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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Delaware Academy of Science
www.ironhill-museum.org
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, Delaware 19702
www.IHMBC.Org

Course
Description
Scouts learn about ecology, pollution, endangered species and conservation. Scouts will perform interactive hands-on experiments that not only teach but are fun!
 
Environmental Science is one of the required merit badges for the World Conservation Award for Boy Scouts, and one of the required merit badges for the William T. Hornaday awards for Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts.
 
Post-Requisites: one from #3c, #3e, #3f and second half of #4a.
Who can
participate?
Current members of the Boy Scouts of America. Registration limited to 15 scouts.    
Dates &
Location
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
CostProgram fee of $20.00 per scout - non-refundable
Helpful
Preparation
Scouts should bring a blue card signed by Scoutmaster to the session. Scouts should read and bring the following to the session:
1) Environmental Science pamphlet, 2015 edition
2) Printed copy of the Environmental Science workbook
CounselorCherie Keenan, Museum Educator
Online
Registration
Registration Closed
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the program.
AttireScouts will be indoors and outdoors, please wear clothing and shoes appropriate for the weather.
Bring a lunch, snacks and water bottle as well as insect repellant if desired.
Parents and
Siblings
Parents and mature siblings are welcome if they do not impact the program. Sometimes, parents can assist the Counselor. Museum entrance fees may apply for parents and siblings who remain in the Museum as site visitors.
WeatherIn the unlikely event that a program is rescheduled, scouts will be notified.
ResourcesEnvironmental Science Merit Badge Pamphlet, 2015
meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Environmental_Science
meritbadge.org/wiki/images/3/3a/Environmental_Science.pdf
Questions Program: Cherie Keenan, (302) 894-8122 or ckeenan@ironhill-museum.org
Other: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943     rbroomall@usa.net
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