Greater Saint Louis Area Council - 2020 Fishing Merit Badge Skill Center

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2020 Fishing Merit Badge Skill Center

Event Details

Join us at Camp Warren Levis for a unique merit badge workshop on Fishing & Fly Fishing or Fish and Wildlife Management.

A fun one day class, that will help you complete requirements for the selected merit badges. We provide the needed gear and the teachers. Together we will work on the merit badges.

Classes:

The merit badge will be taught in a series of rotating sessions on different topics. You will be signed off for the requirements that you complete.

Balanced Systems
Spin Casting Instruction
Fly Casting Instruction
Natural/ Artificial Baits
Fly Tying Instruction
Knots Instruction
Fishing Safety, First Aid
Fly Fishing Experience
Fish Prep/ Cooking
 

Merit Badge Requirements included: Catching a fish. We cannot guarantee you will catch a fish on this day, but we will give you the opportunity!

***You will need to be in your Class A Uniform for the day.***

Scouts will be responsible for bringing their own blue card(s) signed by their Scoutmaster to the event.

Complete Angler Award Service Project:  This option is ONLY for Scouts who have earned all three fishing-related merit badges - fishing, fly fishing and fish and wildlife management and would like to earn the Complete Angler Award.  In addition to earning all three fishing-related merit badges the Scout has to complete one of the following four service projects.  Scouts registering for the Complete Angler Award Service Project will be able to complete the service project at the skill center.  

Complete Angler Award Application

Your last step is to successfully complete one or more of the following projects: 

1. Teach a Fishing or Fly Fishing merit badge skill to your troop, crew or team as part of a unit program activity. 

2. Help instruct Cub Scouts on fishing skills or fishery management as part of a Cub Scout  meeting or outing. 

3. Participate in a local fishing derby or tournament, either a Scouting or Community event. 

4. Complete a conservation project that will benefit a local fishery.    

If a Scout is registering for a merit badge (fishing, fly fishing or fish and wildlife management) they CANNOT register for the BSA Complete Angler Service Project.  

Note: Scouts registering for the Complete Angler Award Service Project MUST bring proof they have earned fishing, fly fishing and fish and wildlife management merit badges.  They can bring their blue cards (or photocopies of their blue cards) for these merit badges or a signed letter from their Scoutmaster stating the Scout applying for the Complete Angler Award has earned fishing, fly fishing and fish and wildlife merit badges.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

 

When & Where
Camp Warren Levis
Sunday 10-25-2020 8:00 AM CT to 4:00 PM CT
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