Riverbend District

Shepherd
Of The
Woods

Lutheran Church
Troop 50





Troop 50 and Shepherd of the Woods Lutheran Church are proud to present
the 2015 Riverbend Merit Badge on November 7.th
Come for the day or camp the weekend at our 40 acre lakeside site:

Located at:
6595 Columbia Park Ct
 


Signing up is a simple 3-step process:
Merit Badge Counselors: If the green Teach button is illuminated, sign up to teach a Merit Badge!
Scoutmaster/Tour Leader: If the blue Register Button is illuminated, sign your Scouts up for their merit badge(s).
Registration is on a PER UNIT basis ONLY!
Scoutmaster/Tour Leader: You will be directed to Council's website to pay for the event.
THERE WILL BE NO WALK-IN-TO-COUNCIL REGISTRATIONS ALLOWED.




The scout registration system is now closed.
Online Class registration is set to begin on 2015-10-05 and close on 2015-10-16.

Requirements for ALL classes:

  • A properly filled out and SIGNED blue card for EACH Merit Badge
  • All completed MUST HAVE pre-requisites
  • Any completed MAY BRING requirements for sign-off
  • The Merit Badge Workbook - you will turn this in to your counselor (click the "Workbook" link under then name of the Merit Badge)
  • An instrument of writing (pencil or pen)
  • A clip board or some other hard surface to write on
  • A camp chair, unless you want to sit on the ground

If you bring the completed MUST HAVE and MAY BRING requirements, your blue card, your workbook, and successfully complete the COVERED requirements, you should receive your merit badge (unless there is a requirement that is not covered and the counselor will not sign off on it. Talk to your counselor)


SATURDAY
ALL DAY CLASSES (8:30AM to Noon AND 1:00PM to 4:30PM)
Class
#
Merit Badge Counselor Requirements you MUST HAVE
in order to attend

Requirements that you MAY BRING
to be signed off
Requirements that WILL BE
covered in this class
(Requirements NOTspecified here will NOT be covered!)
Additional fee
for supplies
12
Archery
Workbook
David Mound
732-598-3804
davidmound@yahoo.com
NONE

NONE
All, except maybe 3C $10 for Arrow kit
COMMENTS:
This class will be outside all day. There is a $10 additional fee for the Arrow Kit.
Class Location: E - BARN
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
39
Camping
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
John Morley
904-377-6669
scoutdadjax@comcast.net
NONE

Req 4b, 5e, 9a, 9b
1,2,3,4,5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 6, 7,8,10
COMMENTS:
Bring proof of completion for Req 4b, 5e, 9a, 9b, if completed. Bring a pocket knife with Totin Chip + printed copy of Camping MB worksheets + clipboard
Class Location: A - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 1
45
Fire Safety
Workbook
Andrew G. Cannon
361-2885399
fd1302@gmail.com
#6a, 11, 12,

#6a Home Survey
1-5, 6b-6h, 7-9 None
COMMENTS:
Bring a photo confirmation printed or emailed for requirement #11 prior to this course. Bring in your 1page report for requirement #12. Typed up is preferre
Class Location: A - FIRE RING
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
10
Welding
Workbook
David DiMattia
904-487-6775
Dcdimattia@gmail.com
NONE

Yes
Some Long pants, closed shoes
COMMENTS:

Class Location: E - BARN
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0


SATURDAY
MORNING CLASSES (8:30AM to Noon)
Class
#
Merit Badge Counselor Requirements you MUST HAVE
in order to attend

Requirements that you MAY BRING
to be signed off
Requirements that WILL BE
covered in this class
(Requirements NOTspecified here will NOT be covered!)
Additional fee
for supplies
23
Chemistry
Workbook
Joe Snow
904-310-5586
snowfam007@yahoo.com
Complete 6 a,b,c,d, 7b in the workbook

None
All will be reviewed None
COMMENTS:

Class Location: D - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
47
Citizenship in the Community
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Kevin Tapee
904-9622185
ktapee@yahoo.com
8 Bring flash drive with presentation

3a-b, 4a-c, 7a-c
1, 2a1-3, 2b, 5, 6 none
COMMENTS:
Scouts may bring in outside work if completed for approval. Scouts will be required to complete 8 hours of community service post class.
Class Location: B - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
2
Citizenship in the Nation
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
H. Morris Truslow III
904-260-8696
eaglehmt@bellsouth.net
NONE

None
All will be reviewed. None
COMMENTS:
If a scout has done any work on the MB previously, make sure all work is documented and is with him.
Class Location: C - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
27
Citizenship in the Nation
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Mike Monty
904-3828798
mikemontyjax@netscape.net
NONE

2,3&6
1,4,5,7&8 None
COMMENTS:
Please be prepared to discuss the requirements in class. Everyone is expected to participate on each.
Class Location: C - 4
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 2
13
Citizenship in the World
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Gerald M. Garner
904-955-2783
g2garner@gmail.com
A filled out blue card, signed by the unit leader

NONE
ALL, time permitting NONE
COMMENTS:
Requirements all say "discuss" or "explain". Come prepared to do so. Participation earns the badge, not attendance.
Class Location: C - 6
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
19
Communication
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Michelle DeDeo
904-476-7000
mdedeo@yahoo.com
2, 3 (write speech), 4, 5, 8

All prereqs.
Everything except prereqs.unless prepared
COMMENTS:
If the prereqs are not required to attend class, but are helpful to fully participate.
Class Location: C - 3
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
34
Cooking
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Stephano Zeiger
904-424-2625
steph@stephanozeiger.com
NONE

5, 6, 7, 8
1, 2, 3, 4, 5a, 5b, 5c*, 5d* None
COMMENTS:
*5c & 5d will be discussed, but not actually performed
Class Location: D - 2
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
21
Digital Technology
Workbook
Wayne Baker
904-251-4062
wabaker@bellsouth.net
NONE

1, 5b, 5c, 6, 9
2, 3, 4, 5a, 7, 8
COMMENTS:

Class Location: B - 4
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
15
Emergency Preparedness
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Sherry Kirsche
904-863-6486
sherry@kirsches.com
First Aid merit badge; Family/troop plan and kit.

1, 2b, 2c, 6b, 6c, 8, 9
2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9c none
COMMENTS:
First Aid merit badge is prerequisite. Bring a copy of your troop mobilization and family plans and photos of both emergency service kits.
Class Location: D - 4
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
7
Engineering
Workbook
Tim Gysan
904-318-0145
timgator1@yahoo.com
NONE

items 1,2 and 5
3,4,6-9 none
COMMENTS:
Please be detailed in your responses to items 1,2 and 5. Only well thought out and thorough responses will be deemed complete.
Class Location: C - 2
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
12 / 2
4
Family Life
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Greg Hershberger
904-703-6448
Ghershb@gmail.com
NONE

None
All possible None
COMMENTS:

Class Location: B - 2
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
36
First Aid
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Andy Watson
912-227-1968
awatson@camden.k12.ga.us
must bring 1st aid kit

3b, 3f, 5a, 5b, 5c
all
COMMENTS:
Guys be prepared, bring first aid kit, participate in class. we will use some of YOUR 1st aid kit in class.
Class Location: E - TENT
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 1
43
First Aid
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Joan Boyd
904-349-3733
Joboyd@fscj.edu
NONE

2D
1,2a-2c,3,4,5,6a,6b,7
COMMENTS:

Class Location: D - TENT
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
12 / 8
49
Law
Workbook
Efren
904-671-3710
Efren_buenrostro@yahoo.com
NONE

4, 6a
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 None
COMMENTS:
Scouts should read about different types of law that interest them, e.g., criminal, environmental, or privacy law to name a few.
Class Location: TBD
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 10
32
Leatherwork
Workbook
Debra A. Hoisington
904-482-2934
dhoisington@bellsouth.net
NONE

1ab,2
3,4,5 leatherwork kit
COMMENTS:

Class Location: E - TABLES
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 2
17
Painting
Workbook
Kristin Cannon
361-5103317
cannonk32@yahoo.com
Requirement 4 bring in item or photo of item

Requirement 4
1, 2a1-3, 2b, 2c, 2d, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 N/A
COMMENTS:
Bring clothes or apron to paint in so you will not get paint on your uniform.
Class Location: D - 3
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
8
Personal Management
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Sarah Crafford
917-817-0733
sarah@crafford.org
NONE

1,2,8,10
1a,1b,3,4,5,6,7,8a,8b,9
COMMENTS:

Class Location: B -3
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0


SATURDAY
AFTERNOON CLASSES (1:00PM to 4:30PM
Class
#
Merit Badge Counselor Requirements you MUST HAVE
in order to attend

Requirements that you MAY BRING
to be signed off
Requirements that WILL BE
covered in this class
(Requirements NOTspecified here will NOT be covered!)
Additional fee
for supplies
46
American Heritage
Workbook
Kevin Tapee
904-9622185
ktapee@yahoo.com
2c-d

2c-d
1, 2a-b, 3a-c, 4b-c, 5c, 6 none
COMMENTS:
Students may bring in 2c-d if they have them. If not they can be completed post class.
Class Location: B - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 1
48
Art
Workbook
Efren
904-671-3710
Efren_buenrostro@yahoo.com
See below.

6, 7
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 4a, 4c, 4b, 4h
COMMENTS:
Think of something useful (something you can draw) and how you would promote it using a picture or pictures. Get teady to be creative and have fun creating art.
Class Location: TBD
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 10
31
Basketry
Workbook
Debra A. Hoisington
904-482-2934
dhoisington@bellsouth.net
NONE

1ab,2b
2a,3 (3) basketry kits
COMMENTS:

Class Location: E - TABLES
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
18
Citizenship in the Community
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Kristin Cannon
361-5103317
cannonk32@yahoo.com
Requirements 8. Bring flash drive of presentation.

Req. 7a, 7b, 7c
1, 2a 1-3, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5, 6 N/A
COMMENTS:
This is a participial course. You are required to complete 8 hours of community service at a non-scouting charitable organization once you have signed up.
Class Location: C - 2
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
14
Citizenship in the Nation
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Gerald M. Garner
904-955-2783
g2garner@gmail.com
A filled out blue card, signed by the unit leader

NONE
ALL, time permitting NONE
COMMENTS:
Requirements all say "discuss", "explain". or "tell". Come prepared to do so. Participation earns the badge, not attendance.
Class Location: C - 6
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
22
Citizenship in the World
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Wayne Baker
904-251-4062
wabaker@bellsouth.net
NONE

3, 7
1, 2, 4, 5, 6
COMMENTS:

Class Location: B - 4
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
28
Citizenship in the World
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Mike Monty
904-3828798
mikemontyjax@netscape.net
NONE

3,4b&7
1,2,4a,4c,5&6
COMMENTS:
Please be prepared to discuss the requirements in class. Everyone is expected to participate on each.
Class Location: C - 4
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
3
Collections
Workbook
H. Morris Truslow III
904-260-8696
eaglehmt@bellsouth.net
NONE

None
All will be reviewed. None
COMMENTS:
If a scout has done any work on the MB prior to this class make sure all work is documented and brought with him.
Class Location: C - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 1
20
Communication
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Michelle DeDeo
904-476-7000
mdedeo@yahoo.com
2, 3 (write speech), 4, 5, 8

All prereqs.
All except prereqs unless prepared
COMMENTS:
If the prereqs are not required to attend class, but are helpful to fully participate.
Class Location: C - 3
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 0
35
Cooking
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Stephano Zeiger
904-424-2625
steph@stephanozeiger.com
NONE

5, 6, 7, 8
1, 2, 3, 4, 5a, 5b, 5c*, 5d* None
COMMENTS:
*5c & 5d will be discussed, but not actually performed
Class Location: D - 2
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 1
26
Emergency Preparedness
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Sherry Kirsche
904-863-6486
sherry@kirsches.com
First Aid merit badge; Family/troop plan and kit.

1, 2b, 2c, 6b, 6c, 8, 9
2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9c none
COMMENTS:
First Aid merit badge is prerequisite. Bring a copy of your troop mobilization and family plans and photos of both emergency service kits.
Class Location: D - 4
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
42
First Aid
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Andy Watson
912-227-1968
awatson@camden.k12.ga.us
must bring 1st aid kit

3b, 3f, 5a, 5b, 5c
all
COMMENTS:
Guys be prepared, bring first aid kit, participate in class. we will use some of YOUR 1st aid kit in class.
Class Location: E- TENT
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 3
44
First Aid
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Joan Boyd
904-349-3733
Joboyd@fscj.edu
NONE

2D
1,2a-2c,3,4,5,6a,6b,7
COMMENTS:

Class Location: D - TENT
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
12 / 6
24
Leatherwork
Workbook
Joe Snow
904-310-5586
snowfam007@yahoo.com
Complete 2a,b,c,d and 5b in the workbook

None
All will be reviewed Water bottle carrier kit
COMMENTS:

Class Location: D - 1
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
8 / 2
29
Personal Management
Workbook
(Eagle Required)
Sarah Crafford
917-817-0733
sarah@crafford.org
NONE

1,2,8,10
1a,1b,3,4,5,6,7,8a,8b,9
COMMENTS:

Class Location: B - 3
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0
5
Public Speaking
Workbook
Greg Hershberger
904-703-6448
Ghershb@gmail.com
NONE

None
All possible None
COMMENTS:

Class Location: B - 2
CLASS SIZE / SPOTS OPEN
10 / 0