Virtual Merit Badge Offerings – August
The Mayflower Council has secured merit badge councelors to teach a few merit badges virtually. Scouts can now sign up for the following virtual merit badge offerings.
Space is limited, please sign up as soon as possible. Each course is only $10.00.
Click on the merit badge you are interested in to sign up.
Dog Care– Dog Care Merit Badge is a great merit badge for you to spend some time with your furry friend! Join us each Monday for this badge to learn about caring tips, literal tricks, and methods to take care of a pet! Note: In order to take this badge, you MUST have regular access to a dog. It does not need to be your own, but you need to be able to interact with it on a regular schedule. Monday’s, August 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 6:30 – 7:10 (40 minutes).
Space Exploration– Space Exploration is all about the interesting parts of rocket science! If you know what keeps a satellite in orbit, if you are a fan of the Curiosity Rover, if you have every built a model rocket or you have always wanted to, then this is the badge for you to take!
- Session 1: Monday’s, August 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm.
- Session 2: Wednesday’s, August 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm.
- Session 3: Friday’s, August 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm.
Insects – Insect Study Merit Badge is for all the Scouts that want to get outdoors this summer! If you know how to find the insects in your back yard, campground or local park, if you want to learn about what makes these bugs to different from other animals, or if you just like bees, this is the Merit Badge for you! Thursday’s, August 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.
Soil and Water Conservation– Soil and Water Conservation is one of three merit badges to get if you want to earn the World Conservation Award. If you know what a watershed is, if you care about sustainability and a clean environment, or if you want to learn methods to control erosion, then this is the Merit Badge for you! Monday’s, August 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Nature – Nature Merit Badge is perfect for the Scouts that want to get out in the field this summer! This Merit Badge is all about getting outdoors and identifying the amazing flora and fauna in your neck of the woods! Join us for Nature Merit Badge! Monday, August 10 and Monday, August 24 from 3:00 – 4:15 pm.
Photography – Do you know what an aperature or an f-stop are? Do you know how they work together with both digital and film cameras? Do you want to learn easy techniques to upgrade how your photos look? Join us for Photography Merit Badge to practice all this and more! Wednesday’s, August 12, 19, 26, and September 2 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.
Electricity – Do you know how your house get’s power? Do you know how to wire a circuit? Do you know the first aid for electric shock? Join us for a remote and virtual class of Electricity Merit Badge! Tuesday, August 4th and Thursday, August 6, and Tuesday, August 11 from 7:00 – 8:15pm.