Merit Badge News (Updated 05/22/12)

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Counselors Wanted: If you are interested in being a Counselor for any of the 100+ Merit Badges, please contact Merit Badge Coordinator Donna Glover via email ddg216@aol.com or stop by the sign-up table on a Tuesday evening.

Did you know the Troop has a recommended sequence for Scouts to take merit badge courses? Take a look the Troop Handbook on the Troop website, found under Documents and Forms, to see what history has taught us about age-appropriate merit badges.

Got Partials? Scouts with partials in any merit badge, are encouraged to stop by the sign-up table before Tuesday night Troop meetings and express interest to Merit Badge Coordinator Donna Glover in getting a class organized.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers many great Merit Badge opportunities this summer. Follow either of these links for a complete list of the classes offered: flyer (PDF) or hmns.org, select "education" then "scouts" then "summer scouts". Or you can call 713-639-4629. Please remember, you must receive Scoutmaster approval before taking any Eagle required Badges.

Citizenship Badges & Communications Scouts:
Scouts with partials in any of the Eagle Required Citizenship or Communications merit badges should contact ASM Charles Williams, at cwilliams@olsonllp.com

new Reading Merit Badge: Most scouts like to read some books over the summer. Many have to read books for school. Why not work on this merit badge at the same time? Contact ASM Ross Spence if you want to do that: rossspence@snowfogel.com