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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
GEOLOGY

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

Course
Description
Scouts complete their Geology merit badge through hands-on activities at this session and work they complete before arriving at Iron Hill Museum (see pre-requisites). Requirements covered in class: 1, 2, 3, 4b, 5c1, 5c2, 5c3a, 5c4, 5c5a. Geology 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, November 4, 2017
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CostProgram fee of $20.00 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) Geology Merit Badge pamphlet, 2010 edition.
2) Printed copy of the Geology Study workbook.
CounselorCherie Keenan
Online
Registration
Registration Closed
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the program
Attire Scouts will be indoors and outdoors, please wear clothing appropriate for the weather
Bring a sturdy bag to hold collected rocks and an empty egg carton to hold and label your specimens. Water bottles, lunch, snacks and insect repellant if desired, depends on weather.
Parents and
Siblings
Parents and 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.
WeatherThe session will be held rain or shine.
Resources Geology Merit Badge Pamphlet, 2010
http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Geology
http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/e/ea/Geology.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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