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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN STUDY

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

Course
Description
Scouts learn about Herpetology with specimens in and around the museum. Learn why amphibian and reptiles are important indicators of environmental quality. Identify calls and species by sight. This session fulfills all the requirements needed for the badge. Reptile and Amphibian Study 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, April 7, 2018
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
10:30 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) Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge Pamphlet 2006
2) printed workbook copy of Reptile and Amphibian Study
3) Requirement #8a or 8b completed for a pre or a post-requisite; your choice.
CounselorCherie Keenan, Iron Hill 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. Lunch, snacks, a water bottle, and 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 canceled, scouts will be notified.
Resources Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge Pamphlet, 2006
meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Reptile_and_Amphibian_Study
meritbadge.org/wiki/images/8/8a/Reptile_and_Amphibian_Study.pdf
Questions Program: Cherie Keenan, Museum Educator (302) 894-8122 or ckeenan@ironhill-museum.org
Other: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943     rbroomall@usa.net
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