. For your presentation, create at least five slides, with each one incorporating text and some type of visual such as a photograph or an illustration.

    5. Using a digital device, take a picture of a troop activity. Send or transfer this image to a device where the picture can be shared with your counselor.

    6. Make a digital recording of your voice, transfer the file to a different device, and have your counselor play back the recording.

    7. Create a blog and use it as an online journal of your Scouting activities, including group discussions and meetings, campouts, and other events. Include at least five entries and two photographs or illustrations. Share your blog with your counselor. You need not post the blog to the Internet; however, if you choose to go live with your blog, you must first share it with your parents AND counselor AND get their approval.

    8. Create a Web page for your troop, patrol, school, or place of worship. Include at least three articles and two photographs or illustrations. Include at least one link to a website of interest to your audience. You need not post the page to the Internet; however, if you decide to do so, you must first share the Web page with your parents AND counselor AND get their approval.


Safety:


1. Prepare notebook and bring it with you.

2. a,b

5. Fill out all sections

6. Speak with your scoutmaster for a project. Complete the project before fair.

Complete Home Safety Checklist

Entrepreneurship:


3. Complete the interview
4. Complete

5 & 6. Complete business plan and all questions

Citizenship in the Community


2. Be prepared to show these places on your phone or tablet.
3. Take a photo of yourself at one of these meetings or get a letter from someone there.

4. Using parents approval prepare the interview

5. Watch movie

6. Fill out

7. a,b,c

8. May be emailed or uploaded to youtube or any social media and shared to counselor. 

Programing:

1a
5a, 5b, 5c, 5d

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