Hiking Merit Badge Workshop

Hiking Merit Badge Workshop
(Posted 8-1-17)

Troop 216 Hiking merit badge counselor, Max Maier is offering a series of hikes and class to allow Scouts the opportunity to earn the Eagle Required (alternate to Swimming or Bicycling) Hiking merit badge. Hike dates are on the Troop Calendar and more information is included in this PDF document. Hike dates are:

  1. August 19th – 5 miles across the Chain of Rocks Bridge
  2. August 26th – 10 miles through Pere Marquette State Park
  3. September 2nd – 10 miles around Lost Valley Trail
  4. September 23rd – 10 miles along MCT Watershed Trail
  5. October 7th – 15 miles from Marine, IL to Edwardsville Township Park
  6. October 14th – 20 miles from Edwardsville to the St. Louis Arch
  7. October 21st – Back up date

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Ever think about becoming a Merit Badge Counselor?

Take a look at the “Welcome Materials” page for information on how simple it is to become a Merit Badge Counselor. For a very small time investment, you can have more positive impact on our youth by introducing them to your passion/hobby/career via the BSA Merit Badge program.  Think of it, 137 different topics you get to mentor in a controlled environment with an already laid out format of material that you get to apply your own signature to, via your own creativity!!!  Like Nike says, “Just do it!”

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