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Iron Hill Merit Badge Center
INSECT STUDY

Delaware Academy of Science
www.ironhill-museum.org
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, Delaware 19702
www.IHMBC.Org

Course
Description
Scouts learn about insects common in the area. Learn to classify and raise their own insects. Insect Study is one of the elective merit badges for the William T. Hornaday awards for Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts.
Who can
participate?
Current members of the Boy Scouts of America.
Dates &
Location
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Iron Hill Science Center
1115 Robert Melson Lane
Newark, DE 19702
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
CostProgram fee of $20.00 per scout. Non-refundable
Required
Preparation
Scouts must bring a blue card signed by Scoutmaster to the session. Scouts must read and bring the following to the session: Insect Study Merit Badge pamphlet, 2015 edition, printed copy of the Insect Study workbook, and completed requirement #10 as a pre-requisite. #9 will be a post-requisite to be given out during class.
CounselorCherie Keenan
Online
Registration
Registration Closed
ArrivalPlan to arrive 10 minutes early, late arrivals disrupt the workshop.
AttireScouts will be indoors and outdoors, please wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Scouts may bring any collecting equipment they wish.
Parents and
Siblings
Parents and siblings are welcome if they do not impact the program. Sometimes, parents can assist the Counselor.
WeatherIn the unlikely event that a program is canceled, scouts will be notified.
Resources Insect Study BSA Pamphlet, 2015
meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Insect_Study
meritbadge.org/wiki/images/9/95/Insect_Study.pdf
Questions Program: Cherie Keenan (302) 894-8122     Email: ckeenan@ironhill-museum.org
Other: Robin Broomall (302)738-9943     rbroomall@usa.net
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