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2017 Dresden Merit Badge Clinic

 

                                                  

Dresden Generating station and BSA Rainbow Council Partnership

 

         Dresden’s Generating Station, the nation’s first full-scale, privately financed nuclear power plant, invites you to a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Merit Badge Clinic on August 12, 2017; featuring Nuclear Science, Engineering, Electricity, Fire Safety, Bird Study, Electronics, Medicine, Finger Printing & Automotive Maintenance Merit Badges.

          All participants will be provided a tour of the Nuclear Reactor Control Room simulator.  Lunch will be provided.  There is $5 fee associated with this clinic.   Please, refer to the prerequisites to successfully complete your merit badge.

 

                                               WHAT           BOY SCOUT MERIT BADGE CLINIC

 

                                               WHERE         DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

                                                                         6500 North Dresden Road, Morris, IL 60450

 

                                               WHEN           SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017

                                                                        Arrival: No later than 7:30am and completed by 4:00pm

 

                                               WHO             BOY SCOUTS (Limited number per session) & LEADERS

 

                                               WHY             EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN:

                                                                         Engineering, Electricity, Fire Safety, Bird Study,

                                                                          Medicine, Finger Printing & Automotive Maintenance                                                                                                                                                         

                                              HOW             Space is limited!!  Register on-line with the button below

                                                                      

Other Questions?  Contact  Bryan Schulte, (815)405-1374 -or- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

NOTE:           Nuclear Power Plant Safety requires the following:

    • No weapons, alcohol, or drugs of any kind (this includes pocket knives)
    • ALL vehicles are subject to search.  If it’s questionable to you or your leader, don’t bring it
    • Driver’s License/photo ID REQUIRED for adults.

For merit badge pre-requisite work please see: 

 

Open to: Boy Scouts 

Cost: $5

Registration closes: August 7th, 2017

2017 Boy Scout Shooting Events

 

 

Boy Scout Pistol Certification & Marksmanship Program 

When: February 25th, 9:00am-3:00pm

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation

Cost: $15

Open to: Boy Scouts

Registration closes: February 20th, 2017

 

When: May 13th, 9:00am-3:00pm

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation 

Cost: $15

Open to: Boy Scouts 

Registration closes: May 8th, 2017

 

When: October 14th, 9:00am-3:00pm

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation

Cost: $15

Open to: Boy Scouts

Registration closes: October 9th, 2017

 

Venturing Pistol Competition Team

When: April 22nd, 2017 8:30am-3:30pm

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation

Cost: FREE

Open to: Venturing Scouts

Registration closes: April 13th, 2017

 

 

When: May 13, 2017 8:30am-3:30pm 

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation 

Cost: FREE 

Open to: Venturing Scouts 

Registration closes: May 8th, 2017 

 

When: August 26, 8:30am-3:30pm

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation

Cost: FREE

Open to: Venturing Scouts

Registration closes: August 21, 2017

 

 

Boy Scout Merit Badge Clean-up

When: August 19th, 9:00am-4:00pm

Where: Rainbow Scout Reservation

Cost: Rifle - $7, Shotgun - $24, Archery - $4

Open to: Boy Scouts

Registration closes: August 14th, 2017

 

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