Troop 497

Troop 497 Merit Badge Signup

Please review the available Merit Badges below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

The following Guidelines must be met for all merit badges:

1.  The maximum number of scouts in a class will be eight.

2.  Each class must have two adults.

3.  The class will be a day event only, no overnight.

4.  If the class goes through lunch, each scout must bring their own food and drink.

5.  Boys and adults must social distance and have masks as needed.

6.  Scouts may now sign up for as many merit badges as they care to take.  Please look at the restrictions in the notes section of the session to make sure the merit badge is appropriate for you.

 

Created by:   Bruce Clasing
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT) Available Slot
07/18/2020 (Sat.) Monkton Station Rail Trail Parking lot  7:00am - 11:00am  

Cycling Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Clasing Asst: Mr. Pieper. 25 Mile Ride Requirement. Other requirements will follow. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Cycling.pdf

 
7 of 8 slots filled
Michael Pieper
Keegan Pieper
Torben Heinbockel
Garrett Fitz-Patrick
Joseph Garcia (2)
Joseph García & Juan
Alex Deuber
Associated Gun Clubs 11518 Marriottsville Rd. 21104  9:00am - 4:00pm  

Rifle Merit Badge (8)

Lead counselor: Mr. Reidler Asst: Mr. Sunday. Note: This merit badge is not for First Year Scouts. New Scout "Introduction to Rifle" will be on 8/22/2020. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Rifle-Shooting.pdf

 
1 of 8 slots filled
Drew Fleischer
07/21/2020 (Tue.) 858 Cold Cabin Road Delta Pa  9:00am - 5:00pm  

Kayaking Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Charpentier Asst: Mr. Roberts. Scouts must be at least 13 years old. A Zoom session is necessary prior to the actual Kayaking which will be held on 7/19/20. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Kayaking.pdf

 
5 of 8 slots filled
Finn Christopherson
Liam Christopherson
Jaeman Shin
Ben Cheek
Alex Cheek
07/24/2020 (Fri.) 2505 Harham Court Timonium, MD 21093  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Cooking Merit Badge (Eagle Rank Required) (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Wynne Asst: Mr. Smith. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/cooking.pdf

 
7 of 8 slots filled
Zander Smith
David Kerr
John Madsen
John Madsen
Torben Heinbockel
Grant Frentheway
Casey McKinney
Will Shaw
520 Limerick Circle Timonium, MD 21093  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Geology Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Fitton Asst:Tracey Burk . Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Geology.pdf

 
2 of 8 slots filled
Tristan Burk
Benjamin Cheek
07/25/2020 (Sat.) 520 Limerick Circle Timonium, MD 21093  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Soil & Water Conservation (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Fitton Asst: Mr. Hileman. http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Soil-and-Water-Conservation.pdf

 
3 of 8 slots filled
Jason Longley
Ryan Longley
Torben Heinbockel
07/28/2020 (Tue.) 858 Cold Cabin Road Delta Pa  9:00am - 5:00pm  

Canoeing Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Clasing Asst: Mr. Boutilier. Scouts must be 13 years old to participate. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Canoeing.pdf

 
4 of 8 slots filled
David Kerr
Jason Longley
Ryan Longley
Joseph Garcia
07/29/2020 (Wed.) 858 Cold Cabin Road Delta Pa  9:00am - 5:00pm  

Motorboating Merit Badge (6)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Strueber Asst: Mr. Mann. Scouts must be 13 years old to participate. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Motorboating.pdf

 
5 of 6 slots filled
Finn Christopherson
Jaeman Shin
Will Shaw
Drew Fleischer
Ben Cheek
07/31/2020 (Fri.) 858 Cold Cabin Road Delta Pa  9:00am - 4:00pm  

Fishing Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Smith Asst: Chris Bennett. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Fishing.pdf

 
All slots filled
Ian Huculak
Ian Huculak
Drew Fleischer
Alex Cheek
Keegan Pieper
Ben Buren
Isaac Frentheway
Charlie Boutilier
Nathan Hersh
08/01/2020 (Sat.) 2510 Londonderry Road. Lutherville, MD 21093  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Camping Merit Badge (Eagle Rank Required) (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Krach Asst: Mr. Lindsey. Note: This merit badge is only for scouts that have been to at least 1 summer camp with Troop 497. Rain Date is 8/8/2020. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Camping.pdf

 
7 of 8 slots filled
Alex Cheek
Noah Hileman
Casey McKinney
Sean Prowell
Maxwell Hodge
Ben Cheek
Kyle Reedholm
9 Dulaney Hills Court Cockeysville, MD. 21030. Please bring your own chair. You do not need to have a Basketry Merit Badge Book. Basket kits will be provided.  9:00am - 2:00pm  

Basketry Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mark Fanto Asst: TBD. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Basketry.pdf

 
All slots filled
nicholas Fanto
Torben Heinbockel
John Madsen
Charlie Boutilier
Ian Ver Haag
do i need to get the book
Kathleen MacCubbin
John
Alex Deuber
Valerie Zapiec
08/07/2020 (Fri.) Oregon Ridge Park at an open Pavilion TBD.  8:00am - 4:00pm  

First Aid Merit Badge (Eagle Rank Required) (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Dunstan Asst: Mr. Smith. Note: MUST BE FIRST CLASS TO TAKE THIS CLASS!! Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/First-Aid.pdf

 
5 of 8 slots filled
Michael Astifidis
Casey McKinney
Maxwell Hodge
Garrett Fitz-Patrick
Seamus Wyatt
Seamus Wyatt
08/08/2020 (Sat.) 9 Glenberry Court Phoenix, MD 21131  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Environmental Science Merit Badge (Eagle Rank Required) (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Spence Asst: Mr. Reidler. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/usscouts/mb/worksheets/old/Environmental-Science-15.pdf

 
All slots filled
Zander Smith
Bharat Mahanti
Isaac Frentheway
Torben Heinbockel
Sean Prowell
Micah Loveland
Maxwell Hodge
Grant Frentheway
9 Glenberry Court, Phoenix, MD 21131  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Leatherwork Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Garcia Asst: TBD. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Leatherwork.pdf

 
All slots filled
Ryan Russell
I already have the leatherwork merit badge kit with youth billfold, slide, and braided key lanyard
Tristan Burk
Do we need a leatherworking kit?
Kathleen MacCubbin
John
Joseph Zapiec
Do we need a leather kit?
Nathan Hersh
Ian Ver Haag
John Madsen
Ben Shaw
08/14/2020 (Fri.) Oregon Ridge Park - Pavilion near the Lake  8:00am - 1:00pm  

Personal Fitness Merit Badge (Eagle Rank Required) (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Lindsey Asst: Mr. Christoperhson. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/personal-fitness.pdf

 
All slots filled
Jonathan Mann
Kyler Martin-Yeboah
Jaeman Shin
Alex Deuber
Keegan Pieper
Patrick Wynne
Michael McGlynn
Ryan McGlynn
08/15/2020 (Sat.) 9 Glenberry Court Phoenix, MD. 21131  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Wood Carving Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Spence Asst: Mr. Garcia. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Wood-Carving.pdf

 
All slots filled
Liam Christopherson
Dominic Yap
Ryan Longley
Jason Longley
Torben Heinbockel
Jason McKinney
Joseph Garcia
Connor McClellan
08/17/2020 (Mon.) Oregon Ridge Park Exact location is TBD  8:00am - 2:00pm  

Nature Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Fanto Asst: Mr. Bamberger. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Nature.pdf

 
All slots filled
nicholas Fanto
Grant Frentheway
Noah Hileman
Torben Heinbockel
Nathan Hersh
Brendan Maxwell
Garrett Fitz-Patrick
Maxwell Hodge
08/18/2020 (Tue.) Oregon Ridge Park. We will meet at the Lake Front Pavilion and move to the Woodland Pavilion 100 Yards to the East. 8:00am - 3:00pm  

Weather Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Christoperhson Asst: Mr. Clasing. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Weather.pdf

 
All slots filled
Casey McKinney
Bharat Mahanti
Michael McGlynn
Torben Heinbockel
Nathan Hersh
Sean Prowell
Brendan Maxwell
Ben Buren
08/19/2020 (Wed.) 858 Cold Cabin Road Delta Pa  9:00am - 5:00pm  

Rowing Merit Badge (4)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Clasing Asst: Mr. Strueber. Scouts must be 13 years old to participate. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Rowing.pdf

 
All slots filled
Niko Bennett
Joseph Garcia
Jason Longley
Ryan Longley
08/21/2020 (Fri.) 2406 Eastridge Road Timonium, MD 21093  9:00am - 4:00am  

Public Health Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Jennifer Ator Asst: TBD Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Public-Health.pdf

 
7 of 8 slots filled
Jaeman Shin
Torben Heinbockel
Garrett Fitz-Patrick
Seamus Wyatt
Seamus Wyatt
David Kerr
Andrew Spence
Maxwell Hodge
08/22/2020 (Sat.) TBD  8:00am - 4:00pm  

Pioneering Merit Badge (8)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Hileman Asst: Mr. Charpentier. Requirements can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Pioneering.pdf

 
All slots filled
Isaac Frentheway
Grant Frentheway
Grant has one requirement to finish this, not sure if he should take the whole class
Torben Heinbockel
Noah Hileman
Jason Longley
Ryan Longley
Jonathan Fitton
Nicholas Fitton
Patapsco Valley State Park 11676 Marriottsville Road 21104  8:00am - 5:00pm  

First Year Program Merit Badge (24)

Lead Counselor: Mr. Clasing. Asst: Mr. McClellan Asst: Mr. Reidler Asst: Mr. Krach Asst: Mr. Boutilier. This program is for new scouts that have never been to summer camp. Scout Skills plus rifle shooting at the range.

 
17 of 24 slots filled
Jason McKinney
Charlie Boutilier
Keegan Pieper
Ryan Russel
Bharat Mahanti
Micah Loveland
Ben Shaw
Torben Heinbockel
Ian Ver Haag
Ryan McGlynn
Joseph Zapiec
Michael McGlynn
Kathleen MacCubbin
John
Nathan Hersh
Ben Buren
Luke Leahy
Noah Kakel
08/29/2020 (Sat.) Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore 11518 Marriottsville Rd 21104  9:00am - 4:00pm  

Shotgun Merit Badge (8)

Lead Councelor: Mr. Reidler Asst: Mr. Sunday. Note: Scouts must be big enough and strong enough to handle a 12 gauge shotgun. Requirements for this merit badge can be found at http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Shotgun-Shooting.pdf

 
All slots filled
Casey McKinney
Ian Huculak
Ian Huculak
Landon Shaneybrook
Jonathan Mann
Scott Grim
Nicholas Fitton
Alex Deuber
Tristan Burk
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