Scouting Heritage Merit Badge Class
Nov. 5, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:30pm
SMCC, our normal meeting spot
No RSVP needed for the Class
Troop 373 Class A Uniform Required
Parents and Scouts are welcomed
to RSVP to Mr Sargent for the Scout Heritage class.
Come learn about the History of BSA, Troop 373, started
in 1924 and scouting in the San Gabriel area.
1) Bring 10 small random items you can find around your
The items can be as small as a paper clip and as large
as an apple.
Bring them in a grocery bag.
Also bring a towel large enough and thick enough to cover
the 10 items.
2) Bring Clip board or note pad and pen-pencil
3) Bring # 6 below, if you can.
Homework: # 4 and # 6
(Can be done before or after the class)
Come to the Troop 373 Pancake Breakfast on Nov. 4 8am to 10am and Scouting Heritage merit badge requirement #4c completion certificate given at breakfast to Scouts Flyer
4) Do ONE of the following:
- a. Attend either a BSA national jamboree, OR world Scout jamboree,
OR a national BSA high-adventure base. While there, keep a journal
documenting your day-to-day experiences. Upon your return, report to
your counselor what you did, saw, and learned. You may include photos,
brochures, and other documents in your report.
- b. Write or visit the National Scouting Museum in Irving,
Texas.* Obtain information about this facility. Give a short report on
what you think the role of this museum is in the Scouting program. * Obtain information about this facility. Give a short
report on what you think the role of this museum is in the Scouting program. http://www.bsamuseum.org/
Please include your name, rank, and mailing address so the information
may be sent to you. (*If you visited the BSA’s national traveling tour, this experience to fulfill requirement 4b)
- National Scouting Museum
1329 W Walnut Hill Ln
Irving, TX 75038
- c. Visit an exhibit of Scouting memorabilia or a local museum
with a Scouting history gallery, or (with your parent's permission and
counselor's approval) visit with someone in your council who is
recognized as a dedicated Scouting historian or memorabilia collector.
Learn what you can about the history of Boy Scouting. Give a short
report to your counselor on what you saw and learned.
- For #c: new Come to the Troop 373 Pancake Breakfast on Nov. 4 8am to 10am and Scouting Heritage merit badge requirement #4c completion certificate given at breakfast to Scouts) Flyer
# 6 Make a collection of some of your
personal patches and other Scouting memorabilia. With their permission,
you may include items borrowed from family members or friends who have
been in Scouting in the past, or you may include photographs of these items.
Show this collection to your counselor, and share what you have learned
about items in the collection. (There is no requirement regarding how large
or small this collection must be.)