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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
NATURE

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

Course
Description
Scouts learn about the nature around them at the Iron Hill Science Center. Nature is one of the elective merit badges for the William T. Hornaday awards for Boy scouts and Varsity Scouts., as well as the National Medal for Outdoor Achievement.
Who can
participate?
Current members of the Boy Scouts of America. Registration limited to 15 scouts.    
Dates &
Location
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
12:30 - 4:30 pm
CostProgram fee of $10.00 per scout - non-refundable
Helpful
Preparation
Scouts should bring blue card signed by Scoutmaster. Scouts should read and bring
1) Nature Merit Badge pamphlet, 2014 edition
2) Printed workbook of the Nature workbook
3) If requirements #4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, or 4h were completed with a different counselor, please bring your completed blue card record as proof to receive credit for these requirements. Requirements 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, and 4h can be completed in other merit badges that are taught here and available at IHMBC.org.
CounselorCherie Keenan, Museum Educator
Online
Registration
To Register, Click [HERE]
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the program.
AttireScouts will be indoors and outdoors, please wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Snacks, a water bottle, and insect repellant, if desired, are permitted.
Parents and
Siblings
Parents and mature siblings are welcome if they do not impact the program. Sometimes, parents can assist the Counselor. Science Center entrance fees may apply for parents and siblings who remain in the Science Center as visitors.
WeatherIn the unlikely event that a program is cancelled, scouts will be notified.
ResourcesNature Merit Badge Pamphlet, 2014
meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/nature
meritbadge.org/wiki/images/o/oc/nature.pdf
Questions Program: Counselor Cherie Keenan, (302) 894-8122 or ckeenan@ironhill-museum.org
Registrar: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943     rbroomall@usa.net
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