MB Workshop Series - 4/14/18 - Camp Carpenter


MB Workshop Series - 4/14/18 - Camp Carpenter
Date/Time
Last Day To Register
4/13/2018 10:00 PM
Location
571 Holt Ave
Manchester, NH 03109, US
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LOCATION CHANGE - All programs will be happening at the DWC Volunteer Service Center - 
571 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH 03109

Please read the prerequisites and follow-up requirements (listed below) before registering!

Overall Event Information: All information presented below is accurate unless stated otherwise through separate communications from Daniel Webster Council.

  • Program Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
  • Location: Varies by merit badge. See "Course-Specific Event Information" section below.  
    • Location may be subject to change. All registered participants will receive a e-mail notification if a location change occurs.
  • This event requires registration to participate.
  • No refunds, transfers, or credits are honored for this event unless otherwise approved by the event coordinator.
  • Registration Fee:­ $25 per participant.
  • Registration Limits: 20 participants per Merit Badge course.
  • Registration Requirements:
    • Participation is restricted to registered Boy Scouts between ages 11-18.
    • Participants may participate in no more than one of the Merit Badges offered on the same date
    • Participants need to obtain permission from their Unit Leader prior to participating. (See “Check-In Procedure” below)
    • Check and/or cash registration payments can be made during the Check-In/Out procedures for the event. Checks must be payable to “Daniel Webster Council” with “MB Workshop Registration” on the for/reason line.
    • Debit/credit card payments can be made through the event registration system or at the Volunteer Service Center during operating hours.
    • Additional requirements may be within the “Course-Specific Event Information” section below.
  • What to bring/wear:
    • Bring a full water-bottle.
    • Bring appropriate gear to be indoors and outdoors throughout the program.
    • Class A uniforms are recommended but are not required.
    • Bring your own lunch – Lunch is not provided at the event.
    • Anything listed in the “Course-Specific Event Information” section below.
  • Event Coordinator: Sam Rushia – DWC Merit Badge Workshop Coordinator
    • Phone (603) 836-1128
    • Email: nhworkforce@nhscouting.org
  • Facilities: Bathroom facilities and water are available at each location.
  • Program Disclaimer: Completion of the Merit Badge(s) is not guaranteed for any participant. Be advised, due to the wording of some requirements some badges cannot be completed on-site, in-full, in one day. In those cases, every requirement which CAN be completed will be offered. It is at the discretion of the Merit Badge counselor(s) to determine if the participant(s) completed the offered set(s) of requirements throughout the duration of the program(s). Those that do not complete a merit badge during the program time will be given information from their counselor on how to complete and submit uncompleted requirements.
  • Participant Advancement Information:
    • Blue cards can be provided if the participants do not bring one.
    • When referring to the merit badge requirements, please use current ‘scouting.org’ resources. Refrain from referencing other sources regarding requirements.
    • About *prerequisite or follow-up requirements: Participants that sign up are responsible to complete these requirements outside of the allocated program time. Counselors will mark these requirements as complete when the scout provides proof of their completion during the program time. It is at the discretion of the Counselor(s) if certain requirements can be completed after the program and the method of how to do so.

Arrival & Departure:

  • Drop-off & Pickup Times:
    • Drop-off time: 8:30am – 9:00am (Parental presence for check-in* is recommended)
    • Pick-up time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm 
    • Notice: If you need to drop-off/pick-up outside these designated times, please notify the event coordinator (contact information listed in “Overall Event Information” above).
  • *Check-In Procedure: All locations will have a check-in area for all participants during the designated drop-off time. Please be ready to provide the following information for check-in:
    • Proof of registration and payment – This can be done by showing the staff the registration confirmation you received through your e-mail.
    • Proof of Unit Leader’s (Scoutmaster, Crew Advisor, etc.) permission for attendance. This can be shown by bringing a blue card signed only on the front by the Unit Leader or a printed approval e-mail from the Unit Leader.
    • Filled BSA Health & Medical Record Part A: Informed Consent, Release Agreement, and Authorization – This document is especially important if someone outside of your family is picking up the youth.

Once checked-in, the staff will direct participants to their respective classrooms.

  • Check-Out Procedure: All scouts are given their blue-card once the staff have visual confirmation that their appropriate ride is present. This procedure may be delayed due to complications with advancement paperwork. It is encouraged that all parties save questions, and comments until a majority of the check-out procedure is completed. Those who did not pay for their registration during check-in have a chance to pay during check-out with cash or checks.
  • Upon arrival to the program location, please look for posted signs directing you to the check-in area. If the program location is a business/organization – refer to their main office, main lobby, or visitor’s office unless otherwise stated within the registration details.
  • Please respect all speed limits to and from each program location. Please help us be ‘good neighbors’ and observe all posted speed limits at all times.

Course-Specific Event Information:
Note – All requirements completed or worked on outside of the program time will not count unless proof of their progress/completion can be provided to the counselor.

  • Citizenship in the Community:
    • Prerequisite or follow-up requirements:
      • 2A – “On a map of your community or using an electronic device, locate and point out the following: (1) Chief government buildings such as your city hall, county courthouse, and public works/services facilities (2) Fire station, police station, and hospital nearest your home (3) Parks, playgrounds, recreation areas, and trails (4) Historical or other points of interest
      • 3 - “Do the following”
        1. 3a – “Attend a meeting of your city, town, or county council or school board; OR attend a municipal, county, or state court session.”
        2. 3b – “Choose one of the issues discussed at the meeting where a difference of opinions was expressed and explain to your counselor why you agree with one opinion more than you do another one.”
      • 4b – “With your counselor’s and a parent’s approval, interview one person from the branch of government you identified in requirement 4a. Ask what is being done about this issue and how young people can help.”
        1. This requirement may be complete-able within the program if the counselors were able to schedule a government official to visit.
    • Registration Requirements:
      • Parental Permission – By registering for this event, you are claiming that the youth have permission from their parent to watch a movie that covers requirement 5. This movie will be picked by the merit badge counselor and will be age appropriate through the guidelines of BSA Youth Protection and the Cyber Chip.
    • Location: DWC Volunteer Service Center - 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH 03109
  • Citizenship in the Nation:
    • Prerequisite or follow-up requirements:
      • 2 – “Do TWO of the following” Scouts only need to complete one of the following, 2d will be completed during the workshop.
        1. 2a – “Visit a place that is listed as a National Historic Landmark or that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Tell your counselor what you learned about the landmark or site and what you found interesting about it.”
        2. 2b – “Tour your state capitol building or the U.S. Capitol. Tell your counselor what you learned about the capitol, its function, and its history.”
        3. 2c - “Tour a federal facility. Explain to your counselor what you saw there and what you learned about its function in the local community and how it serves this nation.”
      • 3 - “Watch the national evening news five days in a row OR read the front page of a major daily newspaper five days in a row. Discuss the national issues you learned about with your counselor. Choose one of the issues and explain how it affects you and your family.”
    • Additional items to bring:
      • Print-out or name of a ‘a speech of national historical importance.’
    • Location: DWC Volunteer Service Center - 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH 03109
  • (Cancelled) Scouting Heritage:
    • Prerequisite or follow-up requirements:
      • 5 – “Learn about the history of your unit or Scouting in your area. Interview at least two people (one from the past and one from the present) associated with your troop. These individuals could be adult unit leaders, Scouts, troop committee members, or representatives of your troop’s chartered organization. Find out when your unit was originally chartered. Create a report of your findings on the history of your troop, and present it to your patrol or troop or at a court of honor, and then add it to the troop’s library. This presentation could be in the form of an oral/written report, an exhibit, a scrapbook, or a computer presentation such as a slide show.” Perquisite or follow-up requirement.”
      • 6 – “Make a collection of some of your personal patches and other Scouting memorabilia. With their permission, you may include items borrowed from family members or friends who have been in Scouting in the past, or you may include photographs of these items. Show this collection to your counselor and share what you have learned about items in the collection. (There is no requirement regarding how large or small this collection must be.)”
    • Location: DWC Volunteer Service Center - 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH 03109
  • (Cancelled) Genealogy:
    • Prerequisite or follow-up requirements:
      • 3 – “With your parent’s help, choose a relative or a family acquaintance you can interview in person, by telephone, or by email or letter. Record the information you collect so you do not forget it.”
      • 4b – “Obtain at least one genealogical document that supports an event that is or can be recorded on your pedigree chart or family group record. The document could be found at home or at a government office, religious organization, archive, or library.”
      • 5 – “Contact ONE of the following individuals or institutions. Ask what genealogical services, records, or activities this individual or institution provides, and report the results:
        1. A genealogical or lineage society
        2. A professional genealogist (someone who gets paid for doing genealogical research)
        3. A surname organization, such as your family’s organization
        4. A genealogical educational facility or institution
        5. A genealogical record repository of any type (courthouse, genealogical library, state or national archive, state library, etc.)
    • Additional items to bring:
      • (OPTIONAL) Laptop / Tablet (With Parent’s Permission) containing materials/programs to help complete some of the requirements.
    • Location: DWC Volunteer Service Center - 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH 03109
  • (Cancelled) Scholarship:
    • Prerequisite or follow-up requirements:
      • 1 – “Do ONE of the following:”
        1. 1a – “Show that your school grades have been an average of B or higher (80 percent or higher) for one term or semester.
        2. 1b – “Show that for one term or semester you have improved your school grades over the previous period”
      • 3 – “Get a note from the principal* of your school (or another school official named by the principal) that states that during the past year, your behavior, leadership, and service has been satisfactory.” 
        • *If you are home-schooled or your school environment does not include a principal, you may obtain a note from a counterpart such as your parent. 
    • Location: DWC Volunteer Service Center - 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH 03109
Cost
$25.00 per Citizenship in the Community MB (Camp Carpenter)
$25.00 per Citizenship in the Nation (Camp Carpenter)
$25.00 per Genealogy MB (DWC Volunteer Service Center)
$25.00 per Scholarship MB (DWC Volunteer Service Center)
$25.00 per Scouting Heritage (Camp Carpenter)
Cancellation Policy
No refunds, transfers or credits are honored for this event.