Dan has passed along some great information about merit badge programs available at unique sites. Scouts can take advantage of these programs on their own.
Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, Ohio 44140
The workshops at LENSC have a fee. Prices vary by program. See http://www.lensc.org/education/scouts/boyscouts.aspx
- Fishing Merit Badge Workshop – Saturday, May 26, 2018
- Geocaching Merit Badge Workshop – Sunday, April 22, 2018
- Fingerprinting Merit Badge Workshop – Wednesday, May 9, 2018
- First Aid Merit Badge Workshop – Saturday, January 13, 2018 OR Saturday, April 7, 2018
- Environmental Science Merit Badge Workshop – Sunday, October 29, 2017
- Astronomy Merit Badge Workshop – Tuesday, November 21, 2017
- Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Workshop – Sunday, January 28, 2018
- Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge Workshop – Sunday, February 18, 2018
- Sustainability Merit Badge Workshop – Sunday, March 11, 2018
James A. Garfield National Historic Site 2017-2018
Boy scouts seeking a variety of merit badges may participate in interactive programs at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (JAGNHS) in Mentor, Ohio. JAGNHS is part of the National Park Service, and interprets the home of our 20th president James A. Garfield.
Download their flyer at this link: https://www.nps.gov/jaga/planyourvisit/upload/Garfield-Site-merit-badges-2018.pdf
All of the programs at the Garfield site are free.
- Saturday, December 9, 2017 – CITIZENSHIP IN THE NATION – 9:30am-3:00pm
- Saturday, January 13, 2018 – CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY – 9:30am-3:00pm
- Saturday, March 24, 2018 – ARCHITECTURE – 9:30am-2:30pm
- Friday, July 6, 2018 – CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD –9:00am-2:30pm. Held in conjunction with their annual Naturalization Ceremony.
- Saturday July 21, 2018 – AMERICAN HERITAGE – 9:00am-5:00pm. Held during their annual Civil War weekend.