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Boy Scouts - Explore nature and let Lake Erie Nature & Science Center be your guide!

Our experienced instructors will engage you in hands-on learning, exploration of our natural world and fun.

For your convenience use our on-line registration for Boy Scout Programs. Starting August 15th use the Click here to Register link under the Merit Badge Workshop program description and register on-line!

Click here for a pdf copy of the 2016-17 Boy Scout Program Flyer.

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A completed Health Release Form must be presented upon arrival at the Center before the Merit Badge Workshop. If no Health Release Form is presented, an adult must stay with the Boy Scout for the entire duration of the program.

For more detailed information, please contact us at 440-871-2900, Ext. 211.

Boy Scout Weather Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-8 of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirement 9a but the requirement will need to be completed on own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Prepare the talk for Merit Badge Requirements 10a or b & 11.

  3. Weather Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Weather Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Mammal Study Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Time/Duration: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-2, 4g & 5 of the 2014 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Completed Merit Badge Requirement 3.

  3. Mammal Study Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Mammal Study Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Geocaching Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-7 of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirement 8b but the requirement will need to be completed on own.

 

*To complete this Merit Badge, you must complete Merit Badge Requirement 9 on your own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Geocaching Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  3. A copy of the Geocaching Merit Badge Worksheet.

  4. Writing materials.

     

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Fingerprinting Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Time/Duration: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $10 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-5 of the 2015 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Fingerprinting Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  3. A copy of the Fingerprinting Merit Badge Worksheet.

  4. Writing materials.

     

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Bird Study Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-4, 6, 7a & 8a of the 2014 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirement 5 but the requirements will need to be completed on own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Optional Prerequisite – Start Requirement 5.

  3. Bird Study Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Bird Study Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $20 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-2, 3a3, 3c2, 3d3, 3e2, 3g1, 5 & 6 of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirement 4a but the requirement will need to be completed on own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Completed Merit Badge Requirements 3b2 & 3f1 or 2.

  3. Environmental Science Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Environmental Science Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Astronomy Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Time/Duration: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-3, 4b&d, 5a-c, 6a&c & 7 of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirement 8a but the requirements will need to be completed on own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Completed Merit Badge Requirements 6b & 9.

  3. Astronomy Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Astronomy Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

    *To complete this Merit Badge, you must complete the following Merit Badge Requirements: #4a&c, 5d & 6d on your own.

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $20 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-6 & 7d of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  3. Copy of the Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Worksheet.

  4. Writing materials.

     

    *To complete this Merit Badge, you must complete one of the following Merit Badge Requirements: 7a, b, c, e or f on your own.

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-7 & 9-10 of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  3. A copy of the Reptile & Amphibian Merit Badge Worksheet.

  4. Writing materials.

     

    *To complete this Merit Badge, you must complete one of the following Merit Badge Requirements: 8a or 8b on your own.

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Sustainability Merit Badge Workshop
Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017 Time/Duration: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $20 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 3-4 & 6 of the 2014 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirement 2 & 5 but the requirements will need to be completed on own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Complete Merit Badge Requirement 1.

  3. Sustainability Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Sustainability Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register


Boy Scout Insect Study Merit Badge
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Time/Duration: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Boy Scouts (Gr. 6-12) Fee: $15 per scout

This workshop will cover Merit Badge Requirements 1-4, 6b & 7-13 of the 2016 Printing of the Merit Badge Series.

 

This workshop will start Merit Badge Requirements 5a-b & 6a but the requirements will need to be completed on own.

 

You will need to bring:

 

  1. Blue card signed by your Scout Master.

  2. Optional Prerequisite – Start Requirement 5a-b & 6a.

  3. Insect Study Merit Badge Book is recommended.

  4. A copy of the Insect Study Merit Badge Worksheet.

  5. Writing materials.

     

    Advance Registration is required.

Click here to register




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