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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
FORESTRY

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

Course
Description
Scouts learn of complex forest ecosystems, discover resources forests provide to humans and the role people have in sustaining forest health. Forestry is one of the elective merit badges for the William T. Hornaday awards for Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts.
Who can participate? Current members of the Boy Scouts of America. Registration limited to 15 scouts
Dates &
Location
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CostProgram fee of $10.00 per scout - non-refundable
Helpful
Preparation
Scouts should bring a blue card signed by Scoutmaster. Scouts should read and bring the following to the session:
1) Forestry Merit Badge pamphlet, 2017 edition
2) Printed copy of the Forestry Study workbook.
3) Completed requirement #4(a-e), #5(a or b or c) and #6 as pre-requisites.
CounselorCherie Keenan
Online
Registration
Registration Closed
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the workshop.
Attire Clothing appropriate for indoor and outdoor activity including appropriate footwear. Water bottles, snacks, and insect repellant if desired.
Parents and
Siblings
Parents and siblings are welcome if they do not impact the program. Museum entrance fees may apply for parents and siblings who remain in the Museum as site visitors.
WeatherThe session will be held rain or shine
Resources Forestry Merit Badge Pamphlet, 2017 edition
http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Forestry
http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/c/cf/Forestry.pdf
Questions Program: Counselor Cherie Keenan, (302) 894-8122 or ckeenan@ironhill-museum.org
Other: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943     rbroomall@usa.net
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