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NCAC Merit Badges "At Home"

Posted by mebiesada on Apr 5 2020 - 10:50pm

The National Capital Area Council is offering Virtual Merit Badge Sessions to assist Scouts wanting to work on merit badges. Interested Scouts should sign-up through this link: https://scoutingevent.com/082-MBH?fbclid=IwAR1ONf4-g17pxkHfzribdxWVaFzfl...
Please check back periodically, as additional badges will be added as time and counselors permit.
If you register for a badge, please email Mr Gutierrez with the name of the badge, and NCAC MBs At Home as the counselor.

To check on requirements for any badge, you can find them here:  https://www.scouting.org/programs/scouts-bsa/advancement-and-awards/merit-badges/

Digital Technology Merit Badge

Posted by zringel on Apr 3 2020 - 4:53pm

Interesting in earning the Digital Technology Merit Badge?  Virtual sessions are being organized with Troop 129 Merit Badge Counselor Nicholas Miller.  In today increasing online world lets explore how Digital Technology works and how to use it to your advantage while staying safe online. We'll explore the basics of digital devices, how they transfer data and then how we can use the devices and data to our advantage.  I'll be hosting small groups via Zoom for two ~30min online work sessions with do on your own assignments.  Parent permission to use the internet for research and project turn in as well as an update to date Cyber Chip are required before your first Zoom.  You can check out the Merit Badge book here: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/Merit_Badge_ReqandRes/Digital_Technology.pdf 
Contact Mr Gutierrez for a bluecard and Mr Miller's contact info.  

American Business Merit Badge

Posted by zringel on Apr 3 2020 - 4:51pm
American Business Merit Badge
Interested in earning the American Business Merit Badge?  Virtual sessions are being organized with Troop 129 Merit Badge Counselor Sean Heather.  The plan would be to organize those interested scouts into small groups, meet three to four times over a virtual platform, and have a few independent work/study assignments between sessions.  We are looking to kick off these group sessions in mid-April with the aim of wrapping up by mid to late May.  If you are interested, please email Scoutmaster Gutierrez, so he can arrange a Blue Card for you.

Leaders - It's a great time to do on-line training

Posted by rapitterle on Apr 2 2020 - 4:28pm
Now is a great time for the leaders to do their online training. While we can not do much about the in-person training at the moment, there are some great on-line resources available. Instead of going stir crazy complete your YPT and the BSA Safety Suite: 

Colonial District Roundtable (Virtual) on April 8

Posted by rapitterle on Apr 1 2020 - 3:04pm
Adult leaders - If you haven't attended Roundtable in the past, here is your chance to attend without leaving home. Come check it out via Zoom on Wednesday, April 8 at 7.45 pm.
 
Join via Zoom at the following link:  https://zoom.us/j/4772488285  We will begin as we usually do with announcements from the District Key 3, followed by breakout rooms for Cubs, Scouts BSA, and Venturing/Sea Scouts.

Troop meeting tonight

Posted by jmbuchanan on Mar 31 2020 - 6:44pm

Click on the calendar or on "Read More" below for information on how to connect via Zoom to tonight's troop meeting.  if you don't have a video camera on your device, you can still call in by phone to one of the phone numbers listed.

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