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Citizenship in the Community

Learn about being a good citizen & learn about issues in the community

  • 14.95 US dollars
  • Online Session

Service Description

DATES: Oct 15th or Oct 30th Class Length: 1 day for 2hrs **We will have more sessions in November, coming out Oct 16th.** NOTE: After the class is finished, you will still need to complete some requirements to earn the merit badge. Requirements for Before the class: • Requirement #1: Discuss with your counselor what citizenship in the community means and what it takes to be a good citizen in your community. Discuss the rights, duties, and obligations of citizenship, and explain how you can demonstrate good citizenship in your community, Scouting unit, place of worship, or school. o To complete this: Come prepared with answers to this requirement. We will discuss this during class. • Requirement #6: List some of the services (such as the library, recreation center, public transportation, and public safety) your community provides that are funded by taxpayers. Tell your counselor why these services are important to your community. o To complete this: Prepare a list of the services and be prepared to talk about them during the class • Requirement #7: Do the following: a) Identify three charitable organizations outside of Scouting that interest you and bring people in your community together to work for the good of your community. b) Pick ONE of the organizations you chose for requirement 7a. Using a variety of resources (including newspapers, fliers and other literature, the Internet, volunteers, and employees of the organization), find out more about this organization. o To complete this: Identify three charities and pick one and learn about it. Come prepared to talk about your charity during class. ***You will complete eight hours of service for this organization at a later time.*** IMPORTANT: Prior to registering, the Scout should have a discussion with their unit leader to obtain approval to participate. Blue Card: Upon completion of the course, the Scout will be issued a digital blue card signed by the merit badge counselor. Scouts will need to submit ALL requirements to receive a blue card.


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Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please use the app. Otherwise, contact us at least 2 days in advance of the scheduled merit badge.


Contact Details

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