Class Schedule - Youth

Citizenship in the World   Citizenship in the World (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 24

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.
American Business   American Business (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Earning the American Business merit badge can help Scouts learn practical business matters that will be useful throughout life. Learning how businesses function will help you understand society and uncover a number of career options.
Astronomy   Astronomy (MB) - STEM
Time Block(s): 1, 2 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 10

In learning about astronomy, Scouts study how activities in space affect our own planet and bear witness to the wonders of the night sky: the nebulae, or giant clouds of gas and dust where new stars are born; old stars dying and exploding; meteor showers and shooting stars; the moon, planets, and a dazzling array of stars.
Citizenship in the Community   Citizenship in the Community (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 1, 2 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 8

nation is a patchwork of communities that differ from each other and may be governed differently. But regardless of how local communities differ, they all have one point in common: In the United States, local government means self-government. Good citizens help to make decisions about their community through their elected local officials.
Crime Prevention   Crime Prevention (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.
Energy   Energy (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 1, 2 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 25

Saving, producing, and using energy wisely will be critical to America's future. If we are to leave future generations with a world in which they can live as well or better than we have, Scouts and other potential leaders of tomorrow must begin the hard work of understanding energy and the vital role it will play in the future.
First Aid   First Aid (MB) - Scout Skills
Time Block(s): 1, 2 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 23

First aid — caring for injured or ill persons until they can receive professional medical care — is an important skill for every Scout. With some knowledge of first aid, a Scout can provide immediate care and help to someone who is hurt or who becomes ill. First aid can help prevent infection and serious loss of blood. It could even save a limb or a life.
Fly Fishing   Fly Fishing (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 18

Fly-fishing is a specialized form of fishing that combines skill and artistry. Because it is so rich with tradition, it is a passion for millions of people. The beauty of the water, the solitude, and the skills that the sport requires have made fly-fishing very important in the lives of many notable people.
Gardening   Gardening (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 13

Humans have been growing plants for thousands of years. Farmers and horticulturists make their living growing food and other plants, while other people grow gardens for pleasure. Becoming a good gardener requires a Scout to understand the science of growing plants—how to prepare the soil, how to select and plant seeds, and how to care for the growing plants
Golf   Golf (MB) - Field Sports
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Golf is unique because the players police themselves. Other sports depend upon referees or umpires to apply penalties when there are infractions of the rules. In golf, every player is expected to act honorably, and the welfare and integrity of the game rely on every player's honesty. This is why golf often is referred to as a "gentleman's game."
Inventing   Inventing (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 1 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 13

Inventing involves finding technological solutions to real-world problems. Inventors understand the importance of inventing to society because they creatively think of ways to improve the lives of others. Explore the world of inventing through this new merit badge, and discover your inner inventiveness.
Nature   Nature (MB) - Nature
Time Block(s): 1, 2 (6:00PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 34

There is a very close connection between the soil, the plants, and all animal life, including people. Understanding this connection, and the impact we have upon it, is important to preserving the wilderness, as well as to our own well-being as members of the web of nature.
Citizenship in the World   Citizenship in the World (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 18

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.
Disabilities Awareness   Disabilities Awareness (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 14

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.
American Business   American Business (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 16

Earning the American Business merit badge can help Scouts learn practical business matters that will be useful throughout life. Learning how businesses function will help you understand society and uncover a number of career options.
American Cultures   American Cultures (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 13

The United States is a nation of immigrants. Every person came to America from somewhere else—or their ancestors did—and understanding these various cultural backgrounds can help Scouts to live in harmony with others in our varied and increasingly multicultural society.
Crime Prevention   Crime Prevention (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 21

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.
Fly Fishing   Fly Fishing (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Fly-fishing is a specialized form of fishing that combines skill and artistry. Because it is so rich with tradition, it is a passion for millions of people. The beauty of the water, the solitude, and the skills that the sport requires have made fly-fishing very important in the lives of many notable people.
Golf   Golf (MB) - Field Sports
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Golf is unique because the players police themselves. Other sports depend upon referees or umpires to apply penalties when there are infractions of the rules. In golf, every player is expected to act honorably, and the welfare and integrity of the game rely on every player's honesty. This is why golf often is referred to as a "gentleman's game."
Leave No Trace/Outdoor Ethics   Leave No Trace/Outdoor Ethics - Training
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Amount: $3.00
Seats Available: 27

This course is the basic introduction to Leave no Trace. All ranksnow have an element of teaching Leave no Trace. (Recommended for Den Chiefs)
Plant Science   Plant Science (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 2 (7:30PM)
Day: F
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 17

Plant scientists use their curiosity and knowledge to develop questions about the world of plants. Then they try to answer those questions with further observations and experiments in the laboratory and in the field. To earn this merit badge, Scouts will explore three of the most important plant science specialties: agronomy, horticulture, and field botany.
Citizenship in the Nation   Citizenship in the Nation (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, 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.
Dog Care   Dog Care (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 24

The love and interdependence between humans and dogs has endured for thousands of years. Evidence suggests that dogs and humans started relying on each other thousands of years ago. Today, dogs are our coworkers and companions. They assist search-and-rescue teams, law enforcement officers, hunters, farmers, and people with disabilities. They also play with us and keep us company.
Radio   Radio (MB) - Media
Time Block(s): 3, 4 (9:00AM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 14

Radio is a way to send information, or communications, from one place to another. Broadcasting includes both one-way radio (a person hears the information but can't reply) as well as two-way radio (where the same person can both receive and send messages).
American Business   American Business (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 19

Earning the American Business merit badge can help Scouts learn practical business matters that will be useful throughout life. Learning how businesses function will help you understand society and uncover a number of career options.
American Heritage   American Heritage (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 25

Every Scout swears to an oath that includes duty to his country. A better understanding of American heritage, the ways in which the past has lead to our present nation, is key to truly knowing what it means to be an American.
Automotive Maintenance   Automotive Maintenance (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 3, 4 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 9

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.
Bird Study   Bird Study (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 3, 4 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 12

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.
Crime Prevention   Crime Prevention (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.
Energy   Energy (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 3, 4 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Saving, producing, and using energy wisely will be critical to America's future. If we are to leave future generations with a world in which they can live as well or better than we have, Scouts and other potential leaders of tomorrow must begin the hard work of understanding energy and the vital role it will play in the future.
Fly Fishing   Fly Fishing (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 23

Fly-fishing is a specialized form of fishing that combines skill and artistry. Because it is so rich with tradition, it is a passion for millions of people. The beauty of the water, the solitude, and the skills that the sport requires have made fly-fishing very important in the lives of many notable people.
Gardening   Gardening (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 24

Humans have been growing plants for thousands of years. Farmers and horticulturists make their living growing food and other plants, while other people grow gardens for pleasure. Becoming a good gardener requires a Scout to understand the science of growing plants—how to prepare the soil, how to select and plant seeds, and how to care for the growing plants
Inventing   Inventing (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 3 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 14

Inventing involves finding technological solutions to real-world problems. Inventors understand the importance of inventing to society because they creatively think of ways to improve the lives of others. Explore the world of inventing through this new merit badge, and discover your inner inventiveness.
Nature   Nature (MB) - Nature
Time Block(s): 3, 4 (9:00AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 23

There is a very close connection between the soil, the plants, and all animal life, including people. Understanding this connection, and the impact we have upon it, is important to preserving the wilderness, as well as to our own well-being as members of the web of nature.
Citizenship in the Nation   Citizenship in the Nation (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 4 (10:30AM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, 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.
Disabilities Awareness   Disabilities Awareness (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 4 (10:30AM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 10

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.
American Business   American Business (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 4 (10:30AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 9

Earning the American Business merit badge can help Scouts learn practical business matters that will be useful throughout life. Learning how businesses function will help you understand society and uncover a number of career options.
Crime Prevention   Crime Prevention (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 4 (10:30AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 14

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.
Fly Fishing   Fly Fishing (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 4 (10:30AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 26

Fly-fishing is a specialized form of fishing that combines skill and artistry. Because it is so rich with tradition, it is a passion for millions of people. The beauty of the water, the solitude, and the skills that the sport requires have made fly-fishing very important in the lives of many notable people.
Geology   Geology (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 4, 6 (10:30AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 25

Geology is the study of Earth. It includes the study of materials that make up Earth, the processes that change it, and the history of how things happened, including human civilization, which depends on natural materials for existence.
Plant Science   Plant Science (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 4 (10:30AM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 21

Plant scientists use their curiosity and knowledge to develop questions about the world of plants. Then they try to answer those questions with further observations and experiments in the laboratory and in the field. To earn this merit badge, Scouts will explore three of the most important plant science specialties: agronomy, horticulture, and field botany.
Citizenship in the Nation   Citizenship in the Nation (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 28

As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, 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.
Dog Care   Dog Care (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

The love and interdependence between humans and dogs has endured for thousands of years. Evidence suggests that dogs and humans started relying on each other thousands of years ago. Today, dogs are our coworkers and companions. They assist search-and-rescue teams, law enforcement officers, hunters, farmers, and people with disabilities. They also play with us and keep us company.
Truck Transportation   Truck Transportation (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 27

Trucking is a large and important industry. No matter where you live, a day is unlikely to go by when you will not see a truck. We use these vehicles to deliver almost every material item we buy. Without trucks, our economy would not work efficiently.
Bird Study   Bird Study (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 5, 6 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 13

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.
Coin Collecting   Coin Collecting (MB) - Handicraft
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 9

Coin collecting is one of the oldest of all hobbies. Hoards of ancient coins found in excavations indicate that coins were one of the first collectibles. From earliest times, people valued coins not only as a means of trading and storing wealth, but also as miniature works of art.
Crime Prevention   Crime Prevention (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 20

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.
Energy   Energy (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 5, 6 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 15

Saving, producing, and using energy wisely will be critical to America's future. If we are to leave future generations with a world in which they can live as well or better than we have, Scouts and other potential leaders of tomorrow must begin the hard work of understanding energy and the vital role it will play in the future.
Fly Fishing   Fly Fishing (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 19

Fly-fishing is a specialized form of fishing that combines skill and artistry. Because it is so rich with tradition, it is a passion for millions of people. The beauty of the water, the solitude, and the skills that the sport requires have made fly-fishing very important in the lives of many notable people.
Gardening   Gardening (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 7

Humans have been growing plants for thousands of years. Farmers and horticulturists make their living growing food and other plants, while other people grow gardens for pleasure. Becoming a good gardener requires a Scout to understand the science of growing plants—how to prepare the soil, how to select and plant seeds, and how to care for the growing plants
Geology   Geology (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 5, 6 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 25

Geology is the study of Earth. It includes the study of materials that make up Earth, the processes that change it, and the history of how things happened, including human civilization, which depends on natural materials for existence.
Leave No Trace/Outdoor Ethics   Leave No Trace/Outdoor Ethics - Training
Time Block(s): 5 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Amount: $3.00
Seats Available: 21

This course is the basic introduction to Leave no Trace. All ranksnow have an element of teaching Leave no Trace. (Recommended for Den Chiefs)
Nature   Nature (MB) - Nature
Time Block(s): 5, 6 (12:30PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 33

There is a very close connection between the soil, the plants, and all animal life, including people. Understanding this connection, and the impact we have upon it, is important to preserving the wilderness, as well as to our own well-being as members of the web of nature.
Citizenship in the Nation   Citizenship in the Nation (MB) - Trail to First Class
Time Block(s): 6 (2:00PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 28

As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, 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.
Truck Transportation   Truck Transportation (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 6 (2:00PM)
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 9

Trucking is a large and important industry. No matter where you live, a day is unlikely to go by when you will not see a truck. We use these vehicles to deliver almost every material item we buy. Without trucks, our economy would not work efficiently.
Crime Prevention   Crime Prevention (MB) - Special Programs
Time Block(s): 6 (2:00PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 16

Preventing crime, which can be as simple as reducing the opportuntities for crime to occur, is far less costly than apprehending and bringing legal action against those who break the law and it helps save people from the anguish of being victims.
Fly Fishing   Fly Fishing (MB) - Ecology
Time Block(s): 6 (2:00PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 13

Fly-fishing is a specialized form of fishing that combines skill and artistry. Because it is so rich with tradition, it is a passion for millions of people. The beauty of the water, the solitude, and the skills that the sport requires have made fly-fishing very important in the lives of many notable people.
Plant Science   Plant Science (MB) - Youth Training
Time Block(s): 6 (2:00PM)
Day: SA
Available To: Youth (Y)
Seats Available: 7

Plant scientists use their curiosity and knowledge to develop questions about the world of plants. Then they try to answer those questions with further observations and experiments in the laboratory and in the field. To earn this merit badge, Scouts will explore three of the most important plant science specialties: agronomy, horticulture, and field botany.