Class Schedule - Youth

Automotive Maintenance - T90 MBC   Automotive Maintenance - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: None

Modern automobiles are important to many aspects of American life. Those who service automobiles must understand each principle, and how these principles interact to provide smooth, efficient performance. Owners of cars also benefit by understanding how their vehicles operate. This enables them to understand why certain periodic maintenance is required to keep their vehicles in tip-top shape.Prerequisites: Minimum Scout age should be 14. Must wear jeans and boots
Chemistry - T90 MBC   Chemistry - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1, 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Scouts taking this class will learn more about chemical safety and storage, chemicals for commercial and industrial use, responsibilities to the environment, and careers in chemistry. Scouts will also have the hands-on opportunity to participate in fun laboratory experiments.Prerequisites: 1a, 4a, 4b, 4c, 6b, 6c, one of 7a, b, c, or d Record in Chemistry Workbook. Bring workbook and pencil to class.
Citizenship in the Nation - T90 MBC   Citizenship in the Nation - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 12
Seats Available: 5

As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens who are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights. They will understand the need to participate in their governments and protect their freedom, helping to defend their country and standing up for individual rights on behalf of all its citizens.Prerequisites: Merit badge pamphlet should be read prior to MBC. Scout should have visited 2 places for Req. 2(a), 2(b), or 2(c), and be prepared to discuss the visits with the Counselor, or 1 of the places and completed requirement 2(d), bring research/report to discuss.Reqs. 3, 6, and 8 should also be completed before MBC. 12 years or older
Citizenship in the World - T90 MBC   Citizenship in the World - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: 8

Scouts who earn the Citizenship in the World merit badge will discover that they are already citizens of the world. How good a world citizen each person is depends on his willingness to understand and appreciate the values, traditions, and concerns of people in other countries.Prerequisites - Requirement 7. Scouts must be at least 14 years old.
Communication - T90 MBC   Communication - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1, 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 6

This clear and concise definition comes from the U.S. Department of Education: "Communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field of communication promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication."Prerequisites: - Prepare for Req. 2a, 3, 4, and 6 and be ready to give these speeches during the weekend.- Req. 7 can be done beforehand, with a copy submitted at the MBC.- Req. 5 can be done beforehand, with a copy of the meeting agenda signed by the SM submitted at the MBC.- Similarly with Req. 8.
Electricity - T90 MBC   Electricity - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Electricity is a powerful and fascinating force of nature. As early as 600 BC, observers of the physical world suspected that electricity existed but did not have a name for it. In fact, real progress in unraveling the mystery of electricity has come only within the last 250 years.Prequisites: 2. Complete an electrical home safety inspection of your home, using the checklist found in this (the merit badge) pamphlet or one approved by your counselor.Discuss what you find with your counselor. (See the Sample Home Electrical Inspection Checklist at the end of this workbook.)8. On a floor plan of a room in your home, make a wiring diagram of the lights, switches, and outlets. Show which fuse or circuit breaker protects each one.
Farm Mechanics - T90 MBC   Farm Mechanics - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

From the mattock and hoe to the horse and mule, the cotton gin and reaper, the tractor and air seeder—this is the story of farm equipment. Today, most farms are mechanized and farmers can do most of their own maintenance work and make the adjustments needed on their many intricate farm implements.Prerequisites: - Req 1b, and 1d bring drawing and MSDS sheets to class.- Bring two tools, if you can, to be used for req. 3 a, c, d; OR do 3b and bring proof (before and after pictures would be ideal).- Bring the merit badge worksheet.
Fire Safety - T90 MBC   Fire Safety - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 7

The ability to use fire safely is essential to human survival. By earning this merit badge, Scouts will learn to uses fire safely and responsibly, how to prevent home fires, and how to handle fire safely, as well as burn prevention, and camping safety.Prerequisites: 6a. Draw a home fire-escape plan, create a home fire-drill schedule, and conduct a home fire drill.12. Choose a fire safety-related career that interests you and describe the level of education required and responsibilities of a person in that position. Tell why this positioninterests you.
Fishing - T90 MBC   Fishing - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1, 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Scouts will learn to catch, clean, and cook a fish in this class. Participants will also review Pennsylvania fishing regulations and learn about fishing lines, lures, & knots.Prerequisites: none
Geocaching - T90 MBC   Geocaching - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 7

This class proves more than any other that, as technology advances, so do a Scout’s techniques. We strongly recommend that a Scout procure and become familiar with his own GPS unit prior to attempting to earn this merit badge.Prerequisites: - Requirements 8 and 9. Please provide documentation.- Be able to use a map and compass,- be familiar with leave no trace- with a parents permission set up a user account at www.geocaching.com and complete Requirement #7.- Please bring a GPS unit if you have one or can borrow one from your unit. If you do not have access to one let us know at time of registration. Smart phones with GPScapability are acceptable. Requirements 8 and 9 will need to be completed prior to arrival or after the event. Please provide documentation.
Law - T90 MBC   Law - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 13
Seats Available: 5

Earning this merit badge enables a Scout to learn about the history and kinds of laws, the purpose and methods of law enforcement, consumer protection agencies, emerging law, and careers in the legal profession.Prerequisites: 4. Ask five people (not more than one from your immediate family) about the role of law enforcement officers in our society. Discuss their answers with them. Go to a law enforcement officer in your neighborhood and ask about his or her responsibilities and duties. Report your findings.6. Best if completed in advance: Attend a session of a civil or criminal court. Write 250 words or more on what you saw. Plan and conduct a mock trial with your troop or schoolclass. After the trial is over, discuss it with the group. Minimum age 12
Leatherwork - T90 MBC   Leatherwork - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 2

This traditional camp favorite allows Scouts to fashion articles out of leather.Prerequisites: none
Mammal Study - T90 MBC   Mammal Study - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 10

Participants will discover the characteristics that distinguish mammals from the rest of the animal kingdom. Scouts will also research specific species and execute a conservation project.Prerequisites: Complete 3C and bring it to class with you.
Welding - T90 MBC   Welding - T90 MBC
Time Block(s): 1
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: None

Prerequisites: none. Scouts must be at least age 14. Fire-resistant clothing (no torn jeans) and shoes are required.
Bird Study - T90 MBC   Bird Study - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 1
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 6

Birds are among the most fascinating creatures on Earth. Many are beautifully colored. Others are accomplished singers. Many of the most important discoveries about birds and how they live have been made by amateur birders. In pursuing this hobby, a Scout might someday make a valuable contribution to our understanding of the natural world. Prerequisites: #5 and #8
Automotive Maintenance - T90 MBC   Automotive Maintenance - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: 8

Modern automobiles are important to many aspects of American life. Those who service automobiles must understand each principle, and how these principles interact to provide smooth, efficient performance. Owners of cars also benefit by understanding how their vehicles operate. This enables them to understand why certain periodic maintenance is required to keep their vehicles in tip-top shape.Prerequisites: Minimum Scout age should be 14. Must wear jeans and boots
Chess - T90 MBC   Chess - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

The game of chess has been played for hundreds of years, and your Scouts will enjoy learning more about this “Game of Kings.”Prerequisites: none.
Citizenship in the World - T90 MBC   Citizenship in the World - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: 11

Scouts who earn the Citizenship in the World merit badge will discover that they are already citizens of the world. How good a world citizen each person is depends on his willingness to understand and appreciate the values, traditions, and concerns of people in other countries.Prerequisites - Requirement 7. Scouts must be at least 14 years old.
Engineering - T90 MBC   Engineering - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Engineers use both science and technology to turn ideas into reality, devising all sorts of things, ranging from a tiny, low-cost battery for your cell phone to a gigantic dam across the mighty Yangtze River in China.Prerequisites: Req. 1- Bring a small mechanical toy from home.Req. 2- Write a short paragraph of the achievement and cite all sources at the bottom of the page.Req. 9- Find three careers opportunities in engineering and list the three opportunities. Pick one and research the education, training and experience required forthis profession. (Discussion portion will take place at the MB Session).
Entrepreneurship - T90 MBC   Entrepreneurship - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 3

By earning the Entrepreneurship merit badge, Scouts will learn about identifying opportunities, creating and evaluating business ideas, and exploring the feasibility (how doable it is) of an idea for a new business. They will also have the chance to fit everything together as they start and run their own business ventures.
Fire Safety - T90 MBC   Fire Safety - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

The ability to use fire safely is essential to human survival. By earning this merit badge, Scouts will learn to uses fire safely and responsibly, how to prevent home fires, and how to handle fire safely, as well as burn prevention, and camping safety.Prerequisites: 6a. Draw a home fire-escape plan, create a home fire-drill schedule, and conduct a home fire drill.12. Choose a fire safety-related career that interests you and describe the level of education required and responsibilities of a person in that position. Tell why this positioninterests you.
Fish & Wildlife Management - T90 MBC   Fish & Wildlife Management - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2, 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 1

Scouts taking this class will learn more about sound conservation & management practices. Participants will also explore the professional opportunities related to this field.Prerequisites: 5,6,7 are usually done during the winter or nesting season or take 2 months of observations, they could do these before or after the MBC.
Forestry - T90 MBC   Forestry - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Participants will learn to identify and describe the various uses for different sources of wood. Scouts will also learn more about the life cycles of trees and timber production. Prerequisites: none
Mammal Study - T90 MBC   Mammal Study - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 7

Participants will discover the characteristics that distinguish mammals from the rest of the animal kingdom. Scouts will also research specific species and execute a conservation project.Prerequisites: Complete 3C and bring it to class with you.
Photography - T90 MBC   Photography - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2, 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 10

Beyond capturing family memories, photography offers a chance to be creative. Many photographers use photography to express their creativity, using lighting, composition, depth, color, and content to make their photographs into more than snapshots. Good photographs tell us about a person, a news event, a product, a place, a scientific breakthrough, an endangered animal, or a time in history.Prerequisites: • 1.b - Scouts must show counselor their current, up-to-date Cyber Chip• Bring a digital camera, the camera instruction manual if available (just in case there are any feature questions) and any attachments required to download pictures to a laptop tocompile the pictures for requirement 4. 5,6 and 7.• Class assignments can be completed using a phone or PC camera provided there is a way to share, organize and edit digital images to complete all merit badge requirements.• Identify three career opportunities in Photography. Pick one and be prepared to explain to counselor how you prepare for this career.• Scout is encouraged to reach out to merit badge counselor if they have any question on the requirements or want guidance on completing the pre session requirements.
Plumbing - T90 MBC   Plumbing - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2, 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: 7

Plumbing, including pipe fitting, is an important and well-paid occupation. The industry is quite broad. It covers installations and repairs in homes, commercial properties, and factories. Plumbing pipelines are used for water supply, waste drainage, natural-gas heating, and many other purposes.Prerequisites: none. Scouts must wear long pants, long sleeve shirt, boots, gloves (leather) and eye protection. Scouts must be at least age 14.
Welding - T90 MBC   Welding - T90 MBC
Time Block(s): 2
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: None

Prerequisites: none. Scouts must be at least age 14. Fire-resistant clothing (no torn jeans) and shoes are required.
Woodcarving - T90 MBC   Woodcarving - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2, 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 1

Most boys take to whittling like ducks to water, making this badge a natural camp activity. Prerequisites: Scuts must have Totin Chip.
Electronics - T90 MBC   Electronics - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 5

Electronics is the science that controls the behavior of electrons so that some type of useful function is performed. Today, electronics is a fast-changing and exciting field.Prerequisites - Read the Electronics MB Book and do Req 6. Find out about three career opportunities in electronics that interest you. Come prepared to discuss with andexplain to your counselor what training and education are needed for each position. Minimum age for taking the class at the camporee is 14.
Geocaching - T90 MBC   Geocaching - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 2
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 6

This class proves more than any other that, as technology advances, so do a Scout’s techniques. We strongly recommend that a Scout procure and become familiar with his own GPS unit prior to attempting to earn this merit badge.Prerequisites: - Requirements 8 and 9. Please provide documentation.- Be able to use a map and compass,- be familiar with leave no trace- with a parents permission set up a user account at www.geocaching.com and complete Requirement #7.- Please bring a GPS unit if you have one or can borrow one from your unit. If you do not have access to one let us know at time of registration. Smart phones with GPScapability are acceptable. Requirements 8 and 9 will need to be completed prior to arrival or after the event. Please provide documentation.
Automotive Maintenance - T90 MBC   Automotive Maintenance - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: None

Modern automobiles are important to many aspects of American life. Those who service automobiles must understand each principle, and how these principles interact to provide smooth, efficient performance. Owners of cars also benefit by understanding how their vehicles operate. This enables them to understand why certain periodic maintenance is required to keep their vehicles in tip-top shape.Prerequisites: Minimum Scout age should be 14. Must wear jeans and boots
Chess - T90 MBC   Chess - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

The game of chess has been played for hundreds of years, and your Scouts will enjoy learning more about this “Game of Kings.”Prerequisites: none.
Disability Awareness - T90 MBC   Disability Awareness - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 2

Look around at the Scouts in your unit, the members of your sports teams, and the kids in your class - you will see that each person has their own personalities, distinct interests and ideas, different physical features, and different strengths and needs.Prerequisites - Req #4 - Visit 2 locations and take notes about the accessibility;- Req #7 Five professions that provide service;- Need Scoutmaster's permission to give presentation to Scouts after return from Penn-Mar.
Engineering - T90 MBC   Engineering - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Engineers use both science and technology to turn ideas into reality, devising all sorts of things, ranging from a tiny, low-cost battery for your cell phone to a gigantic dam across the mighty Yangtze River in China.Prerequisites: Req. 1- Bring a small mechanical toy from home.Req. 2- Write a short paragraph of the achievement and cite all sources at the bottom of the page.Req. 9- Find three careers opportunities in engineering and list the three opportunities. Pick one and research the education, training and experience required forthis profession. (Discussion portion will take place at the MB Session).
Leatherwork - T90 MBC   Leatherwork - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 7

This traditional camp favorite allows Scouts to fashion articles out of leather.Prerequisites: none
Scouting Heritage - T90 MBC   Scouting Heritage - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 5

Traffic Safety - T90 MBC   Traffic Safety - T90 MBC (MB)
Time Block(s): 3
Day: 0
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: None

Staying safe in traffic wherever you live is getting more difficult all the time, as more and more people take to the road. Earning the Traffic Safety merit badge and will give Scouts some crucial tools to stay safer, when driving a car on a highway, riding a bike across town, or jogging across a busy street.
Welding - T90 MBC   Welding - T90 MBC
Time Block(s): 3
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Minimum Age: 14
Seats Available: None

Prerequisites: none. Scouts must be at least age 14. Fire-resistant clothing (no torn jeans) and shoes are required.
No T-Shirt - T90 MBC   No T-Shirt - T90 MBC
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A), Adult MB Lead Counselor (A)
Seats Available: Unlimited

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T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult 2XL   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult 2XL
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $17.00
Seats Available: 4

T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult 3XL   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult 3XL
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $17.00
Seats Available: Unlimited

T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult 4XL   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult 4XL
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $17.00
Seats Available: Unlimited

T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult LG   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult LG
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $15.00
Seats Available: Unlimited

T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult MD   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult MD
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $15.00
Seats Available: Unlimited

T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult SM   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult SM
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $15.00
Seats Available: Unlimited

T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult XL   T-Shirt - T90 MBC - Adult XL
Time Block(s): 5
Available To: Youth (Y), Adult (not helping) (A), Adult MB Helper (A)
Amount: $15.00
Seats Available: Unlimited