Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
Family Life

Delaware Academy of Science
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, Delaware 19702

Scouts will complete their Family Life merit badge through activities at the session and work that they complete before arriving.
Who can participate? Current members of the Boy Scouts of America. Registration limited to 12 scouts
Dates &
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Follow up meetings with the scout as needed.
Pennoni Associates Inc.
121 Continental Drive, Suite 207
Newark, DE 19713
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CostProgram fee of $10.00 per scout - non-refundable
Scouts must bring blue card signed by their Scoutmaster and a copy of the workbook (see Resources below) to the first session. Be prepared to discuss all topics as outlined in the Requirements. The following Requirements should be completed prior to session:
  1. Prepare an outline on what a family is and discuss this with your merit badge counselor. Tell why families are important to individuals and to society. Discuss how the actions of one member can affect other members.
  2. List several reasons why you are important to your family and discuss this with your parents or guardians and with your merit badge counselor.
  3. Prepare a list of your regular home duties or chores (at least five) and do them for 90 days. Keep a record of how often you do each of them. Discuss with your counselor the effect your chores had on your family.
CounselorJennifer Laning, PE
Registration Closed
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the workshop.
AttireScouts will be indoors, please wear clothing appropriate for the weather
Parents and
Parents are welcome; however, because of limited space other children cannot be accommodated.
WeatherThe session will be held rain or shine
Resources Workbook: : http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Family-Life.pdf
Questions Program: Counselor Jennifer Laning - jclaning@comcast.net Cell: 302-521-3023
Other: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943 - rbroomall@usa.net