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This section is dedicated to Merit Badge Clinics, Merit Badge Universities, and other Merit Badge opportunities for scouts. Opportunities for Merit Badges will be posted here. Be sure to frequently visit this page!


Highland Methodist Merit Badge University - Saturday Feb 21, 2015

posted Nov 28, 2014, 11:25 AM by Kevin Parker

Troop 357 will again be hosting Merit Badge University on Saturday, 21 February 2015 at Highland United Methodist Church.
Pre-registration is open now and will close SOON.

We will register as a Troop so it is imperative that you register as soon as possible so that we can get the selections in for all Scouts. Registering late means you jeopardize not only your selections, but those of other Scouts in Troop 350. Hence, Troop 350 will close registration on Wednesday Dec 3rd.

Highland Methodist is located at Troop 1901 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. Drop off is at 8AM and full day courses will generally go until 3-4PM. 

Please see attached Merit Badge Prerequisites which you are required to complete before attending the session. There is also a registration instructions and policies document. Please read.

Mr. Parker as well as other Scoutmasters/Adult volunteers will be onsite during the day. Please route any questions to Mr. Parker.

Please signup as soon as possible for your MB selections HERE.

10/11/2014 HighPoint, Kernversville NC

posted Sep 11, 2014, 10:16 AM by Rob Lockhart   [ updated Sep 11, 2014, 11:11 AM ]

Merit Badge Opportunity 1.5hrs driving distance from Asbury at High Point and Kernversville, NC.  Please see here:
http://meritbadge.info/mbn/EventDetails.aspx?ID=43B547C3-E32F-425A-9C96-FEED2A0F8961
  • This is FREE but requires your own bluecard and lunch
  • Prerequisites as specified above
  • Some MBs have a minimum age requirement.
NOTE: this has NOT been advertised to the troop yet, as signup is required at the troop level. That means that at least three or four ASMs need to commit to this trip and coordinate.

Bass Pro Shops MBs

posted Sep 3, 2014, 8:17 PM by Rob Lockhart   [ updated Sep 3, 2014, 8:21 PM ]

Bass Pro Shops is sponsoring Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges. Call to signup and register. 6PM Tuesdays and Thursdays in September 2014. More info HERE.
1801 North Harrison Avenue, Cary, NC 27513  (919) 677-5100

Outdoor Merit Badge Experience - 9/12-9/14

posted Jul 28, 2014, 9:55 AM by Rob Lockhart   [ updated Sep 10, 2014, 2:51 PM ]

Outdoor Merit Badge opportunity for Sept. 12-14, 2014 on Optimist Farm Club Property in Raleigh (close to Apex). Please click the URL below to sign up!
http://bit.ly/1qjEEc2 (thanks to Mr. Edmon Jones for creating the Google Form)

Merit Badges taught (* = Eagle-Required, FD=full-day, AM=1/2-day morning, PM=1/2-day afternoon):
Animal Science or Veterinary Medicine (FD)*Cooking (FD)*Communications (AM)
*Environmental Science (FD)*First Aid (FD)
Forestry (AM)
*Personal Management (PM)Insect Study (PM)
Nature (AM)
Orienteering (AM)Railroading (AM)(PM)Salesmanship (FD)
Scouting Heritage (AM)(PM)Soil & Water Conservation (PM)*Camping (AM)
Wilderness Survival (FD)Fingerprinting (AM)
Cost: $20/scout, $10/adult
  • Registration opens July 28, closes Aug 12th. Troop 350 needs to have your money and commitment by 8/12.
  • You must sign up for either one full-day MB or an AM MB and a PM MB.
  • Communicate with T350 ASMs, we need at least three ASMs or perhaps more. 
  • Check-in 9/12 4-8PM, Check-out 9/14 10AM
  • Transportation will be to/from Asbury unless otherwise arranged and approved in advance.
  • Troop 350 scouts will set up camp and patrols responsible for food.
  • Port-a-Pottie's and water available on-site.
  • Saturday events start 8:00AM, Saturday campfire starts at dark.
  • Bring blue cards to be processed.
  • Hosted by Venture Crew 75 - American Legion Post 116.

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