Twin Valley Council - Aviation Merit Badge Event

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Aviation Merit Badge Event

Event Details

Aviation Merit Badge Event

Aviation Merit Badge Event
4 Different Dates - August 11, 12, 13, & 15
4 Different Locations - Fairmont, New Ulm, Mankato & Austin
10am - 2pm
$40 per Scout

Two new sessions just added!  Same details apply to the two new sessions!

Tuesday, August 18th - 3-7pm; New Ulm Airport (rescheduled due to weather)
Thursday, August 13th - 3-7pm; Mankato Airport

Flying!  For most of history, people have dreamed of flying, imagining how it would feel to soar through the sky like and eagle or hover in midair like a hummingbird to float on unseen currents, free of Earth's constant tug, able to travel great distances and to rise above any obstacle.

Be part of the aviation merit badge being offered.  This all day event is hosted by four different airports.

Tuesday, August 11 at Fairmont Airport
Tuesday, August 18 at New Ulm Airport (rescheduled due to weather)
Thursday, August 13 at Mankato Airport
Saturday, August 15 at Austin Airport

All sessions run from 10am - 2pm (new sessions are 3-7pm) and Scouts are welcome to attend the location that works best for them.  There must be 4 participants in order to run the session.  Maximum participants is 12 Scouts per session.  If there is bad weather on any given day, we will reschedule for the following week.

This event will include a 30 minute orientation flight.  Scouts will be required to wear a face mask during the flight.  All Scouts must have a signed Aviation Parent Consent Form.

Other requirement activities will mostly be held outdoors where Scouts will adhere to social distancing. 

Cost to attend this all day merit badge is $40 per Scout.  We are offering 4 different locations and 4 different dates; so choose what is best for you!

Each class must has a minimum of 4 participants with a maximum of 12.

Program includes a 30 minute orientation flight.  Scouts will be required to wear a face mask during flight.  Most other activities will occur outdoors where social distancing will be enforced.

Registration is be open until a day prior to each sessions date.

What to Bring

  • Blue card signed and filled in with all aviation badge requirement numbers/letters filled in. Those not worked on will be crossed off blue card.
  • Signed Aviation Parent Consent Form      
  • Sack lunch
  • Water Bottles; minimum of 2
  • Sun Screen
  • Hat
  • Appropriate clothing for the day (Scout uniform or Troop T-shirt)
  • Lawn Chair or Camp Stool
  • Notebook and Pen/Pencil
  • Face Mask
  • Merit Badge Pamphlet in hard copy or electronically
  • Do Not bring merit badge worksheets

Important Forms (found to the right)

  • Parent permission form - bring with to event
  • Covid 19 Liability - bring with to event
  • Covid Pre Check form

For questions please contact Dillon Washburn at Dillon@av8flight.com

Contact
When & Where
Austin Airport
Austin Airport
Saturday 08-15-2020 10:00 AM CT to 2:00 PM CT
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New Ulm Airport
New Ulm Airport
Tuesday 08-18-2020 10:00 AM CT to 2:00 PM CT
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New Ulm Airport Additional Session
New Ulm Airport
Tuesday 08-18-2020 3:00 PM CT to 7:00 PM CT
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Fairmont Airport
Fairmont Airport
Tuesday 08-11-2020 10:00 AM CT to 2:00 PM CT Past
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Mankato Airport
Mankato Airport
Thursday 08-13-2020 10:00 AM CT to 2:00 PM CT Past
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Mankato Airport; Additional Session
Mankato Airport
Thursday 08-13-2020 3:00 PM CT to 7:00 PM CT Past
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