Merit Badges Catalog

AMERICAN CULTURES Open 11 of 12 PM Medium Register
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete #1 a or b or c and come prepared to talk about their experience and #1 d and come prepared to teach it to the group. Be prepared to discuss all MB requirements with your counselor. Worksheet
ANIMATION Open 1 of 10 AM Alpesh Saraiya Difficult Register
General knowledge. Do the following: In your own words, describe to your counselor what animation is. Discuss with your counselor a brief history of animation. Principles of animation. Choose five of the following 12 principles of animation, and discuss how each one makes an animation appear more believable: squash and stretch, anticipation, staging, straight-ahead action and pose to pose, follow through and overlapping action, slow in and slow out, arcs, secondary action, timing, exaggeration, solid drawing, appeal. Projects. With your counselor's approval, choose two animation techniques and do the following for each: Plan your animation using thumbnail sketches and/or layout drawings. Create the animation. Share your animations with your counselor. Explain how you created each one, and discuss any improvements that could be made. Animation in our world. Do the following: Tour an animation studio or a business where animation is used, either in person, via video, or via the Internet. Share what you have learned with your counselor. Discuss with your counselor how animation might be used in the future to make your life more enjoyable and productive. Careers. Learn about three career opportunities in animation. Pick one and find out about the education, training, and experience required for this profession. Discuss your findings with your counselor. Explain why this profession might interest you. Worksheet
ART Open 5 of 12 AM Meera Srinivasan Medium Register
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 5-7 Item 2: If you choose to "design something useful" (choice "5-A") call me or email to discuss the item and the audience that it is intended to serve before creating the promotional piece. If you choose to design a logo (choice "5-C") just bring it, both on paper and on an item; you don't have to call me. Be prepared to discuss all MB requirements with your counselor. Worksheet
CAMPING 1 Open 6 of 8 Eagle-required AM Kevin Kinsella Difficult Register
*** This is NOT a Teaching Class - This badge requires much camping/backpacking experience outside of Midway. *** Step 1: Contact the MB Counselor (Andrew Voelker) at (408) 835-3257 Step 2: Read the MB Book Worksheets for this merit badge can be found at http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/a/ab/Camping.pdf Step 3: Complete the Requirements 1) As with most MBM classes, this is not a teaching class. As an eagle required badge and one that requires 20 nights of camping, this is something they come in with ready to review their work. 2) With this in mind, they need to go to MeritBBadge.org and get the worksheets - http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/a/ab/Camping.pdf to fill out. 3) They need to bring this workbook in completely filled out. In addition, they need a signed and dated note from their SM for the following: 4b-help a Scout or Webelos prepare for a campout; 5e-Present yourself to your SM with your pack for inspection; the last part of 6-Working with another Scout, pitch a tent; the last part of 6e-Make a comfortable ground bed; 8d-Cook meals; all of 9 – a) Camp 20 nights, b) do TWO activities from the MB Book listing, and c) Perform a conservation project. 4) For 6b, they need to bring in one way to treat water and we will review other ways as well. 5) For 7b, they need to bring in their pack with their gear and the patrol gear they would be carrying for a camping trip. Worksheet
CAMPING 2 Open 4 of 8 Eagle-required PM Andrew Voelker Difficult Register
*** This is NOT a Teaching Class - This badge requires much camping/backpacking experience outside of Midway. *** Step 1: Contact the MB Counselor (TBD) Step 2: Read the MB Book Worksheets for this merit badge can be found at http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/a/ab/Camping.pdf Step 3: Complete the Requirements 1) As with most MBM classes, this is not a teaching class. As an eagle required badge and one that requires 20 nights of camping, this is something they come in with ready to review their work. 2) With this in mind, they need to go to MeritBBadge.org and get the worksheets - http://meritbadge.org/wiki/images/a/ab/Camping.pdf to fill out. 3) They need to bring this workbook in completely filled out. In addition, they need a signed and dated note from their SM for the following: 4b-help a Scout or Webelos prepare for a campout; 5e-Present yourself to your SM with your pack for inspection; the last part of 6-Working with another Scout, pitch a tent; the last part of 6e-Make a comfortable ground bed; 8d-Cook meals; all of 9 – a) Camp 20 nights, b) do TWO activities from the MB Book listing, and c) Perform a conservation project. 4) For 6b, they need to bring in one way to treat water and we will review other ways as well. 5) For 7b, they need to bring in their pack with their gear and the patrol gear they would be carrying for a camping trip. Worksheet
CHEMISTRY Full 10 of 10 AM John Culwell Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 1, 4, 6 and 7. Be ready to discuss 1a, b, d; 4b, 6a, b, c, d, 7 if you don’t have a partial. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY 1 Full 11 of 12 Eagle-required AM Dan Devlin Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Check with counselor before completing #4a and #4b. #5 Approved movies are: - Freedom Writers - Stand and Deliver - Hoot - We are Marshall - Take the lead - It’s a Wonderful Life - Pollyanna - High Noon - Magnificent Seven Other movies must be approved by counselor. For #7 a, b and c. Get community organization approved by counselor. Then volunteer for 8 hours. Be prepared to show presentation during midway. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY 2 Full 13 of 12 Eagle-required PM Dan Devlin Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Check with counselor before completing #4a and #4b. #5 Approved movies are: - Freedom Writers - Stand and Deliver - Hoot - We are Marshall - Take the lead - It’s a Wonderful Life - Pollyanna - High Noon - Magnificent Seven Other movies must be approved by counselor. For #7 a, b and c. Get community organization approved by counselor. Then volunteer for 8 hours. Be prepared to show presentation during midway. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY 3 Full 11 of 12 Eagle-required AM Ashish Mangla Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete worksheet for Citizenship in the Community. Pre-reqs: #3, #5 (approved movies include- We are Marshall; Stand and Deliver; Freedom Writers; Hoot; Pay It Forward; It's a wonderful Life; email counselor for other choices), #7 volunteer 8 hours (email counselor your place), #8 (Bring presentation to show). Be prepared to show presentation during midway. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION 1 Full 14 of 12 Eagle-required AM Mark Tarcha Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 2, 3, 6, and 8. Check with counselor before starting #6. Be prepared to discuss #'s 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION 2 Full 12 of 12 Eagle-required PM Mark Tarcha Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 2, 3, 6, and 8. Check with counselor before starting #6. Be prepared to discuss #'s 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION 3 Open 5 of 12 Eagle-required AM Bill Taylor Medium Register
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 2, 3, 6, and 8. Check with counselor before starting #6. Be prepared to discuss #'s 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION 4 Closed 0 of 12 Eagle-required PM Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 2, 3, 6, and 8. Check with counselor before starting #6. Be prepared to discuss #'s 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD 1 Full 12 of 12 Eagle-required AM Robb Carroll Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Check with counselor before starting #3 Be prepared to discuss all MB requirements with your counselor. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD 2 Full 13 of 12 Eagle-required PM Robb Carroll Medium
Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Check with counselor before starting #3 Be prepared to discuss all MB requirements with your counselor. Worksheet
CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD 3 Closed 0 of 12 Eagle-required AM Medium
"Prerequisites Study MB pamphlet. Before Midway, complete the Merit Badge worksheet for Citizenship in the World. Be prepared to discuss all MB requirements with your counselor. Worksheet
COLLECTIONS/COIN COLLECTING Closed 2 of 7 PM Medium
Collections: Study MB pamphlet. Do all requirements prior to midway. Study MB pamphlet. Do 1, 2,4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10b (bring printout of web site). Bring coin collection. Collections and Coin Collecting to be held concurrently, so be prepared to occupy yourself while the other class is being signed off. Scouts not permitted to leave room until session is over. Worksheet
COMMUNICATIONS 1 Open 11 of 12 Eagle-required AM Larry Polyak Difficult Register
Read Communications MB pamphlet and bring to midway. Also bring completed projects, written work, and anything you need to present #3, 4, 6 and 9 in class. Do requirements #1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8 before the midway. It is not necessary to contact the instructor, unless you have a specific question. Worksheet
COMMUNICATIONS 2 Full 12 of 12 Eagle-required PM Larry Polyak Difficult
Study MB pamphlet and bring to Midway. Before Midway, complete requirement #'s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8. Call the counselor if you have a specific question. Bring completed projects, written work, and anything you need to present #'s 3, 4, 6, and 9 in class. Worksheet
COMMUNICATIONS 3 Closed 0 of 12 Eagle-required AM Difficult
Prerequisites Read Communications MB pamphlet and bring to midway. Also bring completed projects, written work, and anything you need to present #3, 4, 6 and 9 in class. Do requirements #1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8 before the midway. It is not necessary to contact the instructor, unless you have a specific question. Worksheet

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