Boy Scout and Girl Scout Day-Nov 2018

Sat. Nov 3, 2018 at 8:15am EDT
All Ages
$9.00 - $25.00
All Ages
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$9.00 - $25.00
All Ages
Event Description

Boy Scount and Girl Scout Day


at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum


November 3, 2018


Pick one morning and/or one afternoon session:



  • AM BSA Collections

  • AM or PM BSA Electricity

  • AM BSA Engineering

  • AM or PM BSA Railroading

  • PM BSA Scouting Heritage

  • PM GSA Engineering (Sr. & Ambassador)


Or the following all day sessions:



  • BSA Communications (Eagle)


Morning and all day sessions begin at 9 AM with registration starting at 8:15 AM.  Afternoon sessions begin at 1 PM  with registration for attendees who have NOT attended a morning session starting at 12:15 PM.


Please bring a lunch if you are going to be at the Museum all day and keep your lunch with you (do not leave lunch in the car).  Also, bring appropriate warm clothes as not all "classroom" sites are heated.


When registering for scouts, register for individual sessions if the scout is only taking one merit badge and register for a bundle (morning and afternoon badges) if the scout is taking two merit badges.  


Be sure to enter the name of the scout for each registration during the check-out process. 


Free Reading and Scholarship Badges:


Scouts who register for two badges may earn Reading and/or Scholarship by submitting ALL requirements to the registrar/counselor prior to  November 3, 2018


Please review the following refund policy BEFORE COMPLETING REGISTRATIONS:


- Refund requests will be honored if the request is received by the Museum on or before October 20, 2018. Requests received after that date WILL NOT BE HONORED.


- The amount of the refund will be the amount paid for the event MINUS THE ShowClix PROCESSING Fee.


- Refund requests should be submitted to the Museum via e-mail at businessmanager@pa-trolley.org. The refund request should include the name of the person who purchased the tickets and the ShowClix confirmation number.


- Refund requests will not be processed until the WEEK AFTER THE EVENT.


- The WILL BE NO REFUNDS for no-shows or late arrivals.


PRE AND POST REQUIREMENTS FOR BADGES


PRE-req is strongly preferred in most cases, although in some limited cases post-req is permissible


BSA Communications


Communication is a difficult Eagle-Required badge. We generally don’t recommend these classes for newer/younger Scouts. There is a lot of preparation to do. The all-day class sessions will generally provide you with an audience and critiques as described in the merit badge pamphlet. Please don’t show up unprepared. Practice, practice, practice in advance. Merit Badge day is “Show Time”!  We believe your learning experience will be enhanced if you read the merit badge pamphlet and attempt to complete at least part of the workbook in advance.


All Requirements for Communication, except #8, are PRE-req only and cannot be done Post-req.  Scouts must come to class prepared to present.


R1c prep) Be prepared to describe for 2-3 minutes your “best campout ever” by creating bullet points on a notecard or their electronic equivalent.


R2a) Prepare the “creative way to describe yourself” as described in the requirements. Be prepared to present this to your counselor.


R3 prep) Be prepared to perform a five-minute speech on a topic of your choice. You may speak from notecards or their electronic equivalent.


R4) Interview someone you know, and be prepared to deliver your introduction and invitation of this person. You may speak from notecards or their electronic equivalent.


R5) Surprisingly None: We will “attend a meeting” during class by video. The Scouts will then complete a facilitated template.


R6) Be prepared to teach a skill (of your choice) in 3-4 minutes.


R7a) None: We will learn how to do this in class, and practice it.


R8) Please do all of R8 in advance of class and give the PTM’s lead counselor a letter from your Scoutmaster attesting to your completion. If this is not possible before class, you may “post-req” this section by following up with the counselor (or any counselor of your choice).


R9) Be prepared to share your findings about three careers in Communications. 


BSA Collections


Bring your collection if practical, or a picture/s of it


BSA Electricity


R2) Home Safety Inspection


R8) Wiring Diagram – floor plan


BSA Engineering


R9) Careers in Engineering


GSA Engineering


R3) Plan a Take Action project that helps others


BSA Railroading


R8b1) Bring either a camera, cell phone camera, video camera, or sketching materials (pencil/paper)


BSA Scouting Heritage


None


BSA Reading and Scholarship


100% pre-requisite, there is no class session


FUTURE SCOUT MERIT BADGE DATES


2019: May 11, July 6 and November 2 (badges to be determined)

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Venue Details
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum 1 Museum Road
Washington, PA 15301