Citizenship In The Nation
Learn about being a citizen of the nation & 3 branches of government.
- 14.95 US dollars$14.95
- Online Session
DATES: Oct 8th or Oct 16th Class Length: 1 day for 2hrs **We will have more sessions in November, coming out Oct 16th.** Requirements Info: • Requirement #2: Do TWO of the following: a) Visit a place that is listed as a National Historic Landmark or that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Tell your counselor what you learned about the landmark or site and what you found interesting about it. b) Tour your state capitol building or the U.S. Capitol. Tell your counselor what you learned about the capitol, its function, and its history. c) Tour a federal facility. Explain to your counselor what you saw there and what you learned about its function in the local community and how it serves this nation. d) Choose a national monument that interests you. Using books, brochures, the Internet (with your parent's permission), and other resources find out more about the monument. Tell your counselor what you learned, and explain why the monument is important to this country's citizens. o To complete this: Answers questions in the workbook or your own document. • Requirement #6: With your counselor's approval, choose a speech of national historical importance. Find out about the author, and tell your counselor about the person who gave the speech. Explain the importance of the speech at the time it was given, and tell how it applies to American citizens today. Choose a sentence or two from the speech that has significant meaning to you, and tell your counselor why. o To complete this: Wait for counselor approval before starting this requirement. • Requirement #8: Name your two senators and the member of Congress from your congressional district. Write a letter about a national issue and send it to one of these elected officials, sharing your view with him or her. Show your letter and any response you receive to your counselor. o To complete this: Answers questions in the workbook or your own document. IMPORTANT: Prior to registering, the Scout should have a discussion with their unit leader to: 1) obtain approval to participate in the course and 2) confirm their unit leader will sign the blue card upon course completion. 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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