Cherokee Advance-a-rama

 

The Cherokee District is having its Spring Advance-A-Rama at the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (180 Greene Street, Athens, GA 30602).  Check-in Begins at 7:30 AM.  Opening ceremony starts at 8:30 AM with classes to follow. Scouts will be available for pickup at 3:00 PM.  All Scouts are invited!  Each Scout will have the opportunity to take one exciting (full day) class of their choice.

Saturday March 16, 2024

7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost:   $15.00 Advance Payment, $20 onsite Payment

 

Classes Offered Subject to change based on Instructor Availability

 

 

Merit Badge

Instructor

Class size

Age/ rank limit

Extra Cost?

Prerequisites

Reqs

covered

Reqs

NOT covered

Aviation

 

Air Force ROTC

15

11

No

None

All

None

 Bird Study Dr. Clark Rushing Student 15 11      No None all except #9             #9

Cycling

Keith Neace

8

11

No

Need Mountain Bike, Dress for the weather

All except for long rides

 

 

Emergency Preparedness

Kelly McCarthy

15

11

No

None

All

 

Environmental Science

EcoReach

15

11

No

None

All except #3f & #4

#3f, #4

Fish & Wildlife Management

Wildlife Society student chapter

15

11

No

None

All except #7

#7

Geocaching

Tony Flores

15

11

No

With your parent’s permission*, go to www.geocaching.com. Type in your city and state to locate public geocaches in your area. Share with your counselor the posted information about three of those geocaches. Then, pick one of the three and find the cache.

 

None

Mining in Society

Jim Zadorozny

10

11

No

None

All

None

Personal Management

Michelle Matthews

15

13

No

 

 

 

Programming

Craig Piercy

15

11

No

Scouts need to bring in personal laptop computer and charger. Basic knowlendge of using a computer.

All

None

Oceanography

Maisha Epps, Carl Gibson, Michelle Agonsi, Claire Garfield

15

11

No

None

All except #4, #7, and #8

None

Swimming

Paul Matthews

6

11

No

#1 MUST be able to pass the BSA Swim Test. This will be the first activity. Please bring long sleeved shirt, and long pants that can get wet (used in the pool).

#2 Parents need to sign YMCA waiver

All

None

Metal Work

Mary Pearse Student

15

11

$25

 

 

 

Art

Maria Galvez

10

11

$5

None

All

None

American Heritage

Carter Wood

15

11

No

None

All

None

 

File Name Description
How to Print Blue Cards after Completing Advance-a-rama Download