Merit Badge Days

Merit Badge Days

Posted By Dick Hanaburgh

Merit Badge Days

 

Bird Study Merit Badge – November 18, 2017

10:00AM-3:00PM – Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

1610 Welch Rd
North Java NY 14113

Cost: $12

Don’t be one of those people who see something in flight & dismiss it as “just a bird.” Come & learn how to ID most birds quickly & dive into their fascinating world. Color, field marks, behavior, & song are the things that make each species unique. Prerequisites include #2, #3 & #8a. Be sure to read your entire official booklet before the workshop.

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Forestry Merit Badge – November 18, 2017

10:00AM-3:00PM – Tifft Nature Preserve

Cost: $12

Investigate the diversity of trees and the life cycle of a forest. Discover the vital part trees play in our own existence. Prerequisites 4 and 8 should be completed prior to session and emailed to mhughes@sciencebuff.org or mailed to Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203. Snack and drink provided.

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Energy Merit Badge – December 2, 2017

10:00AM-2:30PM – Tifft Nature Preserve

Cost: $12

Where would we be without it? What does it really cost? What does it do to the environment? Explore the answers. Prerequisites 1a, 4, 5, and 8 should be completed prior to session and emailed to mhughes@sciencebuff.org or mailed to Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203. Snack and drink provided.

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Weather Merit Badge – December 9, 2017

10:00AM-1:30PM – Tifft Nature Preserve

Cost: $12

It influences what we do, where we go, what we wear. Get more familiar with one of the “hot topics” of the day. Prerequisites 9a and 11 should be completed prior to session and emailed to mhughes@sciencebuff.org or mailed to Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203. Snack and drink provided.

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Sustainability Merit Badge – December 9, 2017

10:00AM-3:00PM – Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

1610 Welch Rd
North Java NY 14113

Cost: $12

Required for Eagle Scout. Water, food, community, energy, and your precious stuff are all elements of your life that relate to sustainability. We will explore the ways you & your family can creatively help make our world more sustainable.  Prerequisites include #2 Water A & B,  #2 Food A & B,  #2 Community A & B,  #2 Energy A & C,  #2 Stuff A & B  & #5 A & B. Be sure to read your entire official booklet before the workshop.

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Chemistry Merit Badge – December 16, 2017

9:00AM-3:00PM – Tifft Nature Preserve

Cost: $12

Do you think of a lab when you think of chemistry? It’s all around you… and it all starts in nature. Visit the ideas, uses, and regulations. Prerequisites 5 and 7b should be completed prior to session and emailed to mhughes@sciencebuff.org or mailed to Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203. Snack and drink provided.

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Sustainability Merit Badge – December 16, 2017

10:00AM-3:00PM – Tifft Nature Preserve

Cost: $15

Earn this Eagle Required Merit Badge from seasoned counselors. Wild Spirit Education merit badge counselors are well versed in the many topics that they teach. These are fun and interactive workshopsPre-requisites: #2(Community A) and #2(Stuff A).  Location: Delevan Scout Building, 10 Main Street, Delevan, NY

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